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  1. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi new here! I had a question around the consumer DNA tests i.e. 23 and Me. I have Hashimoto's, my mother has it, my grandmother and now 2 out of my 3 kids are symptomatic did some tests and they were normal or at least not where a Dr is going to put them on medication now, my kids are 14 and...
  2. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Can lack of optimized thyroid levels affect one's ability to tolerate/digest carbohydrates? Eating carbohydrates, even if complex (which I eat a lot of), seems to make me become tired, irritable, anxious, and generally on edge. It also seems to give me headaches and a runny/stuffy nose. I...
  3. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in February of this year (2015). I currently weigh 185 pounds and am 5 feet 5 inches. I used to be quite slim and have a small frame so the extra weight feels like a lot to me. Is the diagnosis of hypothyroidism mean that I am always going to be overweight...
  4. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello! I'm new to the board, and started an account because I have a time-sensitive question. Sorry to immediately launch into my life story in my first post, but I hope you can lend me some of your wisdom!! :) Despite "normal" test results a year ago, I've become convinced that I have a...
  5. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Question about supplement ingredients. Would the ingredients below be something to be concerned with if milady hypo thyroid: Noting what I have read on this message board and online, it is probably wise to stay clear of those food sources, particularly if not cooked. I have a nice...
  6. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I'm a former Hashimoto's patient who has been in remission for several years now. As a result of this long and painful journey, today I help people to self-heal with nutrition, detoxification and lifestyle changes. I'm sharing a lot of free info on the connection between a healthy gut...
  7. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    *As many of you know I am currently unmedicated at this time, and have been for 14mos.I am 21 years old, so taking care of my body right now is critical because I would like to live out my years in the long run...* >>>I am weighing the decision of going about this disease in a nutritonal sense...
  8. Nutrition and Diet
    This article was very informative about how to clean up the diet, and increase supplements in those with Hashimoto's. The nutrition part is about half way down. http://www.baumancollege.org/Articles/hashimotos-article.html Although, avoid the brassica family as they are goitrogens. Aka -...
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