The first consistent information I found in my research into Hashi’s was the “elimination” diet. Certain foods trigger the immune system, and create “flare-ups” or inflammation. The first food I eliminated was gluten, because of the gluten-thyroid connection. Gluten contains the protein gliadin. “To the body, gliadin looks very similar to transglutaminase, an enzyme needed […]Read more "Elimination"
How could I forget to mention dry scalp? Dry, flaky, sore, thinning, sensitive… it’s terrible. I had my hair up in a pony tail today and bangs pinned back. It was up for most of the morning into the afternoon, and suddenly my head starts hurting, and I go and pull my hair down. As […]Read more "Dry Scalp"
While I have been been incorporating new dietary/nutrition treatments, as well as acupuncture, I want to discuss T3 and T4 today. But really quickly… As for today, I woke up feeling pretty well rested. It is Sunday so I was able to sleep in, after all. My energy levels seem a bit higher this morning […]Read more "T3 and T4"