It hardly needs saying, to everyone on the planet, “Don’t skip breakfast!” But, for we who have a thyroid dysfunction, autoimmune disease, adrenaline and blood sugar problems, ”Don’t skip breakfast!” really means something, as in “Do you want to live?”
We can be short on time some mornings so that preparing a breakfast seems too hard, . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Breakfast, Your Must-Eat-Meal Of The Day And Why
Gluten and dairy, two of our favorite foods. YUM, right?
Sadly, a new study by Dr. Aristo Vojdani’s shows a significant portion of the US population not only reacts to gluten and dairy but also that this reaction causes the immune system to destroy brain and nervous tissue in a scenario called neurological autoimmunity (as . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Gluten and Dairy Linked to Brain Autoimmunity (in Healthy People, too)
This is a reminder of how serious you need to be, or get, about changing your lifestyle and diet to focus on healing your thyroid dysfunction NOW.
Dr. Kharrazian, DHSc, DC, MS, MNeuroSci, is “the guy” in the thyroid field. He says,
“If you’re managing your Hashimoto’s yet still waiting for your depression . . . → Read More: Hashimoto’s Disease and Brain Degeneration
I was editing some of my past blog posts and found that I want to re-post this one today as it’s so important to realize how our brains are affected so drastically from thyroid dysfunction. / Originally, I wrote this in January of 2011, when I’d been in my first eight months of eating . . . → Read More: Thyroid Symptoms and Brain Health – Does Your Brain Lock Up and Mislead You?
Eating a gluten free diet is important for thyroid health, at least in the first 6 months, to get your body and thyroid “reset”. Labeling in the food industry is taking shape to serve us all better. Consumers are going to know exactly what they are getting when they buy foods labeled “gluten free.”
. . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – FDA Defining ‘Gluten Free’ Labels
Are you getting enough sleep?
Today is Napping Day, an unofficial holiday created in 1999 by now-retired Boston University professor William Anthony and his wife, Camille, to help people adjust to Daylight Savings Time.
When you have a thyroid condition, you may find yourself in need of lots of naps! But, not . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Sleep and National Napping Day
It’s too easy to pick up a cheap face cream to stay moisturized. But, it’s one of the worst things you can do.
Your skins absorbs everything you slather, smear, rub, cake and wash onto it. It absorbs all the chemicals and toxins in the air and around you all the time.
Your skin is . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Daily Face Cream – Non-Toxic
Light-headedness and salt cravings can be a sign of adrenal fatigue.
If these were the only problems, this would be easy! But, it’s not.
70% of people taking thyroid replacement medications continue to complain of symptoms related to adrenal fatigue. It is not unusual to have concurrent presenting symptoms of both low adrenal and low . . . → Read More: Hypothyroidism and Adrenal Fatigue — Are You In The 70%?
Thyroid health and brain function go hand in hand. “Brain fog” is not fun, I know this first hand going through the underworld of Hashimoto’s disease, but even after healing a lot and getting back to “just hypothyroidism”, I still have brain glitches. It’s a day-by-day path for sure.
I’ve just posted several brain . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Steps to Better Brain Health
Thyroid health is dictated strongly by your diet. Toxins, pesticides, antibiotics, hormones, additives, etc. aside… all foods are not created equal. Foods high in sugar (carbs) are detrimental to thyroid health.
Here is a list of foods from Harvard Medical School that will help you to find the lesser glycemic foods that you can eat, . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – Glycemic Food Index