Are you sure you can eat wheat? Gluten tests often wrong

Gluten intolerance is not as straightforward as once believed. Many people test negative for gluten intolerance when, in fact, they have celiac disease or should be on a gluten-free diet. This is because standard tests are incomplete and fail to account for gluten cross-reactivity. Fortunately, revolutionary breakthroughs in gluten testing are now available from Cyrex […]

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Most gluten tests fail those with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

Gluten intolerance is not as straightforward as once believed. Many people test negative for gluten intolerance when, in fact, they have celiac disease or should be on a gluten-free diet. This is because standard tests are incomplete and fail to account for gluten cross-reactivity. This can be disastrous for the person with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. A […]

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Not just for children: Using play for Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

While the importance of play for children is well understood, many don’t realize it’s a necessary form of stress relief for adults, making it a useful tool in the management of Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. One also could argue it’s the most enjoyable part of a Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism protocol—say compared to giving up donuts or eating more […]

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More than half of all cancers preventable—the Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism link

You never know when those persistent Hashimoto’s hypothyroid symptoms might save your life. An autoimmune thyroid disease is a warning signal the body is out of balance. By managing your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism with nutritional and lifestyle interventions, you may prevent cancer as well. Carrying the genes for cancer doesn’t make it a sure thing—a recent […]

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Can’t sleep? Turn the lights off earlier

Can’t fall asleep? You may need to turn the lights off earlier. Studies show exposure to light after dusk, particularly light from computer screens, iPads, iPhones, televisions, and other electronic items, significantly inhibits the production of melatonin, your body’s sleep hormone. Insomnia is a national problem, affecting about 30 percent of Americans and fueling a $2 […]

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