Your spouse: The biggest barrier to a gluten-free diet for your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism?

You swore to support each other in sickness and in health, yet when it comes to a gluten-free diet to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, you may have found your spouse to be your biggest barrier to success. Spouses complain that eating gluten free is too expensive and too restrictive, they tell you that you’re making […]

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Got IBS, constipation, or diarrhea? SIBO can worsen Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

Do you meet the criteria for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and can’t find relief? Do you look pregnant thanks to a bloated belly? Are chronic diarrhea or constipation your constant companions? If so, you may be a victim of stubborn gut bacteria, also known as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). SIBO can worsen Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism […]

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Positive thinking helpful in coping with, but perhaps not “curing,” Hashimoto’s

When chronic Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism has you feeling like crud, few things are more insulting than someone telling you to “keep your chin up” or “think positive.” Such advice sounds like a brush-off from someone who has no idea what it is to struggle with fatigue, depression, weight gain, hair loss, and other frightening, life-altering symptoms. […]

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