Category: Thyroid

The SIBO and the Thyroid Connection

sibo and thyroid

Are you experiencing stomach pains, diarrhea, digestive discomfort, gas, fatigue, or other uncomfortable digestive or body symptoms? You may have SIBO. Small intestinal overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition caused by too much bacteria in your small intestine. While SIBO can lead to a list of symptoms, it may also increase your risk of other health […]

Can Candida Affect the Thyroid?

Candida overgrowth is a frequent underlying cause behind fatigue, hormonal imbalances, frequent vaginal or urinary infections, skin issues, mood fluctuations, and other symptoms. Candida overgrowth may also lead to thyroid dysfunction or increase symptoms related to thyroid imbalance. The good news is that you can get out of this vicious cycle of candida overgrowth and […]

5 Hashimoto’s Foods to Avoid

  Diet and thyroid health go hand in hand. Foods can either fuel health or cause some serious health issues including thyroid dysfunction. In this post, I am going to share five Hashimoto’s foods to avoid. These are foods that cause thyroid dysfunction that I come across in my practice regularly. These foods are inflammatory, […]

Epstein-Barr Virus Symptoms and Thyroid Connection

The Epstein-Barr virus and thyroid connection

When it comes to thyroid health and particularly autoimmune thyroid conditions such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, there are many things in the body that can trigger this autoimmune response. One of the many triggers includes chronic infections such as the Epstein-Barr virus. The connection between the Epstein-Barr virus and thyroid health is pretty strong, and I […]

How the Adrenals Affect the Thyroid

One of the questions I commonly get from patients is what affects the thyroid. How does thyroid disease start and are there things that one should be watching out for when trying to control things like Hashimoto’s disease? There are so many different players when it comes to thyroid health, and the adrenal glands are […]

Hashimoto’s Disease: Fast Facts

Get the skinny on Hashimoto's disease - symptoms, causes and treatments

Hashimoto’s Disease: Fast Facts Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid, a small gland in the front of your throat. Triggered by the pituitary gland, your thyroid produces hormones that regulate how your body uses energy. With Hashimoto’s disease, your immune system produces antibodies that interfere with this process, slowing down thyroid […]

Thyroid and Anxiety, What is the Connection?

thyroid disease and anxiety

Do you suffer from anxiety, panic attacks, or depression? If these sound all too familiar, thyroid disease may be at the root of the issue. The thyroid and anxiety can hand in hand. When your thyroid does not function the way it should, your mental health can suffer. Unfortunately, many doctors prescribe anti-anxiety medications before […]

The Top 9 Foods For Hashimoto’s

Top 9 Foods for Hashimoto's

Food plays an integral role in our overall health, including the health of our thyroid. In this article, I am going to talk about the top 9 foods you should be eating if you have Hashimoto’s. These foods support the thyroid, nourish the body, and don’t trigger inflammation. A huge part of getting into remission […]