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Undiagnosed Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis My Entire Life – Could Be You, Too!

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Gemma Garrison, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 31 years old Leubsdorf, Germany Hashitmoto's Thyroiditis 2011 I feel like I'm constantly evolving with my theories, story and my Hashimoto's thyroid journey….but this is where I'm at and I wouldn't change a thing. My 32nd birthday is just around the corner, I have an almost 14 month old daughter and I we live in Germany with my German honey. Truly, I believe I've always had a form of thyroid disorder, just undiagnosed. Does this…

Manage Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis With Nutrition, Not Meds, Like This Woman Did

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Julie Diaz, Natural News Thyroid Nation I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. I manage it completely naturally, and my thyroid is producing the proper amounts of T3 and T4 thyroid hormones on its own, without medication. However, since this is an autoimmune disease, the thyroid antibodies produced cause the immune system to attack the thyroid. Since my antibodies were high, my new doctor asked me if I'd like an ultrasound of my thyroid, and I agreed. It was the first ultrasound I…

I Had To Work Harder Than Most Because Of My Hashimoto’s

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Lisa McManes, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 41 years old Ohio, USA Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Since age 6 I have struggled with my weight all my life as I was born with a genetic predisposition to obesity. I was born with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, a type of autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the thyroid gland. The sole function of the thyroid is to make the thyroid hormone which affects nearly all the tissues of the body, where it increases cellular activity.…

Adrenal Fatigue And How To Fix It

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Dr. William Cole, MindBodyGreen Thyroid Nation "Adrenal Fatigue" is a term that you hear a lot in the health community, but what is it exactly? In this article you'll learn the causes of adrenal fatigue, how it can impact how you feel, and what you can do about it! Your adrenal glands sit on top of your kidneys and regulate many critical hormonal jobs in your body. One of those jobs is the secretion of your body's main stress hormone, cortisol.…

More Confirmed Cases of Fukushima Thyroid Cancer In Children

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Rich Travis, Staff Writer Thyroid Nation Here's an article based on the Fukushima Daiichi Prefecture area of Japan, that is adding to the Fukushima thyroid cancer count in children, from this catastrophic and unfortunate event. What is still so amazing to me, is that the Prefecture government officials are standing by their statements, "It is unlikely there is a link between the young people’s exposure to radiation and the increased number of suspected and confirmed thyroid cancer cases, to date." The data…

Help – Happy And Healthy To Hypothyroidism and Shingles

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Jessie James, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 25 years old North Carolina, USA Hypothyroidism 2013 How it all started, up until now, my Hypothyroidism woe's.... At the end of 2012, I decided that I wanted to make a change and get healthy. So, I got moving. I was on a mission to start working out and becoming a more healthy and fit me. As August 2013 rolled around, I had dropped an incredible, 40 pounds.  Wow, what a load off! I…

I Didn’t Even Care To Learn About My Hypothyroidism – Why?

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Sarah Wartman, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 33 years old Fort Wayne, IN Hypothyroidism 2006 Sarah is an average girl living with hypothyroidism…this is her story! (Cue Law & Order’s *dun dun* music) I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism years and years ago (seven, maybe?) after a significant increase in my weight. I have battled the scale almost all my life, but in my twenties the pounds really started to pile on. I had tried everything I knew to do to try and lose the weight....Weight…

Is There A Connection Between Thyroid and Candida?

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Miss Lizzy, Contributor Thyroid Nation Miss Lizzy discusses Candida and Thyroid. Are your carb cravings out of control? Do you have allergies or sinus headaches which don't respond to treatment? Recurring infections like colds, ear aches or sinus infections? Do you have symptoms of IBS, flatulence, bad breath or acid reflux? Or mental-emotional difficulties like attention deficit, depression, irritability, poor memory? Or perhaps have cold hands, cold feet or a cold nose? If you've been getting thyroid treatment but still these…

Laughing My Way Through My Struggles With Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

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Sandi Doerr, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 45 years old San Diego, California Hashimoto's Thyroiditis 2013 It's been a vicious cycle of do I or don’t I have a thyroid issue. It could almost, ALMOST make you laugh. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis a few months ago. It shouldn't have taken as long as it did to diagnosed because I have had some serious red flags over the past 15 years. I have been off and on medication five times, five, over twenty years. Can that even…

Still Suffering After Thyroidectomy, Hyperthyroidism and Synthroid

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Catherine Hall, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 44 years old Washington, DC Thyroidectomy, Hyperthyroid 2005 Maybe my lethargy was due to my age, I thought, since no blood tests were coming back to really indicate anything else? My journey with thyroid disease began in 2005 when I moved to Maryland with my amazing husband. I lost a lot of weight, effortlessly (which, in all honesty, I didn't need to lose) and had profound fatigue.  It was something I struggled with immensely.…
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