Autism and Thyroid Disease-Is There A Link

Autism and Thyroid Disease-Is There A Link

Autism and thyroid disease have both been on the rise and a growing number of studies are linking the two. Several researchers share mounting evidence of this connection. Dr. Raphael Kellman believes autism and thyroid disease are closely related. His study showed that 75 percent of children with autism have undiagnosed thyroid problems often due to…

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Heart Palpitations-Common Causes

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations can be a concern but most of the time they are not serious. With that being said, how do you know if it’s a serious problem or just a little glitch? I know before I was diagnosed with Graves’ disease, I had heart palpitations and it was scary. I would lay in bed…

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Are Autoimmune Diseases Linked to Pregnancy

Are Autoimmune Diseases Linked To Pregnancy

Autoimmune diseases may be more likely to occur in females rather than males due to their immune systems having to adapt to pregnancy according to a new study. The study, titled “The Pregnancy Pickle: Evolved Immune Compensation Due to Pregnancy Underlies Sex Differences in Human Diseases,” was published in the journal Trends in Genetics. The hypothesis…

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The Keto Diet-How It Can Mess With Your Hormones

Keto Diet

The Keto diet is one of the popular diets people are following lately. As most of us know, diet and lifestyle can effect our hormones. Eating a ketogentic diet can have a dramatic effect on our hormones, this can be either a good or a bad effect depending on the timing of your menstrual cycle.…

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Graves Disease Management Thru Diet

Graves Disease Management Thru Diet

Graves disease management is difficult but it may be easier to manage your symptoms if following a plant-based diet. Graves disease is an auto-immune disease that causes your thyroid to make too much thyroid hormone. For the many who suffer with Graves, there are certain food groups known to cause problems. These include gluten, dairy,…

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Treating Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy

Treating Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy

Treating thyroid disease during pregnancy has been a challenge due to the different guidelines that have been published through the years. These guidelines are all different; plus, most doctors don’t follow the updated guidelines. However, with that being said, The American Thyroid Association has released an updated guideline for treating thyroid disease during pregnancy. The…

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Scar Free Thyroid Surgery Now Available

Scar Free Thyroid Surgery Available

Scar free thyroid surgery is now available at a few medical centers in the U.S. The procedure was developed in Thailand 2014 and since 2016 has been performed here. The patients that have had the surgery have reported minimal pain and discomfort. Although lack of scarring is the main benefit of this type of surgery,…

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Hypoechoic Thyroid Nodules-Why Are They Different?

Hypoechoic Thyroid Nodules

Hypoechoic thyroid nodules are nodules that show up during medical examinations or on scans and are normally darker than the thyroid tissue around them. This darker color of the tissue suggests that the lump is solid rather that fluid-filled or cystic. This darker color also hints to an increased chance of thyroid cancer. According to…

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6 Required Nutrients That Are Most Often Deficient

6 Required Nutrients That Are Most Often Deficient

There are 6 required nutrients that are most often deficient in the typical diet. For those who suffer with thyroid disease, being deficient means supplementation is needed to improve your health. However, you shouldn’t just start taking these supplements without proper testing of your current levels. Treatment of thyroid issues is quite often complex, especially…

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