Category Archives: Thyroid

Thyroid Removal? When You Need To Be Concerned About Thyroid Nodules

So you have been having low thyroid symptoms and the visit to your doctor ended up where your doctor determined that you have thyroid nodules, if you are like most people that news was probably pretty scary. Thoughts of cancer or having to have your thyroid removed may have raced through your mind. The good […]

The Vicious Cycle of Inflammation and How It Affects Your Thyroid Part I- Dr Hagmeyer Video

Inflammation is becoming an increasing common culprit seen as one of the causes behind immune system dysfunction. While inflammation is very necessary in the early stages of a disease, Chronic long standing inflammation as commonly seen in Thyroid disease is problematic. Because many men and woman suffering with Thyroid disease rarely get a comprehensive individualized […]

Causes Behind Brain Fog When You Have Hashimotos

The presence of Hashimoto’s Thyroid Disease has far reaching effects throughout the body which extend beyond thyroid function.  Hashimoto’s predominately influences the endocrine and immune systems, however it’s important to note disturbances within the nervous system as well.   As high levels of TPO antibodies signal the body to launch an autoimmune response, the attack […]

What Kinds Of Testing Do I Need If I Suspect Hashimotos Thyroid Disease- Dr Hagmeyer

The video below covers the thyroid disease symptoms that one of Dr. Hagmeyer’s patients was experiencing as well as treatment plans from previous doctors that had failed. After discussing her hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism symptoms, and a previous diagnosis of Hoshimotos disease (an autoimmune disorder where the immune system is destroying the thyroid gland), Dr. Hagmeyer […]

Is Hives and Hashimotos Thyroid Connected? Dr. Hagmeyer Discuss the Connection.

Hives are characterized by blotchy, raised welts on the skin that appear pink or red and feel extremely itchy. Acute hives can come on very suddenly, and usually occur when an individual has an allergic reaction to something in their immediate environment. Some examples include food allergies, medication, insect bites, pollen, animals, latex, sun exposure, […]

Is Your Chronic Pain Fibromyalgia Linked To A Thyroid Problem?

Hi Dr Hagmeyer here and today we are exploring the connection between Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Chronic Pain.Millions of people worldwide suffer with Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia and so I felt it was an important topic to examine more closely and do a video on. I know it’s something that affects every Thyroid patient/Hashimoto’s patient to one […]

Thyroid Concerns? How Starting a Paleo Diet Can Kickstart Your Sluggish Thyroid

The Paleolithic diet, or Paelo diet, has been gaining popularity in recent years as more and more people have adopted the diet’s ground rules to simplified eating and have experienced numerous health benefits including weight loss, balanced energy, mental clarity, and improved immunity.  Also known as “the caveman diet”, the theory behind going Paleo is […]

Banishing Brain Fog When you Have Hashimoto’s

Experiencing symptoms of brain fog as a result of Hashimoto’s is a frustrating manifestation of thyroid disease.  Forgetting routine parts of your day, feeling aloof in conversation, drawing blanks on people’s names, and difficulty processing information or attending to instructions are all complaints of patients experiencing debilitating levels of brain fog.  In the case of […]

How to Protect Your Brain From Hashimoto’s

The health of your brain is dependent on a wide range of factors including diet, sleep, lifestyle choices, emotions, mood, environmental exposures (pollutants and chemicals, for example) experience processing, and more.  As one of the body’s most pliable organs, the brain is so easily influenced by how we lead our lives.  When we consider how […]

Hyperthyroidism vs Hypothyrodism

“How does hyperthyroidism differ from hypothyroidism?” is the burning question that so many are seeking the answer to when it comes to understanding thyroid disease.  Both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism affect the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland in the front part of your neck. The thyroid gland is the control center of your body that produces hormones to […]