Tag Archives: hashimoto

Common Thyroid Problems

The thyroid is located at the base of the neck and resembles a small, butterfly-shaped gland. The thyroid is a part of a dynamic network of glands known as the endocrine system. This bodily system is a collection of glands which secretes hormones via the circulatory system which are then carried off toward other organs […]

Two Antibody Tests Needed For Hashimotos

In general, your doctor may test for Hashimoto’s disease if you’re feeling increasingly tired or sluggish, have dry skin, constipation and brain fog, or have had previous thyroid problems that have not responded to thyroid replacement. Having a  goiter or Thyroid nodule is also a good reason to be tested for antibodies against your Thyroid.Diagnosis […]

Do You Suffer From Grain Brain?-Fatigue, Brain Fog, Anxiety

Every day, more people are learning about the effects that gluten can have on the gastrointestinal system and brain (among other areas of the body). While gluten sensitivity is a fairly well known problem, a lot of people don’t realise just how much it can affect their body.  People generally associate it with stomach and […]

Depression and Anxiety- Is It Your Thyroid?

Research has found a link between hypothyroidism and depression. For instance, there’s some evidence that people with depression tend to have higher rates of hypothyroidism than the general population (such as this study). A 2004 study found that 38 percent of older patients with hypothyroidism also reported symptoms of depression. Unfortunately, hypothyroidism often goes undiagnosed. […]

Tests to Understand Depression and Anxiety in Thyroid Disease-Organic Acid Testing

Using The Organic Acid Test To Understand Some of The Potential Mechanisms behind Depression, Brain Fog and Anxiety in people who suffer with Thyroid disease. Everyday in practice I have the opportunity to work with patients who are affected by depression and anxiety and it is a rare circumstance that I don’t find subclinical thyroid disorder […]

Should You Avoid Gluten If You Have Hashimotos Thyroid

With the recent headlines by health journals everywhere, you might be fooled into thinking that gluten sensitivity doesn’t exist. Don’t believe them! Over the last 10 years of working with patients who have Non Celiac gluten Sensitivity. These stories, calling gluten free diets ‘the new fad’, are taking their information from a recent study that […]

Metabolic Weight Loss-Lose Weight By Optimizing These Hormones

Dr Hagmeyer is a Holistic Chiropractic physician who works with patients all over the United States and Internationally, get their lives back using a Holistic and Functional Medicine approach to weight loss and other Metabolic disorders. A Different Kind Of Weight Loss Program. As time passes and new discoveries are made, older ideas and concepts wash […]

Why Do Hashimoto’s Sufferers Wake up at 3 a.m.

If you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism you may be frequently waking up around 3 a.m. and then you may be unable to go back to sleep. While primary and secondary insomnia may have complex causes, often low blood sugar is the problem and this can be fixed by making changes in your food choices and using targeted nutritional […]