Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No... Read more
I have hypothyroidism. Does anyone else with this have any tips for what has helped them? Is it true that I should avoid things like broccoli, strawberries, cauliflower, and gluten? What is your experience with this? #hypothyroidism #diet #food... Read more
An article about pigs and antibiotics, plus two UCLA doctors who refuse to give a prescription for Armour Thyroid, plus Anthem Blue Cross making it difficult to get the med, leads me to wonder about its safety. I tried NatureThroid and ended up with... Read more
I used to think it was all in my head, so I dieted, exercised, meditated and slept well - but the anxiety was still there. I used to binge eat regularly, especially at night, so I cut out sugar which helped with the cravings but the anxiety was stil... Read more
Hypothyroidism is generally treated with synthetic thyroid hormone — and soy has long been thought to interfere with the body's ability to absorb the medication. Until the medical community can assure me (I have hypothyroidism) it's safe for me to co... Read more
Of course, you shouldn't over-do salt, but when you use salt, make sure it's IODIZED. Iodine is necessary for your thyroid to make it's main hormone, thyroxine. Without enough iodine in your diet, you can develop hypothyroidism.... Read more
In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin... Read more
If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A... Read more
This has been a big week for me. I'm at the healthiest weight I've been in ages. It's taken some work to put the weight I needed back on, I was scared to gain to much as my body metabolizes slowly and th... Read more
So I have been doing a lot and I mean a lot of research on hypothyroidism and your diet. I was diagnosed 4 years ago with hypothyroidism. I got on medication and started exercising and eating healthier. However the weight still did not come off. Wh... Read more
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