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Hypothyroidism Thyroid Resources

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Eating with Hypothyroidism

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

The Science Behind Soy

The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

Discussion about Alli

The diet pill section of the pharmacy can seem like the Wild West, as most products are considered dietary supplements and therefore not subject to U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations. However, in June 2007, one drug became the first FDA-ap...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

I lowered my thyroid meds a bit because of constan
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I lowered my thyroid meds a bit because of constant hunger and also was having a hard time getting sleep. I really wanted to sleep - either eating less or weight loss means I need less medication....  Read more

Does anyone else have #hypothyroidism and if so, h
Updated 5/10/2016 11:50:08 PM

Does anyone else have #hypothyroidism and if so, how do you deal with the setback on your journey? I would love to exchange tips (been diagnosed since I was 17 and it's controlled)...  Read more

My first time on a Diet with hypothyroidism. Gaine
Updated 4/29/2016 11:09:51 PM

My first time on a Diet with hypothyroidism. Gained 67 pound before being put on thyroid meds. Any tips to lose all the weight I gained w/ a super slow metabolism??? Help...  Read more

Anybody with hypothyroidism? I'm new to Spark, e
Updated 4/24/2016 10:17:35 PM

Anybody with hypothyroidism? I'm new to Spark, early 40s and with hypothyroidism since I was 20. I take synthroid every day. My goal is -25lbs. Any advice from another person in the same situation?...  Read more

Still looking for a friend with hypothyroidism. Mi
Updated 4/19/2016 3:19:34 PM

Still looking for a friend with hypothyroidism. Mine is pretty severe and presents a lot of challenges when it comes to losing weight and exercising... would love to be able to talk to someone who understands and maybe has some tips for battling this...  Read more

Hypothyroidism & Soy Products

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

Use Iodized Salt

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

Hypothyroids... Join Together

This is a community specifically for those who have hypothyroidism. We support each other in our weight loss journey. Let's see how many of us are out there......  Read more

Surprising Reasons You're Always Tired

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

11 Hidden Signs You Might Have a Thyroid Problem

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