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Thyroid Hypothyroidism Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Thyroid Hypothyroidism.

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

hypothyroidism
Updated 6/5/2014 12:23:35 PM

Hey guys, I'm new to the group and wonder if there is anyone that has thyroid problems and if so what is the secret of losing weight. I'v gained 20 lbs in the past year and find it hard to get it off even while exercising which is hard because of the...  Read more

Adrenal Gland - Thyroid
Updated 5/29/2014 6:45:34 AM

Hi I have Hypothroidism and recently had to have an adrenal gland removed because it had attached itself to my liver. What difference is this likely to make in relation to my Thyroid problems: weight, hair loss etc etc etc...  Read more

Thyroid & Adrenal glands
Updated 5/29/2014 7:46:34 AM

Hi I was a skinny lass all my life until I became menopausal at the age of 50. My weight has been the biggest problem, but by eating on a healthy eating plan I lost 4 stones (56lbs). I maintained this for 8 years and then started having problems...  Read more

65yrs 5 ft 1 sedentary hypothyroidism
Updated 5/27/2014 8:34:01 PM

1200 strict diet 10 min walks . Usually 1160 cal. Lost 1 pound and found it. Frustrated and hopeless. Cannot afford nutrisystems and weight loss groups. My blood sugar Is spiking even though I'm not diabetic. Its the weight. 6 weeks lot of veggi...  Read more

armour thyroid
Updated 5/1/2014 1:09:26 PM

Joined Spark today. Looking for info on Armour I have had Hashimoto's for years now and have been on alternating doses of Synthroid and feel ok, I manage. I really want to try and switch to Armour but their isnt an equivalent dose. I take 137 of s...  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

Calcium and Iron Supplements---Plus info on Synthroid

If you are taking calcium supplements and iron supplements (or a multivitamin with iron), remember to allow a 2 hours time span between these two supplements. Calcium blocks the absorption of some of the iron so you would get the best benefit if you...  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