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
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
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
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
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
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. 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
So I found out today I needed a blood test for both thyroid function and celiac desease. Had three vials taken too. Within the week Ill find out if I need the biopsy on the nodule. So scared for the results.... Read more
Recently found out I have a thyroid nodule at 1cm. I've been looking for some good food to try and shrink it while fixing my digestive issues. I have another appointment tomorrow to see if i need a biopsy.... Read more
If there is anyone with hypothyroidism try to cut sugard as much as possible also sodas, this helps a lot! Two days feeling with a lot of energy! I can't lie this is really difficult because your body ask for it sugar is like a drug to you!... Read more
If your body does not produce sufficient amounts of the thyroid hormone T4, symptoms of AN underactive thyroid result. Symptoms INCLUDE fatigue, FEELING BLUE, weight gain, hair loss, feeling cold often, constipation, brittle or splitting nails, memor... 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
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
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
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