Category Archives: Thyroid Disease

Can Gluten Cause Thyroid Disease?

Can Gluten Cause Thyroid Disease? We know that thyroid disease is multifactorial, and has several different causes and triggers… but can gluten cause thyroid problems? Many people receive a hypo or hyperthyroid diagnosis as a result of having a blood test performed during a doctor visit.   The typical standard of care is for the […]

Can Gluten Affect Your Hormones?

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How Gluten Affects Your Hormones Hormones are chemicals produced by various glands throughout your body and released to regulate specific functions. For example, your thyroid hormone helps regulate your metabolism. Estrogen, a sex hormone, helps regulate menstruation in women. And cortisol, a stress hormone, helps regulate blood pressure. Thus, hormones play many vital roles, which […]

Dr. O – What Causes Low Thyroid Function

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Did you know that one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in the United States is a condition called low thyroid or hypothyroidism? While many receive this diagnosis due to nutritional factors, others have it as a result of an autoimmune disease, commonly known as Hashimoto’s or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Regardless of which type you may […]

Can Diet Affect Thyroid Function

The Connection Between Diet and Thyroid Function Most doctors will tell you that diet has nothing to do with thyroid disease or dysfunction.  This is simply not true.  In this article and video (down below), you will learn just how important a role diet plays in thyroid health.  Before we dive into the nutritional aspect, […]

Can a Gluten Free Diet help Hypothyroidism?

Can a Gluten Free Diet help Hypothyroidism? Chances are, if you are reading this article, you are frustrated with the way your doctor has handled treating your thyroid condition.  Hypothyroidism is one of the most common medical conditions diagnosed in the U.S.   Thyroid medications account for the 4th most commonly prescribed drug.   It […]