Category Archives: Thyroid Disease

The Thyroid Summit – Why You Should Watch This Free Event

Hypothyroidism 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 costs patients more than 4 billion annually to treat, while the disease effects an estimated 13 million plus people(Data source here). The Thyroid Problem Typical symptoms of low […]

Autoimmune Thyroid Disease and Gluten

The Gluten Thyroid Connection Gluten Plays a Role in Autoimmune Thyroid Disease? Fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, bloating, dry skin, and joint pain are all symptoms (especially in autoimmune thyroid disease) that can persist even while on a gluten free diet.  One of the biggest reasons why has to do with gluten’s impact on your […]

Gluten Induced Nutritional Deficiencies Contributes to Thyroid Hormone Disease

Nutrients Important for Thyroid Function – Iodine – this mineral helps the body build T4 (the hormone that doctors commonly measure that floats through the bloodstream) Vitamins D and A – these fat soluble vitamins allow T3 (the active hormone) to communicate with your DNA and increase your metabolism. Zinc – this mineral helps your […]

Gluten and Thryoid Hormone – Is There a Connection?

A new study sheds light on the fact that selenium deficiency can be caused by gluten induced malabsorption. The researchers go on to say that Selenium deficiency can cause thyroid diseases and can lead to unregulated inflammatory damage… Regarding gluten sensitivity – the target organs are not limited to the gut, but include thyroid, liver, […]

Gluten, Selenium Deficiency, and Thyroid Disease

A new study sheds light on the fact that selenium deficiency can be caused by gluten induced malabsorption.  The researchers go on to say that Selenium deficiency can cause thyroid diseases and can lead to unregulated inflammatory damage… Regarding gluten sensitivity – the target organs are not limited to the gut, but include thyroid, liver, […]

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