Tag Archives: thyroid disease

Iodine Crash Course

Iodine

If you’ve ever looked closely at the table salt you purchase from the store, you will notice that most of the time, the labeling will say it has been iodized or fortified with iodine. That is because in the early 1900s scientists realized a need to fortify the diet with iodine to prevent the harmful […]

3 Causes of Hypothyroid Disease That Often Get Missed

Thyroid Nation - Gluten

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 costs patients more than 4 billion […]

Dr. Osborne on Thyroid Nation Podcast

Thyroid Nation - Gluten

Gluten, Environmental Poisons, and Thyroid Disease I recently sat down the ladies from Thyroid Nation to discuss the relationship between gluten and thyroid disease.  The conversation was probably one of my best interviews to date.  Dana and Tiffany were gracious hostesses, and the interview was more like a table side conversation.  Whether you follow a […]

Autoimmune Thyroid Disease and Gluten

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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 […]

Celiac Disease, Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Gluten, & Selenium

More clinical research shows that gluten induced nutritional deficiencies can contribute to diseases other than celiac disease… In celiac disease (CD), for its multifactorial nature, the target organs are not limited to the gut, but include thyroid, liver, skin and reproductive and nervous systems. Between the extraintestinal symptoms associated with CD, autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs) […]