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Does Coffee Cause Autoimmune Disease?

coffee and autoimmune disease

The Connection Between Coffee & Autoimmune Disease 83% of adults in the US consume coffee.  That number comes pretty close to the estimated 46 plus million people with autoimmune disease.  So the big question is – Does coffee cause or contribute to autoimmune disease? Recent research shows that several forms of autoimmune disease are linked […]

3 Causes of Hypothyroid Disease That Often Get Missed

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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 […]

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). That is why The Thyroid Summit is […]

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 […]

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) […]