Category: Articles and Studies

What are the signs and symptoms of Hashimoto’s?

By Josh Redd, MS, DABFM, DAAIM, Chiropractic Physician Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, is a common diagnosis these days. However, did you know that an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s causes more than 90 percent of hypothyroidism cases? In this article I’ll talk about the symptoms and lab markers that identify Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Hashimoto’s is an […]

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Three reasons why Hashimoto’s patients have brain problems

By Josh Redd, MS, DABFM, DAAIM, Chiropractic Physician One of the most common areas of debilitating symptoms we see in our Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism patients is the brain. Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid gland and is the cause of more than 90 percent of hypothyroidism cases in the United States. […]

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How poor conversion of T4 to T3 can lead to low thyroid symptoms despite normal TSH

By Josh Redd, MS, DABFM, DAAIM, Chiropractic Physician Adequate thyroid function depends on more than the thyroid gland producing enough hormone. The majority of the thyroid hormone the thyroid gland produces is an inactive form, called T4. In order for the cells to be able to use it, it must first be converted to an […]

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Why Did I Get Hashimoto’s? Nine Things That Can Trigger Autoimmune Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism

You felt crappy for weeks, months, or possibly even years before your hypothyroidism diagnosis. Thyroid medication made you feel a little better and normalized your labs, but symptoms persist. Perhaps you were told you have autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease, but there is nothing that can be done for it. If this sounds like you, you may […]

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Think You Might Have Hypothyroidism? 10 Reasons It’s Urgent You Act Now

If you think you may have Hashimoto’s you’re not alone! Statistics vary, but it’s estimated about 20 million people in the United States have hypothyroidism, the vast majority of them women — one in eight women will develop a thyroid disorder in her lifetime, and about 10 times more women than men develop hypothyroidism. What’s […]

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