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by 0 · May 21, 2014 at 6:31 AM

Hi, I have recently just been diagnosed with Hashimoto's. I am 27 years old and have a 2 1/2 year old girl. My hashi's was triggered from my pregnancy and I got full blown acne from about 5 weeks pregnant. I still have acne but very mild.... (more)

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by 0 · January 20, 2014 at 4:04 PM

Hi. I am currently having bad diarrhea and it has been lasting for almost 4 weeks now. (I have episodes like that every 3 month, for about 13 years, nobody could ever figure out why, they never lasted THAT long though) anyway that is not the... (more)

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blackjack 0 · January 17, 2014 at 11:02 PM

I never had success with any form of diet for hashimotos LDN has been amazing though... my TPO went from 2500 to 450... and i believe it will be lower on my next labs

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by 0 · October 15, 2013 at 2:59 PM

Hello. I had been on the AIP (Autoimmune Paleo Protocol) for about 45 days to help combat my Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Simultaneously, my Dietician (who is a big Paleo advocate), had me take the MRT Leap test for food sensitivities. Last week,... (more)

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by 40 · February 22, 2014 at 9:48 PM

Hey all! My spouse and I have been doing Whole30. This is our second stint, and have been mostly dedicated paleo eaters until this summer (beer, BBQs, birthdays). Hence the feel for a reset. A week in, we went through most of the typical... (more)

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kscheid 0 · February 22, 2014 at 9:48 PM

I noticed your post went unanswered. Did you find any solutions? I know of some supplements to take that can alleviate that die off effect that can cause bloating or other typical detox symptoms. One really easy, cheap and effective one is... (more)

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by 5 · April 18, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Hi guys-- I've had Hashimoto's for about 2 years and was diagnosed Celiac two months ago. I've low-carbed in the past to lose weight, but unfortunately, it's just not doing it for me anymore. (And as I'm sure you all know, sticking to a strict... (more)

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juju 0 · April 09, 2013 at 7:10 PM

For me, the added health benefit was I no longer had debilitating stomach pains on a daily basis. Going gluten free was not enough as I react to all grains. I like fresh whole food and I instantly felt better so it was a no brainer for me. Do a... (more)

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by 974 · April 28, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Thyroid/Hashimoto how much carbs do you eat a day and what kinds?

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O_Siodhachain 0 · April 28, 2013 at 9:16 PM

My gf's potentially (though undiagnosed) prone to low thyroid, and we keep her carbs between 150-200 grams a day. She eats 1 serving of potatoes (yes, white.) 1 serving of rice, 1 banana, 1 tangerine, .25 cup cashews, and ahem 1 organic date roll,... (more)

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by 8 · March 22, 2013 at 12:22 PM

I recently visited the Doc and they tested tsh levels.. They came out at 1.18. He told me I'm "normal", however I have a lot of symptoms of hypothyroid or hashimotos. Does anyone know what's normal and where I can go from here? My symptoms... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · March 22, 2013 at 5:26 AM

This sounds like my n=1. 4 months ago in Mid November I fell very ill and never bounced right back for a week or two. Then I a slow progression of fatigue. Sudden anxiety attacks I had never had before. I started sleeping more and more. I... (more)

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by 120 · March 08, 2013 at 2:15 AM

I´m a writer, I won some literary prizes, although I live in spain and there is almost impossible here to be paid for writting, so my job is not beeing a writer. Anyway, I used to be plenty of imagination and writting for me was so so easy... and... (more)

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VVV 0 · March 08, 2013 at 2:15 AM

Amazing issue, it's something I've been pondering myself. I definitely get "flat" mentally when I go very low carb. Right now I'm trying to ignore it, and see if my body eventually adjusts. I don't know too much about thyroid issues, but all I... (more)

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by 78 · September 16, 2013 at 12:36 PM

A little background on me and on my nutritional journey first: 25, male, underweight, hard time meeting (large) daily calorie requirements, hard-gainer. I've had a fairly mediocre diet for most of my life: grain heavy, not a lot of meat, too... (more)

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areyousuchadreamer 0 · November 27, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Are you interested in eating snacks because you think it will help you gain weight? It sounds like you have a problem making sure you eat regular meals in general, and I don't know that snacking is going to be the solution to your problem. I would... (more)

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by 608 · November 07, 2012 at 4:48 AM

I believe I am hypothyroid but I wasn't sure if I had hashimotos or not, so I decided to try and supplement selenium and iodine. I supplemented 200mcg selenium + 2/3 brazil nuts day 1 with about 500 mcg of iodine. Next day same amount of selenium... (more)

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daz 0 · November 07, 2012 at 4:39 AM

a few personal observations (i am not a doctor btw); i. i don't think your heart palpitations were a bromide detox symptom, more likely thyroid related. Bromide detox symptoms usually shows up as "crap" exiting your body, have a look here for... (more)

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by 219 · November 04, 2012 at 2:35 PM

Update to my old post, For those of you who started with non LC Paleo, did weight loss happen naturally despite the carbs? NON LC Paleo is going great. I've gradually reduced use of grains, but am eating Safe Starches as defined by The Perfect... (more)

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daz 0 · November 04, 2012 at 1:48 AM

sounds like you are doing great. if what you are doing is working for you, i would not make any drastic changes. you mention Perfect Health Diet (which is also my main reference), if you have not read it already, this is a Weight Loss Version... (more)

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by 20 · September 15, 2012 at 5:10 AM

Hello, First post from a longstanding lurker. Would love some input. I went primal about three months ago and got some blood work done this week, the results of which are bothering me. I had the lab work done because I was feeling extremely... (more)

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Baba 0 · September 15, 2012 at 5:10 AM

Apart from the problem of the butter before the test, you could try upping your thyroid meds. Your symptoms sound seriously hypothyroid and lab values may not always tell the truth. And like your doctor, I don't believe in TSH when taking thyroid... (more)

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by 914 · October 07, 2012 at 11:22 PM

I'm in my mid 40s, and was first diagnosed with a multinodular goiter back in my teens. Back then, they gave me Synthroid to shrink it, even though my thyroid function tests seemed normal. (I had bloodtests, ultrasounds, fine needle biopsy, iodine... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 09, 2012 at 10:20 PM

First link from Dr. Google: http://robbwolf.com/2012/08/27/reversing-autoimmune-thyroid-disease/

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by 156 · May 31, 2013 at 1:41 PM

Does anyone know or want to create a Paleo cookbook geared towards those on the Autoimmune Paleo Protocol? I've got The Paleo Solution, Well Fed and Primal Blueprint but so many of the recipes (especially in R. Wolf and M. Sisson's books) are not... (more)

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lisa_64 0 · May 31, 2013 at 1:41 PM

http://www.autoimmuneandyou.com/autoimmune-disease-cookbook-the-clean-eating-cookbook/

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by 886 · March 01, 2014 at 12:51 PM

I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis - diagnosed officially in 1999 at age 25, although I self-diagnosed a year earlier. Been on Synthroid ever since during which time I took advantage of the fact I worked in a medical office - I didn't really see a... (more)

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Mystery_Man_X 0 · November 10, 2012 at 10:55 PM

It was seeing so many people cured of autoimmune diseases on a paleo diet that really helped turn me into a paleo diet believer. But I prefer the term paleo-lifestyle, as diet is just one component of human health. Sunshine, sleep, etc also play... (more)

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by 219 · December 08, 2012 at 3:27 AM

I'm 36 and have Hashimoto's. Treated on Levothyroxine. Whenever I start reducing my carbs below even 100, I start to have exaggerated hypo symptoms. Brain fog, saying the wrong word, cold hands, and anxiety. I have tried adding supplements such... (more)

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Baba 0 · May 13, 2012 at 4:55 AM

I second the tyrosine advice above. And I eat 2-3 brazil nuts per day to cover selenium, which is needed for T4-T3 conversion. But then I am treated with the local equivalent of Armour, which contains quite a bit of T3. And the filler in my... (more)

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by 426 · April 18, 2012 at 9:24 PM

What is the collective opinion about taking supplements with non-Paleo ingredients? Big deal or NBD? As I have Hashimoto's, I seem to be sensitive to all grains including rice, but I find myself in possession of selenium supplements containing... (more)

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by 15070 · April 12, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Hi, I have a friend with hashimoto's (who has been gluten free for a long time) who is thinking about a ketogenic diet to lower fasting blood sugar and lose a few pounds. She's early 40s and fit, could maybe lose 10ish lbs but certainly at a... (more)

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Vivalapaleo 0 · April 12, 2012 at 10:56 PM

I am going through this with some success. Same story went on Paleo for 12 months lost some but not enough weight in first few weeks then nada for 18 months. Ketosis did not change envy thing for me eithe. Low cal and low fat also had no real... (more)

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by 10 · March 19, 2012 at 2:06 PM

Hi; I have Hashimoto and just read the Dr. K book. Concearning the chapter of avoidding Iodine supplement, I need to know if its OK if I eat frequently (every breakfast, with meat) fresh pineapple. Thanks

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by 43 · June 08, 2012 at 7:36 AM

I plan on starting the strict Autoimmune Protocol tomorrow however. I have Hashimoto's and also some severe food allergies that have caused me to gain (no exaggeration here) up to 15 lbs. in a weekend (I know it's not actual fat. I just retain... (more)

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Want2BHealthyGirl 0 · March 29, 2012 at 9:39 PM

I have Hashimoto's and doing yoga helps me... but NOT Bikram Hot Yoga. Since my body temperature is a bit wacky due to being Hypo I just can't workout in such hot temps - feels like I'll pass out.

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by 575 · January 25, 2013 at 4:16 PM

I've read this from several sources. I believe it but does anyone know where I can see the proof? An image/formula of the structures, or something in a research paper perhaps?

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DQ3X2 0 · January 25, 2013 at 4:16 PM

I have come to the conclusion all gluten intolerance problems are associated with the thyroid and it's lesser know parathyroid. The neurological problems stem from the parathryoid which regulate calcium and all other minerals in the body. The... (more)

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by 495 · December 16, 2011 at 3:43 PM

I've read thru/searched a bit on PH trying to find something relative before I ask a question... my apologies if I didn't dig deep enough. I'm curious about the effects of eating some of my fave veg & having Hashimoto's. I enjoy kale,... (more)

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PrairieProf 0 · December 16, 2011 at 3:43 PM

I have Hashimoto's and from everything I've read it's not a huge issue with cooked cruciferous vegetables. I don't worry about eating them now. I do try to avoid eating them raw in any amount, though I'll have some spinach salad once in a while. (more)

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by 18236 · December 24, 2011 at 3:39 AM

I have a large family. I have always been very influential in my family, especially with my brothers and sisters. I am also the most fit and perceived as the most "healthy" (it's very difficult for me to say that at the moment) amongst my... (more)

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Tom_R_ 0 · September 15, 2011 at 5:44 PM

First, I would ask the question: do the pros of leading your siblings down the road you have gone (i.e. getting in shape and "ripped" with the resulting other effects) outweigh the cons (i.e. remaining overweight)? Put another way, is presuming... (more)

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by 1652 · August 31, 2011 at 7:59 PM

I'm intrigued by viruses. Does a healthy, perhaps paleo, lifestyle improve our chances of beating infection? Recently, clinicians and researchers discovered links between HPV and cervical (and other) cancers: Human papillomavirus is a... (more)

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Seiji 0 · August 31, 2011 at 7:18 PM

Absolutely we should be thinking about viruses. I'd highly recommend that everybody read Carl Zimmer's "A Planet of Viruses". It's a very short and easy read - just 109 pages - of various articles he's written over the years about viruses and... (more)

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by 2439 · August 27, 2011 at 4:15 AM

Hi, I friendly Paleohacker (Bill) pointed out to me that a TSH level of 2.5 was on the high side. I dont have the T3 or T4 numbers. My testosterone also was low at the time of the thyroid test. I have since raised my testosterone up to normal... (more)

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tom_scott 0 · August 27, 2011 at 3:40 AM

I began with those symptons about Christmas time plus I lost the outer 1/3 of my eyebrows and gained about 2 pounds a month-went from 207 to 224. With the body temp going up now I'm back down to 221. My TSH was 2.78 and my doctor refuse to... (more)