Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism Questions

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I have a fluctuation in TSH, although my doctor is ignoring my previous results and saying "one high result doesn't mean you have Hypothyroidism". Ok, but what if it swings from 1.5 to 4.7 and back to 1 something again? My TPO was low at 9, and my... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hi, I was diagnosed with autoimmune hypothyroidism (I presume that means Hashimoto's?) this year and I have consulted a complementary dietician, who said I am dairy and gluten intolerant by using applied kinesiology. After taking my... (more)

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staceychev 0 · July 13, 2014 at 7:05 PM

I'm not on Paleohacks much anymore so I just saw your post now, but I also have Hashi's. I do much better when adhering to a stricter paleo diet, but I'm definitely not perfect. I'm currently adding supplements and T3 and trying the Autoimmune... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I began my paleo diet and bio hacking adventure about 18 months ago, but feel I have hit a brick wall and need some help to better understand my labs and situation. I???m hoping that someone might be able give me some deeper insights on reactive... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hi, On my lab work i had my TSH checked and it was: 3,8 (3 months ago) ,my cholesterol was also elevated. I went to an endocrinlogist because I suspect that there is something wrong with my Tyrhoid, maybe Hashimotos disease as I am having... (more)

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rkmaier 0 · October 23, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Thanks for your reply. I don't do zero carb, i try to stay LC with occasional starchy vegetables, but may have slipped into VLC sometimes. I am almost sure i have SIBO which might have caused my decreased WBC and slightly elevated CRP, but i... (more)

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

Hi, My thyroid levels are a bit low, I want to get more iodine. I don't have access to iodine-rich foods and I don't intend using iodized salts: are there high-minerals salts that are known to be particularly rich in iodine? Thanks! (more)

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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 27, 2013 at 6:44 PM

I am not away of a salt like that. But I don't think salt is a good source for iodine/iodide anyway (besides, iodized salt contains iodide, not iodine). The way I see it, you basically have two options for increasing your iodine intake: Eat... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I have been diagnosed with this. The Dr's said my calcium and magnesium was very low which caused this condition. I take calcium/magnesium supplements on a daily basis. I am hypocalcimic, having no parathyroid glands. The only relief I get is... (more)

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

Hi, I would really love a second opinion on my blood work. I a 5'6" 160 pounds (female) and I haven't been eating paleo (but am planning to). I am worried about my thyroid function, especially since I experience regular anxiety, fatigue, and... (more)

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Kevin_38 0 · August 02, 2013 at 5:25 AM

Your bloodwork does reveal signs of inflammation (high CRP), which is possibly responsible for your thyroid imbalances. You didn't list free T3 but the high reverse T3 likely means your free T3 is low. Low T3 is associated with many of the... (more)

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by 64 · about 9 hours ago

I'm 15 and I've been paleo for 3 months now, feeling great! I'm trying to convince my family to turn paleo with me, but they won't give their grains up. My main concern is my mom, because she has hypothyroidism since like 9 years ago, and she... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 17, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Definitely! http://aworldlymonk.wordpress.com/2012/06/10/carbohydrate-restriction-as-an-adjunct-treatment-for-hypothyroidism/ This may be helpful reading to counteract some of the myths about low carb and thyroid... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I've heard people with hypothyroidism should avoid soy, gluten (ok, everyone should avoid these), dairy, cabbage, broccoli, peanuts, cauliflowers and a few more things. Does this only apply to those with autoimmune hypothyroidism (hashimotos)?... (more)

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Sunshineriver 0 · January 02, 2014 at 2:08 PM

I recommend to take a look at the AIP (Auto immunue) protocol by mickey. She has a great protocol including Hash/hypo. The website has tons of helpful info too! Link: http://autoimmune-paleo.com/paleo-autoimmune-protocol-print-out-guides/ (more)

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by 40 · about 9 hours ago

After finding out that I have a conversion problem with the thyroid hormones T4 to T3 that isn't related to the thyroid itself but is metabolic, and considering my symptoms went south ever since I tried a period of VLC, I'd like to try a... (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 11, 2013 at 10:07 PM

I'm somewhat deterred from their recommendation on 1 pound of sugary veggies & fruits a day. This is about 1 quite large beet (which is nearly 100% carbs as sugar, no starch). I follow a paleo-ified PHD, and if you read the book, I think the... (more)

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by 88 · about 9 hours ago

I was having TONS of issues for a number of years and went to the right doctor a EHAC. He did tons of blood work and tests. Found out I had a huge candida problem along with a low thyroid. He said to strictly eat above ground veggies, meats and... (more)

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Hannah_12 0 · June 06, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Thank you for your question, I am gearing up to share a thyroid related question myself. This is very interesting to me because I am on thyroid med's for hypothyroidism (low thyroid) which I started 6 years ago after the birth of my daughter. I... (more)

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by 115 · about 9 hours ago

Hello, I have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism which made me seek functional medicine doctor to guide me. He diagnosed me with leaky gut and I am now off sugar and eggs/diary/gluten/beef/paprika/bananas as they all came back as allergens on IgG... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 25, 2013 at 6:09 AM

Many people say amazing things from bone broth for healing the gut. I've just started experimenting with it so I cannot really say for sure if it's working or not but based on people reports it seems you cannot go wrong with it. I have used... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

What foods are best for both Type 2 diabetes and hypothyroidism? I have both.

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Stephen_4 0 · May 03, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Any whole foods, along with exercise. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT0q7tCSUZM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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by 58 · about 9 hours ago

Following a series of miscarriages and taking a long time to conceive in between the losses, I have been under the care of a miscarriage specialist here in London. A series of blood tests revealed that not only do I have large amounts of active... (more)

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Ally_E 0 · April 18, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Dessicated thyroid is not really over the counter drug, it needs to be prescribed and here in the UK they don't do that, you have to go private. I'm in the process of treating my hypothyroidism and I took the plunge and went private to Dr Georges... (more)

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by 115 · about 9 hours ago

If anyone has any recommendations, they are very welcome, I'm on a search for a naturopath or any other specialist who'd be able to help me battle my hypothyroidism (auto-immune). Many thanks

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by 8 · about 9 hours ago

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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sarah_79 0 · March 17, 2013 at 3:02 AM

It kinda sounds like thyroid, but you know yourself the best. I know at times I have diagnosed myself with things like this because I fit all the symptoms, but the trouble with these symptoms is that they can fit a range of different disorders.... (more)

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by 608 · about 9 hours ago

This is a copy and paste from Paul Jaminet's Q&A since maybe someone on here may be able to help with my problem too. I have a question regarding what I believe is hypothyroidism. I have orange tinted palms and feet soles and a slight tint... (more)

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Lissa_1 0 · March 17, 2013 at 3:46 AM

I had hypothyroidism for several years and my advice is to go to the doctor and get the blood test for hypothyroid. My main symptoms included fatigue, insomnia, hair falling out, miscarriage, and difficulty losing weight. The doctor thought that... (more)

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by 45 · about 9 hours ago

I've been dealing with hypothyroidism for about 9 months now, and I have just switched to natural whole thyroid treatment. I started eating Primal just after Christmas, and although I really like how it makes me feel I'd really like to see some... (more)

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Lazza 0 · March 04, 2013 at 12:50 PM

If you have gained weight due to hypothyrodism then the key is to do whatever is required to get your thyroid functioning again. This will improve your metabolism and your excess weight should go away w/o dieting. If you have been tested for... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I have been eating paleo for about a year and doing crossfit 4-5 times a week for about 9 months. Having given up wheat I have cured the chronic heartburn I have suffered with for the last 10 years. Food wise I let myself fall off the wagon... (more)

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CD 0 · February 25, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Is there anything about what I have told you that could be acting as a block to weight loss or do you have any other thoughts on what could be holding me back? Yes. You are using a scale. Ditch it. Focus on how you feel, how you look in the... (more)

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by 20 · about 9 hours ago

I am at a loss in trying to figure out how to identify whether my symptoms are diet related, thyroid or adrenal or potentially something else. I have to say it is almost impossible to figure this out and I have worked with all kinds of dr's of... (more)

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Lazza 0 · February 01, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Unless you are on a low carb diet for a reason, for example fighting SIBO, I agree with your doctor's suggestion. Your symptoms are so hypothyroid-like that I am shocked to see your thyroid seems to be functioning okay. It is likely you are... (more)

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by 45 · about 9 hours ago

I'm wondering if there's anyone here who may be able to shed a little light on my situation. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in about April 2011. But in going on thyroxine I've faced a whole bunch of other problems. I already had a problem... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · January 26, 2013 at 6:42 PM

How was the hypothyroidism diagnosed? Was it on the basis of TSH? You need a complete thyroid panel including free T3, free T4, and rT3, plus testing for both antibodies. Then treatment should be focused on the root cause of your hypothyroidism.... (more)

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by 748 · about 9 hours ago

I've had major weight gain recently, imbalanced hormones, depression/anxiety and fatigue lately, and I've read up that all my symptoms lead to Hypothyroidism. I have an appointment with a doctor soon to verify, but it seems like the most plausible... (more)

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aj_6 0 · January 19, 2013 at 2:56 PM

Coffee is really not good for Thyroid function, and adrenals, like the previous poster said. Check out stopthethyroidmadness for good info about it.

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by 35 · about 9 hours ago

What???s more important: thyroid functioning or stomach/gut functioning? I have hypothyroidism. I used to be a vegetarian. Last December / January, I went paleo. I was also told about klebsiella bacteria in a stomach analysis. I have problems with... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · November 05, 2012 at 3:22 AM

First off make sure you eat enough calories on low carb. Usually down regulation of metabolism is simply due to reduced calorie rather than lack of carb. Low carb does nothing to hinder your thyroid, but may reduce your conversion to T3. Not... (more)

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by 219 · about 9 hours ago

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 130 · about 9 hours ago

I rarely, if ever, feel physical hunger. It's been a big problem for me because I'd often eat out of habit rather than hunger, and I have thus never been able to lean out. (I'm 4'11" and 130lbs with a lot of muscle.) I do also have a history of... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · October 26, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Eat! For heavens' sakes, eat! Satisfy your hunger!

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