I have been Paleo for 3 years. I'm fairly strict/borderline autoimmune Paleo - no dairy, nightshades, caffeine, etc, though I do eat eggs without any apparent problems. Paleo has been wonderful for me. It has taken away all of my chronic pain... (more)
I am looking for some help deciphering my thyroid panel. I was Dxed w/ Hashimoto's 6 years ago and have been on a consistent Synthroid dose since then. My TSH used to be normal during the first 2 years on Synthroid, but it is now Low (.04) and... (more)
Go on Facebook, and join the groups: Stop the thyroid madness TPO and Hashimotos 411. The folks on there are very knowledgable, and you'll get excellent support.
I'm a 50-year-old mom of 5. I have Type I diabetes (39 years), Grave's disease (29 years), and celiac disease (3 years). I've been fanatically gluten free since my celiac diagnosis, and began a quest to find out how to stop all this autoimmune... (more)
I had an ultrasound of my thyroids (my blood test is excellent). The doctor told me I have some nods and I should not have any iodized salt or seaweed and stay away from anything with iodine. Any ideas what can be the cause and why can't... (more)
Antithyroid peroxidase antibodies were over 1000 (normal is less than 35) but TSH, T3, Free T3, RT3, T4, Free T4 all were in the mid normal range. CRP=0 I have been Paleo for 2 years but have some dairy daily in my coffee. (Guess that makes me... (more)
Antithyroid peroxidase antibodies were over 1000 (normal is less than 35) but TSH, T3, Free T3, RT3, T4, Free T4 all were in the mid normal range. CRP=0 I have been Paleo for 2 years but have some dairy daily in my coffee. (Guess... (more)
I just got home from the most frustrating doctor appointment ever. This is mostly a rant about what happened, but I would really appreciate the paleosphere's opinion about how to handle my next appointment with the next doctor, since I'm clearly... (more)