Natural Ways to Overcome Hashimoto’s Disease

Natural Ways to Overcome Hashimoto’s Disease

What is Hashimoto's Disease?Hashimoto's Disease is an immune system disorder in which the body's own antibodies attack the thyroid gland. Approximately 90 percent of hypothyroid cases are caused by Hashimoto's disease."In the vast majority of cases, hypothyroidism is not actually a problem of just the thyroid gland itself, but rather a condition stemming from overreactions of the entire immune system."--Dr. Josh AxeThe CausesCommon causes of Hashimoto's disease include:Allergens and inflammatory foods (gluten, dairy, vaccines etc.)Foods additivesInadequate nutrition, and these three lead to Leaky Gut Syndrome(Because 80% of your immune system is in your gut, this syndrome is basically your immunity leaking away! Ed.) Leaky Gut SyndromeLeaky gut syndrome, in which enlarged holes in the intestinal lining allow large particles such as gluten to enter the blood stream, can be a major factor in thyroid disease. This is why a gluten-free, anti-inflammatory diet is recommended for thyroid disorders (and auto-immune conditions, and general health! Ed.)Risk factorsWomen develop Hashimoto's disease more than men, with even...
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