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The vitiligo thyroid connection

Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by a loss of pigment in some areas of the skin. It can be limited to a certain area [...]

By |July 19th, 2019|Categories: Hashimoto's and Graves Disease, Hypo and Hyperthyroidism, Thyroid Disease, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on The vitiligo thyroid connection

Lichen sclerosus: an often-overlooked genital skin condition in patients with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

In women Lichen Sclerosus, which is an inflammatory immune system meditated skin condition affecting the genital area, is frequently associated with an autoimmune disease, particularly [...]

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: Hashimoto's and Graves Disease|Tags: |Comments Off on Lichen sclerosus: an often-overlooked genital skin condition in patients with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Psoriasis, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, and increased risk for metabolic syndrome

An interesting connection exists between psoriasis, an autoimmune skin condition, and the occurrence of weight gain and metabolic syndrome. Psoriasis affects roughly 1-3% of the [...]

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: Hashimoto's and Graves Disease, Supplements|Tags: , |Comments Off on Psoriasis, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, and increased risk for metabolic syndrome

The health benefits of Vitamin D are not just limited to bone health

It is now clearly established that taking adequate amounts of vitamin D and avoiding vitamin D deficiency combined with taking the right amount of calcium [...]

By |June 6th, 2019|Categories: Hashimoto's and Graves Disease|Tags: |Comments Off on The health benefits of Vitamin D are not just limited to bone health

Why hypothyroid patients should stop consuming foods containing lactose

Lactose intolerance is commonly found in people who suffer from Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism. Lactose intolerance is to be distinguished from sensitivity to dairy, another [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: Hashimoto's and Graves Disease, Thyroid Disease|Tags: |Comments Off on Why hypothyroid patients should stop consuming foods containing lactose

The Thyroid Wellness Program vs. surgical removal of the thyroid gland to cure persistent symptoms of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

One of the challenges that patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and hypothyroidism face is the persistence of fatigue, depressive symptoms, anxiety, and some time many other [...]

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: Hashimoto's and Graves Disease|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Thyroid Wellness Program vs. surgical removal of the thyroid gland to cure persistent symptoms of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis