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6 Ways to Balance Your Thyroid Problems

Thyroid problems are seemingly everywhere. While women suffer from them in a ratio of seven out of eight times, it can affect men, too. So while thyroid health gets written off as a women's health issue, it's actually a significant human health problem. How Common Are Thyroid Problems? Twenty million people have thyroid disease according to the American Thyroid Association, and not all of them know it. Thyroid problems can masquerade as other issues, from depression to digestive problems to chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis & Paleo: How Primal Living Can Reduce Antibodies

What is Hashimoto’s? Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is an autoimmune and chronic inflammatory disease that affects the thyroid gland. It is characterized by insufficient production of the thyroid hormone, thyroxine (T4), leading to autoimmune hypothyroidism. Autoimmune disease happens when the immune system produces autoantibodies—literally antibodies that are programmed to attack self. In the case of Hashimoto’s, the attack of these autoantibodies causes inflammation and reduces the body’s ability to produce T4. Hashimoto’s is the most common autoimmune condition in the United States … Continue reading

Q&A: Fatigue and That Pesky Belly Fat

A member recently wrote us in response to my recent post, Paleo for the Active Person, and I thought some of you might be able to relate. Q: I’m stuck. I haven’t lost weight (belly fat) in two months. I strictly eat Paleo via the plan everyday… week after week and now month after month. I walk and was even going to the gym… until the low energy got the better of me. I have hypothyroidism… and according to my … Continue reading

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