Quote of the Week: More on Thyroid

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A lot of you have thyroid issues, so I thought this statement might be useful for you. The two main antibodies used to screen for Hashimoto’s are thyroid peroxidase (TPO) and thyroglobulin (Tg). It’s important to check both because either one can be elevated, although TPO is more commonly elevated.An important thing to understand about thyroid antibodies is that your …

Quote of the Week

Two-thirds of people with a gluten sensitivity experience neurological symptoms instead of gut symptoms. This is because the tissue most affected by a gluten sensitivity is nerve tissue.The majority of Hashimoto’s [autoimmune hypothyroid] patients are gluten-sensitive or have celiac disease, which means gluten can play a role in their depression and anxiety.Gluten cross reacts with dairy, meaning the …