MTHFR, Hashimoto’s And Nutrients

Genetic Effects on Nutrient Extraction Some individuals with Hashimoto’s may have a gene variation that prevents them from properly activating folic acid. This gene variation is present in up to 55% of the European populations, and some have been saying that this variation seems to be more common in those with hypothyroidism. The gene involved …

Top 10 Tips For Overcoming Hashimoto’s Fatigue

Get Your Energy Back Fatigue was the most debilitating symptom I experienced with Hashimoto’s. It started 8 years before I was finally diagnosed in 2009 after I got Mono (Epstein-Barr Virus) in college. I needed to sleep for 12 hours each night to be able to function, and by “function” I mean after hitting the …

Iodine and Hashimoto’s

However, this question keeps coming up, and I have seen iodine harm people with Hashimoto’s, so I feel the need to make this cautionary post about using iodine with Hashimoto’s. Donate Car for Tax Credit A reader wrote: “I was given Iodine for a short spurt and my TSH went up to 98 and my …

15 Health Conditions That May Benefit From a Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic diets have become incredibly popular. Early research suggests this high-fat, very low-carb diet may benefit several health conditions. Although some of the evidence is from case studies and animal research, results from human controlled studies are also promising. Here are 15 health conditions that may benefit from a ketogenic diet. 1. Epilepsy Epilepsy is …