Hypothyroidism Meal Plan
An effective hypothyroidism meal plan includes adequate calories, protein, fat, and carbohydrates. Aim to eat at least 3 cups of non-starchy vegetables per day, and consider trialing a gluten-free diet, especially if you know or suspect you have Hashimoto’s.
Normal Thyroid Levels But Still Have Hypothyroid Symptoms?
using TSH only misses the mark because it’s not measuring actual thyroid hormone levels. TSH doesn’t tell us how well thyroid hormones T4 and T3 are being produced and then converted to its active form (T3)
Fatigue is a common complaint among women during perimenopause. In fact, nearly 50 percent of perimenopausal women report fatigue compared to only 20 percent of premenopausal women
SIBO and Hypothyroidism
SIBO and hypothyroidism commonly occur together. One study found over 50 percent of the subjects with hypothyroidism also had SIBO compared to just 5 percent of healthy controls.
Intermittent Fasting and Hypothyroid
Limiting your eating window often results in lower calorie intake. While this may be helpful for weight loss, calorie restriction has a significant impact on your thyroid.
PCOS and Thyroid
Women with PCOS are three times more likely to also suffer from Hashimoto’s thyroid disease than the general population. Polycystic appearing ovaries can also be a clinical sign of hypothyroidism.
Why am I waking up at 3am?
Insomnia (including trouble falling asleep, waking up throughout the night, or early morning awakening) is a symptom of an underlying imbalance.
Autoimmune Disease After Pregnancy
Researchers aren’t 100 percent certain why women experience more autoimmune disease in postpartum. However, there are many complex hormonal and immune-related shifts that occur during pregnancy.
Magnesium Citrate vs. Magnesium Glycinate
Magnesium citrate is most helpful for people suffering from constipation, while the glycinate form is more useful for conditions like anxiety, insomnia, chronic stress, and inflammatory conditions.
Conversion of t4 to t3 thyroid hormone
Your body must convert T4 into T3 (the active form) in order to use it. If the conversion of T4 to T3 is poor, then you may experience some of the common hypothyroid symptoms like fatigue, depression, sensitivity to cold temperatures, difficulty concentrating, and more.
How is MRT different from other food sensitivity tests?
MRT is different from other food sensitivity tests because MRT captures ALL types of food sensitivity reactions (type III and IV). MRT indirectly measures the release of inflammatory chemicals called mediators.
5 Common Women's Health Problems That Can be Treated with Functional Medicine and Nutrition
Here at Root, we treat a variety of women’s health conditions with functional medicine and nutrition. Here is a list of 5 conditions we commonly work with: Hashimoto's thyroid, polycystic ovarian syndrome, irregular periods, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine
Why we should take stress seriously and 5 tips to manage it
Studies show that high social stress puts us more at risk for chronic disease mortality than smoking. And recently, JAMA published a study showing that life stressors increase our risk of developing autoimmune disease.