Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most prevalent autoimmune thyroid disorder globally. Characterised by loss of self-tolerance by the immune system, with T-cell attack and subsequent lymphocytic infiltration and destruction of the follicular cells by anti-thyroid antibodies, HT leads to fibrosis, atrophy, and loss of function of the thyroid gland.
Nutritionist and Dietician Natalie Douglas returns to FX Medicine to discuss the strategies she uses in her own clinical practice to treat thyroid patients.
Nutritionist and Dietician Natalie Douglas takes us through using pathology to help identify and treat thyroid dysfunction and Hashimoto’s disease.
With its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties that have demonstrated benefit for complex autoimmune conditions, Black Cumin is an ideal choice for Hashimoto's.
Thyroid dysfunction is currently one of the leading endocrine disorders worldwide, with data suggesting about half of the population with thyroid dysfunction has not been diagnosed. This, in part, could be due to the fact that the signs and symptoms of Hashimoto’s, such as fatigue, brain fog, weight gain, low body temperature, hair loss, constipation and mood changes overlap with various other common conditions.
Have you considered Hashimoto's as part of your differential diagnosis in children's behavioural presentations?
Autoimmune conditions are complex disease states, and autoimmune thyroid diseases represent the most prevalent form of autoimmune disease throughout the population. Belinda Reynolds delves deeper into the key immune alterations of these illnesses, and explains the role of specific nutrients in beneficially modifying innate and adaptive immune responses.
Dr Izabella Wentz aka. The Thyroid Pharmacist, is a world-leading functional medicine authority on Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid disorders. In this podcast she shares her personal and professional journey managing thyroid disease.