The Office of Dr. Brad Shook
Hashimoto's Autoimmunity

Could Hashimoto’s autoimmunity be the reason for other autoimmune diseases?

-+*Could Hashimoto’s autoimmunity be the reason for other autoimmune diseases? Fact: If you have one autoimmune condition, you are more likely to have, or develop a second one. (Yes, Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune condition) If you don’t take care of your Hashimoto’s t
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Hashimoto's Disease

Do you have hashimoto’s disease and it is not improving? Let me share with you 10 reasons why.

-+*Do you have hashimoto’s disease and it is not improving? Let me share with you 10 reasons why. Hashimoto’s disease has numerous triggers, but let me share the 10 most common… For some, managing autoimmune Hashimoto’s is as easy as going gluten-free. For others, it
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Are You Still Having a Hard Time Recovering From Daylight Savings Time Fatigue? It Can Be Worse With Hashimoto’s

-+*Are You Still Having a Hard Time Recovering From Daylight Savings Time Fatigue? It Can Be Worse With Hashimoto’s   Daylight Savings Time Fatigue Do you curse every spring when we have to move the clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time (DST)? Does it take you weeks to recover?
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Hashimoto's Thyroid

Thyroid Disorders: The problem with the typical medical approach.

-+*Thyroid Disorders: The problem with the typical medical approach. A thyroid disorder can be an extremely challenging and frustrating thing to struggle with. The fact is that most people with a thyroid disorder will not be helped until the typical medical work-up of the problem chan
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Scents and Hashimoto's, what you need to know.

Why Your Perfume and Hashimoto’s Could Be A Bad Combination

-+*Hashimoto’s and Perfume, A Dangerous Combination Did you know that  some scented products can stimulate our brains to remember pleasant memories or even bring about a good mood? How many times have you smelled your favorite food and it instantly changed your mood and the way
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What color do you see?

What the Blue Dress Says About Your Brain Health

-+*Why can’t you see the blue dress? Today I’m in Charlotte, NC in a functional medicine class called “Mastering The Brain” with some of the leading doctors in the country, and the topic of why the blue dress is seen as a different color by different people cam
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Getting Sick From Food Coloring: Why Food Coloring is Banned in Other Countries. An Autoimmune Disease Connection?

-+*Did you ever think that food coloring could make you sick? Did you know it may contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Psoriasis? But, food coloring can’t be that bad right? It is in e
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loss of hair in people with Hashimoto's

Loss of Hair in People With Hashimoto’s

-+*Important facts about the loss of hair in people with Hashimoto’s Question: Did you know loss of hair in people with Hashimoto’s is common? Did you know loss of hair in people with Hashimoto’s could come from expanding autoimmunity? Hormones produced by the thyroi
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North to south through the gut – what can go wrong

-+*We live in a time of unprecedented abundance of food and medical advances yet we are sicker than ever. It is considered normal to suffer from insomnia, PMS, depression, chronic pain, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, and so on. But in reality these are our bodies’ warning signs th
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Why your doctor can’t help you

-+*You notice you’re feeling worse and worse. You suffer from chronic fatigue, pain, digestion issues, depression, anxiety, insomnia …. the list goes on. Yet when you go to your doctor, you’re told your lab tests are fine, it’s just age, or perhaps you need an antidepressant. If you p
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