The Office of Dr. Brad Shook
Gluten in Prescription Drugs

Gluten in Prescription Drugs – Hashimoto’s Warning

*+-Gluten in Prescription Drugs – Hashimoto’s Warning Gluten in Prescription Drugs! The illegitimate inclusion of wheat in an estimated 150 different prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications has prompted the suing of the FDA by a man suffering from celiac disease. Approxima
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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 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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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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Why pregnancy can trigger Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and other autoimmune diseases

*+-Some women find they end their pregnancy with not only a new baby but a new hypothyroid condition as well. That’s because normal immune shifts during pregnancy can trigger an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, depending on genetics and other predisposing factors
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Still have hypothyroid symptoms despite normal lab results?

*+-Do you take thyroid hormone medication but still suffer fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, constipation, depression, cold hands and feet, or other thyroid symptoms? Have you been told there is nothing more that can be done for your thyroid symptoms because your lab tests are normal?
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When your blood is drawn could affect TSH level and hypothyroidism diagnosis

*+-If you check your thyroid levels in the afternoon with a blood draw, results may come back normal even though you’re hypothyroid, according to a new study. Checking your TSH in the morning can give you more accurate results. Like other hormones in the body, thyroid-stimulating horm
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Baywatch beauty brings Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism out of the closet

*+-Talk to a group of women with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, and they’ll likely all share the same frustrating story. Frequently dismissed, misdiagnosed, or ignored by doctors, Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is finally getting the recognition it deserves thanks to former Baywatch beauty a
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Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism can lead to more autoimmune disease

*+-Failing to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism condition could lead to future autoimmune diseases. A recent study revealed that roughly one in six patients with Hashimoto’s has another autoimmune disease, most commonly: atrophic gastritis, a condition in which the lining of the
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Combined resveratrol and curcumin for autoimmune and inflammatory disorders

*+-Thanks to exciting new research, we can more effectively manage autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammatory disorders that plague so many people today. This new approach involves the use of two natural compounds, resveratrol and curcumin, which have been found to work better when
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