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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Hashimoto's Thyroid

Can you help low thyroid or Hashimoto’s thyroid naturally?

*+-Question: Is there anything you can do to help low thyroid conditions or hashimoto’s thyroid naturally? Answer: There are at least 24 ways that your thyroid hormones lose their normal effect in your body, and thyroid hormone replacement only works in one of those. In all but
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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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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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Hypothyroidism during pregnancy more common than thought

*+-A new study shows hypothyroidism during pregnancy may be more common that previously thought, thanks to new clinical guidelines for evaluating thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). The study revealed hypothyroidism in 15 percent, or one in six, pregnant women, a 10 percent increase af
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