Category Archives for "Hashimoto’s Articles"

Hashimoto’s in Children

By Cindy Kennedy | Hashimoto's Articles

kids Hashimoto's children

Almost three years ago, our youngest daughter Madeleine was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s just after her 8th birthday. She had been hospitalized for a couple of days due to chronic constipation and they didn’t know what was causing it. The poor little cherub hadn’t pooed in over a month despite being on massive doses of adult […]

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Diseases of the Thyroid

By Cindy Kennedy | Hashimoto's Articles

The thyroid is located in the neck, below the larynx

Simple GoiterA simple goitre is when the thyroid is enlarged on its own without the presence of an autoimmune condition. It is relatively rare in first world countries. Symptoms include a swollen thyroid, neck pain, difficulty swallowing and even make breathing difficult as it presses on the windpipe. (Neighbors, M. & Jones, R., 2010, p. […]

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Book Review – The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body

By Cindy Kennedy | Gluten-free Articles , Hashimoto's Articles

the paleo approach

Everyone who has been diagnosed with an Autoimmune Disease needs to read this book.Period.Sarah has provided the most in-depth explanation of how our immune system functions that I have ever seen outside of a medical textbook.In order to take charge of your health and begin your journey to healing, you must first have a comprehensive […]

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Thyroid Blood Tests – Thyroglobulin

By Cindy Kennedy | Hashimoto's Articles

ThyroglobulinThyroglobulin is a normal protein produced by the thyroid gland. It is not normally tested in the case of auto-immune thyroid disease. As some thyroid cancers can also produce it, it is often used following cancer treatment or thyroid removal to ensure that no cancerous cells remain.Please note, elevated levels of thyroglobulin DO NOT necessarily […]

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