In Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, the thyroid gland is actually not the root cause of the problem. It is the immune system, which becomes too stimulated and starts attacking ‘self’ (thyroid gland) instead of ‘non-self’ (i.e. bacteria, viruses). Why might that happen?
The initial excitement about the new year is wearing off, spring still feels a long way away… and most of us are starting to fall behind with our new year’s resolutions. So what better time to commit (or re-commit!) to your health and wellness goals?
What I’m Reading This Month: The Uterus-Brain Connection, Medically Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescriptions, and Coffee Species Going Extinct
Dr. Gannage’s latest picks
Spoiler: Fruit juice is not a fruit!
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What I’m Reading This Month: Long Term Effects of Lead, Sleep & Screen Time, and Gut Bacteria In The Brain
Dr. Gannage’s picks for November.
It is estimated that as many as 90% of all people with hypothyroidism may actually have undiagnosed Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
Being mindful of when we eat in addition to what we eat is an important part of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
Get to know your gut microbiome with the GI-MAP test, now available at Markham Integrative Medicine.