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Category Archives: Autoimmune


Selenium and hashimoto’s thyroiditis Selenium is a key nutrient for healthy thyroid function, the gland which contains the highest amount of selenium of all the body tissues. It is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and a nutrient cofactor for making thyroid hormones. In Read more…


Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and vitiligo – A research update   Vitiligo causes skin, hair and oral depigmentation or white patches associated with a loss of melanocytes (cells that colour or pigment the tissue). Affecting up to 1% of the global population Read more…


Hashimoto’s and nutrient deficiency – why do I have anaemia?   Do you suffer with hashimoto’s thyroid disease? Have you also been told your fatigue could be related to iron deficiency or anaemia? Research says that there is an association Read more…


PCOS and Hashimoto’s Do you suffer with both PCOS and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Are hormones ruling your life? PCOS is associated with amenorrhea (disturbed menstrual cycle), infertility, insulin resistance, acne, hirsutism, ovarian cysts and metabolic syndrome. Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease Read more…


Hashimotos, Herbal medicines and Holistic Care – things you should know! Summary Pathology and biomedical overview – Pathophysiology (the disease process) Hashimotos is a: • Chronic autoimmune disease • Lymphocytes accumulate in the gland and antibodies accumulate leading to hypothyroidism Read more…


What is Hashimotos thyroiditis? Hashimotos is an autoimmune thyroid disease that leads to destruction of the thyroid gland and hypothyroid symptoms. Signs and symptoms may include brain fog, constipation, weight gain, low blood pressure, dry skin, brittle hair and hair Read more…