Hashimotos – The Autoimmune Thyroid Attack

(Important note: STTM is an information-only site based on what many patients have reported or learned in their treatment. Please work with your doctor. This is not meant to replace that relationship or guidance, and you agree to that by reading this website. See the Disclaimer.) (Chapter 9 of the revised STTM book contains more information.) …

10 Gut Health Questions to Ask Yourself if you have Hashimoto’s (or even if you don’t)

DEFINITION: "Gut health" : refers to one's entire gastrointestinal / digestive system, i.e your ability to properly digest your food and absorb nutrients.  Why is Gut Healths an important topic for us whether just plain hypothyroid for any reason or Hashimoto's? Because the healthy function of your digestive system promotes better health. Conversely, an impaired digestive…

Hypothyroidism vs. Hashimoto’s: what’s different and what’s similar!

It's frequently asked in patient forums: why do some people have a Hypothyroid diagnosis, and others have a Hashimoto's diagnosis?? Aren't they the same...or not? ************************** About Hypothyroidism that isn't autoimmune in nature Hypothyroidism means your thyroid isn't producing enough thyroid hormones. And in many cases, the cause can be genetic (a thyroid problem passed…

Iodine and your thyroid

Interest in iodine supplementation has grown in leaps and bounds over the years among thyroid patients!  And reported patient experiences, which Stop the Thyroid Madness LLC focuses on, proves that it can change lives, including for Hashimoto's patients! *********** Why does my body need iodine? Is needed for the very existence of thyroid hormones (1)…