Discover the Root Cause of Thyroid Problems
When a low functioning thyroid is suspected, doctors will typically run a TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) blood test. Based on this test a script for a thyroid replacement drug will be prescribed. Millions of people will have “normal” labs after being medicated but still feel sick and tired. The TSH is not a reliable marker of thyroid function as it can fluctuate. If you are still having low thyroid symptoms, the root cause is not being addressed.
The American Thyroid Association estimates that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid dysfunction or thyroid disease with up to 60% of them going undiagnosed. That makes thyroid conditions the #1 under-diagnosed condition type in the United States. The truth is you can go 20-30 years with symptoms before your blood work is abnormal.
Food intolerance can drive inflammation and therefore, your own immune system to attack itself (autoimmune). A massive number of people in this country having a leaky gut. This allows for foreign proteins to cross through the gut and cause the immune system to start to attack. Hashimoto’s can be the downstream result of this preventable condition.