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Thyroid Disease Hypothyroidism Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Thyroid Disease Hypothyroidism.

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

Hidden Health Issues That Affect Your Skin and Hair

When you think about your skin and hair, you likely think about what products to use in order to keep them looking healthy, or what type of haircut you’ll get the next time you head to the salon. But the fact of the matter is that our skin and...  Read more

The Science Behind Soy

The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

"I Stopped Medicating Myself with Food"

One of the things Cyndi (AQUAGIRL08) has learned during her journey toward better health is moderation in all things. She's dealt with several medical conditions that have forced her to learn to live with pain. A positive attitude, learning new e...  Read more

Low Thyroid
Updated 4/24/2014 10:41:19 AM

Hi there! So a few years ago my doctor told me I had and under active thyroid. While it wasn't too severe, I still have to take .5 gram of medicine every morning to balance it out. With the medicine my numbers are fine but I have heard a lot about ho...  Read more

crohn`s diseases and lap band
Updated 4/21/2014 5:31:10 PM

I want to know if anyone with crohn`s has ever had lap band surgery. If so did it effect your crohns...  Read more

I Am Not A Bloody Disease
Updated 4/11/2014 8:42:07 PM

I'm getting really fed up with all of this fat bias. I KNOW that being overweight is correlated with a bunch different diseases. I KNOW that I should lose weight to help with my aches and pains. I KNOW ALL OF THESE THINGS. It's impossible for me NOT...  Read more

Diet soft drinks associated with heart disease
Updated 3/31/2014 8:00:29 PM

This finding was from the Women's Health Initiative and so this covers women only, the average age being 62 or 63 years old (but with NO prior cardiac problems). The sample size was very large, too (60,000+) www.independent.co.uk/life-style/hea...  Read more

Celiac Disease
Updated 2/10/2014 11:55:29 AM

I just learned on January 27th, 2013, I have celiac Disease. I know I can't eat anything with wheat, rye or barley. I must eat gluten free foods now. There really are very limited choices to chose from out there for alternatives to pasta, bread, pizz...  Read more

Hypothyroidism & Soy Products

Hypothyroidism is generally treated with synthetic thyroid hormone and soy has long been thought to interfere with the body's ability to absorb the medication. Until the medical community can assure me (I have hypothyroidism) it's safe for me to co...  Read more

Your Fingernails Tell A Story About Your Health

Your Fingernails tell a story. The color & condition are rarely the first clue of serious illness Before nail changes become evident disease has already started. red fingernails may signal heart disease, high blood pressure. Black fingernails can ind...  Read more

Hypothyroids... Join Together

This is a community specifically for those who have hypothyroidism. We support each other in our weight loss journey. Let's see how many of us are out there......  Read more

11 Hidden Signs You Might Have a Thyroid Problem

If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A...  Read more

Surprising Reasons You're Always Tired

In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin...  Read more