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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

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

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

13 Ways to Maintain Your Brain

Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind? Why does it seem like the brain, y...  Read more

underactive thyroid calorie intake - help!
Updated 11/18/2015 6:34:27 PM

Hello can anyone help? After years of diets etc and gradually growing curvier, I am now trying to eat healthily and move more. I have recently been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid (after a partial thyrodectomy 20 odd years ago) and have learnt...  Read more

Healthy Diet for Disease
Updated 11/12/2015 5:29:03 PM

Hi there! After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, I've been reading up on healthy diets. (Diet, as in a sustainable way we eat- NOT a yo-yo sort of thing :) I had to cut out dairy and soy. I'm supposed to try to eat as many whole-foods...  Read more

Found out today that my thyroid medication is too
Updated 10/27/2015 3:49:26 PM

Found out today that my thyroid medication is too high. Now I have to see an endocrine doctor and no appointments until Dec 14th. Ugh!...  Read more

I have Graves disease and I just quit smoking (fri
Updated 10/26/2015 7:45:10 PM

I have Graves disease and I just quit smoking (friday) and I'm trying to lose weight.. its hard and i know i should do it... anyone want to be my buddy?...  Read more

people that have thyroid problems and it's hard fo
Updated 10/24/2015 12:00:23 PM

people that have thyroid problems and it's hard for them to lose weight have you found anything over the counter that helps with you're thyroid and losing weight. I am taking my meds and just had it checked and says is normal but I'm not losing...  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