May 30, 2014

How + Why to Start the GAPS Diet

What conditions is this diet best for? Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride MD,  author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS),  lists the following conditions as GAPS conditions: ADD/ADHD […]
May 22, 2014

Should I Breastfeed As An Autoimmune Mom?

Breastfeeding offers many benefits, for both mother and child.  New moms get to experience the undeniable bonding that occurs between themselves and their newborns during each […]
May 15, 2014

Hashimoto’s Treatment: Safety and Controversy Over Desiccated Thyroid Hormone :: Part 2

In Part 1 of our examination of natural thyroid hormone replacement as the treatment for Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, we reviewed the history of natural thyroid hormones (desiccated […]
May 9, 2014

18 Months Postpartum: Hashimoto’s Seesaw Starts Stabilizing

At a year and a half postpartum I’m feeling more optimistic about balancing life as the mother of a toddler and coping with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. I […]
May 4, 2014

Hashimoto’s Treatment: Why Do We Have Natural and Synthetic Thyroid Hormone Replacement? :: Part I

Whether the cause is autoimmune – which is relatively common and is called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis – or otherwise, hypothyroidism can be treated one of two ways:  […]