Why standard thyroid testing doesn’t address one of the main causes of Hashimoto’s disease – estrogen dominance. Hashimoto’s disease, also called chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is more common than previously thought. In the US, up to 5 percent have some Hashimoto’s symptoms. And it’s a global problem, mostly for women. A 2022 study found that women
If you have hypothyroidism, you might also have Hashimoto’s autoimmune thyroiditis. What is the difference? My new patient Carol looked tired. Her complexion was ashen and purplish crescents framed the lower rim of her eyes. She was overweight even though she ate a mostly vegetarian diet, avoided refined sugar and dairy products; had stopped eating wheat, didn’t eat fatty or fried foods, and never snacked.