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Connection Between Thyroiditis And Gluten
I have hashimoto thyroiditis.I want to know if gluten has some interaction on this disease because i have seen many american articles about this?
Explanation : So far no reliable scientific facts to connect Hashimoto thyroiditis with gluten - gluten intolerance or sensitivity. Something that may be confusing you that both condition have autoimmune component in their development. But NO relations between them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more
Does going gluten free help with Hashimoto's thyroiditis? Or can you recommend anything that will help? Medication isn't helping with symptoms at all.
No it does not.: There is absolutely no relationship with "gluten" elimination, gluten enteropathy, and hashimoto's thyroiditis. Most people with hashimoto's thyroiditis do not relize that antibodies can fluctuate wildly with time. I have had hundreds of patients over 25 years with stong fm hx for hypothyroidism, who have had low level thyroiditis disappear and reappear. No relation with gluten exists! ...Read more
I was diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia and also have hashimoto's thyroiditis. Is there any connection and what are my treatment options. ?
Thyroid antibodies: This is an autoimmune disease where the body makes thyroid antibodies which may ultimately (painlessly) destroy gland function, rendering the person hypothyroid. Levothyroxine is the standard treatment for hypothyroidism. We see hashimoto's disease in most age groups. It's far less common in toddlers and younger. ...Read more
Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more
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