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Gluten And Hashimotos Disease
Is there any scientific evidence backing claims that gluten free/paleo will help with my Hashimoto's, or keep me from getting other AI diseases?
Not at all: Gluten intolerance and Hashimoto's are both considered autoimmune disorders but they are not related in any manner otherwise. However having one autoimmune disease is a risk factor for another autoimmune disease to develop. Don't torture yourself with a gluten-free diet without confirmation. Be sure that your vit D3 level is optimal even though its immune regulating role remains to be proven. ...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
I was recently diagnosed with hashimoto's. Is there any info on needing to change diet to gluten free? Never had problems with gluten prior to dx.
No, but...: Both celiac sprue ( gluten enteropathy) and hashimoto thyroid disease are autoimmune disorders-distant cousins, also related to lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, other. All are separate entities. Presence of one increased association (not causation) of others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just got diagnosed with hashimotos, been getting nauseous after eating gluten food, never been gluten intolerant before. Is this normal ?
Nausea & Hypothyroid: 24 year old lady with recent diagnosis of Hashimotos Thyroiditis now with nausea that she attributes to gluten. Studies show that Hashimoto's thyroiditis can cause goiter and swelling of the throat, and hypothyroidism. What were the findings on your physical exam? If your Hashimoto's causes hypothyroidism and it were the cause of your nausea, treating the underlying prob would help. ...Read more
Gluten, if celiac dz: There's an association between celiac disease &autoimmune thyroid dz(eg:Hashimoto's).Celiac disease is an inherited intolerance to proteins in wheat,rye,&barley (glutens);get abnormal immune system activation.Symptoms can include smelly, floating stool, gas, weight loss, anemia, vitamin deficiencies, osteoporosis/easy fractures, more. Ask doc before trying gluten free diet-it's quite restrictive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Hashimoto and my thyroid levels dropped .9 to 3.3 will eating gluten free bring levels back to normal im tryin to concieve doc said need to be 1.5?
I have hashimotos and pcos how hard will it be for me to get pregnant.I am not ovulating at the moment that I know of but have just gone gluten free.?
Might be harder: I don't see how the gluten free diet will help, but if you're thyroid levels are normal (blood tests can determine this) and your pcos is being adequately managed, your chances are higher. One of the hallmarks of pcos is anovulation or irregular menses, so getting this regular will improve your chances. This can be done with weight loss (very important) or medicines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have hashimotos and nodules. Am gluten free.
Dec results and (feb) WBC 3.3 (3.8); cholesterol 240 (227); TSH .39 ( 1.48);
tpo-ab 258(219). Help!
Hashimotos: We treat a lot of hashimotos our patients all get food sensitivity testing as any autoimmune is associated with leaky gut. The also go gluten and dairy free. We use immune modulators to help modulate the immune system. We also get heavy metal testing on all of our autoimmune patients. We also make sure that their vitamin d level is optimal (60-100) check for viruses with low wbc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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