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Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Aug 2011 8:51am There are some of us who prefer the simple life. One without complications. Maybe in the form of love or passion. A Life devoid without emotion, if you will. A phobia of being vulnerable… and human. But what's the point of Life if everything was so tacky and dry, and if we had all the answers? Yes, while this philosophi ... Read on »
Birth Control Pills and AutoImmune Disease by Lauren Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 12:00am Posting this because it is super important to me.  Hormones play a huge role in AutoImmune Disease and most women may not know they have one until they take birth control pills and it triggers their condition! I absolutely believe that the pill contributed to my body turning on itself around the time the scarring on my heart was star ... Read on »
AutoImmune Disease Awareness by Lauren Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 9:00am March has been named National AutoImmune Disease Awareness Month! This is so close to my heart since I am passionate about spreading awareness .  It is the reason I started writing here.  We have to raise awareness and educate people.  The more we bring AutoImmune Disease into our national dialogue the more attention it will get –which mea ... Read on »
AutoImmune Disease and Toxins by Lauren Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 12:00am A little follow up to the last post. Everyone does it.  Everyone has different names for it (number two, dookie, poop, hershey squirts), but “it” is actually a HUGE deal for people with AutoImmune Disease. Our (people with AutoImmune problems) bodies do not regulate themselves as they should therefore all of the body’s systems get ... Read on »
Autoimmunity – The Battle Inside My Body by Andrew Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 8:16pm A recent experience got me thinking about autoimmunity once again. Last week a lingering tingling in my hands prompted a call to my rheumatologist. He called back on Friday evening at 7:00 (after most people already called it a work week!) and asked me to come in the following week. After a few minutes in the exam room, he quickly pronounced th ... Read on »
Autoimmune Disease: How to Stop Your Body from Attacking Itself by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:00am 4 Comments The number of Americans that this condition affects – 24 million – has tripled in the last few decades. In fact, it affects more women than heart disease and breast cancer combined. ==> I’m talking about autoimmune disease. Actually, autoimmune disease isn’t just one condition. You’re probably familiar with the most common autoimmune ... Read on »
Autoimmune Disease: How to Stop Your Body from Attacking Itself by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am The number of Americans that this condition affects – 24 million – has tripled in the last few decades. In fact, it affects more women than heart disease and breast cancer combined. ==> I’m talking about autoimmune disease. Actually, autoimmune disease isn’t just one condition. You’re probably familiar with the most common autoimmune ... Read on »
Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism – What You Need to Know by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Jan 2013 8:41am So, what comes to mind whenever someone brings up Japan in recent times? PSY? Gangnam Style? Oops, sorry. He's from South Korea. You know – the country that's next to North Korea that has nuclear capability and wouldn't mind using them. Yes, just like there is no language such as "Indian". Being American nowadays is usually equ ... Read on »
Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism: The Difference by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Sep 2010 5:40am Introduction Watching Tom Cruise give a startling performance in "The Last Samurai" and even one of his recent performances as a Senator in "Lions for Lambs" has led me believe that he is still one of the best actors around in commercial cinema. Despite his controversial beliefs (in Scientology), it was his performanc ... Read on »
Womenshealth.gov Hashimoto's Disease Facts by Ciara .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Jan 2011 12:12am 1 Comment Most of those who know me, know that I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. I thought I would share these facts that put out in regards to Hashimoto's Disease. What is Hashimoto's disease? Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. It also is called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (theye-royd-EYET-uhss). The thyroid is a ... Read on »