What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis?

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease to your thyroid and typically causes your thyroid to drop in function. It is caused by a leaky gut that is allowing inflammation to accrue. Genetically, you then have a thyroid disease on your genes. Those autoimmune markers then go and attack your thyroid, and your thyroid function drops. You have a thyroid receptor on every cell of your body. If the thyroid receptors go away, you stop utilizing the thyroid itself.

At this point, It does not matter how much thyroid hormone you’re given, you’re going to feel terrible. Hashimoto’s itself is an autoimmune disease. No matter what part of your body is being attacked, inflammation destroys things. Genetically, you have Hashimoto’s. However, there are still lifestyle factors contributing to it. Functional medicine doctors understand that a healthy gut is a key to a healthy body.

The Epigenetics Healing Center wants to help you to understand why you have a disease and how lifestyle factors affect this. Contact us today, we’d love to help you on your road to recovery.

Dr. G
Dr. G

Jay Goodbinder DC DABCI is a doctor in Overland Park, KS who serves patients in surrounding Kansas City areas, cities across the United States, and in several countries around the world.

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