One of the things I most love about social media and health research is the opportunity to identify patterns of illness across different patient groups. It is an autoimmune disorder in which antibodies attack the thyroid gland and destroy its ability to maintain normal thyroid hormone concentrations. The most common symptoms include: If left untreated, goiter — a swollen thyroid gland, appears.
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Today, we are joined by Vivica. I get so many questions about thyroid imbalances, on low-carb, eating high fat, on high carbs, so we want to break it all down for you today and give you information about your thyroid for women. Vivica is a certified technician in whole nutrition with four years of clinical practice. Originally from Italy, she grew up in a family of restaurateurs, learned to cook from professional chefs, and soon discovered her passion for food. After moving to the US, Vivica had a successful career as a food photographer, and then decided to study nutrition, her true vocation.
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But, before you run to the store to stock up on Vitamin D, you need to read this post to the end first. A more recent study has now helped to answer that very important question. Vitamin D supplementation reduces thyroid peroxidase antibody levels in patients with autoimmune thyroid disease:
Research shows that the development of autoimmune disorders is multifactorial. Genetics, your diet, environmental influences, stress, your hormone levels and immunological factors are all parts of the puzzle. The greatest risk is in people over the age of 50, and researchers believe risk only increases with age. A history of autoimmune disorders: