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Green tea health risks: Could green tea actually be bad for you?

Green tea health risks: Could green tea actually be bad for you?
Green tea has received a lot of positive media attention in recent years. But is it really good for everyone? Not necessarily. There is a group of people for whom green tea may be hazardous. And given green tea’s popularity these days, it’s critical to share this information with anyone interested in health. Green tea has a wealth of research behind it demonstrating a number of health-promoting benefits including anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties. Many of green tea’s benefits are due to its effects on the immune system, which is also where it can cause problems. But before telling you how green tea impacts the immune system, let’s take a quick look at a simplified version of how it works. Should you banish this harmless-looking substance from your pantry? A primer on the immune system The immune system is composed of white blood cells, which are then differentiated into five different type of immune cells. Let’s say you cut yourself with a dirty knife. Conclusion

Chronic Hives and Hashimoto's Autoimmune Thyroiditis Whenever I hear from a Hypothyroid Mom reader struggling with itchy red welts known as hives, I ask them if they’ve had full thyroid testing including thyroid antibodies for Hashimoto’s and the answer is too often NO. Written by Dr. David Clark, DC Functional Neurologist Let’s talk about the connection between chronic urticaria and Hashimoto’s autoimmune hypothyroidism. Chronic idiopathic urticaria is a condition in which you get itchy wheals on your skin that can vary in size and number. “Chronic” means that the condition has been going on for a quite a while, versus just a day or two. “Idiopathic” means that the cause is unknown (or at least not known yet). Urticaria can be caused by food alleriges or medications–but Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria appears NOT to be related to those mechanisms. Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (CIU) can be brought on by exercise or stress–and as we’ll see in just a minute, Hashimoto’s autoimmune hypothyroidism. I look at that like this… That is significant. Dr.

Chronic Stress and Thyroid Autoimmunity Published September 29 2014 There are numerous factors which can trigger an autoimmune thyroid condition such as Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Chronic stress can be a very big factor, which of course poses a problem since most people deal with chronic stress on a daily basis. But how does stress specifically lead to an autoimmune thyroid condition? In order to make it easier to understand the connection between stress and autoimmunity, let’s first cover the basics of what happens when someone is dealing with stress. But what happens when the stressor isn’t removed? Why Are Prolonged Elevated Cortisol Levels Harmful To Your Health? Remember that elevated cortisol levels aren’t always a bad thing. So hopefully you understand that cortisol isn’t inherently bad. How Does Elevated Cortisol Affect The Immune System? Stress suppresses the immune system, and therefore can make someone more susceptible to infections, and even conditions such as cancer.

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The Paleo AIP Reintroduction Guide | Phoenix Helix “He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” ~ Lao Tzu How I Spent My Winter I’m not someone who talks about projects I’m working on, because I’m superstitious that I’ll spend all my time talking and never actually get the job done. So, this winter, I’ve been quietly writing a resource I believe the autoimmune paleo community really needs: a detailed guide to reintroducing foods on the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP). Why? The AIP is a powerful tool for healing, and there are two important phases: (1) eliminating potential food triggers temporarily, and (2) reintroducing them very carefully, to see how your body responds. Truth talk: the AIP is hard to do. So, that’s why I wrote this 43-page guide. What’s in the Guide? What Others Are Saying “The AIP reintroduction protocol can be tricky, as there are so many foods to evaluate, and reintroducing them one at a time can be difficult. Update ~ the Giveaway has Ended

Life with Hashimoto's - Hashimotos Healing The herpes virus is an unstoppable biological machine Like most health conditions, Hashimoto’s has no single cause. It is the result of the perfect storm of factors that include a genetic predisposition, exposure to some pathogen (often a herpes virus), the breakdown of the gut and barrier systems (without or without the help of gluten), exposure to gluten, environmental toxins like radiation, mercury and other toxic chemicals and often, some particularly stressful event. In this post we explore one of those causes, the herpes virus. As many of you know, I have Hashimoto’s and have made it my life’s work to understand everything I can about the causes, treatment and management of this disease. My Own Experience with Herpes I also have herpes simplex 1 (along with 90% of the population). As a health care practitioner, there are times when having an outbreak of herpes has made me feel like I’m not very good at my job because it can look much worse than it is. Herpes Viruses Are Everywhere 1. 2.

Top 10 Takeaways From 2232 People With Hashimoto's | Thyroid Pharmacist After implementing carefully researched lifestyle changes, I was able to see a tremendous improvement in my health. I decided to summarize my research an improvements in my book, Hashimoto's the Root Cause in 2013. When I initially published the book, I was hopeful that one day a group of researchers would take the information I collected and carry out a large scale clinical trial to test the interventions. Unfortunately, these types of clinical trials can be very expensive and there really isn't a financial incentive for most companies to do this kind of research if they can't collect a return on their investment. Then I realized, that we, the thyroid community have the power to create our own research!! During the month of May, I developed a survey to assess the impact of various interventions on Hashimoto's - 2232 people with Hashimoto's provided feedback to this survey as to the factors that seemed to make their conditions better and the factors that made their conditions worse. 1.

Blood Sugar Imbalances And Hashimoto's One Thing People With Hashimoto's Can Do Right Away To Feel Better | Thyroid Pharmacist People often ask me if there was one thing that people with Hashimoto's could do right away to feel better, and that is balancing your blood sugar!! Balancing blood sugar levels should be one of the priorities for anyone who is hoping to overcome autoimmune thyroiditis and adrenal fatigue. Balancing my blood sugar made a big difference for me, helping with my anxiety levels and reducing my thyroid antibodies. Before I balanced my blood sugar, I would get "hangry" (hungry +angry) multiple times per day as the high carbohydrate foods I was eating were making me have huge blood sugar swings. What I didn't know, is that these swings were also weakening my adrenals and causing a spike in my thyroid antibodies. Blood sugar imbalances have been described as adding "fuel to the fire" in autoimmune thyroid disease by many practitioners who focus on reversing Hashimoto's. I wasn't aware that I had blood sugar issues when I was first diagnosed (despite being a self-admitted sugar addict...).

What To Do If Your TSH Is "Normal" And You Are Anything But! Plus a Printable Letter for Your Doctor! | Thyroid Pharmacist Most conventional physicians use the TSH test to determine if one has a thyroid disorder and to dose thyroid medications. However, this test can often times be misleading, as levels of circulating hormones may fluctuate at different times, such as in Hashimoto’s, the person affected may fluctuate between highs and lows. Additionally, when scientists first set the “normal” ranges of TSH for healthy individuals, they inadvertently included elderly patients and others with compromised thyroid function in the calculations leading to an overly lax reference range. This resulted in people with underactive thyroid hormones being told that their thyroid tests were “normal,” based on this skewed reference range. However, most labs have not adjusted that range in the reports they provide to physicians, and have kept ranges as lax as 0.2-8.0 μIU/ml. Most physicians only look for values outside of the “normal” reference range provided by the labs, and may not be familiar with the new guidelines.

Guzki tarczycy | Endokrynologia - dr med. Jacek Belowski, Kraków Co to są guzki (guzy) tarczycy Miąższ prawidłowej tarczycy jest jednorodny. Jeżeli wyczuwamy dotykiem w tarczycy nieprawidłowe twory (zmiany) nazywamy to guzkami (guzami). Guzki mogą być pojedyncze, może być ich kilka, może też cała tarczyca mieć budowę wieloguzkową. Najczęściej dowiadujemy się o istnieniu "guzka" nie z badania dotykiem, ale z USG, o czym poniżej. Guzki i zmiany ogniskowe w badaniu USG - wstępne informacje Nieprawidłowe struktury w tarczycy, w tym guzki, są oczywiście widoczne w USG, ale uwidocznić można w tym badaniu również zmiany niewyczuwalne dotykiem. Czy należy określać zmiany wykryte w USG terminem „guzki”? Dlaczego takie postępowanie jest właściwe i dlaczego niesłusznie pacjenci są niezadowoleni brakiem „guzków” w opisie USG – o tym dla wytrwałych ilustrowane wyjaśnienia na końcu rozdziału. Guzki i zmiany ogniskowe w USG - opisy spotykanych zmian Więcej informacji o USG znajduje się w rozdziale dotyczącym USG tarczycy Guzki zimne, gorące i obojętne Guzki a nowotwory

Zapisy na profesjonalne konsultacje psychodietetyczne w Warszawie - dane kontaktowe CMC i CYTOKINY - KANDYDOZA Dla najbardziej wytrwałych poniższe informacje. Komórki dendryczne układu odpornościowego są mieszkańcami naszego ciała a ich zadaniem jest rozpoznawanie „intruzów”. Informują one układ odpornościowy o wtargnięciu zarazków, wysyłając innym komórkom sygnał - „niebezpieczny wróg należy go natychmiast zwalczyć”. W CMC sygnały nie są wydawane prawidłowo dlatego wróg nie zostaje rozpoznany i ma wolną rękę do tego aby rozmnażać się i panoszyć w naszym organizmie. Makrofagi - podobnie ma się sprawa z makrofagami które są tropicielami obcych antygenów-intruzów. Kiedy makrofag lub komórka dendryczna staje się z jakiś przyczyn niewydolna (przyczyna nie znana )zaczyna źle odbierać i wydawać sygnały o naszym najeźdźcy candida i w tym momencie rozpoczyna się cały proces nieładu w układzie odpornościowym, - no i mamy efekt w postaci chronicznej kandydozy. Cytokiny - są białkami , które biorą udział w odpowiedzi immunologicznej.

Hashimotka wraca do zdrowia!: Wit. D + wit. K2, dlaczego? Czy wiecie, że... Jeśli skomplementujecie wit. D (a konkretnie D3), to powinniście suplementować ją razem z wit. Dlaczego? Podobnie jak wit. Acha i jeszcze jedna bardzo ważna informacja - wit.