Monday, August 21, 2017
Notebook

Notebook

  When I read the newspapers or watch TV and see all the misinformation that is spread about the gluten free diet, I feel hopeless....

  I don’t know about you but I am so disappointed with my endocrinologist telling me each time that there is no way to lessen...

Recently, I have found information that fluoride affects normal endocrine function and therefore affects activity of the thyroid gland (source). I searched for other...

If you suffer from Hashimoto's, you are most likely taking a synthetic thyroid hormone (levothyroxine) every day. Unfortunately, it is not very clear to...

When it comes to cosmetics and people with celiac sprue one thing is clear, it is not totally sure if cosmetics containing gluten are...

Gluten intolerance has many secondary consequences. One of them is adrenal fatigue. Gluten intolerance causes a poor conversion of food to fuel which puts...

Vitamin D is produced by the body in response to sunlight as a by-product of a chemical reaction that occurs when UV light hits the...

People who suffer on Hashimoto’s and gastric conditions usually require a higher dose of the thyroid hormone replacement drug (levothyroxine) than people having hypothyroidism...

What I have learnt about Hashimoto’s is that it is not the same as hypothyroidism. It is an autoimmune condition and it shouldn't be...

Literature shows that although Hashimoto's is the most common form of hypothyroidism, it is still often misdiagnosed. The doctors conclude hypothyroidism based on increased level of the...

In the Netherlands if you have celiac disease and Hashimoto’s you will regularly visit two different doctors. Your Hashimoto’s will be controlled by Internist...

Hashimoto's disease (chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, autoimmune thyroiditis) is a form of chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland (fig 1). The thyroid gland (in Dutch schildklier), located...

Celiac disease is triggered by consumption of gluten and not by skin contact with it. Therefore, gluten containing cosmetics and skin-care products aren't a problem unless the product...

When I was diagnosed with celiac disease I wanted to know what exactly is happening inside of my body when I eat gluten and why...

People suffering from celiac disease have numerous and diverse symptoms. There are about 300 possible symptoms of the disease. Certain symptoms, like headaches or fertility...

After being diagnosed with a celiac disease, I knew it was necessary to implement big changes in my everyday life. It was not easy...

I have been feeling sick for just about always. During the last 3-4 years I suffered more and more symptoms, my energy was drastically decreasing and I...