I might be biased, but I think the best practitioners are those who have been sick themselves…
They know what it’s like to be in the trenches – and how it feels to be well again.
Dr. Izabella Wentz is one of those practitioners – she was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, healed herself, and now helps others facing thyroid problems.
Today, she is sharing an article with us about one of the most overlooked causes of thyroid problems – underlying gut infections.
If you’re struggling with thyroid disease, please take this chance to learn from someone who has been where you are.
If you’ve been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition and told to consider your gut health, your first thought was probably, “What’s the gut got to do with it?”
That’s certainly the question I had when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis at age twenty-seven.
Sure, I could identify some of my symptoms as gut-derived—my irritable bowel syndrome had practically turned my bathroom at work into my second office. But how was this connected to the war being waged against the tiny, butterfly-shaped gland at the base of my neck?
What I soon found out was that the gut controls the immune system and most diseases of autoimmunity – like Hashimoto’s, MS, RA, and Graves’ – are linked to gut health in some way. [click to continue…]