I’ve had Hashimoto’s for nearly 30 years. So what has helped me the most? What interventions have improved my quality of life and helped me go from merely surviving to THRIVING?
Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease in which the immunity system attacks the thyroid. Let me repeat that: Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease in which the immunity system attacks the thyroid. Unlike thyroid cancer, Hashimoto’s is NOT a disease of the thyroid but of the immune system. Without the immune attack, the thyroid would be fine!
It would have saved me a lot of trouble and angst to understand what to expect ahead of time. So to save others the frustration and confusion I went through, to confirm what you may suspect, or to commiserate with those of you who were as clueless as I was, here are 12 Thing I Wish I Knew Before I Reached Menopause.
ALL of the leading causes of illness, suffering, and death for modern adults can be directly attributed to a HUGE mismatch between the conditions that prevailed for most of human history and the circumstances we live under today.
Holy guacamole, guys - I'm FIFTY! Well, whether I had plans or not, I'm here. At this place and point in time. And here's what I've figured out so far: