Autoimmune Thyroid diseases // Drug Repurposing

Autoimmune Thyroid diseases

Thyroid-Change-PetitionPhotoI invited Michelle Bickford of Thyroid Change to share her thoughts and research she has found on the connection between celiac disease and autoimmune thyroid diseases. If you haven’t read her article on PCOS and Hashimotos then you will want to here. If you are concerned about your thyroid health, please visit for lots of great info.

GUEST POST By Michelle T. Bickford

Celiac Disease (CD) is an autoimmune disease, which is triggered by eating gluten and over time, damages the small intestine making it unable to absorb nutrients efficiently (Symptoms). CD is associated with other autoimmune diseases such as insulin dependent diabetes, Sjogren’s syndrome, Addison’s disease and thyroid diseases. It is believed that exposure to gluten in a CD patient can trigger the onset of these related diseases. Furthering the relationship, treatment for CD can improve the symptoms from these triggered diseases.Michelle Bickford In 1999, Italian researchers actually went so far as to say that all autoimmune thyroid patients should be screened for celiac disease due to its prevalence within the autoimmune thyroid community that they studied. (Just a note: this prevalence was not found in patients affected with non-autoimmune thyroid disorders) The two most common autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITD) are Graves’ disease, and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.

Graves’ disease (GD) is an autoimmune disease, which causes an overstimulation of the TSH receptor, and results in an overabundance of thyroid hormones (Symptoms). The excess creates a whole host of symptoms for the GD patient who then becomes hyperthyroid. The treatment for hyperthyroidism is to take anti-thyroid drugs, radioactive iodine or remove the thyroid gland completely. Each choice can render the GD patient hypothyroid, which then requires hormone replacement therapy for life.

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With written warranties, but you may ask for one that covers health defects found in both poodles and schnauzers.
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It's awful!

by apasionato

Grains are bad for dogs...there is too much (rice and oatmeal) in there...and the Canola is bad. The alfala is bad, too...pets who have autoimmune diseases or who may develop them should not be eating alfalfa.
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You are better off feeding raw....kibble is considered dead food. To a pet, dead food is toxic. It is believed taht this is why pets have so many human diseases now...cancer, arthritis, heart disease, thyroid problems, diabetes, etc.

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by xyxy

Is his #1 priority. He wants to be in a certain physical condition. I have autoimmune thyroid disease and rheumatoid arthritis and have had a flare up for the last year and if you know about these diseases, they make you extremely exhausted. Also, with two jobs and working midnights, I only can sleep three nights a week. Today I mentioned that I haven't been feeling well and so I want to work part time temporarily, and he said, "we can't afford it".

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by 24KGold

It can bring on sudden changes in behavior as well as other diseases...
I have a puppy suffering from Autoimmune disease due to vaccinosis and had another dog that turned violent plus gain a thyroid problem due to vaccinations.
Do a search for Vaccinosis or reactions to vaccines, do some digging... I found a lot of information which has caused me to change my vaccination protocol.

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