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Hashimotos hypothyroidism & paleo / low carb / auto immune protocol

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MindfulBear Sun 15-Feb-15 09:10:39

Does anyone else on here have hashimotos & had success with a paleo WoE? Has anyone tried AIP? I see it mentioned on American websites but wondered what the MN experience might be.

MindfulBear Sun 15-Feb-15 09:11:12

I was diagnosed, by accident, with hashimotos in 2009/10 when I had a shoulder problem, later found out to be a frozen shoulder. Whilst they did various tests they discovered hashimotos & I started thyroxin. Revolutionalised my life.
However I'm currently not feeling great. Taking 150mcg of thyroxin, TSH level >5 (my ideal is between 1.0 & 2.0) and my thyroid antibodies have gone mental. Way out of the normal range the dr expects (>1000)

Sugarfreeriot Thu 02-Apr-15 18:01:43

Hi, I don't know much about it but I've heard lots of people rave about the paleo diet. Can I recommend the Facebook group "hypothyroid mom" for lots of useful info and this Facebook group
For advice/support. People on there seem to know their stuff.
P.s- get your free t3,t4 and vitamin d tested smile

MindfulBear Mon 11-May-15 21:53:49

Thanks! Found a new specialist so am hopeful of getting things sorted

Mimigolightly Tue 02-Jun-15 11:52:38

Sarah Wilson's "I Quit Sugar" website and books are really good and very helpful as she also suffers from Hashimotos.

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