Thyroid Conditions

Is Fibromyalgia An Autoimmune Or A Nerve Disease?

Gluten Intake May Trigger Low Thyroid Function That Can Lead to Fibromyalgia

I find that 40-50% of my fibromyalga and CFS patients are suffering with low thyroid function. Many of these patients are plagued with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Gluten sensitivity has been implicated in contributing to Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism. Several studies now show the link between gluten sensitivity and Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Gluten sensitivity (alsoRead More

thyroid gland, fibro and low thyroid article by Dr. Rodger Murphree

Fibromyalgia and Low Thyroid

Join Us For a FREE Fibromyalgia Teleconference Every Tuesday Night! 4pm PST, 5pm MST, 6pm CST, 7pm CST Call: 218-844-1930 Access code: 986495 Tune in tomorrow night for the Special Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia Teleconference: “Fibromyalgia & Low Thyroid” When we look at low thyroid function, it really mirrors all those symptoms we seeRead More

Fibromyalgia and Central Sensitivity Pain Theory

Fibromyalgia and Thyroid Dysfunction. It’s All Connected.

For 90 percent of Americans, hypothyroidism is caused by Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune thyroid disease. Considering most of the immune system is situated in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, poor gut health may play a significant role in triggering and exacerbating autoimmune diseases including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. GI or Gut Flora and ThyroidRead More

She Told Everyone I Got Her Pregnant

Well let me tell you, it was without a doubt, one of the most embarrassing moments of my life. But, it’s not what you think. But it is what everyone who heard Jan, thought. My wife and I were at church talking with our minister and a group of friends,Read More

What Your Doctor is Not Telling You About Fibromyalgia and Low Thyroid

Fibromyalgia and Low Thyroid: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know or Worse Isn’t Telling You May Be Keeping You Sick and Tired On one of my Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia Teleconferences I did a special presentation of Low Thyroid and Fibromyalgia. I go into the details of how low thyroid is often missed andRead More

Falling Through The Cracks Fibromyalgia and Low Thyroid

Falling Through The Cracks

Excerpt taken from my new 5th edition book, “Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” . . . Do you battle low energy, brain fog, anxiety, depression, tingling in your hands or feet, cold hands and feet, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, headaches, hair loss, constipation, weight gain, orRead More

You Might Have a Stupid Doctor Revisited…

Let me be clear: I am not saying this to be mean spirited. There are a lot of great, well- meaning, very capable doctors out there. In fact most doctors are very caring, thoughtful and want to give you their best service. However, when it comes to treating fibromyalgia mostRead More

Blood Tests for Thyroid are Inaccurate

Blood tests for thyroid function measure the amount of TSH, T4, and T3 in the bloodstream. But thyroid hormones don’t operate within the bloodstream; the action takes place in the cells themselves. Blood tests are measuring how much thyroid hormone is  swimming around in the blood stream, but not what is inRead More