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Can You Have Both Graves' AND Hashimoto's?

This is a common question about two separate yet similar autoimmune thyroid diseases. The truth is: You can have both, and at the same time.

By Ask HealthCentral

The Thyroid and Immune Benefits of Probiotics

If you’re going to go the highly recommended probiotic route, these are the ones you should be taking for your thyroid.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Disease and Your Skin

Skin conditions that are due to your thyroid disease—and ways to treat them.

By Mary Shomon

Phoebe Lapine’s Food-Based Approach to Hashimoto’s

How Phoebe used food to turn her thyroid bloodwork numbers upside down (in a good way).

By Mary Shomon

The Link Between Thyroid Disease and Gluten

Having a sensitivity to gluten, whether Celiac or not, can increase your chance of developing thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon

How Are Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease Treated?

A look at treatments for hyperthyroidism and Graves’ disease, including drugs, RAI, and surgery.

By Mary Shomon

Antithyroid Drugs for Graves’ Disease and Hyperthyroidism

Including options like Methimazole (Tapazole) and propylthiouracil (PTU).

By Mary Shomon

Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's Disease: The Difference

These two terms are not interchangeable – but one does cause the other.

By Mary Shomon

How to Lower Your Thyroid Antibodies

Lowering your thyroid antibodies can potentially calm or stop the autoimmune process that would make you hypothyroid, thus resolving your symptoms.

By Mary Shomon

Understanding Autoimmune Disease

More than 100 autoimmune diseases affect millions in the U.S. Learn about these common conditions.

By Mary Shomon