Posts Tagged ‘hypothyroidism’

Still have hypothyroidism despite normal lab results?

March 18th, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: There’s more to hypothyroidism than meds Your doctor says your hypothyroid condition has been treated, but do you still suffer from symptoms of low thyroid function? Fatigue Weight gain Hair loss Constipation Depression Memory loss Cold hands and feet If so, you may suffer from [...]

Hashimoto’s not improving? Here are 10 reasons why

April 14th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dig deeper if Hashimoto’s not improving For some, managing autoimmune Hashimoto’s is as easy as going gluten-free. For others, it requires trial and error to find the triggers. And for those with severe or multiple autoimmune disorders, symptom management requires a conscious, lifelong approach to diet [...]

Why pregnancy can trigger Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and other autoimmune diseases

September 24th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Did your thyroid problems start after pregnancy? Some women find they end their pregnancy with not only a new baby but a new hypothyroid condition as well. That’s because normal immune shifts during pregnancy can trigger an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, depending on genetics and other [...]

When Your Blood Is Drawn Could Affect TSH Level and Hypothyroidism Diagnosis

September 4th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY’s Capital District Vitality Center: New study shows it may be best to test your TSH first thing in the morning If you check your thyroid levels in the afternoon with a blood draw, results may come back normal even though you’re hypothyroid, according to a new study. Checking [...]

Baywatch Beauty Brings Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism out of the Closet

July 3rd, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY: Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism deserves more attention and better care Talk to a group of women with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, and they’ll likely all share the same frustrating story. Frequently dismissed, misdiagnosed, or ignored by doctors, Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is finally getting the recognition it deserves thanks to former Baywatch beauty and Playboy [...]

Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism Can Lead to More Autoimmune Disease

June 5th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY: Manage the underlying cause of Hashimoto’s Failing to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism condition could lead to future autoimmune diseases. A recent study revealed that roughly one in six patients with Hashimoto’s has another autoimmune disease, most commonly: atrophic gastritis, a condition in which the lining of the stomach [...]

Hypothyroidism during pregnancy more common than thought

February 21st, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

A new study shows hypothyroidism during pregnancy may be more common that previously thought, thanks to new clinical guidelines for evaluating thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). The study revealed hypothyroidism in 15 percent, or one in six, pregnant women, a 10 percent increase after using a narrower TSH range.

Heart disease is an inflammation disease

February 14th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

You could eat a “heart-healthy” diet, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight and still be at risk for heart disease. Why? Because the root cause of heart disease is inflammation, and managing inflammation goes beyond standard prevention advice. The whole grain diet, inflammation, and heart disease Are you following popular guidelines by eating a [...]

Can pregnancy cause hypothyroidism?

December 6th, 2011 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Question Why did pregnancy trigger my hypothyroidism? Answer Natural immune shifts during pregnancy, together with a genetic tendency and other predisposing factors, can trigger hypothyroidism in some women. Hypothyroidism is an immune disease for most For 90 percent of Americans, hypothyroidism is caused by Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and [...]