One Minute with Dr. Stengler on Hashimoto’s Disease
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s Disease is an autoimmune condition where your immune system attacks your own thyroid gland. Over time, it can lead to enlargement of your thyroid or your going low – known as hypothyroidism. When that happens, people can get fatigued, put on weight easily, get constipation, experience issues with poor memory, and many, many other symptoms.
But the important point is that this condition, if caught early, sometimes can be reversed naturally. We know the condition is much more common in women, almost 7 times more common. And that’s because hormones play a big role in the balance of your immune system. To learn more watch the video.