Getting preachy about how to treat disease isn’t my thing, so I’m just going to share my story. When it comes to what is happening in your body, you need to make the best decision for yourself. It can be hard in a world with so much information and so few answers. Everyone has their own opinion. I’m one of the many cases of Lyme Disease in Connecticut this year already, and I think it easily could have gone undiagnosed. That concerns me for others who may have Lyme disease, too.
I work with a naturopath and a medical doctor. Years ago I thought naturopaths were a little whacky. I went to one out of desperation because I was really sick and no one could figure out what was wrong with me. My naturopath figured out I was hypothyroid and had Hashimotos. These are not that hard to diagnose. My PCP at the time denied it (she’s no longer my PCP). An endocrinologist confirmed the situation and wanted to put me on levothyroxine. I was hesitant to take medication and read going gluten-free could help. I went gluten-free and my Hashimoto’s antibodies dropped (a good thing) and my thyroid numbers went […]