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I'm wondering if I need to make any special alterations to a starch based diet due to my condition?
GeoffreyLevens wrote:I'm wondering if I need to make any special alterations to a starch based diet due to my condition?
Not to the diet but possibly to your medication. Hashimoto's can be more complex to treat than simple hypothyriod. It may be you need someone more of a specialist in endocrine disorders. I have seen people experience remarkable changes once they got their medication adjusted properly. With thyroid, sometimes too much can have similar symptoms as too little and it really takes a knowledgeable expert to sort it out. Also, other hormones can be involved.
The McDougall diet will help you be healthier overall and even lose weight regardless of thyroid, but if you don't feel well, that needs to be addressed.
MagnoliaDee wrote:Thank you for the reply Geoffrey. I seem to have lucked out b/c since I got the lab tech to add the test for TPO to my thyroid test, and ultimately found out about having hashimotos my doctor has now said that she will refer me to the endocronologist. I never even knew that there was a specialist for this... so hopefully he will be able to help me with my issues!!