I can see curiosity got the better of you…and I’m very glad. Despite the obviously uncomfortable topic, this is a really important question that I need to answer for you.
In fact, your health depends on this.
Poor gut health reflects into every organ of the body and is responsible for a whole list of disease states.
Your gut bacteria and the integrity of your gut lining strongly affect your health.
Depression has become the leading cause of disability worldwide.
One in four adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Many will walk into their doctor’s offices, describe their symptoms in about ten minutes, and walk out with a powerful psychiatric drug.
Did you know a slow thyroid (or hypothyroidism, a condition affecting 200 million people worldwide that typically goes undiagnosed for many years) can mimic the symptoms of depression?
After fatigue and weight issues, mood alterations such as depression, agitation, and anxiety are the most common symptoms in people diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (autoimmune version accounting for ~97% hypothyroid cases).