Hashimoto's symptoms can be very debilitating. Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune condition causing lower thyroid output. Since the thyroid controls metabolism throughout the body, people with Hashimoto's feel worn out all the time. Addressing this condition is very difficult, and rarely successful. Most of the time people simply want to feel normal again, to retain … Continue reading Healthy habits key to reversing Hashimoto’s symptoms
If you're constipated and want to kick that condition to the curb, you're in luck: There are actually a few things you can do to help out your situation. Many people attempt to fix constipation by taking fiber or using laxatives, which can be helpful but cause a dependence on either substance. In order to … Continue reading How to stop being constipated
Fixing leaky gut is no straight-forward problem. It's not like you have a hole in your tire that you simply need to patch. It's more like you have a hole in the bottom of your boat and you're 5 miles offshore. Consequently, you're screwed. Your gut isn't just a tube that gets holes in it. … Continue reading Fixing leaky gut: What you need to know!
Time restricted eating(TRE) is an increasingly popular practice where people restrict when they eat to certain parts of the day. Typically, people restrict their feeding to an 8-12 hour period and fast for the remaining 12-16 hours. In mice, TRE seems to have beneficial effects on metabolism independent of how much they eat. In other … Continue reading Time restricted eating is not sufficient to synchronize peripheral clocks
Normal TSH levels are an important consideration for thyroid health, though they give an incomplete picture on their own. When you assess thyroid function, other tests such as T4, T3, reverse T3, and TPO antibodies provide a fuller picture. Be that as it may, having high or low TSH often functions as an early warning … Continue reading Normal TSH levels require a healthy lifestyle: What you need to know
Dealing with a hormone imbalance is tough work. Since hormones run a chunk of our physiology, it's like running a car without gasoline, oil, or coolant. What's worse, the symptoms that come along with a hormonal imbalance take a lot out of you. They include: FatigueAnxietyBrain fog/lack of focusDepressionPoor sleepInfertilityHigh/low blood sugarHigh/low blood pressureObesityRapid weight … Continue reading Got hormone imbalance? The shockingly effective keys to fix it
Hey folks, welcome to another episode of the Hack Your Gut Podcast. In today's episode, we answer some questions on meal schedule and timing. Thanks for all who sent in questions. Here are the questions for the podcast: What is your current diet and meal schedule like?I normally drink coffee with ghee at 8:30am and … Continue reading HYG Podcast Episode 16: Meal schedule Q&A
Intermittent fasting has become a popular tool for people these days, but what's the best way to break a fast? First, it's important to define intermittent fasting; the definition typically varies depending on who talks about it. We consider intermittent fasting as periods of 24 or more hours of fasting. The 16:8 fasting protocol, while … Continue reading What’s the best way to break a fast?
Bone healing is a long process that often requires the use of pain meds to manage pain. However, there is evidence that the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs) can impair the healing process. A new study indicates that it's not the use of NSAIDs, per se, that impacts bone healing. Instead, it's the use of … Continue reading Bone healing optimized: Take your NSAIDs at the right time
Hello folks, time for some more food intolerance reversal in this testimonial from a member of the Circadian Retraining Program. I began talking with Chuck before I even developed the program. He was an early follower of Hack Your Gut and we'd often discuss aspects of diet from different perspectives. Chuck has made major improvements … Continue reading Food intolerance reversed with circadian optimization