Is Hashimoto’s an Underlying Cause of PCOS?

How Do I Stop Excessive Weight Gain?

Dear Robin: “I was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroditis. My TSH level is 100. I was having pcos symptoms for the last 5 years . Is Hashimoto’s an underlying cause of PCOS? if yes would my PCOS go away on its own by managing the TSH level?” ~ Sanjana

Dear Sanjana: Hashimoto’s (autoimmune thyroid, HT) is actually another symptom of PCOS. The good news is that when you dim the light on Hashimoto’s you will also greatly improve symptoms of PCOS because both are caused by inflammation.

HT can cause your thyroid to be hyper or hypo, depending, so sometimes your TSH may be high and other times it may be too low. The numbers to focus on for autoimmune thyroid are your thyroid antibodies (TPO and TAA). You want to work hard to take care of yourself so those go down into the normal range.

Your work begins by healing your digestive tract because autoimmunity starts in your gut. Here are some next steps:

  1. Eliminate offending foods that are increasing your inflammation: sugar, wheat, dairy, corn, soy, caffeine, alcohol, artificial ingredients like food colorings, preservatives and artificial sugars. You might even leave eggs out for a few weeks.
  2. Add in fiber (see response in the second question above)
  3. Drink 1 cup of Aloe Vera juice twice daily to help to seal up your digestive tract.
  4. Get the list of hormone deal-breakers here and begin to figure out what you need to address to dim the light on Hashimoto’s and PCOS.

You can do this – it’s not all that hard, but you have to be consistent. Many of my clients have completely healed their autoimmune condition and PCOS symptoms and you can do it too. ~ Robin

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Next Steps

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