Infections are often overlooked but treating them could be essential for remission of the Hashimoto’s disease. Parasites, H. pylori, SIBO and Lyme disease are some of the common infections which usually attack the body.
Parasites are considered triggers for the autoimmune disease and also cause damage to the intestines. GI Effects Profile is recommended for testing parasites. Treatment entails getting the right medication for the specific parasite, low carbohydrate diet and taking supplements.
Some doctors have gone the natural way when treating H. pylori and it seems to be showing progressive results. Aloe vera juice, garlic, co-enzyme Q10 and oils like olive and coconut are some of the products used in natural treatment. This infection usually requires huge doses of antibiotic for treatment. All in all eliminating this infection could be the key to recovery.
SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) usually results from many antibiotics and starch. This is because antibiotics normally get rid of all bacteria, both necessary and unnecessary, creating room for SIBO to manifest. This infection is the major cause of intestinal permeability. Nonetheless, it is Important to note that the treatment of SIBO requires antibiotics. Therefore care should be taken when using antibiotics.
If one still experiences symptoms after the administration of Hashimotos’ treatment; this may imply an infection of Lyme disease. Its detection and treatment is hard hence it requires an expert on the disease when dealing with it.
All these infections could be the root causes of Hashimotos’, therefore their treatment is vital for a recovery. When using antibiotics as treatment it is important to note the need for probiotics in order to replace the good bacteria.
Hashimoto’s is reversible
Hashimoto’s is reversible and the autoimmune attack on the thyroid can be minimized or completely eliminated. The thyroid tissue can regenerate in some cases hence provide healing. Removing either the trigger factor or the intestinal permeability factor could lead to remission.