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Today, we’re going to talk about nutrient deficiencies and Hashimoto’s, and this a big topic, so I’m just going to blab out here real quick, okay? Because I want to cover a lot of things.
Nutrient deficiency and Hashimoto’s. So Hashimoto’s, hypothyroid aspect of Hashimoto’s will slow everything down. So the baseline of getting nutrient deficiency is from Hashimoto’s is that you don’t digest as well.
Once you move into the active part of Hashimoto’s, where you really start having symptoms. One of the most common symptoms is constipation. Long before constipation it starts to slow down the ability of your stomach to digest.
It starts slowing down the ability of your gallbladder to pump out gallbladder bile. Starts slowing down the ability of your pancreas to pump out digestive enzymes for starches and sugars and finishing off the protein digestion.
And so that alone will create a situation with the breakdown of your foods and then ultimately that can affect the absorption of it. And then that can cause you to not have enough hydrochloric acid in your stomach.
Again, hypothyroid, not enough hydrochloric acid in your stomach. That can cause you to not be able to break down your iron. So you can get iron anemia. That’ll cause you to not break down your, it may cause you to have a concomitant auto-immune situation where your intrinsic factor doesn’t work to bring your B12 into your system, and get it through your intestines into your bloodstream.
So, those are nutrient deficiencies that can be assigned to Hashimoto’s. I mean it’s so much, it’s crazy. I mean, Hashimoto’s people have nutrient deficiencies. I was reading something not that long ago that said half people or more that have Hashimoto’s will have either small intestinal bacteria overgrowth, or something called oral tolerance, which many of you may not be familiar with yet.
It’s kind of a new concept that we’ve been using a lot. And both of those, both of these are going to break down your digestive chain, just the way I just outlined that the Hashimoto’s in and of itself causes.
So you can have Hashimoto’s causing constipation, and then that can cause a SIBO. And then the SIBO can cause a number of things. And the SIBO itself can cause the gallbladder not to work. The SIBO itself can cause intestinal permeability.
So that you have a little bit more difficult time digesting your foods properly, and absorbing it properly. And you also have a lot more challenge with you putting toxins into your system. So you can be getting nutrient deficiencies from that.
You can get a central fatty acid deficiency from that gallbladder not working properly. So your hair can start getting dry and things can start clearing out that way. So essentially the nutrient deficiencies, if you have constipation, or if you have irritable bowel syndrome, and those are secondary to your Hashimoto’s, you’re not going to be.
Across the board, you may not be getting nutrients in there the way that you’d like. And then that’s not all of them, okay? I’m just trying to draw the picture that there’s a strong probability if you have Hashimoto’s and you’re in an active stage that you’re getting nutrient deficiencies from it.
And these nutrient deficiencies are, they can be subtle, they can be significant. And the biggest thing that when I look for significant nutrient deficiencies, malnutrition deficiencies. Now I’m looking for people who have more like irritable bowel syndrome.
Not irritable bowel syndrome, like Crohn’s disease, or ulcerative colitis, or celiac, or just massive stress. All of these things will create a lot of inflammation in the inside of your intestines.
And these, particularly celiac, is directly connected to Hashimoto’s. But when you usually get one autoimmune problem, you’ll usually get other ones. So it’s not uncommon to have Hashimoto’s and ulcerative colitis, or Hashimoto’s and Crohn’s disease.
And now you get what is real nutrient deficiencies. That’s when you start to get that malnourished patient. Now, if you’re coming in here, you’re overweight. your eyes are not sunken in. You’re not malnourished, you may have some nutrient deficiencies, but then that malnourished patient is kind of thin.
They’re kind of gone, they’ll usually have kind of blue eyes, bluishness under the eyes. And just kind of that sunken look, and their energies will be like nothing. And they’ll usually be very thin.
And that’s real genuine malabsorption, malnutrition. So I mean, just on every level Hashimoto’s can be connected to different malnourishment, different nutrient deficiencies relative to the physiology that it causes down line.
Slows down the guts, slows down the stomach, slows down the pancreas, slows down the gallbladder, inflames the inside of the intestines. Just the whole thing. It’s probably very unusual not to have some sort of nutrient deficiency with Hashimoto’s.
So that is nutrient deficiencies and Hashimoto’s.