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Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson's Chronic Condition Natural Treatment Blog

Intentional musings of a unique Shelby Township Michigan Chiropractic Physician dedicated to helping people find solutions to improving their health by rooting out causes to chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, stubborn thyroid disorder symptoms, balance disorders, chronic knee & shoulder pain, migraines, sciatica, ADD/ADHD/ASD, back pain, peripheral neuropathy, gluten sensitivity and autoimmune disorders so they can Reclaim Their Life!

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Hashimoto's: Is It a Thyroid Problem or An Immune Problem?

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Sat, Apr 06, 2013

Hashimoto's was the first disease recognized as an autoimmune disease. It was first described by the Japanese specialist Hakaru Hashimoto in Germany in 1912. Hashimoto's is also known as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis or HT. In this autoimmune disorder the body produces an antibody that attacks the thyroid gland resulting in inflammation, and often decreased thyroid function (hypothyroidism).

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Topics: Hypothyroidism, thyroid symptoms, autoimmune, Hashimoto's, fibromyalgia, thyroid

Why Low Thyroid Symptoms Can Be Affected By Blood Sugar Levels

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Tue, Mar 26, 2013

Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC, Shelby Township, Macomb County Metro Detroit Area Doctor Shares How and Why Hypothyroid Symptoms Can Be Affected by Blood Sugar Levels

Let’s Take A Look At The Important Role Of Balanced Blood Sugar Levels And Your Low Thyroid Symptoms

Proper Blood Sugar levels are critical for anyone with low thyroid function. Normal blood glucose levels medically have a broad range of anywhere from 70 to 105. Functional or optimal blood glucose levels are 85 to 99. According to the American Diabetic Association, a blood sugar level reading of 106 to 126 is called, “Insulin resistance,” and anything above 127 is diabetes.

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Topics: autoimmune, inflammation, Diabetes, Insomnia, Adrenal, Low Thyroid Symptoms

Autoimmune Diseases On The Rise. How To Minimize Your Risk

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Thu, Mar 21, 2013

Despite enormous expenditures for health care in the United States, several life-impacting chronic conditions and diseases are on the rise. A large number of patients who visit my office with a chronic health chanllenge are found to have some type autoimmune basis for their health decline via specific testing.

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Topics: autoimmune, Hashimoto's, fibromyalgia, brain based therapy, autoimmune disease

Why Insomnia Plagues Hashimoto's and Other Autoimmune Illness

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Wed, Mar 06, 2013

Insomnia is a common complaint with the patients I see who have health challenges such as fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism symptoms, peripheral neuropathy and vertigo.

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Topics: Hypothyroidism, autoimmune, Hashimoto's, fibromyalgia, vertigo, Insomnia

Not Knowing If You Have Autoimmune Thyroid is Harmful To Your Health

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Tue, Feb 19, 2013

If you've been reading my blog for a while you know I have revealed the fact that the number-one cause of hypothyroidism is an autoimmune thyroid [1]. Based on the number of medically managed hypothyroid patients who have sought my care for their numerous persistant health challenges, thyroid hormone replacement alone does not address the underlying cause of Hashimoto's (autoimmune thyroid). Too many patients who only utilize thyroid hormone replacement therapy may never feel the way they truly desire. It's a shame and that's why I am dedicated to helping patient's with autoimmune thyroid improve their health with my unique blend of natural methods.

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Topics: Hypothyroidism, autoimmune, Hashimoto's, TSH, thyroid, autoimmune thyroid, T4, T3, Immune System, TH1, TH2, TPO Ab, TBG Ab

Leaky Gut: Autoimmune Connection. Can This Be Destroying Your Health?

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Sun, Feb 03, 2013

Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is a major cause of disease and dysfunction in modern society, accounts for at least 50% of chronic complaints, as confirmed by laboratory tests.

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Topics: autoimmune, gluten, fibromyalgia, Leaky Gut, Enzymes, Detoxification, autoimmune illness, RA

3 Weight Loss Resolution Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Sat, Jan 12, 2013

I think you will agree with me that what you are about to read will make total sense and is a fantastic companion to my highly successful health restoration program for patients who suffer with chronic health challenges. Most of the patients I work with have undiagnosed autoimmune illness (like Hashimoto's) and out of control systemic inflammation. Through my health restoration programs, my patients almost universally lose significant weight without exercising, but they need a way to tone up and continue the weight loss as well as improve their fitness for a full and rewarding life. This article and the special offer at the end IS YOUR ANSWER FOR A REVITALIZED NEW YOU!

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Topics: Weight Loss, autoimmune, Hashimoto's, Resolution, Rick Bramos, 2DF, Health, Fitness

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