autoimmune

The “Hashimoto’s Syndrome”

[For those regular readers who’ve noticed my absence, please let me say, excuse me. I’m working on a bit bigger project. I haven’t abandoned this site, but I’ve been crazy busy, and I think you’re going to enjoy the fruits of this new endeavor. I, too, look forward to more regular posts here one day. …

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Wheatgrass for Twitter

An old, rediscovered friend passed along a question to me via Twitter. Ron Zimmerman and Carrie Van Dyck, proprietors of the sublime and ever-inventive Herbfarm in Woodinville, Washington, were friends in the 70s, when we were all immersed in a golden era for wilderness equipment specialists — they, Early Winters, and I, Rivendell Mountain Works. …

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Hashimoto’s — Bigger Than Diabetes?

Perhaps, perhaps not, but it’s going to be attracting a lot of media attention in the next decade.  People aren’t dying of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Not directly, anyway. They simply live increasingly unpleasant lives without knowing why. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Most of those who are aware of the ‘disease’ called Hashimoto’s …

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