Recent studies found those with Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease have different types of bacteria in their guts compared to healthy individuals.
Did you know that the bustling community of trillions of microbes living in your gut can play a role in managing autoimmune thyroid diseases such as Hashimoto’s?
Decades ago, scientists began hypothesizing about a connection between the gut microbiome (all the microorganisms residing in our intestines) and the thyroid gland.
In recent studies, scientists looked closely at people with two autoimmune thyroid diseases, Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease. They discovered that people with these conditions had microbiomes that were different from those of healthy individuals.