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Hashimoto's & Heavy Metals

Hashimoto's disease is a condition in which your immune system at­tacks your thyroid. The thyroid gland is part of your endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of your body's func­tions. Inflammation from Hashimoto's disease, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, often leads to an underactive thyroid gland (hy­pothyroidism). Hashimoto's disease is the most common cause of hypo­thyroidism in the United States Autoimmune disorders have toxicity ori­gins, typically heavy metals. The immune system does not just attack itself, it is pushed into doing so, and western medicine refuses to ac­knowledge the role toxins and metals play in causing these ailments.

Fatigue and sluggishness

Increased sensitivity to cold


Pale, dry skin

A puffy face

Brittle nails

Hair loss

Enlargement of the tongue

Unexplained weight gain

Muscle aches, tenderness, and stiffness

Joint pain and stiffness

Muscle weakness

Excessive or prolonged menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia)


Memory lapses

Every single one of these doubles as a symptom of heavy metal toxicity and in particular, mercury toxicity. Given this information, it should be no surprise that people with Hashimoto's often have other similar con­ditions such as RA or Lupus.

We know that environmental factors, including toxins, infections, diet, stress, hormones, and more play a huge role in triggering and worsening autoimmune disease.

In fact, research has shown that genetics account for only 30% of autoimmunity, and the remaining 70% can be attributed to environmental causes and intestinal permeability (also known as leaky gut).

This constellation of factors causes your immune system to malfunction and attack your own body by mistake.

The specific organs or tissues being attacked varies by condition. In the case of Hashimoto's and Graves' the thyroid is attacked, in rheumatoid arthritis, it's your joints, for multiple sclerosis, it's your nerves, and so on and so forth.

There are 3 primary theories for how toxins contribute to this malfunction.

One is that toxins damage the cells in your body so much that your immune system no longer recognizes them and attacks them on accident.

Another is that toxins stimulate an immune response, causing chronic inflammation and stressing your immune system until it becomes overwhelmed and starts misfiring.

The third theory is that toxins damage your thymus, regulating your immune system and producing the cells that differentiate your own tissues from outside invaders.

The good news is that by identifying and addressing the environmental factors contributing to your autoimmune disease (including toxins), you can restore your body's optimal immune function, stop its attack on your body, and reverse your condition.

3 Toxins that Trigger Autoimmune Disease

Here are 3 toxins research has linked to autoimmune disease that may be lurking in your home.

Heavy Metals

This group includes mercury, lead, and arsenic, along with several others. Numerous studies have linked elevated levels of heavy metals with autoimmune diseases, especially autoimmune thyroid conditions. One study even found that women with high mercury exposure were more than twice as likely to have the antibodies found in Hashimoto's and Graves' disease.

And unfortunately, these chemicals are a lot more common in our environment than most people believe.

Mercury alone can be found in everything from fish to dental fillings to vaccines to cosmetics, not to mention our air and water thanks to coal-burning plants.

Meanwhile, lead is often found in old paint and pipes and cheap imported consumer goods. The FDA even found traces of lead in over 400 lipsticks in 2012.

Finally, arsenic can also be found in drinking water, and it's frequently detected in rice, fruits, and vegetables because it's in the soil where they grow.

Mold & Mycotoxins

Mold and the toxic gasses it releases, called mycotoxins, can attack both your immune system and nervous system. Research in this area is still relatively new; however, scientists believe this leads to chronic inflammation and can, therefore, trigger autoimmunity.

A 2017 study from Finland has helped confirm this as it found significantly elevated rates of autoimmune conditions in people exposed to mold and mycotoxins.

However, mold toxicity can also lead to a whole host of other symptoms, including fatigue, difficulty concentrating, headaches, muscle aches, digestive issues, and more.

This makes it really hard to pinpoint, especially when autoimmune conditions are in the mix since the symptoms often overlap. Add onto that the fact that conventional medicine rarely tests for it, and it almost always goes undiagnosed.

Don't let that fool you into thinking it's rare, though! Mold particles are typically too small for the eye to actually see and it's often hiding behind walls, inside your air vents, and in furniture, carpets, and clothing, even your food.


Shockingly, the toxic chemicals used to grow our food are among those most strongly tied to autoimmunity.

According to the National Institutes of Health, pesticides have specifically been linked to lupus and rheumatoid arthritis as far back as 2011.

A 2007 study that looked at the death certificates of farmers for the previous 14 years also found farmers who were exposed to pesticides while at work were more likely to die from a systemic autoimmune disease.


Testimony 1

I believe I've been a Hashimoto patient for twenty years, but I was diag­nosed with Hashimoto in October 2017. I got to the point when I could not remember where I put my papers for the next school day, so I had to quit. I started with research-AIP has improved my physical state, but bad brain fog was still there. But miracles DO happen. When I started to take TRS-my thyroid was the first to be targeted. Then I had liver problems, muscle pain, etc., along the way. The best was the vivid dreams. They are unbelievable ... it's like a reward for suffering. I drank lots of water and took Charcoal, Milk Thistle and other supplements. It took me three months to get to the point when I've realized that my brain fog has completely gone. It was like a rebirth. TRS Detox works better than you can ever imagine! I keep taking one spray a day as a precaution, and I intend to take it for life. It's not luxury- it's a necessity in modern life! I wish all people to target optimal health and achieve the best!

Testimony 2

Since starting TRS over 3 months ago, I had reported 6 weeks ago that most of my thyroid numbers were moving in the wrong direction after starting TRS. I had my blood work done on Thursday, and everything is now moving back in the right di­rection again. My minerals also came back good, and I need more vitamin D even though I supplement, but I need to increase my dose; I plan on doing an iodine sufficiency test next month and increase my iodine intake as well. I've been on the iodine protocol for two years and no longer hypothyroid with Hashimoto. I have felt great through all of the changes with increased energy. I also had my mercury level tested in my blood, and it came back negative since testing positive a few months ago. The doctor forgot to test my antibodies. Ugh! Yay for TRS!!!

Testimony 3

I wanted to share some of my progress. I have both graves and Hashimoto's. (Yes, you can have both, unfortunately.) I've been trying for years to get in remission. I've been taking TRS and also intermittent fasting. (I take other supplements as well to help support my body, and I'm strictly GF.) I went to my endocrinologist this morning, and my fasting blood sugar has decreased, and my Hashimoto's is in REMISSION! I'm so thankful. My autoimmune disorders were vaccine-induced, and by using TRS to get the heavy metals out is making a difference in my recov­ery. I just wanted to share some positive feedback; I'm so happy that I'm ugly crying, lol!


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