chapter  20
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Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis : Optimizing Thyroid Function with Nutrition

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease, is the most common cause of primary hypothyroidism in the United States [1]. Despite supplementation with thyroid hormone, whether thyroxine or thyroxine and triioothyronine, some patients continue to have symptoms of hypothyroidism.