Recommended Reading

recommended readingThyroSisters™, you aren’t on this journey to reclaim your health alone! We’ve gathered resources throughout this site that will aid your recovery and below you’ll find some of our favorite reading recommendations. Please contact us if you have a recommendation you’d like to see added to the list!


  • wdishts wimbwWhy Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal? And Why Isn’t My Brain Working
    By Datis Kharrazian – Written to address the true causes of hypothyroidism in this country and how to manage them. The vast majority of hypothyroid cases are caused by Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune reaction, and are being treated inappropriately or misdiagnosed by the standard health care model. Through exhaustive research and clinical experience, Dr. Kharrazian has discovered the many causes of hypothyroidism, including autoimmunity, and how to manage it.
  • Crazy Sexy DietcsdCrazy Sexy Cancer TipskskCrazy Sexy Kitchen, and Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips
    By Kris Carr – Kris Carr is a wellness activist and cancer survivor. An excellent source of information and motivation about healthy eating and juicing. You will love her, her style, her tips, ( I know I do, she really packs a wallop in her health message)  one of my favorites!
  • gmGhost Mothers: Healing from the Pain of a Mother Who Wasn’t Really There
    By Kathryn Rudlin, LCSW – ARE YOU HAUNTED by your past, unable to be the person you long to be? The core cause of your emotional, physical or spiritual problems may be unresolved issues from being raised by a GHOST MOTHER. Ghost mothers are unable to connect emotionally. Kathryn currently has a private practice in San Diego, Calif. specializing in providing support, education and healing to ghost-mothered women.
  • gluteneffectThe Gluten Effect, How Innocent Wheat is Ruining your Health
    By Dr. Vikki Richard Peterson – Is Your Food Poisoning You? Exhaustion, obesity, digestive problems, headaches and depression: If you suffer from any of these symptoms the cause might well be found in what’s on your plate. Yes, it could be the food you eat. Specifically, the problem may be gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley that is emerging as a key factor behind a variety of health problems affecting millions of Americans.
  • not just another pretty faceNot Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry
    By Stacy Malkan – The book tells the inside story of the unprecedented research and advocacy efforts by the group of women who created the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and built a national movement to shift the $50 billion beauty industry from harmful chemicals toward safer products. (You can also find more information on how to give the beauty industry a makeover by visiting:
  • twssThe Whole Soy Story the Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food
    By Kaayla T. Daniel, Ph.D., C.C.N – This groundbreaking expose tells the truth about soy that scientists know but that the soy industry has tried to suppress. Soy is not a health food, does not prevent disease and has not even been proven safe. Epidemiological, clinical and laboratory studies link soy to malnutrition, digestive problems, thyroid dysfunction, cognitive decline, reproductive disorders, even heart disease and cancer.
  • 5 Minute Stress Mastery newsletterNeimarkPicCrop2-68
    by Dr. Neil Neimark, M.D – You will receive the latest practical, inspirational, and motivational breakthroughs for managing stress-related medical disorders and achieving greater health and healing for the mind, body and spirit.
  • Dr. Tom O'BryanDr. Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DABCN
    Dr. Tom O’Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in the complications of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease as they occur inside and outside of the intestines. He recently hosted the paradigm-shifting ‘The Gluten Summit – A Grain of Truth’, bringing together 29 of the world’s experts on Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. He is the founder of
  • biaoBeautiful Inside and Out
    By Gena Lee Nolin – Collaborating with New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon, Nolin uses her own story to deliver practical information vital for anyone struggling with thyroid issues. Readers will learn how to get diagnosed accurately and treated effectively, how to lose weight, balance hormones, solve beauty challenges, and regain their self-confidence.
  • who switched off my brainWho Switched off My Brain, Controlling Toxic Thoughts and Emotions
    By Dr. Caroline Leaf – Research shows that as much as 87% to 95% of mental and physical illnesses are a direct result of toxic thinking—proof that our thoughts affect us physically and emotionally. In this best-selling book, Dr. Caroline Leaf clearly communicates 13 ways to detox your thought life and live a life of physical, mental, and emotional wholeness.
  • Fresh from Elizabeths' KitchenFresh From Elizabeth’s Kitchen
    By Elizabeth Kaplan – Finally, the secrets to delicious and healthy gluten-free and allergy-free cooking and baking are available in “Fresh from Elizabeth’s Kitchen.” Elizabeth shares her tried-and-true recipes and helpful hints to help make living gluten-free as easy as pie. Recipes focus on fresh, full-flavored and nutrient-dense foods.
  • Grain BrainThe Grain Brain
    By Dr. David Perlmutter – Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age.
  • paleo cookbookAutoimmune Paleo Cookbook
    By Mickey Trescott – Low carb, high protein, and full of wholesome, natural foods, the Paleo diet has gained rapid popularity for those who truly savor good cooking, but no longer want to be weighed down by processed or unhealthy food.  With the Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook as your guide, you’ll be inspired to take your health into your own hands–finding better health in the face of autoimmunity, while thoroughly enjoying every last bite!
  • The Root CauseHashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause
    By Izabella Wentz – What’s Really Going on in Hashimoto’s? Hashimoto’s is more than just hypothyroidism. The body becomes stuck in a vicious cycle of immune system overload, adrenal insufficiency, gut dysbiosis, impaired digestion, inflammation, and thyroid hormone release abnormalities. This cycle is self-sustaining and will continue causing more and more symptoms until an external factor intervenes and breaks the cycle apart.
  • understanding your mindUnderstanding Your Mind, Mood, and Hormone Cycle
    By Leslie Carol Botha – Understanding Your Mind, Mood, and Hormone Cycle was written for women who want to understand the sometimes, confusing physical and psychological changes they experience each month. It is also suggested reading for men who deal with hormonal women daily; and for educators, healthcare and social welfare professionals who support women of all ages that are struggling with physical and behavioral issues caused by hormonal changes. It is the product of a nine-years of research, analysis, and writing. Learn more
  • guide to health and wellbeingTeenage Girls: The Guide for Health, Wellness & Self-Esteem
    By Linda Ellis Eastman – A must-read book for teens and parents which includes diet & nutrition, stress management, self-esteem, relationships, mom/daughter communication, career planning, positive attitude development, and more! Learn more