In a recent interview on the Daddy Issues podcast, Richards said she had noticed her swollen neck, but had ignored it, People magazine reported.
“I was like, ‘Why does my neck look bigger?’ I had other symptoms, but I just kept ignoring it and finally when a couple people pointed it out I was like, I have to look into it,” she said.
“It’s amazing to me in a short time eliminating gluten from my diet how much my thyroid has changed,” she wrote on Instagram.
“I had no idea how much our diet really can affect our body and for me how toxic gluten really is ... I thank all of you who sent me messages.”