What do high TPO and TgAb antibodies mean when T3 and T4 are in range? Episode 47.

What do high TPO and TgAb antibodies mean when T3 and T4 are in range? Episode 47.

Laura, a 26 year old listener in Japan, ponders why her antibodies are so high when her T3/T4 are in range and how to incorporate diet changes in a country filled with wonderful food. In this episode I talk about what contributes to Hashimoto’s disease, how reactions to foods can come in many forms, and steps to help reduce inflammation in your diet. Join me in examining these challenging topics.

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Your immune system and Hashimoto's; Adaptive vs. Innate immunity in Hashimoto’s. Episode 38.

Your immune system and Hashimoto's; Adaptive vs. Innate immunity in Hashimoto’s. Episode 38.

Your immune system needs to be regulated in order for your Hashimoto’s disease to be managed. There are different ways immune cells could be affecting you. What are B-cells, Natural Killer cells, and Cytotoxic cells? I talk about all of this and more in this week’s episode.

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Thyroid talk with Ginny and Danna from Thyroid Refresh. Episode 32.

Thyroid talk with Ginny and Danna from Thyroid Refresh. Episode 32.

In today’s episode I am talking with Danna Bowman (Thyroid Nation) and Ginny Mahar (Hypothyroid Chef) who have teamed up to create a really cool interactive program on their Thyroid Refresh® website called Thyroid 30®. We talk about how they found each other to team up and create a positive space for thyroid patients to be supported, what some of the biggest mistakes thyroid patients make, how lifestyle choices make a difference in your recovery and more. Use code TryThy30 for $5 off their program starting January 13, 2019.

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Oops! I forgot to take my medication. Plus, how’s your poop? Episode 17.

Oops! I forgot to take my medication. Plus, how’s your poop? Episode 17.

What do you do if you forget to take your medication? How are you eating? Are you always eating on the run? What happens when our digestion isn’t working well? Let’s talk about all of this and more as we look at the answers to these questions. Because when our digestion isn’t working well, it affects our thyroid — we will also be talking about poop. Join me in this real discussion about real life issues.

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Are you your diagnosis? A little bit about selenium. Episode 14.

Are you your diagnosis? A little bit about selenium. Episode 14.

Choosing to live life and not the diagnosis is important. Things can change. There is hope. Let’s talk about this and take a look at an article from Green Med Info talking about the use of selenium and Myo-Inositol to put Hashimoto’s into remission and Euthyroidism — which means your thyroid is working on its own.  

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How do you push through the fatigue? Episode 13.

How do you push through the fatigue? Episode 13.

Let’s focus on fatigue. When you have Hashimoto’s, you know fatigue well. What can be contributing to it? Anemia. Food sensitivities. Vitamin B12 values. Irregular blood sugar. Digestion issues. Low vitamin D. Join me for this episode as we discuss this very debilitating symptom that can often have you feeling like you are moving in slow motion.

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High T3, low T4, recommendations on supplements to feel better. Episode 10.

High T3, low T4, recommendations on supplements to feel better. Episode 10.

Jordan, a 30 year old listener with a variety of symptoms, is looking for vitamin suggestions and ways to feel better. Let’s first look at what the causes of all those symptoms might be, and then look at some supplements and diet changes that could be helpful and why. Also, what are the symptoms of adrenal fatigue?

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Endocrinologists, medication, and first steps to take when diagnosed. Episode 9.

Endocrinologists, medication, and first steps to take when diagnosed. Episode 9.

We go to the doctor and they tell us to take the medicine and come back in three months or so to be tested to see if we are at the right dosage.  I personally got nothing at all from an endocrinologist. You have a right to find someone who will listen. Unfortunately I realize that some of you have horrible health insurance and don’t have the ability to look around much so I have a plan for you! Join me for this episode as we explore the diagnosis and what comes next.

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