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July 26, 2021
tsh

What Low TSH and Low T3 Truly Means

Hi Dr. C, “My functional medicine doctor says my T3 is too low but when he raises my dose my TSH gets too low but my T3 does not go up. What can I do?” Lorraine
July 12, 2021
iodine level

Which Of The 6 Iodine Levels Do You Currently Belong To?

Iodine: We talk a lot about it, but how much do you need exactly? It’s a good thing, but it’s not a magic tonic. It’s just a mineral with a very exacting requirement, and the amount you want to get is what I want to help you determine in today’s […]
July 5, 2021
Thyroid Test

What Thyroid Tests Do You Really Need To Get?

Is testing your thyroid on your mind? Where do you even begin? In this article, I want to share with you some of the main reasons why you might want to test, which thyroid tests you should pursue, and what you can do with those results.
July 2, 2021
Hormones Replacement Therapy

Podcast – Biggest Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Myths with Dr. Shawn Tassone

Hormone replacement therapy has proven to be an effective and welcome relief from such symptoms, but is it safe? Does it cause breast cancer?
June 28, 2021
epstein barr virus

Epstein Barr Virus and Thyroid Health: Everything You Need To Know

Could the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) be the biggest driver of your thyroid disease? If you’ve tried taking herbs, changing your diet, and using other methods to eradicate EBV in the hopes of helping your thyroid get better with no results, you may want to consider if EBV is a […]
July 26, 2021
tsh

What Low TSH and Low T3 Truly Means

Hi Dr. C, “My functional medicine doctor says my T3 is too low but when he raises my dose my TSH gets too low but my T3 does not go up. What can I do?” Lorraine
July 12, 2021
iodine level

Which Of The 6 Iodine Levels Do You Currently Belong To?

Iodine: We talk a lot about it, but how much do you need exactly? It’s a good thing, but it’s not a magic tonic. It’s just a mineral with a very exacting requirement, and the amount you want to get is what I want to help you determine in today’s […]
July 5, 2021
Thyroid Test

What Thyroid Tests Do You Really Need To Get?

Is testing your thyroid on your mind? Where do you even begin? In this article, I want to share with you some of the main reasons why you might want to test, which thyroid tests you should pursue, and what you can do with those results.
June 28, 2021
epstein barr virus

Epstein Barr Virus and Thyroid Health: Everything You Need To Know

Could the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) be the biggest driver of your thyroid disease? If you’ve tried taking herbs, changing your diet, and using other methods to eradicate EBV in the hopes of helping your thyroid get better with no results, you may want to consider if EBV is a […]
June 14, 2021
thyroid hormones

How Can You Naturally Increase Thyroid Hormones?

Let’s be honest: no one wants to be dependent on long-term treatment. Instead, you want our bodies to work, you want them to take care of themselves, and you want to feel good as a result – without depending on medications!
May 17, 2021
adrenal

Your Complete Guide To Adrenal Testing

Let’s talk about testing your adrenals. Here’s a quick introduction to the concept of adrenal testing. If you have unexplained symptoms, like feeling wiped out, faint, bouts of insomnia, poor stress tolerance, or anxiety, it is worth it to screen your adrenal function.
March 17, 2021
immune

Natural Micronutrients to Reset Immunity

Are immune tonics safe? What if you have an autoimmune disease? Are they even helpful? A reader recently reached out with an echinacea autoimmune disease-related question. I get a lot of these, and not just about echinacea.
October 5, 2020
thyroid

A Brief History of Thyroid Disease and Natural Thyroid Medication

Today, I want to share with you a quick run-through of the history of thyroid disease and thyroid treatments. That’s because I think it’s always helpful to know why we have the various conundrums, debates, and conflicts we have in medicine.
August 10, 2020

The Iodine Controversy

Why in the world is iodine controversial? The funny thing is that it’s not. Except for within natural medicine. In today’s article, I wanted to explain why there are contrasting views. I’ll explain where these ideas came from, what their core claims are, and we’ll talk through the evidence on […]
June 15, 2020

Should You Be Taking A Probiotic Every Day?

If you were putting together a list of all the things you should take every day, the best suggestion is to make that list as short as possible. That’s because, if you make the criteria too lax about the things you take, you will soon be taking a whole lot […]
March 28, 2019

Update – Surprising Danger About Bentonite Clay

Is bentonite clay safe? Can bentonite clay cause cancer? I have heard many people share how bentonite clay has helped their digestion and skin symptoms. It seemed plausible to me at first, but I had never really thought about it.
September 24, 2018
eosinophilic esophagitis

Do You Have Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Do you have eosinophilic esophagitis? Or, maybe you have suspected you have it? If you think you do, or need to be sure, let me give you a clearer understanding of what it is all about (and what you can do to be sure you have it).
August 27, 2018

Should You Be Afraid Of “Clean Meat”?

Have you heard the “second agricultural revolution”? This is an idea that is super important to me. It could even completely change the world. Let’s dive into an era of clean meat.
March 5, 2018
adrenal fatigue

Is SIBO a real condition?

Do you have SIBO? Have you heard about it? I set out to write a simple guide about which diet would help SIBO the most. Once I got started on the science, something entirely different emerged. Please take a deep breath and sit down. Trust me, you’re in for a […]
December 4, 2017

The 12 Days of Christianson are here!

January 25, 2021
ginger

Is Ginger A Problem If You Have Thyroid Disease?

I recently got a really great question about the use of ginger for cooking, and what relationship ginger shares with your thyroid overall. If you were ever curious or concerned about whether or not you should be cooking with ginger, this discussion is for you.
July 27, 2020
turmeric

The Truth About Turmeric: In Your Diet, As A Supplement, And For Your Best Health

Today, let’s talk all about turmeric. Did you know there has been a lot of new data coming out about it?
April 20, 2020
one pot roast

One Pot Roast & Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 beef roast (2-3 lbs.) fat trimmed off 1 medium onion, cut into chunks 3 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch pieces 3-4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces, or 1 can of canned carrots
April 19, 2020

Steel Cut Oat Risotto

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup – steel-cut oats 1 Medium onion, diced 3 cups – chicken broth 1 Clove garlic – crushed
April 15, 2020

Pineapple Shrimp

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