Podcasts – Health

April 17, 2024

Podcast – Supplement Overload – Are You Harming Your Thyroid Instead of Helping?: Part 6 of the Thyroid Beginner Series

Dr. Christianson sheds light on the role of supplements in supporting thyroid function. We all want to care for our health, and seeking assistance from supplements is natural. However, it's important to remember that overconsumption can have serious consequences. Dr. C. warns against excessive use, citing startling statistics of liver damage as an outcome.
April 4, 2024

Podcast – The Essential Role of Diet in Thyroid Health: Part 5 of the Thyroid Beginner Series

Dr. Christianson discusses the impact of various diets studied for thyroid disease, such as gluten-free, autoimmune paleo, vegan, and low iodine, and helps you understand their complexities. He also shares his insights on the importance of maintaining a balanced diet rich in essential nutrients such as selenium, iron, and B12 to support thyroid health effectively.
March 30, 2024

Podcast – The Importance of Iodine for Thyroid Health: Part 4 of the Thyroid Beginner Series

Some people's genes work better in low-iodine environments, while others work better in high-iodine environments. Interestingly, people who are prone to thyroid disease may have a lower tolerance for iodine, making them more vulnerable to triggers, even at normal iodine levels.
February 24, 2024

Podcast – Navigating Thyroid Health: Part 1 of the Thyroid Beginner Series

As part of the Thyroid Beginner Series, Dr. C. discusses the prevalence of thyroid disease in this episode. Despite affecting a significant portion of the population, many cases go undiagnosed. Moreover, conventional treatments like thyroid medication not only offer little benefit but also pose serious health risks, including increased cancer rates.