Recently, I received an important question that inspired something of a deep dive. It went like this: “Hi, Dr. C., I’m desperate to lower my thyroid antibodies, lose weight, and feel better. What would be the ultimate list of supplements to help?”
We’ve discussed the topic of low TSH levels on the podcast before, and I’ve shared with you my own perspective and the testimonials of healthy patients with varying TSH levels. Too commonly misdiagnosed as a pituitary disease or thyroid hormone resistance, low TSH levels can play a major role in the struggle to overcome sleep disturbances, weight loss or low energy levels.
One of your most asked questions is about different diets, specifically for thyroid disease, and how effective they can be for your thyroid health. So I sat down and I researched it, for 2 YEARS. What I discovered is so important for your thyroid, that I wrote the Thyroid Reset […]
Should doctors make massive health recommendations based on weak evidence? It seems strange, but one of the most controversial points in a healthy diet is also one of the most essential — protein has been villainized for too long and is the topic of today’s myth-busting episode.
Magnesium deficiency is a real problem. We’ve seen data from the NIH saying that 68% of Americans are deficient in magnesium. When we have numbers like these, it’s critical that we figure out ways to combat magnesium deficiency — especially through our diet.
Sit up straight! Posture is incredibly important, but not in the ways you might think. Done well, you can enjoy the benefits of correct posture and movement without adding any additional exercises to your already busy day. From wearing the right shoes and hanging from your arms to doing the dishes the right way, today’s guest shares simple and doable ways to improve your posture and eliminate your pain.
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.
Every 90 minutes someone in the United States loses their battle with ALS. A myth by absence, and often left undiagnosed, neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS leave a devastating wake. Common neurodegenerative diseases include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and today’s topic, ALS or Lou Gerhig’s disease. The diagnosis is often considered a death sentence, and my guest today is working hard to change that.
I have something really important I want to share with you. I’m often asked the kind of nutrients that are helpful for thyroid disease, especially for those already on a healthy diet. That begs the question: are supplements even helpful for thyroid disease? If so, which should you take? How much […]
Leaky gut is the catchall scapegoat for bloating, fatigue, and constipation, but is it a real diagnosis? Is it possible that it’s not a real condition at all? Also known as increased intestinal permeability, leaky gut is a digestive condition in which bacteria and toxins are able to "leak" through the intestinal wall, but is that such a bad thing?