Tips for Taking Your Thyroid Medication

As a functional medicine physician, I am a big believer in food as medicine, herbs as super-healers, and a healthy lifestyle as the foundation for healing and well-being. And within my integrative approach, I may also recommend specific medications to help address the root cause of chronic health issues and create a more favorable long-term …

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The Thyroid Gut Connection

Thyroid conditions, such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or hypothyroidism, are typically associated with symptoms such as infertility, hormonal imbalances, weight gain, fatigue, or anxiety. However, what’s lesser known is that digestive/gut health issues, such as indigestion, acid reflux, bloating, constipation, IBS, etc. can be telltale signs of a thyroid issue. And since thyroid and gut health …

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How to Heal Your Gut 101

So many of my patients struggle with underlying gut issues, whether they know it or not. Gut health is an obvious goal when someone is struggling with chronic digestive symptoms. But sometimes ‘healing the gut’ isn’t even on the radar. Many patients come to me for much more pressing concerns like hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s, fertility concerns, …

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