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Thyroid Answers Podcast

Thyroid Answers podcast is focused on providing answers to the most common questions people who have a thyroid problems and thyroid symptoms need and want answers to. The podcast is hosted by Dr Eric Balcavage and Dr Erica Riggleman. Both are doctors of functional medicine, chiropractors and certified nutrition specialists. Their practices focus on helping people with thyroid conditions improve their symptoms and regain their health using functional medicine.
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Oct 29, 2019

In this episode of Thyroid Answers Podcast the doctors discuss one of the biggest challenges many of us face and that is the quest to chase vanity.

Vanity is what you want others think or perceive about you. It is the rare human who does not have some concern about another person's perception of who they are. The challenge is much of what we often do to chase vanity is not in the best interest of our health or quality of life.

In this podcast we discuss:

  • Vanity vs Vitality
  • "Mistakes" or "myths" people make in a quest to lose weight or searching for their “beach body”
  • Why the challenge of abnormal body fat often caused be underlying metabolic conditions (especially Cellular Hypothyroidism)
  • Fascia - what is it and what does it have to do with the gut/digestion/a ‘flat stomach’
  • Top GUT/flat stomach/core tips
  • Discussion on Bio-Individuality: why what works for your friend may not work for you

Dr. Shalini Bhat

FOUNDER/OWNER, FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE, CHIROPRACTIC, ACUPUNCTURE, PILATES
Dr. Bhat is dedicated functional medicine professional with a decade of experience in the health and wellness field. She is the founder of the The Movement Boutique in Toronto, a next generation wellness clinic and designer of programs that are designed to help people achieve optimal wellness through moving, feeling and looking better.

Instagram: @dr.shalinibhat

practice: @themovementboutique

YouTube: The Movement Boutique my show Chat with Dr. Bhat website: https://themovementboutique.ca/ 

You can sign up for her free “two weeks to a better you” program.

Oct 15, 2019

In this episode of Thyroid Answers Podcast the doctors discuss supplements that many people take to improve their health and thyroid physiology that may either not have the intended impact or make their thyroid physiology worse.

Supplements discussed include:

  1. Vitamin D
  2. Carnitine
  3. Milk Thistle
  4. Ox Bile
  5. Selenium
Oct 1, 2019

In this episode Dr Eric and Dr Erica interview Alexx Stuart. Alexx is an educator and change agent who founded Low Tox Life in 2010 after seeing the lack of transparency in our food system, personal care, and cleaning products. She's built a movement that's non-judgmental, positive and says low tox peeps are a force to be reckoned with! A columnist for Wellbeing magazine, she is also a sought-after speaker and consultant to businesses committing to change for good.

She also is also the author of the book, Low Tox Life, which is available wherever books are sold.

In this podcast we discuss:

  • Alexx's journey into awareness of food and everyday products and how they impact our health and our planet
  • What you can do to lower your toxic burden without freaking out
  • The toxins in our food, water, beauty products, home and environment
  • Impact of toxins on your health and thyroid physiology
  • and more ...

Website: www.lowtoxlife.com 
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lowtoxlife/
Instagram @lowtoxlife
Twitter @Alexx_Stuart

Jan 31, 2017

One of the most common complaints for people with Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism is that they have difficulty with weight loss. This is even true for people who are taking thyroid replacement hormone, exercising and eating well. It seems that no matter what they do, the weight will not budge. Dr. Eric Balcavage and Dr. Erica Riggleman discuss the myths of diet and exercise that may be making your thyroid symptoms worse.

https://vimeo.com/201914314

Jan 13, 2017

One of the most common complaints for people with Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism is that they have difficulty with weight loss. This is even true for people who are taking thyroid replacement hormone, exercising and eating well. It seems that no matter what they do, the weight will not budge. Dr. Eric Balcavage and Dr. Erica Riggleman discuss the myths of diet and exercise that may be making your thyroid symptoms worse.

https://vimeo.com/199386318

Dec 23, 2016

Dr Eric Balcavage and Dr Erica Riggleman introduce the Thyroid Answers Podcast.

The Podcast will focus on answering the questions people with thyroid symptoms and thyroid conditions want and need the answers to and just aren't getting from their doctors.

Both doctors are functional medicine specialists with an extensive background in nutrition, genetics, functional medicine and specifically thyroid physiology.

The focus of both of their practices is on helping people who struggle with chronic thyroid symptoms and conditions recover their health. They are using the Thyroid Answers Podcast as a vehicle to bring their education and clinical experience to a broader audience.

https://vimeo.com/196894755

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