In Episode 29 of Thyroid Answers Podcast, Dr. Eric Balcavage and Dr. Erica Riggleman interview Naturopath, Dr. Doni Wilson on the connection between stress and Hypothyroidism.
The doctors discuss:
- What stress is
- How stress impacts the body
- How stress impacts thyroid physiology
- Stress and the 'Cell Danger Response"
- Warnings signs of stress
- Steps to better manage stress
DR. DONI WILSON, N.D. is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, natural health expert, nutritionist, midwife and author who believes it is possible to be healthy, even when we are stressed. After experiencing and recovering from stress herself, Dr. Doni wrote a book called "The Stress Remedy.” In that book she redefines stress to include toxins, food sensitivities, and lack of sleep. She explains how stress causes adrenal distress, leaky gut, and blood sugar imbalances. And she offers expert guidance on how to reclaim optimal health with the approach she has used to help thousands of patients. She specializes in gluten sensitivity, intestinal permeability, adrenal stress, insulin resistance, neurotransmitter imbalances, hypothyroidism, women’s health issues, autoimmunity and genetic variations called “SNPs”, such as MTHFR, which can have a profound impact upon your health. For nearly 20 years, she has helped women, men and children overcome their most perplexing health challenges and achieve their wellness goals by crafting individualized strategies that address the whole body and the underlying causes of health issues. Dr. Doni is frequently called upon to discuss her approach in the media, as well as at both public and professional events. She writes a blog that you can find at DrDoni.com.