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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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Now displaying: November, 2020
Nov 26, 2020

In this episode of Thyroid Answers Dr Erica and Dr Eric discuss the significant role the GI Tract has in thyroid physiology, Hashimoto's and Hypothyroidism.

In this podcast the doctors discuss:

  • The link between the GI tract and the Cell Danger Response
  • Malabsorption and hypothyroidism
  • The GI problems causing hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism causing GI dysfunction
  • Evaluating the GI Tract
  • Addressing GI problems improves GI physiology 
  • Food Intolerances
  • Histamine
  • More ...
Nov 10, 2020

In this episode of Thyroid Answers Dr Erica and Dr Eric answer a bunch of listener questions. Some of the questions answered include:

  • When does hypothyroidism start?
  • What causes hypothyroidism?
  • Is fasting bad for those with hypothyroidism?
  • Why do I get low blood sugar episodes on a ketogenic diet?
  • My weight is not budging on ketogenic diet and T4 medication. Can you tell me why?
  • Why do I initially feel better when I start any form of thyroid hormone replacement therapy but then improvement tapers off?
  • Why dose my insomnia seem worse the stronger my dose of THRT?
  • More ...
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