Thyroid Health: What You Need to Know- Rethink My Health Podcast Episode 3
On today’s episode of Rethink my Health, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette will be talking about Thyroid function and will be discussing top nutritional strategies for supporting the thyroid. The team will go over hallmark symptoms of underactive thyroid function. You will learn the difference between clinical and subclinical hypothyroidism and that “in-range” numbers may still present with hypothyroid symptoms. You will learn about thyroid hormones and clinical tests your provider may be using to diagnose thyroid function. The team will discuss pitfalls with standard testing and how more extensive thyroid testing is often needed to get to the root cause of a thyroid disorder. You will learn the role Zinc plays in the conversion of key thyroid hormones. In addition to Zinc, the role B-Vitamins and selenium play in thyroid function is discussed as well as how Ashwagandha can be used therapeutically to support overall thyroid function.
- Robert Thomas