074: The Basics of Thyroid Health - Dr. Wiggy Saunders

(original air date May 2016*)

Dr Wiggy Saunders

*originally aired in 2016. We're slowly rebuilding the show notes for episodes 001-200 which were lost in the 'Great Hack of 2020.' If you are looking for a particular episode, email us and we'll do our best to recreate them for you!


THYROID HEALTH 101

Weston “Wiggy” Saunders, MD is an Integrative Medicine Physician who specializes in hypothyroidism and other complex medical conditions. He is board certified in Family Medicine and practices Integrative Medicine. He has helped thousands of patients regain health through an integrative, holistic approach.


IN THIS EPISODE:

  • What is the thyroid?

  • How do you know if you might have thyroid problems?

  • Auto-immune conditions, such as Hashimoto’s

  • How do you test for it?

  • How do we fix it?

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism:

  • Depression and exhaustion

  • Cold feet/hands – tingling in hands/arms

  • Dry and/or pale skin, coarse, thinning hair and brittle nails

  • Puffy eyes

  • Memory loss and poor concentration

  • Constipation

  • Insomnia

  • Thinning on the outside of the eyebrows

  • Unexplained weight gain


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