Doctor Interviews

Functional medicine

19: Hypothyroidism – Moving From Fat, Foggy & Fatigued to Feeling Fit & Focused with Elle Russ

In this episode, we hear from Elle Russ, Author of The Paleo Thyroid Solution, and former hypothyroidism sufferer. Elle discusses:
Hypothyroidism symptoms — including physical, mental, and emotional.
How to find the right health professional.
Hypothyroidism treatment with T3.
The importance of iron and ferritin.
The emotional toll of hypothyroidism.
Nutrition strategies.

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Endocrine

18: What is Graves’ Disease? What is Hyperthyroidism? with Doctor David Schneider from University of Wisconsin

Dr. Schneider specializes in endocrine surgery, treating diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands.
This episode explores the following topics:

Treatment options for Graves disease.
Treatment options for hyperthyroidism.
Dangers of hyperthyroidism medication.
Symptoms of hyperthyroidism.
Why smokers are a higher risk in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.

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17: Información Clave Para Saber Sobre el Cáncer de Tiroides y La Cirugía con el Doctor Fabián Pitoia del Hospital de Clínicas – Universidad de Buenos Aires

El Dr Fabián Pitoia es Médico Endocrinólogo, es Jefe de la Sección Tiroides y Coordinador del Área Investigación de la División Endocrinología del Hospital de Clínicas – Universidad de Buenos Aires.
En esta entrevista, discutiremos:
Los síntomas que una experiencia del paciente puede saber que tienen un problema
Si cirugía siempre es una necesidad
Cuándo se quita sólo la mitad de la tiroides?

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Podcast

16: The Parathyroid, and a Safer — Less-Scarring Thyroid Surgery with Dr. Babak Larian from Cedars-Sinai

Dr. Babak Larian is a highly experienced, board certified Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialist and Head & Neck surgeon. Dr. Larian is the current Clinical Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. In this episode, Dr. Larian discusses his experience treating thyroid disorders, including his medical missions to Central America.

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Endocrine

15: Combination Therapy of T4 and T3: Combat Hypothyroidism, Weight Gain, and Fatigue with Dr. Antonio Bianco from Rush University

Thyroidectomy often leads to hypothyroidism-like symptoms. This includes brain fog, sluggishness, weight gain, unmotivated, and water accumulation.

Dr. Bianco’s research has revealed the connection between thyroidectomy, hypothyroidism symptoms, and T4 only therapy. Although T4 only therapy works for the majority, others report serious symptoms. Listen to this segment to hear greater detail.

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Endocrine

14: When Your Medical Professional Gets Thyroid Cancer with Dr. Aime Franco from University of Arkansas

Dr. Aime Franco from University of Arkansas is a leading thyroid cancer researcher and has overcome thryoid cancer. We discuss quality of life post surgery.

During this interview we explore the following:
Does thyroid cancer have a good prognosis compared to other cancers because its different or because we are aggressive with surgery and radiation therapy?
What were some personal insecurities when facing thyroid cancer surgery?
What are the questions in regard to TSH that the medical community is overlooking?


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