Doctor Interviews

Podcast

21: Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer and You Say No to Surgery with Dr. Louise Davies

You have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and contrary to your doctor’s advice, you choose to not proceed with surgery. Is this a patient trend, and how often are patients making this decision?

In a qualitative analysis, Dr. Louise Davies reports on the experience of US patients who self-identify as having an over-diagnosed thyroid cancer.

How likely is death as result of thyroid cancer? In a study by H. Harach, he sites that when reviewing random autopsies, thyroid cancer was prevalent in 34% of the cadavers.

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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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Español

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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