9: Decoding Hypothyroidism (Part 1)

This two part series takes an in depth look at hypothyroidism, including common causes for reduced thyroid function along with natural treatments to start restoring thyroid function and hormone levels today. 

Angela discusses how fatigue, unexplained weight gain, mood fluctuations, high cholesterol, infertility and more can be associated with lowered thyroid function. She explains how to interpret thyroid test results and shares with you additional functional testing your doctor may not be telling you about.

In these compelling episodes Angela outlines for us the nutrients needed by the thyroid to create the essential thyroid hormones and manage metabolism in the body as well as a number of herbal therapies that have proved very effective. She explains the role of autoimmunity in thyroid conditions, how to identify this from sub-clinical hypothyroidism and additional testing required when auto-immunity is suspected so you can treat the underlying cause.

This is a must-listen for anyone wanting to find the keys to why they may have lowered metabolism, unexplained weight gain, fatigue, mood swings and low thyroid function, providing empowering tools for your journey to recovery.

Show Notes & Resources:

Listen to Part 2 next week for 3 not to be missed Take Away Keys!

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7: Hormonal Imbalances - Are They Playing Havoc With You?

In this episode Angela unpacks and simplifies for us the complex world of hormones and how they affect us, how they can become imbalanced and the wide range of symptoms, conditions caused by simple hormonal imbalances. She explains that we not only require correct amounts of circulating hormones but for the body to be able to properly metabolize these hormones down the correct and protective pathways, to prevent serious conditions. She also explores Estrogen Dominance and Unopposed Estrogen, PCOS, Endometriosis, PMS, Infertility, Menopause, Low Testosterone, Low Progesterone, Insulin Resistance and more. Angela will give you the tips and tools to start regaining hormonal balance and lifestyle suggestions to help you sustain this throughout all the seasons of your life.

Show Notes & Resources:

  • Chemical Maze - for decoding your ingredients to look for BPA, PCB's and phthalates. 
  • "Going Paleo" - Great resource & cookbook by Chef Pete Evans guiding you into a Paleo lifestyle with a 5 week meal plan, shopping lists and yummy recipes 

3 take away keys:

  1. Remove xeno-estrogens from your diet and environment – plastics containers, water bottles, plastic plates, shampoos, skin products, toys, baby bottles, canned food. Limit or consider removing soy (a phytoestrogen)

  2. Increase cruciferous vegetables in your diet, lower trans-fatty acids/packed and processed/sugary foods, buy organic food especially meat, increase protein, healthy fats and complex carbs – consider a Paleo diet.

  3. If your still experiencing symptoms consider getting tested via salivary hormone profile, urinary metabolites or blood tests and work with a practitioner to find the right treatment plan to rebalance your hormone levels and assist proper metabolism of these hormones.

Thanks for listening. If you enjoyed this episode the best compliment you can give is a referral, so please share this with your friends and remember to subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review!

This show is about you, the listener, so get involved and send us your feedback, questions and topic suggestions at busbynaturopathics.com/podcast -  email us at podcast@busbynaturopathics.com.au or give us a call 0416-775-530 (for int. 0011 61 416-775-530)

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