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Episode 012 - Know Your Labs Series: Part 2 - Mastering Your Thyroid

Hey there ladies, welcome back to another episode of our "Know Your Labs" series! Today we're diving into part two and I'm spilling the tea on the top five labs that every tired mom and woman should know.

We're getting real cozy with the thyroid today and exploring the connection it has to our energy levels. Trust me, this little gland has a big job and when she's not happy, neither are we! So grab your favorite cozy blanket, a cup of tea, and get ready to learn all about the power of your thyroid!

In This Episode:

[02:30] Identifying sure signs of thyroid dysfunction

[04:09] How do we test for under functioning thyroid?

[06:46] Factors affecting your thyroid function

[08:12] How your thyroid gland communicates with the other systems in your body

[11:19] What are Hashimotos? How does it happen?

[12:49] The connection between Stress and Reverse T3

[14:04] Benefits of getting your thyroid to a healthy state

[16:57] How often should you get tested?

Key Takeaways:

  • When the thyroid gland is not producing enough thyroid hormone, the body's metabolism can slow down, leading to feelings of sluggishness and fatigue.

  • Stubborn weight that won't budge despite diet and exercise may be a sign of thyroid dysfunction.

  • Your body's ability to digest and absorb nutrients and minerals is greatly impacted by the function of your thyroid gland.

  • Endocrinology is essentially the intricate conversation and communication taking place within your body, where hormones act as the messengers delivering important signals.

  • When we run a thyroid panel test, we can get the scoop on how your thyroid is doing and offer the support you need to feel amazing.


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