Dr. Izabella Wentz (IG: @izabellawentzpharmd) is an internationally acclaimed thyroid specialist and licensed pharmacist who has dedicated her career to addressing the root causes of autoimmune thyroid disease after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2009. She’s a 2x New York Times bestselling author and director of the documentary series, The Thyroid Secret.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Izabella’s Hashimoto’s diagnosis after 10 years of confusing symptoms
- Why Izabella still had symptoms after taking thyroid medication
- The impact of going gluten & dairy-free
- Linking Izabella’s pharmaceutical background & thyroid research together
- How common is Hashimoto’s?
- Types of thyroid testing
- Microscope testing vs. ultrasounds
- What is the safety theory?
- Why the paleo diet is recommended for Hashimoto’s over vegan/vegetarian diets
- Digestive enzymes explained
- The 7 most common nutrient deficiencies in Hashimoto’s
- Stress, trauma & autoimmune conditions
- Izabella shares her personal trauma of losing a loved one
- How EMDR therapy helped with Izabella’s healing
- Thyroid medication recommendations
- Pregnancy & thyroid meds
- Addressing the underlying autoimmune condition
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Dr. Izabella Wentz – Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology (book)
Dr. Izabella Wentz’s website
Follow Dr. Izabella Wentz on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Dr. Izabella Wentz – Hashimoto’s Protocol (book)
Dr. Izabella Wentz – Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (book)
Dr. Izabella Wentz – How Betaine with Pepsin Can Help with Hashimoto’s (article)
Dr. Izabella Wentz – Using Enzymes to Overcome Hashimoto’s (article)
Dr. Izabella Wentz – The 7 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Hashimoto’s (article)
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum (books)
258: Samantha Gladish – Healing Hashimoto’s • Coming Off The Pill • Tracking Your Cycle
256: Dr. Datis Kharrazian – Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? • Understanding Iodine • Vitamin D & Autoimmunity
254: Sarah Ballantyne – Pregnancy And Hypothyroidism • Reintroductions On AIP • The Cruciferous Vegetable Myth
228: Focus Friday – Healing And Dealing With Hashimoto’s
156: Elle Russ – Reclaim Your Thyroid Health
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