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Transforming Your Thyroid Health Through Functional Medicine With Dr. Anshul Gupta, MD

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Your thyroid plays an integral role in metabolism and weight loss and its health is crucial to your long-term health and well-being.  

We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Anshul Gupta, MD, and learn from his expert knowledge on all things thyroid and functional medicine.

Dr. Gupta is Board-Certified in Family Medicine with extensive expertise in Functional Medicine, Peptide Therapy, and Integrative Medicine. Previously, Dr. Gupta served as a staff physician at the renowned Cleveland Clinic Department of Functional Medicine, working alongside the esteemed Dr. Mark Hyman.

Currently, Dr. Gupta specializes as a thyroid functional medicine doctor. His focus is on helping individuals reverse unresolved symptoms of thyroid dysfunction. He is a firm believer in empowering his patients to take control of their health. He partners with them in their healing journey, fostering a collaborative and patient-centric approach to wellness.

As we explore the intricacies of hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's Disease, and overall thyroid well-being, Dr. Gupta's insights will be invaluable in guiding you through your understanding of these conditions and exploring potential paths to optimal thyroid health.


Highlights From This Episode

[0:00] Topic introduction.

[07:49] What’s the difference between hypothyroid and Hashimoto’s?

[09:55] What is the role of thyroid hormone in the body?

[12:40] Why is Hashimoto’s Disease more common in women than men?

[13:57] What are the major symptoms of Hashimotos that people should be aware of?

[15:29] How do you get tested for Hashimoto’s?

[17:00] What are the root causes of Hashimoto’s?  

[20:04] What are the most common food sensitivities causing Hashimoto’s?

[22:21] The impact of oxalate to thyroid health.

[24:26] What are the most common nutrient deficiencies causing Hashimoto’s?

[25:45] What micronutrients are important for thyroid health?

[30:10] How does stress (in any form) contribute to Hashimoto’s?

[32:08] What are the major environmental toxins causing Hashimoto’s?

[54:00] Why are alcohol and caffeine bad for your thyroid?

[58:55] Strategies for coping with stress to maintain a healthy thyroid.


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Resources From This Episode

>> Insulin Resistance Diet Starter Course

>> Join Zivli

>> Test Your Insulin at Home

>> Free Low Insulin Food Guide

>> Free Master Your Macros Training Videos

>> Dr. Anshul Gupta’s Website