Thyroid Hormone and HDT In psychiatry, we have a long history of using high dose thyroid hormone as an “augmentation strategy” – often employed without even checking thyroid labs in the patient. As I recently discussed, “In both bipolar and unipolar depression, there have been six randomized, placebo-controlled trials conducted wherein thyroid hormone was used as
When the Madness Started “I’ve spent a lot of my life feeling sick with no real diagnosis. I have always been small, and was as a kid. My stomach always ached. I had diarrhea constantly. But it wasn’t until my episode in college that everything went downhill.” Reilly, now a 42 year old woman, is
This article first appeared on Mercola.com. Thyroid: What’s mental health got to do with it? Meet your mitochondria.1 With a laundry list of responsibilities ranging from creating energy to determining the time of a cell’s death, mitochondria have increasingly become the focus of chronic disease research.2 The keeper of our mitochondria is our thyroid hormone.3 This is
I had the pleasure of speaking to Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness today as a teaser for his Thyroid Sessions event which promises to unlock some of the many secrets of thyroid treatment and diagnosis. It is one of my favorite topics as I believe endocrine disruption is labeled as psychiatric, more often than
I had the pleasure of being interviewed for Jennifer Fugo’s Gluten Free School podcast where we discussed the relationship between gluten and mental health, with a focus on women. Check it out!