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The Dr. Hedberg Show covers a variety of health topics including thyroid disorders, autoimmune disease, fatigue, weight loss, depression, anxiety, sleep problems, hormone imbalances and digestive health. Enjoy practical, cutting-edge information that you can actually use in your life. Tune in regularly for the latest and greatest health information that will revitalize your body!

The Dr. Hedberg Show covers a variety of health topics including thyroid disorders, autoimmune disease, fatigue, weight loss, depression, anxiety, sleep problems, hormone imbalances and digestive health. Enjoy practical, cutting-edge information that you can actually use in your life. Tune in regularly for the latest and greatest health information that will revitalize your body!
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The Dr. Hedberg Show covers a variety of health topics including thyroid disorders, autoimmune disease, fatigue, weight loss, depression, anxiety, sleep problems, hormone imbalances and digestive health. Enjoy practical, cutting-edge information that you can actually use in your life. Tune in regularly for the latest and greatest health information that will revitalize your body!

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Episodes

How to Heal Multiple Sclerosis with Dr. Terry Wahls

3/22/2019
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Dr. Terry Wahls in a discussion about how to heal Multiple Sclerosis. We had an excellent discussion about how she overcame Multiple Sclerosis, her research into MS, The Wahls Protocol Diet, the causes of MS, how the gut and the microbiome influences autoimmune disease, the Paleo diet compared to the Wahls Protocol and much more. If you have MS or know someone who does, please share this episode and transcript of the interview below. It...

Duration:00:51:19

How to Overcome Fibromyalgia with Dr. David Brady

3/8/2019
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Dr. David Brady about how to overcome Fibromyalgia and his new book The Fibro Fix. We talked about the history of fibromyalgia diagnosis, the causes of fibromyalgia, the difference between "Classic" Fibromyalgia and "Pseudo" Fibromyalgia, treatment strategies, supplements for Fibromyalgia, and much more. If you have Fibromyalgia or know someone who does, this is one interview you definitely don't want to miss. Dr. Hedberg: Well, welcome,...

Duration:00:45:52

Should You Avoid Dairy if You Have Hashimoto’s Disease?

3/1/2019
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In the last several months, we’ve examined how certain supplements such as vitamin D, genistein, cordyceps and inositol impact Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Today, we’re going to investigate how dairy—in the form of lactose—affects Hashimoto's disease. Specifically, I’m going to be addressing these two points: 1. How avoiding dairy helps Hashimoto’s disease 2. How dairy affects the absorption of thyroid medication Background Before launching into our discussion, let’s talk briefly about lactose...

Duration:00:18:08

Healing Adverse Childhood Experiences with Niki Gratrix

2/22/2019
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Niki Gratrix in a discussion about adverse childhood experiences, overcoming trauma, PTSD, EMDR, somatic experiencing, relational trauma, anxiety, depression, emotional freedom technique, ADHD, chronic fatigue, and psychedelics. Niki speaks with great passion about her work which is why I wanted to interview her. Dr. Hedberg: Well, welcome everyone to the Dr. Hedberg show, this is Dr. Hedberg. I'm very excited today to have Niki Gratrix on...

Duration:00:54:06

Ferritin and Hypothyroidism

2/15/2019
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In this post I'll cover everything you need to know about ferritin and hypothyroidism. The ferritin test is a simple blood test and it is one of the most important tests you should have if you have Hashimoto’s disease, Graves’ disease, and hypothyroidism. Ferritin is a storage form of iron and the ferritin level test can tell you if your iron stores are low and need to be increased. The ferritin test is rarely ordered by conventional doctors so many patients are left with the signs and...

Duration:00:17:04

The Iodine Crisis with Lynne Farrow

2/8/2019
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Lynne Farrow the author of the book, "The Iodine Crisis: What You Don't Know About Iodine Can Wreck Your Life." We had an in-depth discussion about iodine and how important it is for your body. We covered many topics including why iodine deficiency is so prevalent, bromide, fluoride, sources of iodine, the best iodine supplements, how to test for iodine deficiency, breast cancer, iodized salt, goiters, iron and ferritin, hypothyroidism,...

Duration:00:42:53

Inositol and Selenium Improve Hashimoto’s Disease

2/1/2019
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One of the main priorities in my practice is to stay on top of the latest cutting-edge research in Hashimoto’s disease and thyroid disorders. My latest round of research reviews involved six clinical studies that examined inositol and selenium and how they conferred major benefits in those with Hashimoto’s disease and subclinical hypothyroidism. The highlights of each study are summarized in a table at the end of this article for ease of reference. What are Inositol and Selenium? Before we...

Duration:00:25:15

Chris Kresser Interview on Unconventional Medicine

1/25/2019
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Chris Kresser about his new book "Unconventional Medicine" as well as "The Paleo Cure." We discussed many topics including how to reform our healthcare system, functional medicine, gut health, SIBO, social isolation, diet, psychoneuroimmunolgy, social media, ancestral diets, and eating seasonally. I think you'll find many excellent takeaways from this interview whether you're a healthcare practitioner or someone interested in health. Dr....

Duration:01:04:25

Hormone Balancing and Testing with Dr. Carrie Jones

1/4/2019
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show I interview Dr. Carrie Jones of Precision Analytical on hormone balancing and testing. We cover a lot of detail about reproductive and adrenal hormones including testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, cortisol, DHEA and more. Dr. Jones explains the causes of elevated and decreased hormone levels and some strategies on balancing these issues. We also discuss the best way to test hormones including the DUTCH test which is my favorite hormone test offered...

Duration:01:00:24

The Health Benefits of Yoga with Sara Lewis

12/7/2018
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Sara Lewis in a discussion about the health benefits of yoga. If you struggle with pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, insomnia, gut issues, or have adverse childhood experiences, this is one episode you should really listen to. Sara spent 25 years providing program management expertise to international public health projects in South America, Eastern Europe, Africa and South Asia. The work included directing, managing and planning...

Duration:00:31:51

Cordyceps and Hashimoto’s Disease

11/15/2018
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The Therapeutic Effect of Cordyceps on Hashimomoto's Disease and Graves' Disease In 2016, a clinical trial was conducted in China that aimed to investigate the therapeutic effect of cordyceps on Hashimoto's disease and Graves' disease. The research paper was entitled, “Dual-Directional Effects of Corbrin Capsule on Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases” and was published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Let's find out what this research paper showed if cordyceps...

Duration:00:13:50

Dr. Lindsey Berkson Interview

11/9/2018
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Dr. Lindsey Berkson in an in-depth discussion about hormones, brain health, gut health, Hashimoto's disease, post-birth control syndrome and much more. Dr. Berkson had breast cancer 24 years ago and has made remission her mission. Dr. Berkson now specializes in working with breast cancer survivors to do the same; addressing food, herbs, hormone balancing and sometime protective replacement as well as nutraceuticals. Dr. Berkson formulated...

Duration:01:08:42

Genistein and Hashimoto’s Disease

11/1/2018
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Can Genistein Help Heal Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism? In the fall of 2016, a study was conducted in China and published in the medical journal Immunobiology. The researchers looked at the compound genistein and Hashimoto's disease to see if it affected thyroid function in patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. The research paper was entitled, “Genistein improves thyroid function in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis patients through regulating Th1 cytokines.” To clarify, “Th1 cytokines” refer...

Duration:00:12:03

Healing PCOS with Amy Medling

10/26/2018
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I discuss healing PCOS with Amy Medling. Amy Medling, best-selling author of Healing PCOS and certified health coach, specializes in working with women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), who are frustrated and have lost all hope when the only solution their doctors offer is to lose weight, take a pill, and live with their symptoms. In response, Amy founded PCOS Diva and developed a proven protocol of supplements, diet, and lifestyle programs that...

Duration:00:35:42

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Help Heal Hashimoto’s Disease?

10/19/2018
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Is There a Connection Between Vitamin D and Hashimoto's Disease? Does Vitamin D Supplementation Help Heal Hashimoto's Disease? Vitamin D has long been established in literature as a highly essential nutrient with benefit to the musculoskeletal system and bone density. It also functions in the body as an immunomodulator, facilitating normal immune system function and improving resistance against certain diseases. Given this background, one has to wonder if a deficiency in vitamin D would be...

Duration:00:26:10

Do Food Intolerances Affect Hashimoto’s Disease?

10/4/2018
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We have never had any good studies looking at how food allergies, or more specifically food intolerances, affect Hashimoto’s disease. A recent paper, however, did show that people following a gluten-free diet can help heal Hashimoto’s disease. In this article, Dr. Hedberg answers the question if food intolerances affect Hashimoto's disease? I was excited to find a new paper just published last month that looked specifically at food intolerances and Hashimoto’s disease. The paper was...

Duration:00:31:18

Can a Gluten-Free Diet Heal Hashimoto’s Disease?

9/27/2018
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A gluten-free diet is one of the first things most practitioners recommend to help heal Hashimoto’s disease but we’ve never had any research papers to support this recommendation. Thousands of patients report significant improvement in their Hashimoto’s symptoms on a gluten-free diet but these are just anecdotal reports. Now we finally have research looking into the effects of a gluten-free diet on Hashimoto’s disease. I’m excited to report on a recent paper that looks at the effects of a...

Duration:00:19:18

Healing Adverse Childhood Experiences with Patti Elledge

9/21/2018
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In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show I interview therapist Patti Elledge in a deep discussion about healing adverse childhood experiences (ACE's), trauma, epigenetics, attachment theory, somatic experiencing, evolutionary biology, and much more. Patti Elledge has specialized in therapeutic application of neuroscience for more than 40 years. She has a broad clinical background in developmental and attachment based traumas and worked directly with babies, children and families for more than...

Duration:00:51:35

How to Heal Adverse Childhood Experiences

9/7/2018
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If you’re reading this then you’ve probably taken the ACE Survey but if you haven’t then you can download it here. If you even just scored a 1 on the ACE Survey then this article is definitely for you. The higher your ACE score the more likely you are to have health problems as an adult due to what you went through as a child. Additionally, if you feel like you’ve been doing everything right with your diet, exercise, sleep, managing stress levels etc. but you just can’t get well, then you...

Duration:00:34:12

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Hashimoto’s Disease

8/30/2018
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Recently I have been researching the fascinating field of childhood trauma and uncovered an interesting link between adverse childhood experiences and Hashimoto’s disease. One of the studies I discovered came out of a large, important public health study, The ACE Study, but it focused specifically on cumulative childhood stress and autoimmune disease in adults. What are adverse childhood experiences? Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, are experiences that expose individuals under the...

Duration:00:22:34