#052 - The THYROID Episode With Elle Russ! Self Diagnosing Hypothyroidism, Lab Markers, Natural Desiccated Thyroid, Feeling Bad With “Normal” Levels, IF & The Adrenals, Stress, Doing LESS, & More

April 15, 2018

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Elle Russ is a writer and host of the popular Primal Blueprint Podcast. She is the leading voice of thyroid health in the fast-growing Paleo, Primal, and Ancestral Health Movements. Originally from downtown Chicago, Elle lives and plays in Malibu, CA. You can learn more about her at ElleRuss.com

Elle wrote The Paleo Thyroid Solution after consulting with over two dozen endocrinologists, internal medicine specialists, and general practice MDs...but her thyroid condition was only getting worse - and nothing from doctors resembled a solution, or even hope. Exasperated and desperate, Elle took control of her own health and resolved two severe bouts of hypothyroidism on her own – including an acute Reverse T3 problem. Through a devoted paleo/primal lifestyle, intensive personal experimentation, and a radically modified approach to thyroid hormone replacement therapy…Elle went from fat, foggy, and fatigued – to fit, focused, and full of life!

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3:04 -Elle's Story & The Problem With Diagnosing Thyroid Problems Today

9:50 - Self-Diagnosing Thyroid Problems With Temps

11:25 - How The Thyroid Works

19:50 - What Lab Markers You Need To Get Tested

21:10 - Conventional T4 Medications Vs Natural Desiccated Thyroid

30:04 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - My doctor is concerned about IF affecting adrenally, thyroid and hormone levels?

30:00 - Listener Q&A: Sallie  - Does IF put too much stress on the adrenals and the whole adrenal/thyroid complex?

32:10 - Listener Q&A: Alessandra  - Is an IF lifestyle okay for someone hypothyroidism? 

45:30 -The Importance Of Not Going Too Hard

47:10 - The Significance of Cortisol, Stress And Being Kind To Your Body

47:10 - Listener Q&A:  - The Significance of Stress, Finding the Root Of The Problem, Doing Less Rather Than More, & Loving Your Your Body


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