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May 30, 2017

Elle Russ is a writer, health coach, and host of The Primal Blueprint Podcast. She's passionate about spreading the paleo/primal health message and coaching people on how to live an amazing life, with ease.

Over the course of 10 years, Elle suffered from two bouts of severe hypothyroidism. She healed herself on her own, reclaiming her health and happiness.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The thyroid is the master gland of the body
  • T4 and T3 - the main thyroid hormones
  • The 6 essential thyroid tests
  • Gluten and grains raise Hashimoto's antibodies
  • Be careful with iodine supplementation
  • We have more T3 receptors in our brain than anywhere else
  • If you're suffering with psychiatric issues, get your thyroid tested properly
  • Elle's two severe bouts of hypothyroidism and how she fixed her thyroid
  • The reverse T3 number is a great wellness marker for everyone
  • Endocrinologists are the worst people to go to with a thyroid problem
  • Make sure you understand your lab test results
  • Hashimoto's disease - what's happening in the body?
  • High Hashimoto's antibodies = inflammation
  • A simple way to support your thyroid before an issue starts
  • The paleo/primal lifestyle is the ultimate in blood glucose and adrenal management
  • Nobody needs to get type 2 diabetes
  • If you're dealing with hypothyroidism, the worst thing you can do is workout
  • Elle's morning routine
  • Is there a connection between carbs and hypothyroidism?
  • FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real
  • If you feel great, get a comprehensive thyroid test now

Related links:

Elle Russ - The Paleo Thyroid Solution (book)*

Elle Russ' website

Primal Blueprint Podcast

Dr. Izabella Wentz

Listen to Dave Asprey previously on TUHP (episode #61)

EcoNugenics - PectaClear

Listen to Dr. Christiane Northrup previously on TUHP (episode #73)

Stop the Thyroid Madness website

Mark Sisson - The Primal Blueprint (book)*

Life Extension selenium (Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine)

Dr. Sarah Ballantyne

Eileen Laird

Timothy Noakes

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