In this podcast, Meghna Thacker, author of the celebrated book titled, Seven Steps to Heal Your Thyroid: A proven plan to Increase Energy, Elevate Mood & Optimize Weight shares her lifetime of knowledge on thyroid issues and problems—and how to overcome them.
As a seasoned thyroid expert, Dr. Thacker has a special focus on thyroid disease. Frustrated by her own struggles with Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism, she set out to make an impact and help others who also suffered. Her popular book, Seven Steps to Heal Your Thyroid: A proven plan to Increase Energy, Elevate Mood & Optimize Weight provides useful information that thyroid issue sufferers can use to combat their own thyroid-related problems and conditions.
Dr. Thacker talks about the importance of procuring a doctor who really understands thyroid issues. She explains that you need a doctor who understands that basic blood work may not tell the full story and that they should dig deeper to find real strategies to alleviate the thyroid-related problems.
As a naturopathic doctor, Thacker discusses the importance of a healthy diet, how supplements can possibly help with conditions, and the possible uses of botanical medicines. She talks about micronutrient analyses that can help provide a clearer picture of what is going on inside a person’s body. Additionally, she touches on thyroid balance and explains how the body detoxifies in general.