Podcast Episode Seven: Understanding Your Thyroid & Its Role in Your Health

Your thyroid contributes to plenty of processes within your body. But how do you know if your thyroid isn’t functioning properly, and how can you prevent issues down the line?

In this episode, we are explaining the role your thyroid plays in your body – from regulating your digestion to aiding in brain development. Dr. Carling is sharing ways you can tell if your thyroid isn’t functioning at its best and some simple lifestyle changes you can make to keep it (and the rest of your body) running smoothly.

What’s in this episode:

  • What your thyroid does for the rest of your body
  • How your thyroid and adrenal glands work together
  • Which lifestyle and diet choices can cause problems for your thyroid
  • How to know if there’s a problem with your thyroid
  • Which tests your doctor can run to check your thyroid
  • Easy dietary changes you can make to improve your thyroid health
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

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