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Episode #9 of the Clean Eating for Women podcast includes an interview with Carly Johnson Brawner where we talk about healing from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis using holistic techniques.
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In this episode of the Clean Eating for Women podcast with guest Carly Johnson Brawner:
- Thyroid disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis symptoms and how diet and lifestyle matter
- The importance of walking 30 minutes a day and moving your body
- Traveling, handling stress, and staying healthy during the holidays
Some highlights of this episode on healing from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis using holistic techniques:
- Carly shares how she was noticing strange symptoms like itchy skin, trouble swallowing, fatigue, and acne [03:47]
- After reading online health sites, Carly wanted to be tested for everything and discovered her TSH was 150, and she was diagnosed with hypothyroidism [05:49]
- Carly decided to fire her doctor who didn’t give her much information and insisted that medication was the only option. [07:36]
- A naturopath told Carly that she had Hashimoto’s, and he had her change her diet, reduce stress, move more, walk for 30 minutes a day, and look at things from a whole body perspective. [08:16]
- The importance of finding someone to optimize your body and monitor your thyroid. [18:55]
- Gut health and how candida overgrowth can cause Hashimoto’s and leaky gut [19:33]
- Bone broth and Collagen powder helped Carly heal her gut along with a real diet and reducing stress [24:33]
- Carly and her husband wanted to travel for a year and went to Chiang Mai, Thailand but her symptoms came back and they came home after not being able to find a place in New Zealand [30:32]
- How noise canceling headphones, essential oils, and a warm scarf can help combat stress during flights [37:08]
Links mentioned in this episode (some affiliate links included):
- Frolic & Flow Website
- @FrolicandFlow on Instagram
- Paleo f(x)
- Hypothyroid Mom
- BlueBlocker Sunglasses
- Enviromedica Ancient Minerals magnesium Goodnight (use code CLEANEATING1 for 15% off during checkout)
- Otto’s Naturals Cassava Flour (use code CLEANEATING for discount during checkout)
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