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Thyroid Health 101 with Dr. Aviva Romm: The Reasons for Hypothyroidism, How to Interpret TSH Ranges, and Much More

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Release Date: 06/16/2020

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You may not spend a lot of time thinking about your thyroid health, but you probably should. As we learned in our interview with Dr. Aviva Romm, the thyroid affects basically all of our bodily systems and organs, and it's also extremely sensitive — even more so if you're a woman. In this interview, Dr. Romm shares her incredible career journey (she went to college at 15, was an herbalist and midwife for 2 decades, then became a Yale-trained physician after having 4 kids), and some eye-opening and actionable information on thyroid health. Listen to learn the causes of hypothyroidism, the difference between Hashimoto's disease and hypothyroidism, what tests to get to assess your thyroid health, the relationship between the thyroid and stress, how thyroid health affects fertility, and much, much, more. Join the conversation on the written version of the article here: https://getwellbe.com/changemakers/reasons-for-hypothyroidism-aviva-romm/ and if you're interested in checking out our brand new Non-Toxic Product List Database, find it here: https://store.getwellbe.com/non-toxic-product-list