88 episodes

Thyroid Answers podcast is focused on providing answers to the most common question people who have a thyroid problems and thyroid symptoms need and want answers to.

The podcast is hosted by Dr Eric Balcavage and Dr Erica Riggleman. Both are doctors of functional medicine, chiropractors and certified nutrition specialists. Their practices focus on helping people with thyroid conditions improve their symptoms and regain their health using functional medicine.

Thyroid Answers Podcast Dr Eric Balcavage, Dr Erica Riggleman

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.1 • 10 Ratings

Thyroid Answers podcast is focused on providing answers to the most common question people who have a thyroid problems and thyroid symptoms need and want answers to.

The podcast is hosted by Dr Eric Balcavage and Dr Erica Riggleman. Both are doctors of functional medicine, chiropractors and certified nutrition specialists. Their practices focus on helping people with thyroid conditions improve their symptoms and regain their health using functional medicine.

    Addressing Emotional Fitness

    Addressing Emotional Fitness

    In this episode of the Thyroid Answers Podcast, I am joined by Dr. Kelly Halderman and Madeleine Lowry to discuss emotional stress, the cell danger response, and the Map Method.

    Madeleine is a certified Map Method Practitioner. The MAP Method is an advanced neural retraining method that works directly with the subconscious mind.

    The MAP Method is a technique used by trained practitioners to essentially change how your brain responds to experiences and your environment.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    DUTCH Test in Detail

    DUTCH Test in Detail

    In this episode of the podcast, I interview Dr. Carrie Jones, the medical director of Precision Analytical, the developer of the wildly popular hormone testing kit, the DUTCH Test.

    We dig into the DUTCH test in this episode. Dr. Jones and I discuss each of the markers in the androgen and estrogen section of the test so that you understand what each test maker represents, its significance, and how it relates to your health, and symptoms.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Truth About Adrenal Fatigue

    The Truth About Adrenal Fatigue

    In this episode of the podcast, I discuss fatigue and adrenal physiology with Dr. Joel Rosen.

    Joel is an expert in adrenal physiology and has spent more than a decade helping people understand and address adrenal function. 

    We discuss topics like:
    - What is "Adrenal Fatigue"?
    - Does "Adrenal Fatigue" really exist?
    - What causes the symptoms people associate with adrenal fatigue
    - What are the strategies people can use to identify and address what is causing their fatigue?
    - More ...

    • 57 min
    6 Lab Patterns of Cellular Hypothyroidism

    6 Lab Patterns of Cellular Hypothyroidism

    In this episode of the Thyroid Answers Podcast, I am joined by Dr. Kelly Halderman to discuss 6 lab patterns that can be used to detect cellular/tissue hypothyroidism, despite "normal" blood levels.

    If you have been told your thyroid labs are normal, yet you have chronic hypothyroid symptoms?

    This is the podcast for you to dig into. We break down 6 common lab patterns that might confirm that you have less than optimal thyroid hormone impacting your tissues.

    • 59 min
    Introduction to Probiotics

    Introduction to Probiotics

    In this episode, I speak with Jeff Thurston co-owner of Master Supplements and US Enzymes. We discuss the basics of probiotics that everyone should know and understand.

    We cover topics like:
    - What a probiotic actually is
    - The difference between prebiotics and probiotics
    - What someone should look for when considering a probiotic
    - What probiotics do
    - Does everyone need to take a probiotic
    - And more ...

    • 1 hr 21 min
    What Tests Are Needed To Evaluate Thyroid Physiology?

    What Tests Are Needed To Evaluate Thyroid Physiology?

    It seems that every doctor and health care practitioner has a different opinion on which thyroid tests are important and which ones aren't.

    In this episode of the podcast I try to provide some clarity to what tests are needed to evaluate thyroid physiology. In most cases it will come down to 4 key factors:

    - What type of doctor is running your bloodwork
    - What their philosphy is regarding thyroid physiology
    - What they are trying to identify
    - What the goal of testing is

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Rachael Newy - Aus ,

Thank You!!

Im a thyroid patient & found these podcasts very informative!! I’ve learnt things my doctors never told me. Very very helpful

Bre_Australia ,

Brilliant

I absolutely love this podcast. I am a practicing naturopath in Australia and I work primarily with thyroid patients and these podcasts are invaluable, very factual and informative. Thank you for all your hard work!

Scrapznpip ,

Brilliant

Clear unbiased information. They explain clearly why some things that are supposedly good for you are actually harming your system and back it up with in-depth information. Keep up the fantastic work. Just listening makes me feel better.

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