Navigating Life with Postpartum Hashimoto’s with Frankie Gaff

The Goode Health Podcast

23-10-2023 • 1 hr 4 mins

Frankie Gaff is a reality star and influencer, most commonly known for her role in the TV show, Made in Chelsea. When Frankie was one year postpartum, she started feeling like something wasn't quite right with her body. After getting some much needed testing done, Frankie was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism.

In this episode, Nicole invites Frankie onto the show to discuss her journey with getting the Hashimoto’s diagnosis and how she is currently managing her health to treat her autoimmune disease.

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EPISODE TIMESTAMPS:

  • [06:57] - The initial signs that something wasn’t quite right
  • [09:00] - Adjusting to life postpartum
  • [15:53] - The difference between hypothyroid and hyperthyroid
  • [27:24] - Frankie’s journey with getting her diagnosis
  • [34:17] - The conventional vs. functional approach
  • [41:12] - Frankie’s diet before diagnosis and what it looks like today
  • [54:28] - Nicole’s top 5 things anyone with an autoimmune disease should be doing

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

  • Frankie’s journey from first being diagnosed to where she is today
  • The difference between the conventional and functional medicine approach
  • Everyone is different – it will never be a ‘one size fits all’
  • The diet and lifestyle changes people with an autoimmune disease should make

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