Why It's Important to Understand and Track Your Thyroid Antibodies

The Goode Health Podcast

31-07-2023 • 13 mins

It can be tricky to truly understand what your thyroid antibody test results actually mean, and even more so when it comes to tracking them over time, identifying how they change, and the meaning behind those changes.

In this episode, Nicole discusses why it’s important to understand and track your thyroid antibodies, the difference between Hyperthyroidism and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, why it’s impossible to compare your results to somebody else’s, and the holistic changes you can make to manage your thyroid health for the future.

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EPISODE TIMESTAMPS:

  • [01:00] - The difference between Hyperthyroidism vs. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
  • [02:43] - How diagnosis of Hashimoto’s is made
  • [03:10] - The importance of dealing with the overall issue and the permanent damage it can cause if you don’t
  • [04:32] - Understanding what the thyroid antibodies are
  • [06:03] - The limitation conventional medicine has when it comes to measuring thyroid antibodies
  • [08:50] - Why it’s impossible to compare your antibody results with someone else
  • [10:18] - Elevated antibodies and focusing on calming the immune function
  • [10:33] - Addressing the autoimmune aspect of thyroid disease

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

  • Understanding the difference between Hyperthyroidism vs. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
  • The limitations conventional medicine has and how you can overcome then
  • The holistic changes you can implement to manage your thyroid health for the long-term
  • The science behind why it’s impossible to compare your results to somebody else’s


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