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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Prostate, Thyroid and More
March 18, 2020
Now that I'm on Metformin, does it make sense to continue taking blood sugar support supplements?; What supplements do you suggest to promote a healthy prostate?; What is a healthy dosage of iodine for a person with a family history of thyroid dysfunction?; If one takes large doses of melatonin, would it "tell" the body to stop producing it naturally? Click HERE for part 1.



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Leyla Weighs In: The Importance of Selenium
February 21, 2020
Higher dietary selenium intakes linked to younger 'biological age'; The importance of selenium for a healthy thyroid.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Apple Cider Vinegar
February 12, 2020
I have a thyroid nodule. Is there anything I should do before a fine needle aspiration? Is there a natural way to shrink the nodule?; What kind of laundry detergent do you use? I'm having trouble finding one that works.; Could you discuss the benefits, if any, of apple cider vinegar? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Kidneys, Hypothyroidism and Osteoporosis
December 4, 2019
Big changes coming to supplement dosages next year: International Units migrating to Micrograms/milligrams; Besides taking Strontium and Bone Builder for osteoporosis, what else can I be doing to help my bones?; Is it necessary to have my thyroid checked twice a year rather than once a year to manage hypothyroidism?; What supplements or foods should I take to support my kidneys? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Auto-Brewery Syndrome
November 20, 2019
Drunk man actually had auto-brewery syndrome; My orthopedist told me I will need a knee replacement soon. Would collagen supplements help?; My friend was diagnosed with a benign brain cyst. Could this be caused by a cell phone? Is surgery the only option?; Can you comment on the article, Rheumatoid Arthritis and "Night Shade Vegetables"?; I stopped taking thyroid replacement after hemithyroidectomy in 1980 because it wasn't well regulated. Now I have FMS. Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 9, Part 1
November 11, 2019
Doctors argue for abandonment of daily savings time; Screen time causes discernible changes to white matter of kids’ brains, lowers test scores; Indoor plants no antidote to sick building syndrome; Breathalyzer tests yield unreliable results; Can thyroid surgery be avoided with pinpoint radiation? Does olive oil’s relatively low smoke point make it unsuitable for high-temperature cooking? Does cold wet weather affect our perception of pain? Is there really such a thing as “smoker’s face”? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Hypothyroidism
October 2, 2019
Is it necessary to take the cofactors of calcium at the same time as taking calcium?; Can I take NT Factor if I had breast cancer and my tumor was estrogen receptive? It contains soy.; I had cardiac ablation less than a week ago and feel wiped out. What supplements would you recommend to help me get back in the game?; I've just been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I don't want to take any medications because I feel great and don't want to mess with my health. Your thoughts? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Thinning Hair
August 28, 2019
I've been taking MK-7 for years but found out I have plaque all over the place! Have my bad habits caught up with me?; My 76-year-old father has Parkinson's and lately was found to have a very low white blood cell, red blood cell and hemoglobin counts. Can you shed any light on this?; Three months ago I noticed that my hair is thinning and my eyebrows are disappearing. I don't have anemia and my thyroid is normal. How should I begin to investigate this? Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: “The Autoimmune Solution,” Part 1
July 25, 2019
Dr. Hoffman welcomes Dr. Amy Myers, author of "The Autoimmune Solution" and "The Thyroid Connection." Dr. Myers recounts her own struggles with Graves' Disease; What were the antecedents that caused her to develop this autoimmune thyroid disorder? How prevalent is autoimmunity? Why is it reaching epidemic proportions in the U.S.? Dr. Myers discusses how diet, leaky gut syndrome, toxins, infections, and stress combine to create a "perfect storm" for autoimmunity. What supplements work for autoimmunity? Is the Paleo Diet the best route to recovery? Why are beans and gluten considered no-no's for patients with autoimmunity? How do you heal the gut? Why is taking synthetic thyroid medication not enough for some patients? What role for iodine? Vitamin D? Is coconut oil beneficial? Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: “The Autoimmune Solution,” Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Amy Myers, author of "The Autoimmune Solution" and "The Thyroid Connection." Click HERE for part 1.



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