Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #217

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we spoke with Heidi Turner and discussed natural therapies for histamine intolerance & mast cell activation.

On Wednesday,we discussed healing after an incorrect diagnosis of hypothyroidism.

Latest Research

Iodine deficiency and iodine excess are associated with an increased risk of thyroid disorders. This study looks at the unique patterns of iodine status in the Korean Peninsula. It is concluded that further research is needed to verify the optimal ranges of iodine intake and to clarify the effects of iodine intake on thyroid disorders.

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) is the most prevalent cause of hypothyroidism Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source. Symptoms and diseases associated with HT are considered to be caused by hypothyroidism. This study found that …

“Women with HT suffer from a high symptom load. Hypothyroidism is only a contributing factor to the development of associated conditions.”

This study, using mice, concluded that bacteria Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source may compete with the host for selenium when availability becomes limiting.

Laugh a Little!

Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #217 - paleo diet

Healthy Foodie

Chartered Wellness: Red Pepper + Artichoke Dip
Sébastien Noël: Cauliflower Chowder
Gina Homolka: Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast
Taste Team: No-bake Rawies

Happiness Homework 

Do something creative that you love.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“What you focus on grows, what you think about expands, and what you dwell upon determines your destiny.”
Robin Sharma

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Dr. Ruscio is your leading functional and integrative doctor specializing in gut related disorders such as SIBO, leaky gut, Celiac, IBS and in thyroid disorders such as hypothyroid and hyperthyroid. For more information on how to become a patient, please contact our office. Serving the San Francisco bay area and distance patients via phone and Skype.


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