Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #111


In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed what to do if you are taking Synthroid and still not feeling well.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we spoke with Dr. Leonard Weinstock and discussed all things constipation.

Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

In this week’s tip, we discussed important considerations for those on thyroid medications.

Latest Research

Exciting preliminary data suggests FMT may be effective for SIBO Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source that occurs secondary to severe motility impairment.

Hormone replacement therapy may protect against thyroid autoimmunity Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source.

Probiotics caused weight loss Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source in a recent clinical trial, but as has been found by other studies, the weight loss is only a couple pounds.

A TSH of 2.6 to 2.9 may indicate a better upper limit cutoff for those with Hashimoto’s Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source.

Probiotics Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source shown to improve diarrhea.

Laugh a Little!

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Healthy Foodie

Jason Glaspey: High Energy Breakfast Bars
Loren Cordain: Chicken and Mushroom Ramen Soup
Taste Team: Asparagus quiche with kale pesto
Gina Homolka: Turmeric Golden Milk Popsicles

Happiness Homework 

Compliment yourself and mean it.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”
― Mark Twain

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