Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #122

In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed hypothyroid and miscarriage.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we discussed our listener questions – What The Health, low FODMAP diets, gene tailored diets, MegaSpore probiotic, probios & constipation and more….

Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

In this week’s tip, we discussed what to do if symptomless hypothyroidism increases your risk of miscarriage.

Latest Research

Microbial gut colonization process may be initiated prenatally by a distinct microbiota in the placenta and amniotic fluid. The link between the mother and the offspring is continued after birth by microbes present in breast milk.

Hypothyroidism was less frequently seen in women with PCOS and in men compared with women in the general population and among women with Turner syndrome. Androgens seem to protect against hypothyroidism.

Vitamin D supplementation seems to reduce the progression of “small burden” uterine fibroids to an extensive disease, and thus reduces the need for conventional surgical or medical therapy.

Capsule endoscopy has a high diagnostic yield in cases of suspicion of celiac disease. Capsule endoscopy is safe procedure with a high degree of concordance with histology and it helps in the differential diagnosis of celiac disease.

A meta-analysis of four retrospective cohort studies with 12,912 cases of psoriasis demonstrated an approximate 3-fold increased risk of CD among patients with psoriasis.

Laugh a Little!

Healthy Foodie

Loren Cordain: All Day Energy Cherry Mint Turkey Balls
Jason Glaspey, Founder: Vegetable Beef Chili
Gina Homolka: Grilled Chicken Bruschetta
Sébastien Noël: Pomegranate Green Tea

Happiness Homework 

Meditate – Sit, Be Still

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”
― Maya Angelou


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