Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #228

In Case You Missed It

Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #228 - DrR Featured Image 228On Monday, we spoke with Valerie and discussed bloating, constipation, brain fog & joint pain.

On Wednesday, we spoke with Dr. Stephen Guyenet and discussed weight gain & weight loss.

Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

In this week’s tip, we discussed if SIFO could be causing your unexplained IBS symptoms.

Latest Research

20% of patients benefit from combination therapy Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source (T3 + T4) The outcome from this study suggests the evaluation of thyroid hormone levels by

“ultrafiltration LC-MS/MS for patients who continue to experience hypothyroid symptoms on LT-4.”

This meta-analysis conclude that Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source predisposed patients to the development of papillary thyroid carcinoma.

This meta-analysis demonstrates that the breath test Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source findings in IBS appear to be valid.

“While this meta-analysis does not suggest that the breath test findings imply SIBO, the abnormal fermentation timing and dynamics of the breath test findings support a role for abnormal intestinal bacterial distribution in IBS.”

Laugh a Little!

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Healthy Foodie

Taste Team: Crispy Sweet Potato Paleo Nacho
Our Paleo Life: Cobb Salad
Jason Glaspey, Founder: Liver Sausage and Egg
Joel Runyon: Peppermint Dark Chocolate Truffles

Happiness Homework 

East your lunch/dinner away from screens.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
Francis of Assisi

What do you think? I would like to hear your thoughts or experience with this.

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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