Dr. Ruscios Wrap Up #94

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed selenium and your thyroid.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we discussed health new updates including the thyroid-SIBO connection, probiotics & H. Pylori, Vitamin D & fatigue, iodine & thyroid autoimmunity, CoQ10 & fatigue, viruses and hypothyroid and more.

Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

In this week’s tip, we discussed if selenium supplementation is helpful or harmful for autoimmune thyroid disease.

Latest Research

Colic associated with alteration in the microbiota.  It’s also interesting to note that moms who follow low FODMAP can produce a significant improvement in their child’s colic Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source.

Recommendations for treatment of hypothyroidism Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source with levothyroxine and levotriiodothyronine: a 2016 position statement of the Italian Society of Endocrinology and the Italian Thyroid Association.

Those with malabsorption Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source may do better on a liquid form of thyroid hormone.

Boyd Haley, Ph. D. just wrote a review on the evidence regarding mercury and autism Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source.
“Of these studies, the vast majority (74%) suggest that mercury is a risk factor for ASD, revealing both direct and indirect effects.”

Low carb works better than low calorie in those with type 2 diabetes Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source.

Laugh a Little!

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Healthy Foodie

Emma Swanston: Roasted Almond & Jalapeno’ Pesto
Sébastien Noël: Chunky Meat and Vegetable Soup
Joel Runyon: Spinach and Mushroom Frittata
Rebecca Bohl: No-Bake Walnut Cookies

Happiness Homework 

Visit free museums. Check local museum websites to see when their free visitation times are. Many also offer free nighttime events for adults too.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
— John Quincy Adams

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