Naturopathic Approach to Thyroid Dysfunction with Dr. Kayla Cook

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In this episode of the NTI PodTalk, Dianne chats with Dr. Kayla Cook about naturopathic medicine and thyroid dysfunction.

About Dr. Kayla Cook

Dr. Kayla Cook is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who specializes in natural alternatives to prescription drugs. Her passion lies in empowering women to reclaim their health and live a limitless life. She is the co-founder and director of Clear Creek Natural Medicine, an integrative medicine clinic located in Arvada, Colorado. Dr. Cook is an avid educator, researcher, and writer. For a free copy of her latest ebook “Core Supplements for a Healthy Life” you can visit Dr. Cook’s Instagram page— @drkaylacook or email su*****@cl***********************.com.

Dr. Cook and Dianne discuss a naturopathic approach to thyroid dysfunction and Graves Disease

  • 02:26 – What sets naturopathic doctors apart from conventional doctors
  • 04:24 – Dr. Cook didn’t always want to be a doctor
  • 07:08 – Differences between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism  
  • 08:50 – Advocate for getting other systems tested when diagnosed with thyroid dysfunction
  • 12:42 – Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism treatment differences 
  • 19:25 – Treat the why and not the what 
  • 22:20 – Nutritional strategies for Grave’s disease
  • 28:32 – Dr. Cook’s take on cruciferous vegetables 
  • 34:00 – Dr. Cook’s take on seafood 
  • 40:15 – How you can find and work with Dr. Cook

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This discussion is not intended to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy, nor in any way imply that Nutrition Therapists who graduate from NTI are qualified to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy. The scope of practice for graduates of NTI is to deliver therapeutic nutrition guidance to our clients which helps support their natural biology to achieve optimal function in whatever wellness path they are on.

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