Are you getting the full story when it comes to your thyroid? Do you know if your thyroid labs are normal, abnormal, or optimal? Or if you’re on the right medication and dose for thriving energy and an ideal weight?
This week, Dr. Osgood steps into the hot seat to cover all things related to thyroid medications, including when they are needed (and when they’re not), how to get the right testing, and signs it’s time to make a change.
Dr. Seth Osgood is the founder of GrassRoots Functional Medicine, where he works with patients in-person and virtually to get to the root of their symptoms and restore their natural ability to heal.
He discovered early in his career that Functional Medicine was his true passion after a functional approach helped transform his own health and the health of his family, who struggled needlessly for years with digestive problems. In his practice, he and his team use advanced lab testing, nutrition counseling, personalized protocols, and mindset coaching to help patients build a life that revolves around physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.
In this episode, Dr. Seth Osgood discusses:
- What is your thyroid gland
- When are thyroid medications needed
- How to get the correct thyroid testing
- When can patients come off of thyroid medications
- What are the different types of thyroid medications
- How to choose the correct medication and dosage
- Types of thyroid problems and treatments
If you’ve been thinking about getting your thyroid checked or don’t feel your best with your current treatment, you’ll want to listen to this episode!
Dr. Osgood’s health tip: Be your own advocate. Be ready to make some difficult choices and make sure you are exercising daily and get the rest you need.
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About the Author: Dr. Seth Osgood is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) Certified Practitioner. Dr. Osgood received his post-graduate training in Functional Medicine through the IFM and from working with Dr. Amy Myers. He has helped people from around the world improve their health utilizing a Functional Medicine approach.
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