Episode - How Inescapable Toxins Can Affect Thyroid Health with Dr. Wendy Myers

EPISODE 131

How Inescapable Toxins Can Affect Thyroid Health with Dr. Wendy Myers

“Most chronic health conditions will have a heavy metal or a chemical as an underlying root cause.” – Dr. Wendy Myers

Environmental toxins, especially heavy metals, are a pervasive issue affecting everyone. These toxins interfere with critical bodily functions, from enzyme activity to amino acid absorption and the energy production necessary for iodine uptake. The result? A domino effect that can lead to significant disruptions in thyroid hormone production and conversion.

Considering the many negative consequences of this toxic burden and the fact that none of us can avoid them altogether, it’s crucial to incorporate detox strategies to help our bodies clear as much of the toxic load as possible.

Today, I’m joined by Dr. Wendy Myers, a Naturopathic doctor and founder of Myersdetox.com, to explore the impact of environmental toxins, especially heavy metals like mercury, on thyroid health. Dr, Wendy is an anti-aging, heavy metal detox, and bioenergetics expert and the #1 bestselling author of Limitless Energy: How to Detox Toxic Metals to End Exhaustion and Chronic Fatigue. Wendy hosts a top 100-rated podcast, the Myers Detox Podcast, about protecting your health with detoxification.

In this conversation, Dr. Wendy and I discuss her journey with thyroid issues and how detoxification strategies – like ionic foot baths and infrared saunas – can aid in removing toxins, the importance of mineral balance, how your diet can support detoxification, and more. Enjoy the episode!

 

During this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • Dr. Wendy’s experience with thyroid issues post-pregnancy
  • Recognizing the significant impact of environmental toxins, diet, and lifestyle on our health
  • How heavy metals like mercury, lead, cadmium, and nickel can impact the immune system and thyroid function
    Why Dr. Wendy advocates for the use of ionic foot baths as a detox method
  • Getting started with ionic foot baths
  • How pesticides and herbicides affect thyroid health, hormone production, the gut microbiome, and overall organ system functioning
  • Why we need to utilize detoxification strategies to address chronic health conditions
  • How detoxification can aid in weight loss and improve overall health
  • Dr. Wendy’s approach to heavy metal testing
  • What you need to know about the benefits and limitations of chelation therapy
  • Importance of mineral balancing and a healthy diet in detoxification
  • The top five foods to aid in detoxification
  • What you’ll learn from Dr. Wendy’s docuseries, Heavy

 

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