Episode - Infections and Thyroid Autoimmunity with Dr. Nikolas Hedberg


Infections are a potential trigger of Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s, and in this episode Dr. Nikolas Hedberg discusses some of the more common infections associated with these conditions, including how to test for them and some of the different treatment options.  We’ll be chatting about Epstein-Barr, H. pylori, parasites, and other infections that can be a factor in thyroid autoimmunity.

During this episode you’ll learn:

  • Some of the most common infections seen in those with Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s
  • When you should treat for H. pylori
  • Why you can’t rely on a negative Yersinia enterocolitica marker in the stool
  • The infection with the strongest connection to Hashimoto’s
  • Are biofilm disruptors necessary when treating infections?
  • Whether Lyme disease and coinfections can trigger Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s?
  • The impact of stress on infections and the importance of optimizing adrenal health in overcoming infections

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