Podcast - The Relationship Between Depression, Inflammation and Thyroid Autoimmunity with Dr. Achina Stein

EPISODE 42

The Relationship Between Depression, Inflammation and Thyroid Autoimmunity with Dr. Achina Stein

In this episode Dr. Eric interviews Dr. Achina Stein, as they chat about depression, including how it relates to inflammation and thyroid autoimmunity.

During this episode you’ll learn:

  • The different causes of depression
  • The relationship between inflammation and depression
  • Why those with thyroid autoimmunity might be at an increased risk of having depression
  • Which autoimmune disorders have a higher prevalence of depression
  • The autoimmune condition with more severe types of lupus
  • The relationship between thyroid health and depression (more so hypothyroidism)
  • What tests Dr. Achina recommends if she suspects depression in one of her patients
  • Dr. Achina’s thoughts on neurotransmitter testing
  • The diet Dr. Achina recommends to her patients, and her beliefs about certain diets
  • The risks associated with low cholesterol
  • A chat about SSRIs, and whether people on these can eventually wean off (under the guidance of a medical doctor of course)

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Links related to this episode:

Click Here to visit Achina’s website

Click Here to purchase Dr. Achina’s book

Click Here to visit Dr. Achina’s YouTube channel