Functional Medicine Research with Dr. Nikolas Hedberg

Functional Medicine Research with Dr. Nikolas Hedberg

Latest Episodes

How Your Gut Microbiota Affects Your Thyroid
August 16, 2019

Your gut microbiota has an intimate connection with your thyroid including connections with hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s disease and Graves’ disease. In this research review I’d like to cover a recent paper entitled,

Ashwagandha, Hashimoto’s Disease, and Subclinical Hypothyroidism
August 01, 2019

Ashwagandha is one of my favorite supplements for Hashimoto’s disease and hypothyroidism and we have some excellent studies to support using it for these conditions. - The main study I’ll cover in this research review is entitled,

Autoimmune Paleo Diet and Hashimoto’s Disease
July 19, 2019

We finally have a study specifically looking at the efficacy of the Autoimmune Protocol Diet, also known as the Autoimmune Paleo Diet or AIP, and Hashimoto’s disease. The exact title of the paper is, “Efficacy of the Autoimmune Protocol Diet as Part of...

The Hashimoto’s Disease and SIBO Connection
July 12, 2019

Is there a connection among Hashimoto’s disease, hypothyroidism, and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth also known as SIBO? Does Hashimoto’s disease cause SIBO or does SIBO cause Hashimoto’s? I’ll answer these questions in my latest research review ...

The Truth About Plant-Based Diets and Meat with Diana Rodgers
June 28, 2019

In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview dietitian Diana Rodgers in a discussion about plant-based diets, meat, and her upcoming documentary and book project Sacred Cow.  Speaking to Diana was a breathe of fresh air among all the misinforma...

Can Blastocystis Hominis Cause Hashimoto’s Disease?
June 07, 2019

Our discussion today revolves around a microscopic parasite called Blastocystis hominis, a case of hives and Hashimoto’s disease! - The case report was published in 2015 in The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries.  The report was entitled,

Can Thiamine Improve Hashimoto’s Disease-Related Fatigue?
May 17, 2019

Are you doing everything right for your Hashimoto’s disease and hypothyroidism but still experiencing fatigue? A chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link and the b-vitamin thiamine is an important link in thyroid function and energy production that...

Healing Hashimoto’s Disease with Andrea Nakayama
May 03, 2019

In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interviewed Andrea Nakayama in a discussion about strategies for healing Hashimoto's disease.  We talked about her "3 Tiers to Epigenetic Mastery" and how they relate to Hashimoto's disease and thyroid health....

The Truth About Fluoride with Melissa Gallico
April 19, 2019

In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Melissa Gallico about fluoride.  We talked about where fluoride comes from, why it was added to our water supply, how to know if your water is fluoridated, how to filter fluoride,

Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology with Dr. Izabella Wentz
March 29, 2019

In this episode of The Dr. Hedberg Show, I interview Dr. Izabella Wentz about her new book, "Hashimoto's Food Pharmacology."  We had a great talk about Hashimoto's disease, Dr. Wentz's Hashimoto's healing journey,