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The Thyroid Connection

Why You Feel Tired, Brain-Fogged, and Overweight, 1st Edition

Amy Myers, MD
Course Expiration Date: Jun-30-2020

NY Times Bestselling author! Deep insight into the physiology, hormonal, and medical implications of thyroid function and dysfunction—and how to return balance using diet and lifestyle. Covers hyper- and hypothyroid conditions.

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$27.00
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$118.00
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$138.00
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$140.00
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$160.00
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$108.00
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Description

A scientifically proven plan for preventing and reversing the full spectrum of thyroid issues, including hypothyroidism, Grave’s disease, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. NY Times Bestselling author! Deep insight into the physiology, hormonal, and medical implications of thyroid function and dysfunction—and how to return balance using diet and lifestyle. Covers hyper- and hypothyroid conditions.

Course Objectives

Suggested Performance Indicators: 4.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.9, 8.1.1

Upon completion of this course, user will be able to:

1. Explain the metabolic pathways where foods, nutrients, and poor diet influence the development of autoimmune thyroid problems.
2. Better recognize symptoms and diet patterns in their patients in order to make referrals to the appropriate medical practitioners.
3. Counsel patients on the latest nutrition therapies for diagnosed autoimmune thyroid diseases to control or reverse symptoms through food and lifestyle changes.

Learning Codes

  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2010) Botanicals, phytochemicals
  • (2020) Composition of foods, nutrient analysis
  • (2050) Genetics
  • (2060) Immunology
  • (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
  • (2080) Microbiology, food toxicology
  • (2090) Micronutrients: vitamins, minerals
  • (2100) Nutritional biochemistry
  • (2110) Physiology, exercise physiology
  • (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
  • (3005) Nutrition Diagnosis
  • (3010) Assessment methodology
  • (3060) Laboratory tests
  • (3070) Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, herbal interaction
  • (4000) Wellness and public health
  • (4040) Disease prevention
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5290) Metabolic disorders, Inborn errors
  • (5370) Weight management, obesity
  • (5420) Complimentary care, alternative therapies

Recommended for...

  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional

Book Details

Author Amy Myers, MD
Year Published 2015
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Little Brown and Co.
ISBN 978-0316272865
Format Hardback
Page Count 432

Product Instructions

Why we chose this book

Dr. Myers is a traditionally trained physician who tried all therapies traditional medicine had to offer for her autoimmune, hyperthyroid Grave’s disease. She was determined to identify what factors contributed to her disease and found the answers in her food and lifestyle—and integrative/functional medicine therapies.

About the Author

Dr. Amy Myers, MD is in private practice in Austin, TX, working with a dietitian on staff and specializing in thyroid, autoimmune diseases, and functional medicine. Dr. Myers is a sought after speaker and medical practitioner.