Dr. Eric is the owner and founder of Rejuvagen, a functional and regenerative medicine clinic in Glen Mills, PA, and he is the co-host with Dr. Erica of the Thyroid Answers Podcast. He is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (C.N.S.), a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, along with being a licensed Chiropractor in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Erica graduated from Logan College in Chesterfield, Missouri with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree as well as a Masters in Nutrition and Human Performance. She specializes in functional medicine and is a graduate of the American Functional Neurology Institute (AFNI).
In today’s episode we focus on the the thyroid, how the thyroid affects fertility, why this condition is often under diagnosed in women, and the specifics about why it can be difficult to identify at times when the lab results don’t match symptoms.
Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery LIVE 10 week group coaching program! Click here to register now! Early bird pricing ends December 13th!
Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon. Exciting news!! The audiobook is finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Sign for FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.
- What brought Dr. Eric and Dr. Erica to their focus on the thyroid and thus their podcast
- Cellular vs. Glandular Hypothyroidism
- How inflammation can affect TSH levels
- Why cell health is so important to the overall function of the body
- Ways hypothyroidism shows up in the menstrual cycle when charting
- How thyroid issues impact fertility
- What is Reverse T3
- Lifestyle changes to improve thyroid function
- How birth control can affect thyroid function
- Why birth control does not fix your cycle
- The importance of preparing the body to come off birth control to get pregnant
- Why you should always listen to your body and not ignore symptoms
Connect with Dr. Eric Balcavage and Dr. Erica Riggleman:
- Thyroid Answers Podcast
- Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook
- Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program
- The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize your Fertility | Audiobook | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
- The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
- Get The First chapter of The Fifth Vital Sign for FREE | thefifthvitalsignbook.com
Related podcasts & blog posts:
- FFP 259 | Thyroid, Adrenals, and Fertility | Dr. Aviva Romm, MD
- [On-Air Client Session] FFP 234 | Thyroid Health and Your Charts | Lisa & Taq
- FFP 164 | Thyroid Health and Fertility | Erika Enos
- FFP 124 | Thyroid Health & Fertility, Why the TSH Test Isn’t Enough | Iodine & Thyroid Function | Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome | Dr. David Brownstein, MD | Dr. Denis Wilson, MD
- FFP 116 | Stop The Thyroid Madness | Going Beyond Synthroid & Getting to the Root Cause of Thyroid Disorders | Why the TSH Test Isn’t Enough | What to do when your Doctor Won’t Cooperate | Janie Bowthorpe, M. Ed.
- FFP 046 | Healing Your Thyroid Naturally with Nutrient Rich Foods | Thyroid Health and Fertility | Andrea Beaman
- FFP 041 | Thyroid Health and Fertility | Dr. Maureen Rozenn
Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:
This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.