Green Wisdom Health Podcast by Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis

The Green-Wisdom-Health Podcast with Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis-Yes, It’s Probably Your Thyroid!

October 18, 2017

In today’s episode we discuss:

  • Could be an Iodine deficiency!
  • Can’t lose weight or easy weight gain

Poor thyroid function has been linked to serious health conditions such as:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Acne or Eczema
  • Gum Disease
  • Infertility
  • AutoImmune Disease


We discussed low cost lab work and mentioned the 5 parts of the Thyroid that we run in our lab panels

Signs of Thyroid Fatigue:

  • Feeling like you don’t have the energy to exercise
  • A heavy, tired head, especially in the afternoon
  • Falling asleep as soon as you sit down
  • Hyperactive Thyroid
  • Feeling restless, nervous, emotional, irritable, sleeping poorly
  • Frequent bowel movements
  • Irregular menstrual periods or no menstrual periods in women
  • Rapid, forceful, or irregular heartbeat
  • Protruding eyes


Things that Wreak Havoc on your Thyroid:

  • Gluten
  • Soy
  • Bromines
  • Pesticides and Plastics
  • Soft Drinks
  • Medications
  • Fire Retardants


Iodine Deficiency symptoms that you are not getting enough Iodine in your diet:

  • Salivary Glands – Disables your saliva production, making your mouth dry
  • Skin – Results in rough and dry skin and inability to sweat normally
  • Brain – Lowers alertness and intelligence quotient (IQ) levels
  • Muscles – Produces scar tissue, pain and fibromyalgia