The Thyroid Connection: Why You Feel Tired, Brain-Fogged, and Overweight -- and How to Get Your Life Back

The Thyroid Connection: Why You Feel Tired, Brain-Fogged, and Overweight -- and How to Get Your Life Back

by Amy Myers,

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316272865
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 09/27/2016
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 55,686
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Amy Myers, MD, is a specialist in autoimmune diseases whose career was set in motion by her own experience dealing with Graves' disease. Myers earned her medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and is the founder and medical director of the nationally renowned functional medicine clinic Austin UltraHealth. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Autoimmune Solution.

Table of Contents

Introduction 3

Part 1 The New Thyroid Epidemic

Chapter 1 The Thyroid Crisis 19

Chapter 2 You Can Be Helped 38

Part 2 Understanding Your Thyroid

Chapter 3 What Is the Thyroid? 63

Chapter 4 The Autoimmune Connection 83

Part 3 Working with Your Doctor

Chapter 5 Why Your Doctor Gets It Wrong 101

Chapter 6 How to Ask Your Doctor for More 121

Part 4 The Myers Way

Chapter 7 The Power of Food 149

Chapter 8 Tame the Toxins 170

Chapter 9 The Infection Connection 197

Chapter 10 The Stress Solution 208

Part 5 The Myers Way Step by Step

Chapter 11 The Myers Way Thyroid Connection Plan 233

Chapter 12 The Myers Way Thyroid Connection Twenty-Eight-Day Plan 270

Chapter 13 The Myers Way Thyroid Connection Plan…for Life 313

Chapter 14 The Myers Way Thyroid Connection Plan Recipes 318

Resources 355

Acknowledgements 363

Appendix A Letter to Your Doctor 367

Appendix B Home Detox 371

Appendix C Biological Dentistry 375

Appendix D Do I Need Chelation? 379

Appendix E Coping with Toxic Mold 381

Selected Bibliography 385

Index 417

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