Join Zane in this insightful episode of Healthy AF as he interviews Dr. Ashley Saylor, a skilled chiropractor based in Arvada, CO. Dive into an engaging discussion about overcoming Hashimoto’s through an animal-based diet. Dr. Saylor shares her expertise on the key differences between Hashimoto’s and low thyroid, as well as the common symptoms associated with autoimmune disorders.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn:
- How Dr. Ashley Saylor, a chiropractor in Arvada, CO, approaches Hashimoto’s.
- The effectiveness of an animal-based diet in combating Hashimoto’s.
- Understanding the distinction between Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and general low thyroid function.
- Identifying symptoms that may indicate an autoimmune disorder.
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What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis?
Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid, often leading to hypothyroidism. It’s characterized by the immune system attacking the thyroid gland, which can lead to a range of symptoms.
The Animal-Based Diet Approach
Dr. Saylor delves into how an animal-based diet can play a crucial role in managing and potentially overcoming the symptoms of Hashimoto’s. This diet focuses on consuming animal products and eliminating most plant-based foods, which, according to Dr. Saylor, can help reduce inflammation and support thyroid health.
Symptoms and Diagnosis
One of the key aspects discussed in the interview is recognizing the symptoms of Hashimoto’s, which can often be mistaken for general low thyroid function. Dr. Saylor emphasizes the importance of proper diagnosis and understanding the unique aspects of this autoimmune disorder.
Connecting with Dr. Saylor
The conversation with Dr. Saylor offers valuable insights for anyone struggling with Hashimoto’s or interested in exploring alternative dietary approaches for autoimmune disorders. It’s a testament to the evolving nature of nutritional science and its impact on our overall health.
Episode Minute By Minute Recap:
1:13 Misdiagnosis in Healthcare: Unveiling how people often receive incorrect diagnoses and the implications for treatment.
2:22 Dr. Ashley’s Personal Battle with Hashimoto’s: A deep dive into her journey of discovery and healing.
8:30 Simplicity in Health and Nutrition: Exploring how maintaining health can be both straightforward and sustainable.
17:34 Gluten’s Hidden Impact: Investigating the often-overlooked interactions between gluten and thyroid health.
22:24 Hope Through an Animal-Based Diet: Discussing how this diet can be a game-changer for many struggling with health issues.
32:18 Overcoming Common Health Struggles: Insights into the typical challenges Dr. Ashley encounters in her practice and strategies to address them.
37:12 Small Changes, Big Results: Highlighting how minor lifestyle adjustments can lead to significant health improvements.
43:54 Aging Gracefully with Proper Nutrition: Understanding the role of nutrition in healthy aging.
48:27 The Power of Whole Foods: Emphasizing the benefits of single-ingredient, whole foods in our diet.
56:45 Linking Health to Purpose: Connecting the dots between personal wellness, functional health, and life’s greater purpose.