Leaky brain and the blood-brain barrier

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. You may have heard of leaky gut, but have you heard of leaky brain? Sometimes the immune barriers in the body break down, letting in pollutants, toxins, and other irritants that would normally be kept out.  This often happens in the…

Brain fog and fatigue? Avoid These Risk Factors to Prevent Brain Inflammation

In my interview with Dhru Purohit of Dr. Mark Hyman’s Broken Brain Podcast series I talk about risk factors to prevent brain inflammation. Common symptoms of brain inflammation are brain fog, fatigue, memory loss, and depression. Many brain-based symptoms that most people think are a normal part of aging are not — they are symptoms…

Hyperthyroidism

7 Ways Hypothyroidism Affects Your Body and Brain

Listen to the Podcast. Watch the video. A thyroid hormone deficiency slows metabolism and disrupts many basic bodily functions. When looking to understand your thyroid symptoms, you need to understand: What is causing your underactive thyroid in the first place. The impact hypothyroidism can have on both your physical health and your brain function if…

Poor Brain Function: One of the Most Common Causes of Persistent Thyroid Symptoms in Hashimoto’s

How brain health determines the progression of your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism Hashimoto’s is more than an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. It creates inflammation that impacts the entire body, but especially the brain, the tissue most sensitive to inflammation. The autoimmunity of Hashimoto’s keeps the brain in a constant state of inflammation that impairs brain…