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Ben Fuchs Radio Show - November 2017
Wednesday 1 November 2017
When the kidney's and the adrenal glands are healthy and functioning properly they can control the levels of salt in the body. If we restrict our intake of salt we will still crave salty foods. Sodium can be hidden in foods so you cannot taste it. Depriving ourselves of salt can initiate and potentiate addictions to other substances. Alzheimer's could be a whole body problem. Studies show benefits from calorie restricted diet. Smoking may cause inflammatory bowel disease. Roll for dopamine receptors in the cross sensitization between amphetamine and salt appetite. Dave from Michigan has a daughter who was hit by a car.
Thursday 2 November 2017
Salt restriction can lead to an addiction of other substances because of the relationship between salt and the reward centre of the brain. The thyroid and adrenal glands are responsive to salt. Hypothyroidism is linked to poor adrenal function, dirty blood and the digestive system. The adrenal glands produce adrenaline, aldosterone and cortisol. Changing your diet to maintain healthy gut bacteria could protect you from nearly all age related diseases. Antidepressant associated significant elevated risk of death. Maternal iodine deficiency can affect child development. Gut microbes may talk to the brain through cortisol. Study shows exercise is not key to weight control.
Monday 6 November 2017
Talking about the importance of salt and sodium chloride to a healthy body. Bodily fluids contains large amounts of salt which mimics the kind of environment you find in the ocean. The concentration of salt in the body is tightly regulated. Aldosterone is a salt retention hormone which is related to stress and chronic adrenal gland stress. Use sea salt in water when you crave salt. Hyponatremia and hypothyroidism go hand in hand. The adrenal glands and the thyroid are linked and affect each other. Junk food gets peoples attention. Insomnia linked with early death and kidney dysfunction. Sheryl from Florida has had a endometrial ablation and also may have a cancerous cyst on her ovaries. Carol from Washington has a question about HCG for sciatica issues.
Tuesday 7 November 2017
The relationship between the adrenal glands and the thyroid. Dysglycemia leads to adrenal gland stress and chronic activation causes adrenal fatigue and exhaustion. This causes the thyroid to slow down. Hypothyroidism should be dealt with by keeping our adrenal glands healthy. Don't waste your time or money on a thyroid test. Vitamin D might be the key for pregnant women with poly cystic ovarian syndrome. Nancy from California has a question about her kidney filtration issues. Rose from Virginia has a friend with heart disease and is craving salt and fast food. Mary from Michigan has a question about hypothyroidism and essential fatty acids.
Wednesday 8 November 2017
Talking about hypothyroidism and its relationship to the adrenal glands. Thyroid medication is one of most dispensed drugs on the market. Hypothyroidism is the end result of lifestyle choices. More women than men suffer from hypothyroidism due to the association with oestrogen. When the doctors dispense thyroid hormone medication this does nothing to help the health of the thyroid. Vitamin D maybe a simple treatment to advance burn healing. Almost half of food allergies in adults appear in adulthood. Tony from California has a question about frequency of urination. Carl from Oregon has a comment about the left right paradigm.
Monday 13 November 2017
Primary hypothyroidism or hashimoto's thyroid is an auto immune attack on the thyroid. Secondary hypothyroidism is secondary to adrenal gland dysfunction. Even Primary hypothyroidism has an element of adrenal gland dysfunction. The adrenal glands are connected to the brain via the HPA axis. If you can't seem to loose weight or get your blood sugar under control you could be dealing with the HPA axis and chronic stress activation of the adrenal glands. Chronic activation of cortisol plays a major role in the development of disease. Mushrooms are full of antioxidants that have anti-ageing potential. Low carb and low fat diets. John from Kansas had surgery on his ankle 12 years ago and is still having problems.
Wednesday 15 November 2017
Talking about the adrenal glands and adrenal fatigue. Tiredness, brain fog, chronic illness, low libido, cold clammy hands and feet are all linked to the adrenal thyroid axis. The adrenal glands produce cortisol under long term chronic stress and this can cause chronic fatigue syndrome. Adrenal dysfunction can be a cause for hypothyroidism. New blood pressure standard. Shauna from Idaho has a question about taking antibiotics and probiotics at the same time. Also a question about a brother who might be having an amputation. Michael from Washington has a salivary stone. John from Kansas has a question about taking bentonite clay, zeolite and charcoal and when to take his nutritional supplements.
Thursday 16 November 2017
Primary hypothyroidism is an auto immune attack on the thyroid and secondary hypothyroidism is an adrenal gland issue. The relationship between autoimmune issues and digestive leaky gut issues. From a causal point of view hypothyroidism is not about the thyroid. You don't need a thyroid test. Iodine is important but it is not a cure all for thyroid issues. Raising good cholesterol fails to protect against heart disease. Low levels of potassium linked to increased diabetes risk. Dave from New York had a blood test and is now concerned about his kidney function. Cliff from Florida has a mother with ulcerative colitis and c dif issues. Elaine from Alaska has a question about probiotics.
Friday 17 November 2017
Talking about thyroid hormones. Tyrosine can get converted into pigment in the skin and there are many tyrosinase inhibitors which can help to lighten the skin. T3 and T4 thyroid hormone, the number refers to the number of iodine molecules. T3 is active hormone and T4 is a lot weaker. Synthroid is T4. Fluoride, chlorine, chloride and bromide all look like iodine and can displace iodine in the thyroid. The bloating associated with eating wheat and gluten maybe attributed to fructans. New link found between gut bacteria and age related conditions. Engineering the gut microbiome with good bacteria can help treat crohn's disease. Link between obesity and cancer not well recognized. Kathy from Minnesota has a mother with a uterine prolapse as well as hashimoto's.
Monday 27 November 2017
Talking about hypothyroidism and dealing with the chronic stress response as well as autoimmunity. Autoimmune issues and leaky gut go hand in hand. Hypothyroidism and autoimmune issues are largely female issues. Excess oestrogen and trouble eliminating oestrogen metabolites from the body can cause autoimmune issues. Is apple cider vinegar a wonder food. Alzheimer's protein forms toxic complexes with cell membranes. Changes in diet may improve life expectancy of parkinson's patients. Marshal from California has been diagnosed with glaucoma. Chris from Texas has a comment about sugar being a poison and trouble gaining weight.
Tuesday 28 November 2017
Don't waste your time with having your thyroid tested. Hypothyroidism is associated with digestive health issues. Hypothyroidism and supplementing with iodine. Electricity generated with water, salt and a membrane. Micro-needling opens the door for rosacea relief. Acute effects of a very low carbohydrate diet on sleep. Some sunscreen ingredients may disrupt sperm cell function. Mary from Oregon has a question about blood pressure medication and loosing weight.
Wednesday 29 November 2017
Talking about iodine, hypothyroidism and thyroid hormones. Correct digestive health issues to deal with hypothyroidism. Halogens like bromine are look alike molecules and thyroid hormone can bind to them instead of iodine. Parental diet affects offspring immunity. 6% of new cancer diagnosis caused by diabetes and excess weight. Rory from California has a question about ringing in the ears. Sherly from Pennsylvania has graves disease and hypertension.