Listen: Donna and Dr. Raphael Kellman Talk About The Microbiome and Your Thyroid
The leader in Microbiome Medicine offers a revelatory guide to the gut-thyroid connection, with cutting-edge information—and a surprising source of thyroid illness.
If you are one of the 20 million Americans living with thyroid disease or one of the thousands living undiagnosed, Dr. Raphael Kellman understands your suffering. Between inaccurate diagnosis, a wide spectrum of symptoms, and doctors who may not be familiar with the intricacies of thyroid dysfunction, it’s hard to get the treatment you need. Dr. Kellman has a clinically proven, expert protocol that has given thousands of patients a path to health.
Highlights from the Episode:
– The problem with routine blood tests to check for thyroid conditions.
– Why the TRH stimulation test is a more accurate test?
– For patients with symptoms of low thyroid, but routine tests keep coming back normal, find a functional doctor for a TRH stimulation test.
– The importance of getting to the root of thyroid conditions (autoimmune, iodine deficiency, nutrient deficiencies, chronic inflammation, etc).
– The connection between the thyroid and microbiome.
About Raphael Kellman, MD Physician of Integrative and Functional Medicine
Raphael Kellman, MD, a Albert Einstein College of Medicine graduate, is an internist and functional medicine physician. He pioneered a groundbreaking new brand of medicine and healing called “Microbiome Medicine.” Dr. Kellman seamlessly integrates holistic and functional medicine with his visionary understanding of the world and nature, the root of who we are, and its connection to health and healing. Dr. Kellman was the first doctor to recognize the profound importance of the microbiome; he speaks on the topic worldwide and is widely respected as a groundbreaking force in holistic and functional medicine. Dr. Kellman has diagnosed countless thousands of patients worldwide suffering from undiagnosed thyroid disease through his innovative testing approach, which goes much deeper than conventional testing. Through his deep understanding of the importance of the microbiome, Dr. Kellman treats gastrointestinal issues, chronic fatigue syndrome, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, Lyme disease, cancer, autism spectrum disorders, and unexplained, unresolved health issues.
Informed by his background in philosophy of science, Dr. Kellman’s treatments are administered with compassion and kindness. He draws on the latest research to address patients’ biochemistry, metabolism, hormones, genetics, environment, emotions, and life circumstances to help them achieve optimal health.
In addition to providing patient care and managing a thriving medical practice, Dr. Kellman publishes and lectures worldwide, advocating for whole-patient care and discussing his cutting-edge approach to curing illness through healing the microbiome. He is the author of numerous books, including the best-selling “Microbiome Diet” and “The Microbiome Breakthrough.” His books are published in over 15 languages all over the world.
Dr. Kellman lives with his wife and two young daughters—his greatest inspiration for revolutionizing healthcare—in New York City.