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The Thyroid-Immune Connection: 3 Essential Factors For Optimal Function

Presented by: Dr. Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP+
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The thyroid gland is a critical regulator of metabolism, mood, brain function and body composition. A delicate balance exists between the immune system and the thyroid. In this webinar, Dr. Izabella Wentz, a leading expert in thyroid health, will discuss the importance of three critical etiological contributors of thyroid function: 1) detoxification, 2) the HPA axis and 3) digestive health. Diet and lifestyle modifications as well as nutritional supplements will be discussed to support these key areas.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize how detoxification, the HPA axis and digestive health contribute to thyroid function
  • Learn which supplements and lifestyle modifications to prioritize to support these critical etiological factors
  • Explore the controversy of iodine
  • Learn which types of testing are the most valuable for thyroid function assessment and monitoring

About the Panelist

Dr. Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP, is a nationally acclaimed thyroid specialist and licensed pharmacist who has dedicated her career to helping practitioners and patients understand and properly address thyroid function, particularly in the >90% of cases involving an immunological component. Dr. Wentz is the author of a New York Times best-selling patient guide on thyroid support and is dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about improving assessment, lifestyle interventions and functional medicine approaches to optimize thyroid function and overall health.

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