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‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 383: ‘The Truth About Thyroid Week’ With Janie Bowthorpe

Posted Jul 23 2010 7:53am

In Episode 383 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” The Truth About Thyroid Week continues with natural thyroid activist Janie Bowthorpe from and author of the accompanying book Stop the Thyroid Madness: A Patient Revolution Against Decades of Inferior Treatment . When you listen to Janie speak, you can sense the frustration she’s had from over two decades of not knowing what was wrong with her and taking medications that are completely ineffective. In this interview, you’ll hear her discuss her lack of energy, depression, increased heart rate and exhaustion, why Synthroid was exactly the wrong thyroid medication for her, why she had to quit being a fitness instructor because of her thyroid symptoms, her “debilitating” reaction to exercising, the many misdiagnoses of her thyroid problems, the huge difference that Armour (desiccated pig thyroid) made to her health, the thyroid group on Yahoo she started which began her personal campaign against the wrong information being promoted about thyroid, what the purpose of desiccated thyroid is, the problems with finding Armour over the past year, why pulverizing the Armour medication makes it work a lot better, the most common symptoms of thyroid issues, the mistakes doctors make in treating thyroid problems, how you find a good doctor who understands your specific needs, the independent labs that you can have run where you can order your own tests without the need for a doctor, the response to her book despite the fact it is not available on bookstore shelves, and how she responds to the critics who say she isn’t qualified to speak so authoritatively on this subject. Janie Bowthorpe is a rebel with a cause sounding the horn on the literal “madness” being promoted about thyroid problems. ENJOY!

There are three ways you can listen to Episode 383:

1. Listen at the new iTunes page for the podcast

2. Listen and comment about the show at the official web site for the podcast

3. Download the MP3 file of Episode 383 [33:17m]

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How did you like what you heard from Janie Bowthorpe today? Tell us what you think in the show notes section of Episode 383 . Pick up a copy of her fabulous book Stop the Thyroid Madness and visit her web site that is chock full of some truly fantastic FREE information to help you best understand your thyroid condition. Hopefully you enjoyed this special The Truth About Thyroid Week. Coming up next week, we’ve got two spectacular conversations to share with you. On Monday, we’ll have registered dietitian Annette Presley , co-author with former interview guest Kevin Brown of the book The Liberation Diet: Setting America Free from the Bondage of Health Misinformation! to talk about the state of nutrition in the United States and why it seems to be so backwards. Then on Thursday, we’ll have a returning guest in neurosurgeon Dr. Larry McCleary (listen to the February 2009 interview ) who will discuss the concepts in his latest book Feed Your Brain Lose Your Belly . Dr. McCleary is always a pleasure to speak with and you’ll enjoy what he has to share about the connection between keeping your brain healthy and weight loss. That’s all coming up next week on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore.”

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