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Answering Your Questions About Autoimmune Disease, Optimizing Sleep, And Inflammation

Ep. 539

This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, Thrive Market, and InsideTracker.


In today’s episode, I’ve compiled questions submitted by my social media audience from some of my most popular Masterclass episodes. I am joined by my good friend and podcast host, Dhru Purohit, to discuss a range of topics related to autoimmune disease, optimizing your sleep, and inflammation. 


Dhru Purohit is a podcast host, serial entrepreneur, and investor in the health and wellness industry. His podcast, The Dhru Purohit Podcast, is a top 50 global health podcast with over 30 million unique downloads. His interviews focus on the inner workings of the brain and the body and feature the brightest minds in wellness, medicine, and mindset.


This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, Thrive Market, and InsideTracker.

 

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In this episode, we discuss (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):

  • The main Functional Medicine approach to treating autoimmune disease (4:15 / 00:43)
  • Hashimoto’s disease and thyroid testing (8:59 / 5:59) 
  • Is there a connection between autoimmune issues and allergies? (21:01 / 15:58)
  • Where to start to heal autoimmune disease (26:32 / 21:30) 
  • Top three mistakes people make in dealing with autoimmune disease (28:34 / 23:36) 
  • Do you need to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day? (33:44 / 28:43)
  • Supplements and sleep aids (40:55 / 35:58)
  • Do grains affect inflammation? (43:43 / 38:48) 
  • The biggest driver of chronic inflammation (46:11 / 41:20) 
  • Can inflammation be driven by genetics? (47:42 / 42:41)


Mentioned in this episode:

How a Doctor Cured Her Autoimmune Disease with Functional Medicine 

Reversing Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Disease with Functional Medicine

The UltraThyroid Solution

Dr. Hyman’s Sleep Master Class

IFM's Find A Practitioner Tool

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