The Thyroid Connection by Amy Myers is a self-help book for people who suffer from thyroid dysfunction or suspect that they do. Myers took up her mission to help others understand thyroid conditions when she was in medical school and was diagnosed with Graves' disease, an autoimmune condition that results in hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid. Only after Myers discovered functional medicine, which looks for the root causes of illness rather than treating individual symptoms, did she begin to thrive. Myers used her experience as a patient and doctor to create the Myers Way Thyroid Connection Plan, a 28-day blueprint for restoring health by reducing inflammation; healing digestive problems, such as leaky gut; consuming adequate nutrients; eliminating toxins; adopting stress reduction activities; and using thyroid supplements when needed. Myers advises patients to approach thyroid dysfunction from a holistic perspective.
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