Master Thyroid Disorders

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Earn a certificate in how to Master Thyroid Disorders from the Hedberg Institute.

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Thyroid disorders such as hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s disease and Graves’ disease are widespread affecting millions of people worldwide. A functional medicine approach to these conditions provides answers and solutions to patients who haven’t been helped by conventional medicine.

This course will prepare the practitioner to properly assess, diagnose, and manage all types of thyroid disorders.  Lessons included:

  1.  Hypothyroidism Diagnosis
  2.  Hypothyroid Treatment Options
  3.  Advanced Thyroid Concepts
  4.  Sex Hormones & Thyroid Function
  5.  The Best Thyroid Diet
  6.  The Best Thyroid Supplements
  7.  Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
  8.  Graves’ Disease

Practitioners will develop a thorough understanding of the best tests for thyroid disorders and how to interpret the results.  Additionally, practitioners will learn all of Dr. Hedberg’s exact protocols for addressing all possible causes of thyroid dysfunction.

The connection between all of the body systems and thyroid disorders are covered in detail.  At the end of this course you’ll have all the tools you need to comfortably and confidently address all patients with thyroid disorders.

Recommended Prerequisite Course:  Functional Medicine Fundamentals is recommended because practitioners must know how to treat GI and adrenal disorders for example to adequately address thyroid disorders.

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Print the PDF Certificate of Completion at the end of your Hedberg Institute course.


 

Lessons

Hypothyroid Diagnosis

Length: 38 minutes

In this lesson you’ll learn everything you need to know to adequately diagnose thyroid disease.  Dr. Hedberg covers the best tests to order to give you the best information needed…

Hypothyroid Treatment Options

Length: 16 minutes

In this lesson practitioners will learn the basics of pharmaceutical options for thyroid treatment as well as non-prescription options.  Exact protocols are given for non-prescription options for thyroid treatment. Additionally,…

Advanced Thyroid Concepts

Length: 22 minutes

In this lesson practitioners multiple advanced concepts that provide a deeper understanding thyroid dysfunction.  Advanced concepts covered include:  Leptin-thyroid connection  Sex hormone binding globulin-thyroid connection  Deiodinase enzymes  Growth hormone-thyroid connection…

Sex Hormones and Thyroid Function

Length: 23 minutes

In this lesson practitioners will learn how sex hormones affect thyroid function and specific protocols and strategies to balance this connection.  Hormones covered include:  Estradiol  Estrone  Estriol  Progesterone  Testosterone  DHT…

The Best Thyroid Diet

Length: 27 minutes

In this lesson practitioners learn how to best formulate the right diet for patients with all types of thyroid disorders.  Practitioners will have a thorough understanding of the best protein,…

The Best Thyroid Supplements

Length: 21 minutes

This lesson covers the most well-researched and effective supplements for thyroid function.  Specific doses and protocols are provided for each supplement to help with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease.

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Length: 47 minutes

This lesson is a comprehensive overview of Hashimoto’s disease.  Practitioners will learn the following:  How to properly diagnose Hashimoto’s disease  The best tests that relate to Hashimoto’s disease  Every possible…

Graves’ Disease

Length: 37 minutes

This lesson is a comprehensive overview of how to approach Graves’ disease from a functional medicine perspective.  Practitioners will learn the following:  How to properly diagnose Graves’ disease  The best…