Copper is a trace element involved in a wide range of biological processes vital to sustain life. Yet – as with many other metal ions – it is toxic when present in excessive quantities, especially for those with copper-sensitive disorders such as Wilson’s disease.
The thyroid gland is one of the unsung powerhouses of the body – its crucial roles involve controlling our metabolic rate, body temperature, energy levels, and growth and development.
Dr Izabella Wentz aka. The Thyroid Pharmacist, is a world-leading functional medicine authority on Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid disorders. In this podcast she shares her personal and professional journey managing thyroid disease.
Ask the average person what their thyroid actually does and you’re likely to be met with a blank stare! So what does it do? And what happens when things go wrong?