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Heart Disease Prevention for women with Hashimoto's
Episode 15713th March 2023 • Thyroid Strong • Emily Kiberd
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Are you a woman with Hashimotos wondering how you can prevent heart disease or changes in your cholesterol as you go through perimenopause or menopause, or maybe you're a woman with Hashimotos wondering as you increase your protein intake, is this okay for my heart health? All these questions were gonna get answered by Dr. Michael Twyman today on Thyroid Strong Podcast.

Dr. Michael Twyman MD is a heart attack prevention expert, a founder of Apollo Cardiology, and a board-certified cardiologist. He is a decorated veteran. He now integrates the best of both conventional and functional medicine to get to the root cause of his patient's cardiovascular issues. Having worked with world-class athletes and high-performing entrepreneurial influencers, his mission is to educate his patients on how to live better and longer by optimizing their mitochondrial function to become heart attack proof.

In This Episode:

00:00 Intro

01:05 Menopause and cholesterol connection

02:06 What are hormones and why is cholesterol important?

03:30 What is a good way to manage your cholesterol?

04:28 Liver’s role in cholesterol

05:16 Labs for Preventative Heart Disease

06:38 Is there a time when medication statins are necessary?

8:23 How is someone picking up inflammation in the arterial wall?

8:36 CINT Test

10:35 How does someone detect a presence of harder soft plaque?

14:04 How to test for genetic predisposition for cardiovascular risk?

16:01 Bob Harper and LPa

17:33 What are the best heart-healthy, exercises?

20:33 Mitochondrial Health

27:24 Why blue light has the potential to worsen Hashimoto's?

28:50 Why wear blue blockers glasses?

30:48 Night shift workers and heart attacks prevention

33:57 How to use photobiomodulation to help with Hashimoto symptoms?

37:54 How to maintain cholesterol while being on an animal protein diet?

40:28 How is Hashimoto's and cholesterol linked and how to manage when you are already taking medications and are at high risk for heart disease ?

43:00 Heart palpitation post covid exposure and Hashimoto's

Where you can find Dr Michael Twyman:

IG:  @drtwyman

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