A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE APPROACH TO HASHIMOTO'S THYROIDITIS: WHEN YOUR PATIENT IS STILL SYMPTOMATIC AFTER TREATMENT
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease and the leading cause of hypothyroidism in the United States and in developed countries. Women are four times more likely to have Hashimoto's than men, and is often triggered by pregnancy and birth. Many individuals still experience symptoms even when thyroid lab results are within normal ranges.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Identify risk factors of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.
Understand the symptoms of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and how to identify the disease.
Understand how to relieve symptoms of Hashimoto's using diet and lifestyle changes.
Identify possible 'Root Causes' of Hashimoto's that can be addressed with a multidisciplinary team.
How to reduce antibody levels using nutrition and supplementation.
Gina Jones is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist specializing in Functional Medicine Nutrition. Gina holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Cleveland State University and a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University. Gina is both academically and professionally trained from Cleveland Clinic Foundation and an alumnus of Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine.
Through healing her own health struggles with autoimmune diseases, thyroid disease, and poor relationship with food; Gina has found her passion in practicing Functional Medicine Nutrition. Gina is owner of INW Center where she provides individualized nutrition care, as well as partners with other health care providers, companies, and patients to share nutrition knowledge. Gina is also the founder of Crunchy Kitchen, an allergen friendly food business where she has been able to combine her love of food with her nutrition expertise.
Gina has successfully improved patient vitality and health through the functional medicine, patient-centered approach. In Gina’s various roles as a dietitian, she is able to share her knowledge through consulting, writing, and public speaking.