Hashimoto’s and Gut Infections [Expert Interview Series]

Guest Expert Interview

Hashimoto’s and Gut Infections

Hashimoto’s and gut infections often seem to go hand in hand.  Over the past year I have seen an increase in several cases of a variety of gut infections and wanted to shed some light on this often ambiguous health issue.

Since gut infections may be an underlying root cause of your symptoms and may also play a role in triggering autoimmunity, I invited Dr. Nikolas Hedberg on the expert series program to share his vast knowledge and expertise on the matter. 

Grab a pen and paper…you’ll want to take notes on this one!

Listen in as we discuss:

  • How did you come to conclude that infections trigger Hashimoto’s?
  • How or why would an infection trigger autoimmunity?
  • What specific viruses trigger Hashimoto’s?
  • What about bacterial triggers?
  • Are there any fungal or parasitic infections connected to Hashimoto’s?
  • How does estrogen play a role in infections and Hashimoto’s?
  • How does chronic stress exacerbate chronic infections?
  • …and more


 A full transcript is available for our Hashi’s Sister’s private members community.


Dr. Nikolas Hedberg is a Board Certified Chiroparactic Internist and he is Board Certified in Nutrition by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition.  Dr. Hedberg is the founder of the Immune Restoration Center located in Asheville, North Carolina where he treats patients worldwide with a variety of health issues.  He sees many individuals with thyroid disorders, autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue, hormone imbalance, depression, weight gain, digestive system problems and much more.  He is also an avid writer, researcher and speaker with regular speaking engagements presenting to doctors on a variety of topics including thyroid disorders and the connection between infections and chronic illness.  Dr. Hedberg is the author of the new book The Complete Thyroid Health and Diet Guide: Understanding and Managing Thyroid Disease.  Dr. Hedberg can be reached through his website at Dr.Hedberg.com



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