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Love & Guts

Apr 25, 2022

#248 Gavin Guard believes that the average doctor visit is not giving patients the time and support they deserve. He graduated summa cum laude from Whitman College with a bachelor’s in biochemistry before completing graduate medical school training at the University of Colorado. 

Since then, he’s completed training with the Institute for Functional Medicine, is a Kresser Institute ADAPT Level 1 Clinician, a Precision Nutrition Level 1 nutrition coach, an AIP Certified Coach, and is a Certified Sports Nutritionist. His main clinical focuses include digestive disorders and metabolic disease like weight gain, diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart disease. 

He is bringing the latest medical research to the forefront of clinical patient care. He wakes up every morning to help patients find lasting solutions to their health so that they can experience hope and feel restored.

In this episode we cover

  • The thyroid-gut axis
  • Patterns in the microbiome that we may see
  • The impact of dysbiosis
  • Why we might see Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease co-occur with Celiac Disease and Non-celiac wheat sensitivity 
  • Treatment strategies
  • And so much more