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A lifestyle approach to thrive not just survive.

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EPISODES

Ep 48. Alyce Garth’s Thyroid Story

Ep 48. Alyce Garth’s Thyroid Story

ALYCE GARTH SHARES HER THYROID STORY Alyce Garth is an amazing, energetic, inspiring woman who happens to be, all at once - a mum, a business owner (health and life coach), has a degree in Health Sciences majoring in nutrition and food, a triathlete (represented...

Ep 47. Answers to common thyroid questions

Ep 47. Answers to common thyroid questions

ANSWERS TO COMMON THYROID QUESTIONS Here are some answers to common thyroid questions that are asked by people joining my Let's Talk Thyroid Community on Facebook. For more detailed answers, take a listen to the podcast! How do I lose weight? The largest number of...

Ep 46. Haley’s Thyroid Story

Ep 46. Haley’s Thyroid Story

HALEY'S THYROID STORY Haley first noticed problems with her thyroid when she was pregnant with her now 21 yo, although it took about 4-5 years to be diagnosed and another 2-3 years to have more than just her TSH tested and get to the bottom of her thyroid issues....

Ep 45. Monolaurin and thyroid health

Ep 45. Monolaurin and thyroid health

MONOLAURIN & THYROID HEALTH You may not have heard of monolaurin, but you've probably heard of lauric acid which is found in coconut oil. Monolaurin is a medium chain fatty acid dietary supplement that is synthesised from lauric acid. According to the research...

Ep 44. Tracey Fry’s Thyroid Story

Ep 44. Tracey Fry’s Thyroid Story

TRACEY'S THYROID STORY Tracey Fry from Additive Free Lifestyle shares her personal thyroid story. When Tracey was 16 she was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid but later was diagnosed with Graves and had radio active iodine treatment. Fortunately not all of her...

Ep 42. Having a chemical free body | Tim James

Ep 42. Having a chemical free body | Tim James

  having a chemical free body tim james ep42  Click to listen to this episode on your fav platform.how to have a chemical free body Gosh we cover a lot of topics in this conversation! Reducing our chemical exposure and toxic load is something I talk about a lot...

Ep 41. Going back to basics with your thyroid health. Tara Nelson.

Ep 41. Going back to basics with your thyroid health. Tara Nelson.

  Going back to thyroid basics. Tara Nelson, Thyroid Naturopath Ep 41  Click to listen to this episode on your fav platform.Understanding the basics of thyroid health is really helpful in managing your personal thyroid health This podcast episode is airing on the...

Ep 39. Tine’s (my Mum) Thyroid Story

Ep 39. Tine’s (my Mum) Thyroid Story

  Tine's (my mum) thyroid story. Ep 39.  Click to listen to this episode on your fav platform.Mindset is the most important thing. getting it in your head that the changes will be good for you. This is my Mum, Tine (short for Christine). She's a pretty amazing...

Ep 36. Tapping as a tool to reduce stress with Brad Yates

Ep 36. Tapping as a tool to reduce stress with Brad Yates

  tapping as a tool to reduce stress with brad yates EPISODE 36Click to listen to this episode on your fav platform.What is 'tapping' and how can it be used to reduce stress? Tapping, also known as Emotional Freedom Technique is a tool where you use your fingers to...

Ep 35. Leanne’s Thyroid Story

Ep 35. Leanne’s Thyroid Story

  Leanne's Thyroid Story EPISODE 35Listen Now!"It's ok to give yourself permission to rest and not feel lazy" Leanne's Thyroid Story, like so many is long and windy and reveals a deeply personal struggle and commitment to her own health. Perhaps one of the reasons I...

Ep 34. Stress, Trauma & Thyroid with Justin Janoska

Ep 34. Stress, Trauma & Thyroid with Justin Janoska

  stress, trauma & thyroid with justin janoska EPISODE 34Listen Now!Is stress and/or past trauma blocking your thyroid healing? The short answer, is yes. Unresolved stress or past trauma (big or small) may be getting in the way of your thyroid healing. In this...

Ep 33. Let’s Talk Detox

Ep 33. Let’s Talk Detox

Let's Talk Detox EPISODE 33Listen Now!We are exposed to hundreds, if not thousands of chemicals each day - in the air we breath, the furniture we sit on, food we eat, medications, skin care, hair care, perfumes and air fresheners. So, let’s explore How does our body...

Ep 32. Angela’s Thyroid Story

Ep 32. Angela’s Thyroid Story

Angela's thyroid story EPISODE 32Click to listen to this episode on your fav platform."It's not a one size fits all approach. We're all different and may need different people at different times." I met Angela through the Let's Talk Thyroid Facebook group. I love our...

Ep 31. A Word for Your Health for 2021

Ep 31. A Word for Your Health for 2021

  A Word for Your Health for 2021 EPISODE 31Listen Now!Having a word for your health for 2021 can bring your focus, clarity, direction and can help reduce stress. In the first episode for 2021, I share with you my ideas around having a word for the year. I've been...

Ep 30. 2020 Wrap Up

Ep 30. 2020 Wrap Up

  2020 wrap up EPISODE 30Listen Now!Join me as I wrap up 2020 with a quick reflection back on where the podcast started, has covered and where it's headed in 2021. Thanks to all my listeners for making the Let's Talk Thyroid community such a rewarding one. I'll be...

Ep 29. How to Calm Your Nervous System with Meredith Edwards

Ep 29. How to Calm Your Nervous System with Meredith Edwards

  Calming your nervous system EPISODE 29Listen Now!PRACTICAL TOOLS FOR CALMING YOUR NERVOUS SYSTEM We all know how important managing our stress is, but let's be real... knowing and doing are often 2 different things! If you're like me, knowing WHY it's important is...

Ep 27. Your Christmas Survival Guide

Ep 27. Your Christmas Survival Guide

  Your Christmas survival guide EPISODE 27Listen Now!HOW TO GET THROUGH CHRISTMAS WITH YOUR SANITY AND THYROID HEALTH INTACT! How do you feel about Christmas? Christmas means so many different things for each of us but for most, it's a busy season and can be quite...

Ep 26. Advocating for Thyroid Change: Denise Roguz.

Ep 26. Advocating for Thyroid Change: Denise Roguz.

  advocating for thyroid change: denise roguz EPISODE 26Listen Now!ADVOCATING FOR THYROID CHANGE. Denise Roguz is a woman on a big mission: changing thyroid care across the globe by advocating for full thyroid testing and treatment options AND uniting both medical...

Ep 25. Menopause & Thyroid with Dr Joni Labbe

Ep 25. Menopause & Thyroid with Dr Joni Labbe

MENOPAUSE & THYROID WITH DR JONI LABBE EPISODE 25Listen Now!MENOPAUSE & THYROID WITH DR JONI LABBE Symptoms for both thyroid disease and menopause overlap. Brain fog, fatigue, weight gain, lack of libido... So, how do you know what's what? Dr Labbe has been...

Ep 23. Thyroid + Period Problems

Ep 23. Thyroid + Period Problems

Thyroid & Period Problems EPISODE 23Listen Now!Thyroid & the Period Problem Connection Every cell in your body needs thyroid hormones, including your reproduction cells! It follows that if our thyroid isn't working properly that that can contribute toward...

Ep 22. Nikki’s Thyroid Story

Ep 22. Nikki’s Thyroid Story

Nikki's thyroid story EPISODE 22Listen Now!"I enjoy my life and my vocation more because I have learnt to say no." I'd love to introduce you to my friend Nikki. She was diagnosed with Hashimoto's about 10 years ago when she went to the doctor because she was having...

Ep 20. Graves Disease as a patient & naturopath: Bronte May

Ep 20. Graves Disease as a patient & naturopath: Bronte May

Graves disease patient & naturopath: Bronte May EPISODE 20Listen Now!BRONTE MAY: Naturopath & Graves Patient. As both a patient and a practitioner, Bronte shares so much practical advice for thyroid warriors of all kinds! As a Graves Disease patient, she...

Ep 19. Michelle’s Thyroid Story

Ep 19. Michelle’s Thyroid Story

Michelle's thyroid story EPISODE 18Listen Now!MINDSET MATTERS Sharing our thyroid stories does a few things. It raises awareness of thyroid health as we all have slightly different experiences. It helps those telling the stories reflect on where they have come in...

Ep 18. How to say no! A tough love episode.

Ep 18. How to say no! A tough love episode.

How to say no! A tough love episode. EPISODE 18Listen Now!HOW TO SAY NO! Managing our day to day stress is important for our thyroid health but what if we could remove some of the things that cause this stress? A root cause approach to stress management? Makes more...

Ep 17. Living a Thyroid Wellness Lifestyle

Ep 17. Living a Thyroid Wellness Lifestyle

living a thyroid wellness lifestyle EPISODE 16Listen Now!LIVING A THYROID WELLNESS LIFESTYLE EPISODE SHOWNOTES I've been promoting a lifestyle approach to wellness, for years. But what does it actually mean? What other approach is there? Here's what a lifestyle...

Ep 16. Brain & Thyroid Health | Dr Philippe Douyon, Neurologist.

Ep 16. Brain & Thyroid Health | Dr Philippe Douyon, Neurologist.

Brain & Thyroid Health Dr Philippe Douyon, Neurologist EPISODE 16Listen Now! BRAIN & THYROID HEALTH. EPISODE SHOWNOTES Brain fog, lack of concentration & focus and fatigue are neurological symptoms that are also common thyroid disease symptoms. Dr Philippe...

Ep 15. Going Dairy Free  | For Thyroid Health

Ep 15. Going Dairy Free | For Thyroid Health

Going Dairy Free for thyroid health EPISODE 15Listen Now!Going Dairy Free Second only to gluten as a dietary trigger for auto-immune thyroid issues, is dairy. That's why doctors and health practitioners looking at a diet to support their thyroid patients will often...

Ep 14. Jeni’s Graves Story | A story from our thyroid community.

Ep 14. Jeni’s Graves Story | A story from our thyroid community.

EPISODE 14 Jeni's Graves Story | a story from our communityListen Now!SHOWNOTES I'm loving talking to people in the Let's Talk Thyroid Community because here are real people who are doing the hard work to support their health and have lots of great ideas to share with...

Ep 13. Going Gluten Free. Part 2.

Ep 13. Going Gluten Free. Part 2.

going gluten free part 2 EPISODE 13Listen Now!HOW TO GO GLUTEN FREE Did you miss PART 1? We covered the why, where and what of going gluten free. Now let's get practical and talk about HOW to implement a gluten free diet. In preparing for this episode, I was reminded...

Ep 11. Sharon’s Story | A story from our thyroid community.

Ep 11. Sharon’s Story | A story from our thyroid community.

Sharon's Thyroid Story - a story from our community EPISODE 11Listen Now!SHARON'S THYROID STORY I met Sharon a few years ago through our mutual love of essential oils and natural health. I discovered that like me, Sharon has Hashimoto's and  I knew that I wanted to...

Ep 10. Going Gluten Free. Part 1.

Ep 10. Going Gluten Free. Part 1.

going gluten free part 1 EPISODE 10Listen Now!Why go gluten free? It took me almost 10 years to really go gluten free for my thyroid health, so I get that it can seem impossible. It's not. It just takes knowing WHY you want to go gluten free, WHERE it is found so you...

Ep 9. Robyn’s Story | A story from our thyroid community.

Ep 9. Robyn’s Story | A story from our thyroid community.

Robyn's Thyroid Story  EPISODE 9Listen Now!ROBYN'S THYROID STORY There is power in a story. I’d love you to listen as Robyn shares her thyroid story with me.Robyn was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s 3 years ago, although was on medication for a high TSH for a few years...

Ep 8. How to build your thyroid support team.

Ep 8. How to build your thyroid support team.

How to build your thyroid support team EPISODE 8Listen Now!YOUR THYROID SUPPORT TEAM Dealing with chronic health issues can be quite lonely at times but I believe it's important to find people, professional and personal that can help support you throughout your health...

Ep 7. Dr Elen ApThomas – An interview with my doctor.

Ep 7. Dr Elen ApThomas – An interview with my doctor.

Thyroid Health - a conversation with my doctor, Dr elen apthomas EPISODE 7Listen Now!MY DOCTOR TALKS THYROID HEALTH Finding a doctor to help you manage your thyroid health can be more difficult than it should be. I'm blessed to have had Dr Elen ApThomas helping me for...

Ep 6. What causes Hashimoto’s?

Ep 6. What causes Hashimoto’s?

What causes Hashimoto's? EPISODE 6Listen Now!WHAT CAUSES HASHIMOTO'S? Thyroid disease is complex. I’ve spent 20+ years trying to understand my own thyroid health and I’m constantly learning, gaining deeper understandings of the connections and realising really how...

Ep 4. Do you have a thyroid problem?

Ep 4. Do you have a thyroid problem?

Do you have a thyroid problem? EP4  Listen Now! Click to listen to THIS episode on your fav platform.Do you have a thyroid problem? 1 in 8 women have a thyroid problem during their lifetime and many go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. That's why it's important to...

Ep 3. Jackie Isles’ Story | A Story from our Thyroid Community

Ep 3. Jackie Isles’ Story | A Story from our Thyroid Community

JACKIE ISLES' THYROID STORY EPISODE 3Listen Now!JACKIE'S THYROID STORY In this episode Jackie opens up about her 20 year Hashimoto's journey. We talk about ⭐️ Jackie's challenges in being diagnosed with Hashimoto's and how she backed herself with her doctor. ⭐️ Burn...

Ep 2. Meet Your Host: Annabel Bateman

Ep 2. Meet Your Host: Annabel Bateman

MEET YOUR HOST, MY THYROID STORY EPISODE 2Listen Now!LET ME SHARE MY STORY Let me introduce you myself to you during this episode. I will run you through my thyroid story and share 3 things I wish I had known earlier in my journey because they would have helped me...

Ep 1. Let’s Start Talking… Thyroid Health

Ep 1. Let’s Start Talking… Thyroid Health

Let's start talking... thyroid EPISODE 1 OF THE LET'S TALK THYROID PODCASTListen Now!SHOWNOTES Let me introduce you to the Let's Talk Thyroid Podcast in this LAUNCH EPISODE! Listen in to see if this podcast is for you! I'll cover the who, what, why and how of getting...

About Let’s Talk Thyroid Podcast

Let’s Talk Thyroid is all about bringing you a POSITIVE and PRACTICAL approach to help you thrive and not just survive.

Bringing together my experiences as a Hashimoto’s patient, interviews with real people thriving with thyroid issues and experts to give us the low down on different aspects of living a healthy thyroid lifestyle, Let’s Talk Thyroid!

Expect discussions on diet, weight management, energy, gut health, stress, holistic approaches, essential oils, sleep, relationships and more.

If you have a topic you’d like to see covered or you have a positive thyroid story to share, contact me via …. hello@annabelbateman.com

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Meet Your Host

Annabel Bateman

Annabel Bateman

Author. Coach. Advocate.

I am a  life coach, lawyer, mediator, author, food blogger, doTERRA essential oil addict and Hashimoto’s patient for over 22 years.

I have an awesome husband and 3 high school aged boys to ‘wrangle’.

 I help with women thyroid issues with practical & positive lifestyle tips to thrive & not just survive! I do this online, via my podcast, in a dedicated thyroid support facebook group and I’m in the process of writing a book called “The Thyroid Lifestyle Action Plan”. 

Wellness is a lifestyle is my mantra.