Join Dr. Kalea Wattles and guest Dr. Hanisha Patel in this illuminating podcast episode that explores the often-overlooked connections between thyroid health, fertility, and autoimmune conditions. Delve into the patterns and themes observed in patients with "normal" lab results who still face challenges in conceiving. Discover the subtle signs and symptoms of low thyroid function that can impact fertility and gain a deeper understanding of the importance of measuring free thyroid hormone levels. Dr. Patel demystifies thyroid antibodies, sharing insights on their potential reduction and offering valuable tools for managing autoimmune thyroid disease. Listener questions cover the timeline and safety of thyroid hormone replacement when trying to conceive, key nutrients for thyroid health, monitoring thyroid function during pregnancy, and the impact of factors like stress and exercise on ovulation and insulin sensitivity. Tune in to unearth a treasure trove of knowledge to support your fertility journey and overall well-being.