Survival Medicine Podcast: Thyroid Issues, Alcoholism, More

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More than 20 million Americans experience some form of hormonal dysfunction related to the thyroid gland, so you can bet that the off-grid medic will eventually come across someone with it. You’ve gott to know  know how to recognize these conditions and improve them, if possible. This can be way harder off the grid than in today’s modern world, but you might still be able to do something that helps. Dr. Joe and Nurse Amy explore the topic…

Also, Dr. Joe Alton answers a difficult question from a person dealing with issues relating to alcohol use. How to get on the wagon and stay there. Are there ways to get back to full sobriety? If so, how? Dr. Alton explores the possibilities in this episode of the Survival Medicine Podcast.

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe and Amy Alton

The Altons

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