Discover the Ayurvedic Wisdom to help identify the Root Causes of Thyroid Dysfunction and Optimize Your Weight, Energy, and Health

  • Discover the key signs to help determine if you have low or underactive thyroid and the impact it is having on your health
  • Learn why autoimmune conditions are on the rise, and how you can protect yourself from this alarming trend
  • Understand the numerous potential root causes for thyroid disease and how to address them naturally and effectively
  • Discover why healing your gut is a key step to healing your thyroid health
  • Get the 2-step Thyroid Detox and Thyroid Diet program to  correct thyroid imbalances
  • Learn subtle yet powerful practices to address the underlying energetic imbalances related to thyroid disease

Could one have a low or underactive thyroid and not know it? 

Autoimmune conditions affecting the thyroid have been on the rise, and can contribute to fatigue, weight gain, aches and pains, low moods, low sex drive, problems with concentration, and many other physical and emotional symptoms.

Symptoms like these can impact your work performance and your relationships. If you’re suffering from any of them now or have experienced them from time to time, you know how they can color your daily experience of life.

The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in the neck, just below the Adam’s apple. In spite of being the size of a walnut, it is extremely powerful and important for health. It is a part of your endocrine system, a collection of glands that are hormone producing, and include your thyroid, adrenal, pancreas, ovaries, testicles, etc.

However, while you can live without an ovary or a testicle, you cannot live without your thyroid’s hormones. Someone who has had the thyroid gland removed will need a daily dose of thyroid hormone for life.

It regulates temperature, metabolism, and cellular function in every part of the body. The thyroid affects every single one of your 100 trillion cells. You can think of it like a gas pedal for the body.

There are a large number of different possible symptoms that can be an indicator of low thyroid:  

Here are some more physical signs that go along with low thyroid:

Low basal body temperature. The normal temperature should be at least 98.6, if you are more than one full degree below that consistently, then that is unusual and could be a sign of thyroid issues.

Diminished reflexes in the lower legs and/or ankles

Extremely dry, rough or coarse skin

Swelling of the hands or feet, eyelids or bags under the eyes, or the face – the thyroid plays a very important role in fluid balance

Enlargement, asymmetry or nodules in the thyroid gland – these can be palpated during examination of the patient

Significant muscle weakness, in severe cases

Isn’t there a pill for that?

The standard treatment for low thyroid involves daily use of the synthetic thyroid hormone levothyroxine (Levothroid, Synthroid, others)… but there are two significant problems with this approach.  

Problem #1: There Can Be Side Effects

Determining the proper dosage of this drug can take time, and you have to take the drug for LIFE. The drug can have interactions with other drugs, and there are potential side effects, including: 

  • Fever
  • Hot Flashes 
  • Sensitivity to heat 
  • Sweating 
  • Headache 
  • Nervousness 
  • Irritability 
  • Nausea 
  • Insomnia 
  • Changes in appetite or changes in weight 
  • Changes in menstrual periods 
  • and Temporary hair loss  

Problem #2: Drugs Don’t Address the ROOT CAUSES of Low Thyroid  

Since drugs can’t address the root causes of low thyroid, they may alleviate symptoms while the underlying pathology continues to progress.  

This means that you are likely to experience worsening health issues over time that may become harder to treat. 

Obviously, this is UNACCEPTABLE. 

The root causes of Thyroid are…

To efficiently tackle thyroid disorders, you have to know the 12 potential root causes, and which of them are specifically affecting you:

Root Cause #1:
Genetic predisposition  

Some people have a higher genetic tendency towards thyroid disorders. However, TENDENCY is not DESTINY, and there’s a lot that you can do to prevent the manifestation of thyroid disease, even with a genetic predisposition.  

Root Cause #2:
Nutritional Deficiencies  

Common nutritional deficiency of Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, or Zinc can contribute to thyroid disorders.

Root Cause #3:
Leaky Gut Syndrome or increased intestinal permeability  

Leaky gut syndrome is one of the most common causes of autoimmune disease, from allergies to thyroid disorder, and has to be addressed as part of an effective treatment.

Root Cause #4:
Dietary factors  

There is a category of foods that are known as “goitrogens,” and these foods can interfere with the production of thyroid hormone.

Root Cause #5:
Iodine and Halogens

Thyroid uses iodine to make thyroid hormone, and too much or too little iodine in the body can cause thyroid problems. Halogens are minerals that compete with iodine, and if their levels are too high they can affect the function of thyroid.

Root Cause #6:
Food intolerances

Symptoms of food intolerances or sensitivities may take up to 3 days to manifest, but they can contribute slowly to chronic inflammation in your body. When this inflammation builds up over time it can affect your thyroid or other organs or glands.

Root Cause #7:
Chronic Stress and the Fight or Flight Reaction  

We know that stress is often a precipitating factor that can trigger thyroid disease, and in fact, all autoimmune diseases. The problem is that the stress of modern life leads to people being in a “fight or flight” state most of the time. This leads to elevated levels of stress hormones such as cortisol that have harmful consequences over time. These include elevation in blood sugar and blood pressure, promotion of inflammation, suppression of the immune system, and shutting down of digestion.

Root Cause #8:
Adrenal Hormone Imbalance  

If the thyroid is the gas pedal of the body, the adrenal is the gas tank. If the gas tank is empty, meaning the adrenal is low or depleted, it doesn’t matter if the gas pedal is to the floor – no matter how hard the thyroid works, the car will not go. That is why having optimal adrenal function in addition to good thyroid function is a prerequisite to having full energy and vitality.

Root Cause #9:

Chronic infections can always contribute to inflammation in the body and revving up your immune system and predisposing it to autoimmune disease. 

Root Cause #10:
Chronic inflammation  

Many of the root causes that we have just talked about can trigger inflammation in the body. These include food intolerances, infections, and leaky gut syndrome, injuries, dietary indiscretion, and a pro-inflammatory diet.

Root Cause #11:

Many toxins have been found specifically to affect thyroid function:

  • PCBs may increase Hashimoto’s antibodies 
  • Pesticides can accelerate the breakdown of thyroid hormone 
  • Fertilizers may inhibit iodine uptake 
  • BPA can also block thyroid receptors
  • Flame retardants may bind to thyroid receptors preventing the real thyroid hormone from binding to proteins 
  • Endocrine disrupting compounds are chemicals that interfere with your hormones  

Root Cause #12:

Besides being generally toxic, mercury is a big driver of autoimmune disease, the number one cause of thyroid dysfunction. This is because mercury and iodine are quite similar on the molecular level. This resemblance means that your thyroid – which is great at absorbing available iodine in your body – is also quick to absorb and store mercury.

To effectively manage these 12 potential root causes of thyroid dysfunction, The Ayurveda Experience now offers you:

Ayurveda, your guiding light in the journey of dealing with Thyroid…

The “Science of Life” that is Ayurveda, provides a holistic understanding of the underlying causes of thyroid disorders, and gives us natural common sense approaches to create balance and get long-term relief. Combined with the insights of modern integrative and natural medicine, it provides a tremendous amount of support. When you address the underlying causes of these imbalances:

  • You can restore peace and equanimity in your mind and emotions.

  • You’ll have more energy and be more available for your work and important relationships, creating deeper meaning and fulfillment in your life.

  • You’ll also improve your overall health, strengthen your digestion, balance your weight, support a healthy libido, and reduce the effects of premature aging.

Through the combination of Ayurvedic wisdom and modern integrative medicine that you’ll learn in this course, you’ll finally have a path to address thyroid disorders through natural modalities of nutrition, herbs, and lifestyle practices.  

Meet Dr. Akil

A pioneer in the world of integrative medicine, Dr. Akil Palanisamy is a Harvard-trained internal medicine specialist and an Ayurvedic practitioner. Dr. Akil practices at The Institute for Health and Healing in San Francisco – one of the oldest centers for integrative medicine in the United States.

He has worked with thousands of patients to help them heal and recover from chronic diseases using dietary changes and nutritional supplements. He blends his western medical training with holistic approaches including functional medicine and Ayurveda.

Patients the world over love him for the compassion, insight, holistic approach and in-depth knowledge he brings to his work, successfully treating a wide variety of serious health conditions including anxiety, depression, autoimmune diseases, digestive disorders, hormone imbalance, and stress-related illnesses. 


  • Dr. Akil studied Ayurveda in India at the Arya Vaidya Chikitsalayam in Coimbatore

  • He did his residency training at Stanford University

  • He has a fellowship in integrative medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona

  • He is a speaker and community leader

  • In cooperation with The Ayurveda Experience, Dr. Akil is the author of the popular courses “Ayurveda & Autoimmune Diseases”, “Ayurveda & The Paleo Diet” and “Ayurveda & Brain Health”

“Being on Dr. Akil’s program, I learnt to solve the root of disease and think from a preventive point of view….. I also like the more holistic approach which Ayurveda and Dr. Akil offer. The best part about Dr. Akil is that he is interested in your spiritual and emotional health as well. He is interested in treating not just the disease but the whole person and that makes all the difference!”
Jeannie Hahne

Here’s exactly what Dr. Akil will cover in this 3-hour and 25-minute long course:

Module 1: Introduction

Dr. Akil welcomes you to the course and gives a brief overview of what he’ll cover.

Module 2: The Thyroid

The thyroid, as a part of the endocrine system (a collection of glands that are hormone producing) has a range of functions in the body. It regulates temperature, metabolism, and cellular function in every part of the body. Every single one of your 100 trillion cells is affected by the thyroid.

But what happens when your thyroid function is disrupted?

Get to know about the common potential symptoms associated with low thyroid or hypothyroidism, and high thyroid or hyperthyroidism.

Module 3: Autoimmune Disease on the Rise

Thyroid autoimmune disease, just like other types of autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, celiac disease etc, are on the rise.

But why?

There are several factors including changes in the gut bacteria comprising the microbiome, increasing food allergies and sensitivities, chronic infections and the rise of toxins in the environment. These chemicals mimic hormones in our body, disrupt the function of our endocrine or hormone system, and assault the delicately balanced immune system that keeps us healthy. The immune system has to fight off invaders, but all these thousands of new chemicals it’s faced with, lead to mixed messages, forcing the body to attack itself.

Learn how exposure to these toxins is THE impetus in the development and progression of autoimmune thyroid disease & read about a case study from one of Dr. Akil’s patients and how he successfully reversed her thyroid disorder.

Module 4: Diagnosis of Thyroid Disease

In this module, Dr. Akil gives an in-depth medical explanation of the key hormones involved with the thyroid. You’ll learn exactly which hormones are involved to ensure the correct functioning of the thyroid – and what happens if their functioning is disrupted.

You’ll learn what to ask for specifically at the doctor’s office when testing for thyroid issues – and you’ll actually get to understand the significance of your results!

If clinical tests aren’t feasible for you right now, don’t worry, Dr. Akil also shows you a way to assess your own thyroid function by taking your basal body temperature using a thermometer.

Module 5: Root Causes of Thyroid Disorders

There are many different root causes and factors that contribute to the development of thyroid disease. You’ve read the list above. These factors can cause both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. The primary cause of each is actually autoimmune – Hashimoto’s disease for hypothyroidism and Graves’ disease for hyperthyroidism. Dr. Akil will discuss each root cause and share the solutions in this module.

Module 6: The Thyroid Detox Diet

This 21-day cleansing diet helps you to eliminate commonly problematic foods, increase your intake of nutrient-dense healing foods, and begin the process of detoxification and healing of your body. The regimen will help you increase energy, reduce inflammation, burn fat, and reverse disease. It will also help you identify foods that you are sensitive or intolerant to, during the reintroduction phase when you are bringing the specific foods back into your diet.

The goal of the Thyroid Detox Diet is to avoid the most allergenic foods and simplify your body’s digestive processes to facilitate removal of toxins.

Module 7: Detoxification

Because toxins are such a big factor in the development of Hashimoto’s disease, Dr. Akil talks more in-depth about detoxification.

Learn why sweating in a sauna or steam room is an effective way for stimulating toxin release through the skin, get to know about the ancient Ayurvedic therapy of oil-pulling; discover the neti pot and the practice of nasya to help cleanse your nasal passages; enjoy the relaxing yet energizing practice of Abhyanga or self-massage; and understand why you need to keep your lymphatic system healthy for a healthy immune system. Discover 8 Super Foods and supplements such as Beets, Flaxseeds, Garlic, Turmeric, Bentonite clay, Chlorella and more for daily detofixication; learn why keeping a strong Agni or digestive fire is so important for breaking down and absorbing nutrients; and, of course, understand that you need to balance your doshas!

Module 8: The Thyroid Diet

The Thyroid Diet is the best long-term plan for losing weight, increasing your energy, boosting your metabolism, and achieving optimal thyroid function. This is assuming that you have completed the 21-day Thyroid Detox Diet. During this time, you should have determined which foods you are sensitive or intolerant to, and which foods you can tolerate, because you’ll need that knowledge for customizing the following diet.

You’ll learn which foods to avoid, which types of foods to eat every day, which types of foods to eat frequently, and rarely.

You’ll get some guidelines on what your meal portion sizes should look like.

Module 9: Botanical Remedies & Subtle Therapies

Herbs and botanical remedies are a big part of Ayurveda. Dr. Akil gives initial ideas about his recommendations for certain herbs such as Ashwagandha and Guggulu, beneficial for thyroid issues. Besides herbal remedies, Dr. Akil also recommends some supplements and subtle therapies – since stress, emotional, and even spiritual factors can play a huge role in thyroid disease. Learn about the benefits of Udana Vayu, Mantra Meditation and Yoga Asanas.

Module 10: Conclusion

Dr. Akil shares his final thoughts and thanks you for joining him in this course.

On ordering now, you also get a Text Companion with the essentials of Dr. Akil’s teachings – free of cost!

This 88-page book accompanies the video course to help you get a concrete overview of what Dr. Akil will be teaching you. 

You can continue your progress in the video even if you don’t have a device handy to watch the course, or you can watch the program and meanwhile follow along in the book.

You can use the book for a quick reference or to jot down your own notes and thoughts while you’re following the program so you can create your very own personal summary with the concepts you found most important!

The Thyroid Detox and General Thyroid Diets

Because of the crucial importance of a healthy thyroid, Dr. Akil developed a 2-part Thyroid diet program specifically to support his clients.

Part 1: The Thyroid DETOX Diet

This is a 21-day “reset” diet that helps your body to detoxify, reduce inflammation, and begin the process of healing your thyroid.

Part 2: The Thyroid Diet

This is an ongoing diet program that will help you to lose weight, stimulate the function of your thyroid, and heal all the factors impairing and affecting the optimal performance of your thyroid. In each of these diets, you’ll learn exactly which foods to eat and which foods to temporarily avoid. You’ll also learn how to determine exactly which foods you have an intolerance for, and should avoid on an ongoing basis to reverse chronic systemic inflammation. 

Is this course for me?

You’re not going to find such a comprehensive coverage of these topics by a world-renowned medical expert anywhere else. This program is complete, well-organized, and comes to you in a simple and easy-to-watch format.

This course is for you if:

  • You have been diagnosed with ANY thyroid disease, or suspect you may have some level of thyroid dysfunction.
  • You’d simply like to optimize your energy and protect against thyroid dysfunction and other autoimmune diseases.
  • You’d want to heal leaky gut and other digestive issues at the root of chronic systemic inflammation.
  • You’d like to improve your overall health, strengthen your digestion, balance your weight, support a healthy libido, and reduce the effects of premature aging
  • You’d like to support the health of your family or friends, or introduce them to a holistic approach to thyroid disorders.
  • You’re a medical practitioner interested in learning more about integrated treatment approaches for thyroid disorders

This program with >3 hours of powerful content is akin to several medical lectures made relatable and fun in Dr. Akil’s trademark warm and down-to-earth style. It’s filled with practical explanations and tools for supporting your gut and your mind.

You can order the course in three versions: Silver, Gold and Platinum.

As part of our introductory offer, you’ll get a special introductory discount when you order right now, along with a Free Text Companion, Free Shipping and 60-Day Money Back Guarantee. 

“Dr. Akil provides a sage and easy to follow middle way that blends the best of medical science with the wisdom of ancestral traditions.”
Victoria Maizes
MD, Executive Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

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Why is This Program So Essential?

Thyroid disease and other autoimmune diseases have steadily been on the rise, and allopathic treatment is currently limited to drugs and surgery that have potentially serious side effects without addressing the root causes of the disorder.   

Did you know? 

  1. More than 12% of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. 
  2. An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease.
  3. Up to 60% of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition.
  4. Women are 5 to 8 times more likely than men to have thyroid problems. 
  5. 1 woman in 8 will develop a thyroid disorder during her lifetime.
  6. Undiagnosed thyroid disease may put patients at risk for certain serious conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis and infertility. 
  7. Pregnant women with undiagnosed or inadequately treated hypothyroidism have an increased risk of miscarriage, preterm delivery, and severe developmental problems in their children.  

How Does Dr. Akil’s Program Equip You to Prevent or Address the Underlying Causes of Thyroid Disease?

Through this course, you will learn:

  • A comprehensive and natural approach to understand and resolve the underlying causes of these dangerous and debilitating conditions. 
  • The most common correctable root causes of thyroid disease that are habitually overlooked. 
  • How to approach these conditions from an Ayurvedic perspective and note the distinctions between the Vata, Pitta, and Kapha subtypes. Each type will each have a different emphasis in treatment. 
  • Which hormone levels you should have tested to get an ACCURATE and COMPLETE picture of your thyroid health. 
  • How to systematically test for food intolerances that contribute to chronic systemic inflammation and disease. 

The format for this course is high definition video that you can either access through DVDs that we’ll send to your doorstep or instantly stream digitally in The Ayurveda Experience member portal.  


There is not one, but many reasons for you to begin with this course, not just today, but right away. 

Of course, the cost advantage with the introductory discount is huge and why would you not want to study such an interesting, in-depth and useful program and also get to save so much off your investment?  

The cost of consulting with Dr. Akil directly would obviously far exceed the investment in this course, and yet, when you watch these videos Dr. Akil will give you his best in an organized step-by-step structure.  

If you have a busy schedule or other practical limitations, other classes might be too far away, too expensive or impractical due to time constraints. With this course, you face none of these issues – you learn where you want to, when you want to and at a price which is really affordable. (Doubt that? Check out the prices of courses around and calculate the investment you need to make in terms of money and time, and of course, the ambiguity of the quality of content that you’ll get. The cost of making all the effort of going to a class only to find little to learn or implement, well… is huge.)  

Get instant HD access to the course on The Ayurveda Experience platform. Simply log in and access all your courses anytime. Watch them on any device: desktop, smartphone and tablet. You can easily download the videos to your device so you can watch them without internet connection. Watch your course in the comfort of your home or while you’re on the go! 

Also, most importantly, finding a real, authentic practitioner with years of clinical experience is challenging. Not only does Dr. Akil offer you this, but he is coming from the Ayurvedic perspective. So instead of cobbling together bits and pieces of research to create a quick order “detox system,” he rests his prognosis in the ancient science of Ayurveda that has been verified by modern science and integrative medicine. 

“Long before Evolution via Natural Selection became the dominant paradigm of biology, traditional cultures developed sophisticated systems for understanding nature and human health. In India this system is called Ayurveda, which means “knowledge of life.” Dr. Akil has integrated our original human diet (Paleo) with the insights of Ayurveda to offer a framework whereby we may optimize our nutrition and lifestyle.”
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Yes, this course is for everyone – it will not interfere with your treatment. Dr. Akil is not just an Ayurvedic practitioner but also an M.D. from Harvard, which means that he knows how to seamlessly combine the best of both worlds without interfering with one or the other, or causing side effects.
Please note that you should discuss taking any herbal supplements with your practitioner since you could possibly have an allergy for a certain herb.
The course is also informative for those who don’t have thyroid disorders, but very supportive for those who are going through this condition. 
Autoimmune conditions, and particularly thyroid conditions, are on the rise. Even if you don’t have a diagnosed thyroid disorder, symptoms might be present without you realizing it. 
Apart from focusing on thyroid conditions and how to address them, Dr. Akil’s approach to a diet and lifestyle can be taken up by anyone who wants to live a healthier life. These recommendations are valuable for each person alike, as they will help you make practical, valuable and effective changes to your diet and lifestyle.
As the saying goes: prevention is better than cure!

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If you’ve purchased the Gold version, we’ll send the physical DVDs and book to your doorstep. You can watch the program with a DVD player on your TV, or on your computer or laptop.

If you’ve purchased the Platinum version, you’ll get instant online access to the digital course and we’ll also send the physical DVDs to your doorstep!

3 hours and 25 minutes. The text companion book is 88 pages.

No. Once you purchase the program, you will have lifetime access to it. You can watch it as many times as you want and download the videos so you’ll always have them.

The only thing that ends is the introductory discount!

Yes, you will need an internet connection to watch the videos. You can also watch them over mobile data when you’re on the go – but your experience will depend on the stability of your connection. If you’d like to watch while traveling, we recommend downloading the videos over WiFi at home and watching the saved videos on your phone or tablet. Once you have the videos downloaded, you won’t need WiFi.

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