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Episode 81: All About Thyroid Function & Histamine Intolerance with Dr. Becky Campbell

podcast Dec 22, 2020

To watch this episode, please visit Rachel’s YouTube channel.

Listeners can find Dr. Becky Campbell at her website, and on Instagram @drbeckycampbell.


Dr. Becky Campbell is a board-certified doctor of natural medicine who was initially introduced to functional medicine as a patient. She struggled with many of the issues her patients struggle with today, and she has made it her mission to help patients all around the world with her virtual practice. 

Dr. Becky Campbell is the founder of and author of The 30-Day Thyroid Reset Plan and The 4-Phase Histamine Reset Plan. She has been featured on multiple online publications like Mindbodygreen, Bustle, Popsugar and more. She has been a guest on the Mind Pump Podcast, Harder to Kill Radio and many others as a thyroid health & Histamine Intolerance expert.

Dr. Campbell specializes in Thyroid disease, Autoimmune disease and Histamine Intolerance and hopes to help others regain their life, as functional medicine helped her regain hers.

In this episode, we talk about the basics of histamine intolerance, thyroid function, how to tell if your exercise isn’t in ‘season’ for you, importance of meditation for your brain and more!

Top Takeaways:

  • How to test if you have histamine intolerance
  • Foods that are higher in histamine 
  • Tips on how to optimize immune function
  • Supplement and product recommendations from Dr. Campbell
  • The gold standard test for cortisol

Today’s Questions:

  • What is histamine?
  • What are the most common symptoms of histamine intolerance?
  • Are there specific foods you can pinpoint that cause histamine intolerance?
  • Does diet really make a difference to someone who has psoriasis and loves drinking beer?
  • What is the function of the thyroid? And why is it so important?
  • Are there testing kits available for your thyroid?
  • Have you prescribed using a specific diet such as a low carb or ketogenic diet to help with hypothyroidism? Have you seen successes with it?
  • Do you have any tips for optimizing immune function specifically with where we are right now in the world, in this pandemic?
  • Do you have any tips to moderate over-exercising?
  • Is there any downside to following a lower carb protocol with adrenal issues?
  • Do you have any guidance on testing cortisol levels?

Show Notes:


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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).



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