Ep. 13 - Navigating Life with PostpartumHashimoto’s with Frankie Gaff



Episode 13.

Frankie Gaff is a reality star and influencer, most commonly known for her role in the TV show, Made in Chelsea. When Frankie was one year postpartum, she started feeling like something wasn’t quite right with her body. After getting some much needed testing done, Frankie was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism.

In this episode, Nicole invites Frankie onto the show to discuss her journey with getting the Hashimoto’s diagnosis and how she is currently managing her health to treat her autoimmune disease.

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Episode Timestamps


How Frankie felt about speaking publicly on her diagnosis 


The initial signs that something wasn’t quite right


Adjusting to life postpartum


The difference between hypothyroid and hyperthyroid


How testing works to see if you’re converting T3 effectively


The link between the brain and thyroid


Frankie’s journey with getting her diagnosis


The conventional vs. functional approach


Frankie’s diet before diagnosis and what it looks like today 


The impact gluten can have on autoimmune diseases 


The Autoimmune Paleo Diet 


Nicole’s top 5 things anyone with an autoimmune disease should be doing

“I just didn’t feel 100% and I couldn’t explain it. It stressed me out so much – that feeling of not knowing.”


Essential learnings from this episode…

Frankie’s journey from first being diagnosed to where she is today

The difference between the conventional and functional medicine approach

Everyone is different – it will never be a ‘one size fits all’ 

The diet and lifestyle changes people with an autoimmune disease should make

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Hey there, I´m Nicole


Functional Medicine Practitioner
Registered Nutritional Therapist BANT CNHC
Registered Nutritionist BANT
Podcast Host – The Goode Health Podcast
Media Contributor – Women’s Health, Marie Claire, Thrive Global
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Founder of The Goode Health Clinic – WINNER Best Functional Medicine Clinic UK 2023 

Nicole is one of the UK’s leading voices on immune health and optimal health, a specialist in autoimmune diseases, further specialised into thyroid, brain and fatigue conditions and optimising health for ambitious high achiever’s. Providing bespoke, personalised functional medicine programmes for clients worldwide.

Nicole has partnerships with worldwide global leaders in functional medicine including practitioner only supplement companies, testing laboratories (inc. from USA), to assess health, discover underlying imbalances and root causes of sub optimal health. In doing so Nicole works with clients on their own personal health history, root causes and genetics to achieve long lasting, effective results, providing optimal health status.