(Kelly Brogan, M.D.) “You should consider eliminating all gluten and dairy from your diet for 3 months.” Gulp. Those words hung in the air like an alien spacecraft hovering between us. When I had the good sense to consult a naturopath after my diagnosis with postpartum thyroiditis, this was the backbone of her recommendation to me. To me, as a psychiatric fellow, 9 years into my medical training, gluten had no relevance to the non-celiac population.