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Easy and Inexpensive Ways for Thyroid Patients to Go Gluten-Free

Guest post from Mary Shomon For many hypothyroid patients, going gluten free is a smart dietary decision. Reducing — or better yet, altogether eliminating — gluten may help reduce inflammation, prevent digestive discomfort, and promote weight loss. Learn more about …

Thyroid Disease on Social Media

Social media has become a significant part of life for many people. Beyond connecting and reconnecting with family and friends, social media can be used to help you learn more about thyroid disease, spread awareness, and find support. Thyroid Pages …

3 Ways Thyroid Disease Affects Women’s Health

Originally Posted May 2017Updated May 2019 The month of May contains both Mother’s Day and Women’s Health Week, both of which give us the opportunity to examine the influence of a frequently overlooked component of women’s health; the thyroid. This …

20 Signs That You Need a New Thyroid Doctor

Guest Post from Mary Shomon Locating an effective and knowledgeable thyroid doctor can seem like an unending quest. Many practitioners have a severe lack of understanding regarding thyroid health and proper treatment of it. Many times we stick with a …

Thyroid Nodules: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and More!

The thyroid is a powerful gland found at the base of the neck. It has notable influence over bodily function through the production and regulation of various thyroid hormones. Although typically not a cause for serious concern, thyroid nodules, growths …

Interview: Lauren Freedman, Uninvisible

We recently sat down with Lauren Freedman, the host of a new podcast, Uninvisible. If you haven’t listened to it yet, you should! Uninvisible is a podcast about invisible illnesses where Lauren interviews survivors, their loved ones, advocates, and experts. …

Tips for Remembering Your Thyroid Medication and Supplements

Hypothyroidism, also known as an underactive thyroid, has a lifelong impact on bodily function and overall wellness. Treating hypothyroidism requires consistent daily dosing of thyroid hormone replacement therapy and usually a number of thyroid-supporting supplements. Even one missed dose can …

Does Thyroid Disease Impact Oral Health?

Several important societal and visual elements rely on your mouth’s overall appearance and function. Therefore, maintaining good oral health is important. Many are not aware that the thyroid has a large degree of influence regarding oral wellness and function. Furthermore, …

How to Make Your Home Thyroid Friendly

Guest Post from Mary Shomon If you’ve been bitten by the home-makeover or spring cleaning bug, be aware that many home furnishing materials, products, and accessories are made of known hormone disruptors — also known as endocrine disruptors — that …

If I Was Hypothyroid, Wouldn’t My Doctor Tell Me?

Guest post from Mary Shomon. One of the questions I frequently hear from people who are trying to figure out if they are hypothyroid is that they don’t think they have a thyroid problem, because, “I recently had a physical/checkup, …