Latest Articles by Mary Shomon
Should You Avoid Milk When Taking Daily Thyroid Medication?
Millions of thyroid patients taking levothyroxine cautioned to avoid milk with their medication.
The Controversy Over Natural Desiccated Thyroid Drugs
Why are natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-throid so controversial? It’s information that thyroid patients need to know.
Hypo- Vs. Hyperthyroidism: Understanding Your Blood Tests
Learn more about blood tests for thyroid disease, and about hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.
Hashimoto's, Thyroid, and Celiac Disease: Is There a Link?
Having a sensitivity to gluten, whether Celiac or not, can increase your chance of developing thyroid disease.
Why Some Endocrinologists Oppose Natural Thyroid Drugs
One of our thyroid patient experts weighs in with her opinion on this controversial thyroid treatment.
10 Top Myths About COVID-19
Confused about everything you've been reading and hearing about the outbreak? We've got the facts you need.
What Social Distancing Really Means (and Why Everyone Needs to Do It)
From long coronavirus contagion periods (before and after symptoms) to the urgent need not to overwhelm our healthcare system, these are the reasons you need to embrace social distancing right now.
DIY Thyroid Tests: What to Know Before You Go It Alone
Home thyroid test kits and direct-to-consumer lab services let you skip the doctor and check your hormone levels yourself. Find out when it make sense and why you still need your M.D.