Latest by Mary Shomon

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Medication

How To Follow Your Insulin Treatment Plan

If you need insulin to treat diabetes, here's everything you should know about insulin treatment planning and how to incorporate it into your lifestyle.

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Tests

Why You Should Carefully Manage Blood Sugar

Learn how careful blood sugar management can help you take better control your diabetes.

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Living With

Sick And Tired of Being Tired

If you’re being treated for thyroid disease but are still constantly tired, you could be experiencing adrenal fatigue. Here are ten ways to combat that fatigue, while also benefiting your thyroid in general.

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Relationships

9 Tips For Men Who Care For Women With Hypothyroidism

Men, listen up. Women, share this with your men. This husband-and-wife team share their real and raw advice on how to be a supportive husband to a wife with hypothyroidism.

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Symptoms

Is It Your Thyroid, Or Lyme Disease?

Diagnosed with hypothyroidism? If you don’t seem to be responding to traditional hormone replacement medicine, you may want to see if your symptoms match up with Lyme disease.

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Nutrition

The Royal Supplement for Hypothyroidism: Royal Maca

This cruciferous root vegetable turned powder and capsule supplement may be the answers to so many of your hypothyroid-related problems. It boosts energy, libido, and fertility, among other perks.

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Complications

Are Thyroid Disease and Arthritis Connected?

Did thyroid disease cause your psoriatic arthritis, or was it the other way around. Learn about the links between thyroid disease and inflammatory joint issues.

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Treatment

The Evolution of Thyroid Treatment

Thyroid diagnosis and treatment has come a long way in the last five years — in both the traditional and naturopathic fields.

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Complications

Understanding Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is the most common complication of diabetes, and many people with diabetes don't even know they have it. Learn how you can protect yourself.

Lifestyle

Beauty and the Beast — Also Known As, Your Thyroid

Your thyroid problem could be the culprit for that dry skin, hair loss, puffiness, and problematic nails. Here are some thyroid beauty tips, product recommendations, and approaches for specific hair, skin, and nail challenges.