Latest by Mary Shomon

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Living With

Organize Your Thyroid Bloodwork Results

These are the thyroid bloodwork results that are important to track, and tips for how to keep it all organized.

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Nutrition

The Thyroid and Immune Benefits of Probiotics

If you’re going to go the highly recommended probiotic route, these are the ones you should be taking for your thyroid.

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Living With

How to Organize Your Thyroid Paperwork

When you have thyroid disease, keeping your medical records organized can be a challenge. Here's everything you should have in your personal health packet.

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Symptoms

Thyroid Disease and Your Skin

Skin conditions that are due to your thyroid disease—and ways to treat them.

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Diagnosis

Thyroid Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story

This mom and entrepreneur turned her own thyroid cancer challenges into an advocacy mission to help others like her.

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Newly Diagnosed

Advice for New Thyroid Cancer Patients

A thyroid cancer advocate shares all the advice she wished she knew after her initial diagnosis.

Complications

13 Ways Stress Makes Thyroid Disease Worse

Stress can heighten the effects that your thyroid disease already causes, like lack of sleep and infertility.

Living With

Surround Yourself With a Thyroid Support Team

HealthCentral thyroid writer Mary Shomon introduces her thyroid support team members and explains why they're so important.

Beauty

Beauty and Home Products That Don’t Affect Your Thyroid

While some beauty and home products can negatively affect your thyroid, these ones are safe.

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Complications

A Royal Thyroid Problem? Severe Morning Sickness and the Thyroid

In some cases, severe morning sickness while pregnant can be the result of thyroid dysfunction.