Latest by Mary Shomon

Is Fasting Before Blood Tests Dangerous?

If you have type 2 diabetes, fasting before a blood test can put you at risk of dangerously low blood sugar. Follow these tips to protect yourself.

The 7 Habits of Successful Thyroid Patients

What does it take to be successful as a thyroid patient? Here are seven habits that can help you not only survive but thrive, and truly live well with your thyroid condition.

10 Questions to Ask Before Thyroid Surgery

Before scheduling surgery for your thyroidectomy, know what to expect by asking your doctor these 10 important questions.

11 Tips for Managing Menopause and Thyroid Disease

When you’re a woman over 40, symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, and weight changes are common. But are they due to a thyroid condition, or is it related to menopause? Let’s explore what you need to know about perimenopause, menopause, and your thyr...

11 Thyroid Medication Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

Taking your thyroid medication around the same time as your daily vitamins? Eating too much fiber? Switched to generic medication? All of these things could be harming you.

Clear Your Foggy Thyroid Brain

Brain fog really is a thing for thyroid patients — and it can be downright scary. These thyroid patients share their scariest and most embarrassing brain fog moments, while we share tips on how to clear the fog.

Best Diets for People With Thyroid Disease

One of the most challenging aspects of thyroid disease is weight gain and retention. Following one of these diets can help you lose weight and gain energy.

How Your Teeth Are Affected By Your Thyroid

Do you ever wonder why your dentist may ask you if you have thyroid disease? (If they don’t, they should be.) These are the dental treatments and procedures that can have a negative impact on your thyroid.

How to Save Money on Your Thyroid Prescriptions

Follow these six tips and stop spending so much money on your thyroid prescriptions.

10 Thyroid Treatment Warnings to Watch For

If your doctor has ever told you that thyroid disease is easy to diagnose or treat, he may be mishandling your treatment.