Thyroiditis

When your thyroid gland is inflammed, it's likely that you're battling some form of thyroiditis, such as Hashimoto's disease, or postpartum thyroiditis. We help you get to the root of the problem, and provide treatment options and lifestyle tips for combatting your 'itis.'

Everything You Need to Know About Thyroiditis

There are several different types of thyroiditis, each with their own set of causes, symptoms, and treatments. Find the type that you fall into and the course of action needed to live a healthy lifestyle.

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The 10 Most Famous Women With Thyroid Disease

Stars, they’re just like us, right? Aside from the fact that they’re famous, these women battle fatigue, weight gain, and anxiety just like the rest of us battling thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon

Is Your Thyroid Making Your Hair Fall Out?

People with an autoimmune thyroid disease such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or Graves’ disease are at higher risk of the autoimmune forms of alopecia – which is the medical term for hair loss. The good news is — there are ways to prevent and treat this ...

By Mary Shomon

The Best and Most Popular Thyroid Books

Sixteen of the best books about living with (and dealing with) thyroid disease, for those who are newly diagnosed, pregnant, have Hashimoto’s disease, and so many more.

By Mary Shomon

Naturopathic Medicine Offers Alternatives for Thyroid Issues

A Naturopathic Doctor explains that while many of his patients exhibit typical thyroid symptoms, traditional medicine has struggled to make the correct diagnosis and treatment, so he turns to naturopathic treatment like vitamins, diet, and meditation...

By Rich Monetti

The Best Diets for People With Thyroid Disease

One of the most challenging aspects of thyroid disease is weight gain and retention. Following the right diet can help you lose weight and gain energy!

By Mary Shomon

Why Is Thyroid Disease the Butt of the Joke?

Comedians and jokesters have turned “fat-shaming” into “thyroid-shaming,” and it’s not OK.

By Mary Shomon

Hashimoto's and Your Gut

If you’re living with Hashimoto’s, research shows that you have significantly different gut microbiota, which means that you may need to take these five actions to better gut health.

By Mary Shomon

13 Common Thyroid Myths

Despite the thyroid gland’s importance to every physical function, and the fact that more than 20 million Americans have a thyroid condition, it’s still a condition with plenty of myths and misinformation. Let’s set the record straight.

By Mary Shomon

Metabolism-Boosting Tips for Thyroid Patients

If you feel like your metabolism is slower, even after thyroid treatment, you are very likely right. Here’s how you can boost and increase a slow metabolism.

By Mary Shomon

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.

By Mary Shomon

Meet the Experts

Mary Shomon

Patient Expert

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Mary Shomon

Patient Expert

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.