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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Smoothies That Can Help — or Harm — Your Thyroid

Smoothies are all the rage these days, and for good reason — they’re healthy, nutritious, and are typically pretty delicious. However, they can also be packed with certain veggies and supplements that could actually harm your thyroid, so watch out.

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

Thyroid Patients: Is the Paleo Diet for You?

If you’re struggling to lose weight as a thyroid patient, the Paleo diet can help reduce inflammatory symptoms.

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

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.

By Mary Shomon

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.

By Mary Shomon

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.

By Mary Shomon

How to Save Money on Your Thyroid Prescriptions

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

By Mary Shomon

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.

By Mary Shomon

How Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Fertility

When your thyroid is not healthy or fully functional, it can affect your ability to get pregnant. Here’s when to see a specialist.

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.