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Thyroid Deep Dive

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Getting diagnosed, treated for, and living a healthy life with a thyroid condition can be frustrating and exhausting. Join thyroid patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author Mary Shomon as she does a deep dive into the challenges and successes of every facet of thyroid disease. Every episode features empowering advice and information from patients, physicians, and other experts from across the conventional to integrative spectrum. If you are struggling to get properly diagnosed or treated with a thyroid condition, need to become an empowered patient, or you are looking for practical and effective ways to truly feel and live well with a thyroid condition, it’s time to dive in!

Getting diagnosed, treated for, and living a healthy life with a thyroid condition can be frustrating and exhausting. Join thyroid patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author Mary Shomon as she does a deep dive into the challenges and successes of every facet of thyroid disease. Every episode features empowering advice and information from patients, physicians, and other experts from across the conventional to integrative spectrum. If you are struggling to get properly diagnosed or treated with a thyroid condition, need to become an empowered patient, or you are looking for practical and effective ways to truly feel and live well with a thyroid condition, it’s time to dive in!

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United States

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Getting diagnosed, treated for, and living a healthy life with a thyroid condition can be frustrating and exhausting. Join thyroid patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author Mary Shomon as she does a deep dive into the challenges and successes of every facet of thyroid disease. Every episode features empowering advice and information from patients, physicians, and other experts from across the conventional to integrative spectrum. If you are struggling to get properly diagnosed or treated with a thyroid condition, need to become an empowered patient, or you are looking for practical and effective ways to truly feel and live well with a thyroid condition, it’s time to dive in!

Language:

English


Episodes

Getting Up to Speed on Levothyroxine

7/1/2021
If you are starting levothyroxine treatment for hypothyroidism – or your levothyroxine isn’t working the way you need it to -- make sure that you take into consideration all the key factors that could be having an impact. Conventional physicians consider levothyroxine the primary – and in many cases, the ONLY -- treatment for hypothyroidism. But how much do we know about it? You may think that there’s not much difference between one levothyroxine drug or another, but you couldn’t be more...

Duration:00:36:22

What's On the Menu?

6/24/2021
For many thyroid patients, being energetic and maintaining a healthy weight are a constant struggle. Should you go low-carb or low-fat? Vegan or vegetarian? Paleo? Autoimmune protocol? Should you avoid soy and broccoli, or go for broke and drink a soy veggie smoothie every day? And why is weight loss seemingly impossible for thyroid patients? Is there any way to speed up a slow, thyroid-impaired metabolism? In this episode, you'll hear from nutrition guru and bestselling author Dr. Jonny...

Duration:00:55:14

Behind the Pharmacy Counter

12/16/2020
When you're being treated for hypothyroidism, every time you fill a prescription for thyroid hormone medication, it can be a roll of the dice. Will you actually get the medication your doctor prescribed? Will the pharmacy say it’s out of stock, but it’s mysteriously not out of stock at the pharmacy across the street? Will your pharmacist substitute a different brand or give you a generic without even telling you? Will your insurance even cover it? And how much will it cost? Will a...

Duration:00:43:02

Two Roads Diverged, Part 2: Integrative/Naturopathic Physicians and Hypothyroidism

12/9/2020
There are two very different views of how to test for, diagnose, and treat hypothyroidism. Part One featured the conventional endocrinology approach. Part Two focuses on how integrative and naturopathic physicians tackle this challenge. You'll hear from two of the nation's top holistic physicians and thyroid experts, Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, and Kevin Passero, ND. These doctors, with decades of experience diagnosing and treating hypothyroid patients, share their unique insights and approaches...

Duration:00:51:08

Two Roads Diverged, Part 1: The Endocrinologists

12/9/2020
What type of treatment should you pursue for your thyroid care? Which road should you take? One direction is conventional endocrinology. Take a deep dive with two top endocrinologists, Dr. Gladys Palomeno and Dr. Ernest Asamoah, who explain their approaches to testing, diagnosis, and treatment of hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. You'll get an eye-opening look at how the endocrinology world views hypothyroidism, and what you can expect from conventional hypothyroidism care. And, be...

Duration:00:34:27

Listen to the Patients

12/9/2020
What is it like to have debilitating thyroid symptoms that no one seems to be able to figure out? Or to tell your doctor you’re feeling exhausted, depressed, anxious, brain fogged, and gaining weight, and be told, “it’s in your head,” or “it’s normal at your age,” or "it's just your hormones, dear," or “would you like me to prescribe an antidepressant?” How about riding a non-stop merry-go-round of different thyroid medications, only to discover that you STILL have symptoms no matter what...

Duration:00:57:02

Trailer: Thyroid Deep Dive Podcast with Mary Shomon

10/5/2020
From bestselling author and patient advocate Mary Shomon, The new Thyroid Deep Dive podcast focuses on the experiences of thyroid patients, challenges we face, and life-changing solutions from doctors, nutritionists, and wellness experts.

Duration:00:05:54