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Each episode of Your Health Workshop tackles a common but often overlooked health challenge - from hair loss, to sex drive, to perimenopause, to thyroid issues. Not only does bestselling author and patient advocate Mary Shomon help you understand the issues, causes and trigger factors, but in a workshop approach, she helps you identify constructive and practical solutions to your challenges. You'll get access to checklists that you can take to your doctor, and customized panels of health and hormone tests specially designed for each show that can help you get the information you need to take the next steps, including conventional approaches, holistics/alternative solutions, nutritional and self-care help, and other ways to resolve your health challenges. Learn about and meet the experts and practitioners who can help you solve your health challenges and ask questions during the show.




Fertility, Pregnancy and Postpartum Health for Thyroid Patients

In this episode of Your Health Workshop, special guest Dana Trentini, a patient advocate and founder of HypothyroidMom will talk about the impact of thyroid disease on a woman's fertility, having a healthy pregnancy, and the postpartum period. Dana will also share her own experience dealing with thyroid disease in pregnancy, and how that motivated her to become a patient advocate, and to create the HypothyroidMom site. A caller to the show will receive a free copy of "Thyroid Hormone...

Duration: 00:57:26

10 Thyroid Diet Secrets

Are you a thyroid patient who can't lose weight? Cutting calories, exercising more, and having no success (or even GAINING weight?) Join me for a show dedicated to weight loss for people with thyroid problems. I'll be sharing 10 Thyroid Diet Secrets, as featured in my New York Times bestselling book "Thyroid Diet Revolution." Some of the things we'll cover: * What blood tests can help you get a handle on thyroid-induced weight gain? * What is the one thing you MUST do to lose weight as a...

Duration: 00:56:41

The Hormone Cure, With Dr. Sara Gottfried

Sara Gottfried, MD is a Harvard-trained holistic gynecologist, yogi, Mom, and now, a NY Times bestselling author. Her new book, "The Hormone Cure," is changing the way we think about our hormones, including thyroid, adrenals (cortisol) and sex hormones (estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone). Feeling tired? Wired? Losing your sizzle and sex drive? Overwhelmed? Dr. Sara has the answers! She'll share her unique hormone-balancing program that she has used to help thousands of patients...

Duration: 00:57:09

Hair Loss Workshop: Help for Hair Loss

Hair loss at any age can be a frustrating and discouraging symptom. If you are a man or woman experiencing hair loss, what can you do? Could it be an undiagnosed thyroid condition? Could your thyroid treatment actually be making your hair loss worse? Are you losing hair due to imbalances in your sex hormones? Do you know the one blood test you MUST have if you are losing hair? Are there things you can do, in terms of tests, treatments, supplements, diet, or products, that can help reverse...

Duration: 00:22:50

Hormonal Blocks to Weight Loss

Have you tried to lose weight, but haven't found a solution that works for you? Do you feel like you could eat almost nothing, and exercise all day long, and you still wouldn't lose a pound? Are you a thyroid patient who has tried popular diet plans and actually gained weight following them to the letter? Are you convinced that your metabolism has changed dramatically after hormones went haywire, but you don't know what you can do to fix it? Join me on "Your Health Workshop" radio this...

Duration: 00:38:19

It's Not Just Testosterone! Let's Talk About Men's Hormones With David Bore

Attention men: Do you worry about that receding hair line? Have you lost your sizzle between the sheets? Are you gaining weight despite diet and exercise? Feeling stressed and depressed? Cholesterol through the roof? When we talk about men's hormones, many people immediately think of testosterone, which boosts sex drive and helps men build muscle and have energy. But the thyroid and adrenals are also crucial to a man's health and wellness. Today's guest, integrative physician David...

Duration: 00:23:00

How to Fit in Fitness, With Teresa Tapp

Have you ever wondered if staying fit requires hours in the gym? Or, if you're struggling with thyroid, adrenal, or perimenopausal/menopausal imbalances, do exercise programs leave you flat on the couch for days, recuperating? Did you know that you can work out, effectively, while sitting at your desk or standing in line? If you want to get fit, easily and quickly -- and finally find a way to fit fitness into your life -- this week's guest, exercise physiologist Teresa Tapp, has the...

Duration: 00:23:13

Hormonal Solutions for Depression, Anxiety, and Memory Loss, With Richard S

Even mild hormonal imbalances can cause mental and emotional symptoms. Richard Shames, MD is co-author of a ground-breaking book, "Thyroid Mind Power," which offers new hope for millions suffering as a result of improper diagnosis or inadequate treatment of thyroid and other hormonal issues. Dr. Shames will be our guest on this episode. In this show, you'll learn about the connection between thyroid imbalance and conditions such as depression, anxiety, memory loss, sleep disturbance, and...

Duration: 00:56:01

How to Be Your Own Advocate With Doctors and the Healthcare System

Should you second-guess your doctor? Is your HMO or insurance company trying to limit costs, or help you get well? What can we do to make sure we get the best possible care from doctors and hospitals? Nationally known patient advocate, speaker and author Julia Schopick, an outspoken critic of the conventional medical establishment, has the answers. In this episode, Julia will share her valuable advice about why we need to be our own health advocates, tips on how to be an effective advocate...

Duration: 00:37:04

Gena Lee Nolin, Baywatch Star Turned Thyroid Advocate

Have you ever wondered why more celebrities don't publicly talk about having thyroid disease? Have you ever wanted to know what life is really like behind the scenes for a Hollywood celebrity? Gena Lee Nolin, internationally known star of Baywatch and Sheena, is a wife, mother, and more recently, a thyroid patient advocate. She is founder of the popular "Thyroid Sexy" thyroid support community, and co-author with Mary Shomon of of a new book, "Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy,...

Duration: 00:22:56

The Naturopathic View of Hormone Balance, With Dr. Kevin Passero

Do you know what a naturopathic physician is, how they work, and how they are different from a typical MD? Have you ever wondered if a naturopathic physician might be a good fit to work with you on key health and hormone issues, like hypothyroidism, perimenopause, fatigue, or depression? Are there some simple changes you can make to your diet or supplements that can help you have more energy, and alleviate problematic symptoms? In today's show, Dr. Kevin Passero, a top naturopath, and...

Duration: 00:22:27

Balancing Your Adrenal Glands and Managing Stress

Are you tired of being tired? Do you feel like stress is taking a toll on your health, your happiness, and your energy? Do you relate to the idea of being "tired but wired? Do you wonder what tests to take to determine if your body's stress management system -- your adrenal glands -- are in balance? Do you know what lifestyle changes, tools, or practical tips you can take to help calm and balance the adrenals, and manage stress in your life? In this episode of Your Health Workshop with...

Duration: 00:22:09

Your Thyroid: What Doctors Don't Tell You

Do you suspect you have a thyroid condition, but you can't get diagnosed or treated? Do you have a diagnosed thyroid problem, but you're still struggling with persistent symptoms like fatigue, mood changes, or weight challenges? Are you confused by the various tests that diagnose and manage thyroid disease? Has your doctor given up, and told you to take antidepressants, or get off the couch, leaving you with unresolved symptoms? The good news is that there are practical steps, tests to...

Duration: 00:21:09