Thyroid Books, Newsletters, Support Groups, Other Resources
Ten People to Follow on Twitter for Thyroid Information
Mary Shomon shares her list of the top ten people to follow on Twitter for thyroid information -- a list of the top Twitter accounts for thyroid advocacy, news, support, organizations, advocates and doctors.
When Your Family Member or Friend Has Thyroid Disease:
When Your Family Member or Friend Has Thyroid Disease: An Open Letter to the Family and Friends of Thyroid Patients
The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease
Patient advocate and writer Mary Shomon's review of the book The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease, by Theodore Friedman, M.D.
What Not to Say to Thyroid Patients
There are a number of ways to be compassionate, supportive, sensitive, and helpful to thyroid patients, whether they're friends, family, coworkers, or patients. Unfortunately, many people haven't gotten the message, and thyroid patients get to hear many ridiculous comments from people who think they're being helpful. Thyroid patients share their...
Advice for New Thyroid Patients
Thyroid patients share the one piece of advice they wish they'd had when they were first diagnosed with a thyroid condition.
A Q&A With British Thyroid Advocate and Hypoman Blogger, Robert Chapman
An in-person Q&A interview with British blogger and thyroid patient advocate, Robert Chapman, who runs the blog HypoMan.
Five Reasons Your Poor Thyroid Health Could Be Your Fault
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The Top Thyroid Sites: Pros & Cons
A review of the key thyroid web sites on the Internet, including Thyroid.com, Thyroid.org, and others, by patient advocate Mary Shomon.
Family and Friends Supporting Thyroid Patients: Good Ideas an…
We know doctors and the public are cavalier, and sometimes cruel, about thyroid disease and thyroid patients. But how do friends and family react when someone they care about has a thyroid condition? Are they supportive, or do they add to the problem? Here, thyroid patients and their families share good ideas, personal experiences, and horror stories about how family and friends react to people w…
What Not To Say to Thyroid Patients - Unwelcome, Insensitive, Unhelpful or...
There are a number of ways to be compassionate, supportive, sensitive, and helpful to thyroid patients, whether they're friends, family, coworkers, or patients. Unfortunately, many people haven't gotten the message, and thyroid patients get to hear many ridiculous comments from people who think they're being helpful. Thyroid patients can share...
Thyroid Power : Ten Steps to Total Health
Richard Shames, MD and Karilee Halo Shames, RN, PhD's excellent guide, with a focus on the mind-body and holistic perspective, from this husband/wife patient/practitioner team. The Shameses have reorganized some basic information about hypothyroidism's causes, tests, diagnosis and treatment into a ten-step program.
Thyroid Tears / UK Thyroid Advocate Diana Holmes
Interesting website created by UK thyroid sufferer and patient advocate Diana Holmes, author of "Tears Behind Closed Doors." A must read for UK patients!
Graves' Disease: A Practical Guide
A fantastic book on Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism has been recently published by Elaine Moore. Covering conventional and alternative means of diagnosis and treatment, and questioning the U.S. medical establishment's "Rush to RAI," Moore explores the issues with candor and a patient-empowering approach. Read this exclusive interview with the author.
Solved: The Riddle of Illness
A focus on thyroid disease from the perspective of nutritional medicine, with an enlightening focus on the relationship between thyroid disease and many conditions. From popular thyroid doctor Stephen Langer and his colleague Jim Scheer -- a renowned author of fifteen books on nutrition and health, and more than a thousand magazine articles.
Living Well With Hypothyroidism
Bestselling book about hypothyroidism, offering conventional and alternative perspectives on diagnosis, finding a practitioner, and treatment. Deals with persistent symptoms such as weight, fatigue and depression. Special chapters on pregnancy and thyroid cancer.
Living Well With Autoimmune Disease
An in-depth look at the interconnectedness of autoimmune diseases, including Graves' disease, Hashimoto's disease, and other autoimmune conditions, including Sjogren's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and more. Features information on how to get alternative and conventional diagnosis and treatment for these conditions.
Thyroid Guide to Pregnancy Fertility & Breastfeeding Success
Covers key information on undiagnosed and/or undertreated thyroid problems and their impact on the ability to become pregnant as well as miscarriage, and breastfeeding. The book also discusses thyroid conditions, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease, Hashimoto's disease, thyroid nodules, goiter, and thyroid cancer, and their impact on pregnancy.
Thyroid Diet Guide
A customized guide specifically designed for thyroid patients to help them effectively lose weight.
Thyroid Sourcebook, Third Edition -- Book Review
A review of the third edition of this patient handbook written by M. Sara Rosenthal.
Thyroid Sourcebook, Third Edition -- Q&A Interview with the author
A Q&A session with M. Sara Rosenthal, author of this popular patient handbook.
Your Favorite Thyroid Books and Newsletters
There are many books and newsletters available that focus on various aspects of thyroid disease, written by doctors, holistic practitioners, medical organizations, patient advocates, and others. What are thyroid patients' favorite books and newsletters that cover thyroid disease, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto's , Graves' , thyroid cancer, nodules, goiter, and autoimmune disease? Whi… See submissions
Your Favorite Twitter and Facebook Thyroid Resources
Social networking is here to stay, and Twitter and Facebook are becoming increasingly popular ways for thyroid patients to get thyroid news and information, share resources, and connect with each other. Here, thyroid patients share their favorite Twitter and Facebook resources, whose tweets they follow, whose Facebook pages they fan or like, and review their favorite social networking friends fro… See submissions
You Know You're a Thyroid Geek When...
How do you know if you're a thyroid geek -- a thyroid patient who is knowledgeable, empowered, informed, savvy, and totally absorbed in thyroid information and details? Here are some signs that you might be a thyroid geek.