Mary Shomon

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TSH Is Not An Accurate Test

by Leisa on October 2, 2013

Specialising in thyroid and adrenal disorders, I get to see a lot of blood test results, especially from doctors who are ‘checking’  their patient for a possible thyroid disorder. Quite often the only test being run is TSH – thyroid stimulating hormone. Unfortunately this test isn’t an accurate one for thyroid hormone function, as I have witnessed again and again in
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Thyroid Doctors Under Attack

by Leisa on April 28, 2010

This is another article about what is happening with the medical system in Britain, but it is certainly reflected here in Australia.  This article came through from Mary Shomon from thyroid.about.com and very similar situations have happened here in Australia. It astounds me how much power the Australian Medical Association has, and how much they
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More Thyroid Misinformation…

by Leisa on November 8, 2009

Mary Shomon – thyroid.about.com: Jeff Mason, who runs a health care system in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, exemplifies the typical uninformed attitude about thyroid disease and the connection to weight loss, in his guest article at the Green Bay Press Gazette, titled “Pay For Nature – Not Nurture” Mason asserts that “The reality is
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Infuriating, Patronising Doctors

by Leisa on November 30, 2008

Mary Shomon on her thyroid website thyroid.about.com wrote an article asking for people to write in with the comments that their doctors have made, that infuriated them the most. I have had a few moments of my own when suffering with thyroid problems.  One that easily comes to mind was when I was complaining about how
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TSH Reference Ranges

by Leisa on August 15, 2008

Mary Shomon is a fantastic patient advocate for people with thyroid disorders, educating untold numbers of people through her books and her comprehensive website http://thyroid.about.com Like myself and many others, Mary suffered from a thyroid condition that was incorrectly treated, and this led her on a journey to recover her health by finding out more about her
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