Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

Highlights


Experience

Mary Shomon is a former writer for Verywell Health covering thyroid disease. She became a hormonal health and thyroid advocate after her 1995 diagnosis of Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Mary is the author over a dozen books, including "The Thyroid Diet Revolution: Manage Your Metabolism for Lasting Weight Loss."

Education

Mary holds a bachelor's degree in science from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

A Word From Mary Shomon

Unfortunately, doctors tend to think of thyroid disease as a mundane, easy to diagnose, easy to treat, one-size-fits-all problem. Patients, however, recognize that the truth is far more complex, and that effective treatment requires innovation, and often includes not only conventional approaches, but nutritional and lifestyle changes. Information, empowerment, and support is essential. Providing these necessary components is my focus my writing and advocacy work.

About Verywell and Dotdash

Verywell, a Dotdash property, is a friendly resource where you can explore a full spectrum of health and wellness topics, from comprehensive info on medical conditions to useful advice on fitness, nutrition, mental well-being, pregnancy, and more. We take a human approach to health and wellness, delivering accessible solutions and offering a welcome alternative to clinical sites.

Our writers not only have a deep proficiency in the topics they cover, but an undeniable passion to help others live and feel their best. Our articles are written by experienced healthcare professionals and industry experts and are vetted by board-certified physicians. We work hard to make sure that everything you read is not only accurate and comprehensive, but also trustworthy and actionable. And our content is regularly updated to ensure that we only deliver top quality information to you. We cut through all the clutter so you and your loved ones can start living Verywell.

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