Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

Writer, Hormonal Health and Thyroid Advocate

Expertise

Thyroid Disease, Hormonal Health, Weight Loss

Education

Georgetown University

Highlights

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. Information, empowerment, and support are essential. Providing these necessary components is the focus of my writing and advocacy work."

— Mary Shomon

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 of 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.

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