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Welcome to Doctor Thyroid with your host, Philip James. This is a meeting place for you to hear from top thyroid doctors and healthcare professionals. Information here is intended to help those wanting to 'thrive' regardless of setbacks related to thyroid cancer. Seeking good health information can be a challenge, hopefully this resource provides you with better treatment alternatives as related to endocrinology, surgery, hypothyroidism, thyroid cancer, functional medicine, pathology, and radiation treatment. Not seeing an episode that addresses your particular concern? Please send me an email with your interest, and I will request an interview with a leading expert to help address your questions. Philip James philipjames@docthyroid.com
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 19, 2016

Hear about the advances in thyroid ultra sound technology, along with the patient process from diagnosis to surgery. Key topics in this episode include how to research a surgeon, requesting a second opinion, selecting the best hospital, and the challenges faced when operating on the neck.

This episode features Dr. Joseph Sniezek, who is the Medical Director of Head & Neck Endocrine Surgery for Swedish Health Services. 

Too often, the time between being told by your doctor to get an ultrasound to biopsy, often results in anxiety and a disconnect between surgeon - radiologist - pathologist.  Now, with better technology, especially in the area of ultra sound, the multiple trips to specialists can be eliminated. 

Oct 19, 2016

This episode features Dr. Shawn Soszka.

Topics covered in today‚Äôs interview include, starting your day right, tendon issues due to thyroid disease, insomnia, dizziness, painful feet, temperature testing, hypothyroidism, low dose Naltrexone, selenomethionine, and why some people feel worse when exercising.   Also, discussed is adrenal function and optimal time of day for body temperature testing as related to the thyroid disease.

Dr. Soszka strives to integrate both systems of medicine. a focus on functional medicine, with emphasis on treating gastrointestinal, chronic disease, and endocrine based conditions. He specializes in: fatigue/adrenal exhaustion, thyroid disorders, digestion/gut health, autoimmune diseases.

Oct 12, 2016

In this episode hear from Dr. Greg Nigh, a Naturopath in Portland, OR.

Dr. Nigh will discuss the following topics:

  • Dangers of garlic and soy
  • Overcoming sugar cravings
  • Hashimotos and hypothyroidism
  • Specialty laboratories
  • The dangers of using TSH as the sole yardstick
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