The Thyroid Fix – Dr. Shawn Soszka

The Thyroid Fix

Dr. Shawn Soszka is a writer, naturopathic physician, functional medicine practitioner, and licensed acupuncturist who has used a holistic approach to treat thyroid conditions effectively for nearly 20 years. He specializes in thyroid, adrenal, and digestive disorders. His detailed understanding of the interconnectedness of all of the systems of the body allows him to better serve his patients by finding effective solutions to their health concerns.

He has served an adjunct professor of gastroenterology at the National University of Natural Medicine and continues to serve as a clinical mentor for naturopathic medical students in his busy clinical practice in Portland, Oregon. Additionally, he is a founding board member of the Gastroenterology Association of Naturopathic Physicians and is an active member of Endocrinology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Institute of Functional Medicine, and the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine.

And he’s the author of The Thyroid Fix: How to Reduce Fatigue, Lose Weight, and Get Your Life Back

Ideas covered in this episode:

  • What it looks like when the thyroid isn’t functioning well
  • Why the thyroid is so overlooked
  • Hyperthyroid vs. Hypothyroid
  • It’s not all in your head. It’s in the neck
  • What inspired Dr. Shawn to start learning about thyroid issues
  • Acupuncture is helpful
  • Dr. Shawn’s definition of foxy
  • What led Dr. Shawn into the healing profession
  • Gluten and Autoimmune Hypothyroidism
  • A patient success story
  • Listening to patients is fundamental to healing
  • The importance of Selenium, B Complex, and quality sleep
  • Dr.’s orders: Spa Days

Follow Dr. Shawn here:

www.drsoszka.com
www.thethyroidfixbook.com
Twitter: dr_soszka
Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/drsoszka

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