|Karilee Shames PhD, RN|
I interviewed Karilee and asked her very important questions about this thorough approach to thyroid care.
Here are some of the things that she addressed in the interview:
--Why thyroid problems are of epidemic proportions and what you can do to avoid these causative factors
--Signs and symptoms of thyroid problems so you can identify them before you get tested
--The connection between the intestinal system and the thyroid
--How your weight is extremely affected by your thyroid functioning
--How doctors diagnose thyroid problems and if the conventional treatment is really effective
--How to get properly evaluated according to these authors (MD and RN, PhD)
--What type of testing you can do from home that is easy and accurate
--Learn what a "Thyroid Coach" is
Dr. Shames is a Certified Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric Nursing and in Holistic Nursing. In 1977 she co-founded Nurses in Transition, a national nursing support network. She created a unique nursing program co-sponsored by a university and an integrative medical clinic; has been certified in several healing modalities; has served as Administrator of psychiatric facilities; and as mentor to other nurses in creative higher educational programs for nurses. Karilee served on the National Leadership Council for the American Holistic Nurses Association from 1995-1998. She was Assistant Professor of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University from 1999-2002. Previously she was California Coordinator, Director-at-Large, and Public Relations Chair for the American Holistic Nurses Association
Her books include: "The Nightingale Conspiracy" (Enlightenment Press 1993), "Creative Imagery in Nursing" (Delmar Publishers 1995), "Energetic Approaches to Emotional Healing" (Delmar, 1996), "The Gift of Health" (Bantam 1982, with Richard Shames), and "Thyroid Power" (2001, with R. Shames), and numerous chapters for professional volumes.
She is presently in private practice in collaboration with Richard Shames at the Preventive Medicine Center of Marin in San Rafael , CA .
Did you ever think or hear others say .
"my thyroid might be the cause - but how do we know for sure?"
|Karilee, along with her physician husband Richard, is a thyroid
practitioner and thyroid patient!
Together, the Shameses have organized some basics of hypothyroidism's causes, test, diagnosis and treatment into a ten-step program of information that can help patients get properly diagnosed and treated.