Real Thyroid Solutions
Dr. Soszka recognizes and treats over 24 different thyroid conditions including Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Hypothyroidism, T4 Conversion issues, Grave’s Disease, and subclinical thyroiditis.
Dr. Soszka’s Latest Blog Posts
Dr. Soszka Moves His Practice to Beeson Wellness Center After 5 years at the Blue Sky Wellness Studio, I am moving my clinical practice to Beeson Wellness Center located in Sellwood Neighborhood of Southeast Portland. I will begin full time on August 1st. My last day...read more
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is one of the most common forms of hypothyroidism in the western world. Causes of the autoimmune disease have remained a mystery to science, but new research has uncovered that chronic viral infections can play a role in the development in autoimmune thyroid conditions such as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.read more
Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a chronic bacterial infection of the small intestine, which is normally relatively bacteria-free. The results of such an infection often result in irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms such as gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and heartburn.read more
Gluten intolerance is more than a health fad. Research finds a growing intolerance to gluten. In part 2 of this series, Dr. Soszka discusses proper detection of gluten intolerance through advanced testing.read more
How Dr. Soszka Can Help
Dr. Soszka has over 18 years experience helping people overcome numerous health concerns to regain their health and live their lives to the fullest. Below are a few examples of conditions that he successfully treats using individualized health recovery programs:
Naturopathic Primary Care and Wellness
Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome
Dr. Soszka has helped patients overcome many digestive disorders including:
- Digestive Disorders including:
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis
- Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
- Sluggish Bowels
- Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity Support
- Parasites and Dysbiosis Elimination
- Leaky Gut Syndrome
Dr. Soszka has taught Functional Gastroenterology at the National University of Natural Medicine and is a member (and a founding board member) of the Gastroenterology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
There are 24 different types of thyroid disorders, Dr. Soszka recognizes and treats the following:
- Subclinical Hypothyroidism
- Pituitary/Hypothalamus Dysfunction (Secondary Hypothyroidism)
- Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
- Hyperthyroidism (Grave’s Disease)
- T4/T3 Conversion Disorder
- Wilson Temperature Syndrome
- and Many more…
Dr. Soszka is constantly keeping up to date with the latest research and is an active member of the Endocrinology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Chronic Pain Management
Dr. Soszka effectively helps you manage chronic pain conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder, low back pain, neck pain, tension headaches, migraine headaches and muscle spasms using a number of therapies including acupuncture, low-dose naltrexone, trigger point injections, vitamins, minerals, supplements, and Chinese herbal formulas.
Fatigue and Insomnia
Dr. Soszka has advanced training in the functional medicine approach to complicated health conditions. The premise of functional medicine is looking underlying causes of health conditions using the latest research and advanced lab testing that many conventional practitioners do not commonly use.
He is a member of the following functional medicine organizations:
- Institute of Functional Medicine
- Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine
- Functional Medicine University
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Shawn Soszka, ND, LAc
Naturopathic Physician, Licensed Acupuncturist
Dr. Soszka is a Naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist who works with patients helping them achieve optimal health and teaching them how to live a life that creates and maintains excellent health and an exceptional sense of well-being. Dr. Soszka is also an Adjunct Professor at the National College of Natural Medicine where he teaches Gastroenterology and other important naturopathic topics. He is currently accepting new patients at the Beeson Wellness Center located in the Sellwood neighborhood of Southeast Portland.