Meet Dr. Mikhail Varshavski: The 26-year-old doctor, who was crowned People's "Sexiest Doctor Alive" in November 2015, is currently doing his family practice residency at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. As busy as he is curing patients and turning heads in his scrubs, Varshavski was kind enough to answer our readers' most pressing health questions. Every week, he'll be addressing your concerns and curiosities on video.
This week's question comes from Shah on Facebook: "How do I improve my thyroid disorder? I have been suffering from hypothyroidism for the past seven years. I take thyroxine, and then it gets better, so I reduce the dosage—but then it gets worse again. Will I need to take this tablet for the rest of my life?"