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You can expect these things from my podcast: - Well researched information that you can trust. - Short but concise podcast episodes (5-10 minutes in length). - Actionable information that can help you improve your health. - Consistent updates (weekly). I'm Dr. Westin Childs (D.O.), a former osteopathic physician, who specializes in helping you improve your health through balancing your hormones. I strongly believe that the key to leading a long healthy life is by keeping your hormones (testo ...
 
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Today I have Dr. Amie Hornaman on my podcast for a follow up Q & A based on our previous podcast! Dr. Amie is known as the thyroid fixer and both her and I share a similar philosophy when it comes to treating and managing hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's, and thyroidectomy patients. Our conversation today focuses mostly on T3 thyroid medication, how to …
 
Are these 6 healthy habits accidentally hurting your thyroid? It can be tough figuring out what works for you as a thyroid patient, especially when some healthy habits may actually have a negative impact on your thyroid. Certain foods, including gluten-free foods, may actually block the uptake of iodine into your thyroid gland!Before we jump in, do…
 
There is a big connection between your skin and thyroid diseases like Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Your skin can be considered an outward manifestation of your inward health. In other words, if there is a problem with your skin it usually indicates some problem inside of your body!For many patients with Hashimoto's, this usually means something is wron…
 
The 6 most common causes of hyperthyroidism and high thyroid function. People often ask me why I don't spend as much time talking about hyperthyroidism as I do hypothyroidism. The reason is simple! Hyperthyroidism is far less common than hypothyroidism and MOST people who have hyperthyroidism end up with hypothyroidism. Only about 1-3% of the popul…
 
There are at least 6 different ways that you can test your iodine levels and we are going to be talking about each one! Testing your iodine can be important for some people but it's not always necessary. In fact, because iodine testing can be so inaccurate, getting information about your iodine level can cause confusion and may lead to worse outcom…
 
Every wonder what causes thyroid weight gain? This video explains why low thyroid causes weight gain and how to fix it for long lasting weight loss. Everyone knows that low thyroid leads to weight gain. After all, it's just normal physiology. As thyroid function decreases one of the first symptoms you will experience is weight gain. And weight gain…
 
Losing weight on levothyroxine, is it possible? You bet. Here's why your levothyroxine is not helping with weight loss and how to fix it. Levothyroxine is the most commonly prescribed medication for treating low thyroid or hypothyroidism. One of the most common symptoms associated with low thyroid function is WEIGHT GAIN. You might think that treat…
 
Want to get rid of inflammation the natural way? Check out these supplements. These 6 anti inflammatory supplements can help cool off inflammation in the body and help you feel better. Why is inflammation a problem? It is well known that inflammation can result in weight gain, arthritis, joint pain, hormone imbalances, sleep disturbances, immune sy…
 
Add these 7 thyroid superfoods to your diet to naturally support thyroid function. What is a thyroid superfood? Well, a superfood is just a food that has more nutrients per unit compared to other foods. There's nothing magical about these superfoods except that they provide more of the nutrients that your thyroid needs compared to other choices. Th…
 
Are you experiencing thyroid related hair loss? If so, you aren't alone! Hair loss is one of the most damaging and concerning symptoms caused by low thyroid function and it's what we are going to be discussing today!I've talked previously about how to treat thyroid related hair loss and today I want to expand on that. But to recap, you need to know…
 
This video outlines my best tips and tricks to get better sleep. Sleep is probably the single most important therapy that I know of when it comes to treating just about ALL diseases and conditions. Want to lose more weight? Get more sleep. Want to reduce inflammation in your body? Get more sleep. Want to improve your autoimmune disease? Get more sl…
 
Did you know that getting into the sauna 3-5 times per week may actually be able to treat Hashimoto's thyroiditis? FAR IR sauna has a number of benefits that you as a Hashimoto's patient should be aware of so you can take advantage of them. First, let's talk about what a FAR IR sauna is and how it compares to a regular Finnish sauna. The FAR IR sau…
 
Should you avoid the keto diet if you have thyroid problems? Will the ketogenic diet cause hypothyroidism or low thyroid function? The answer is maybe. I'm not a huge fan of keto for thyroid patients for a few reasons and we will be discussing those reasons below. Having said that, there is a time and a place for using the keto diet if you have thy…
 
This body fat hormone guide explains what your body fat tells you about your hormone levels. Have fat in your upper arms? It could be from your estrogen and progesterone. Have fat in your bell? That's cortisol. The list goes on. Your hormones give you a LOT of information about what is happening inside of your body. The food that you eat is importa…
 
These are the 6 most common root causes of Hashimoto's thyroiditis including triggers that you should avoid. These triggers can CAUSE a Hashimoto's flare up. Today we are going to be discussing the most common root CAUSES of Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease and must be triggered before it manifests in YOUR b…
 
These steps will make your prescription thyroid medication MORE effective. You'll feel better by using these proven tips. Many thyroid patients have been prescribed thyroid medication yet they don't feel much different once they start taking it. Has that happened to you?You've probably been told that the only way to help you feel better is to adjus…
 
So you've been diagnosed with a thyroid problem? What does the world hold for you? What's it like living with hypothyroidism or low thyroid function? That's exactly what we are going to be talking about today!Your thyroid controls and regulates most systems and hormones in your body and, as a thyroid patient, you should be aware of the potential pr…
 
Signs you are taking too much levothyroxine and when to know if you need to lower your dose. It's quite common for thyroid patients to accidentally take TOO much levothyroxine. Levothyroxine is the most commonly used medication to treat low thyroid (of all types). Unfortunately, it only works if you are using the correct DOSE, however!And there are…
 
In this video, Dr. Amie and I discuss:- Thyroid weight gain and what triggers it- Reverse dieting and how it can help improve your metabolism- Inflammation and its impact on thyroid disease (also the potential sources and causes of inflammation in thyroid patients)- Adrenal fatigue and cortisol testing, the best tests to use, why I don't recommend …
 
In this video, I interview Dr. Eric Osansky. Dr. Eric Osansky is a chiropractor, clinical nutritionist, a certified functional medicine practitioner, and author of the book “Natural Treatment Solutions for Hyperthyroidism and Graves’ disease. Dr. Osansky was personally diagnosed with Graves’ disease and has been in remission through the use of natu…
 
These are the top 5 best prescription weight loss medications on the market. These weight loss meds actually work and I've personally used them on many patients with success. I've been helping people lose weight for a long time and over the years I've been able to test many different weight loss medications. I've found that while there are many pre…
 
In this video, I interview Janie Bowthorpe. Janie Bowthorpe is an author and thyroid advocate. She is the Author of the Stop the Thyroid Madness books as well as the creator of the Stop the Thyroid Madness Website where she has spent many years writing about her experience and the experience of other thyroid patients. With the use of NDT, she was a…
 
The unfortunate truth is that most doctors fail thyroid patients. This is why so many thyroid patients are unhappy with their current treatment. As a whole, do you think doctors help or hurt thyroid patients?This survey of over 12,000 thyroid patients shows that doctors, on the average, are not helping thyroid patients. These 12,000 thyroid patient…
 
Time for another round of thyroid questions and answers! If you have questions, leave them below! Have questions that you want answered? Please leave them in the comments below! I am going to try and answer your questions at least a couple of times per month. Questions in this video come from a post I left on youtube and I will draw from future que…
 
In this video, I interview Jeff Whelchel. Dr. Jeff Whelchel is an MD practicing in Amarillo Texas. He is trained in Family Medicine where he practiced in conventional medicine for 21 and a half years. He is now practicing functional medicine where he specializes in thyroid management and bioidentical hormone management with the use of BIOTE pellet …
 
Can the thyroid gland grow back or is it possible to regrow your thyroid? We will explore that very question in this video. One question I get from many thyroid patients is whether or not the thyroid gland can grow back. They are asking because they have often been told that they will need to be on thyroid medication for the rest of their lives. Th…
 
In this video, I interview Paul Robinson. Paul is a thyroid patient advocate and the author of 3 books on thyroid including Recovering with T3, the Thyroid Patients Manuel, and CT3M Handbook. The key takeaway here is that you do NOT have to continue to suffer as a thyroid patient. Paul has successfully used T3 thyroid medication to recover his heal…
 
These tests are required if you want to test for inflammation in your body. These tests check for systemic or whole body inflammation. Inflammation is something that you don't want going on in your body. High levels of inflammation in the body increase your risk of developing almost every major disease including autoimmune disease, cancer, heart di…
 
What is T4 to T3 conversion? T4 to T3 conversion is the most important aspect of thyroid function because it impacts T3 thyroid hormone levels. T4 to T3 conversion is probably the most important aspect of thyroid function and it's something that you should be aware of if you have ANY thyroid problem. T4 to T3 conversion refers to the process in whi…
 
Is it possible to have Hashimoto's thyroiditis without positive antibodies? The answer is yes and and it occurs in the form of sero negative Hashimoto's. In fact, there are at least 2 conditions that result in negative antibodies even though there is active inflammation (the hallmark of Hashimoto's) in the thyroid gland. One condition is known as s…
 
Are you currently taking thyroid medication? Have you ever wondered about trying to get off of your thyroid medication? You were probably told that you have to take it for the rest of your life, right?What if I told you that that may not be the case? Well, it's true. There are a lot of thyroid patients who are taking prescription thyroid medication…
 
The complete list of zinc deficiency symptoms. If you have these symptoms they are a warning sign that your body needs more zinc! Zinc is an incredibly important nutrient and one that plays an important role in many systems in your body. Zinc helps to regulate your immune system, it helps to support thyroid function, it helps with hair growth, ener…
 
NP thyroid was recently recalled at the end of April due to concerns over the potency of this medication. NP thyroid was one of the remaining few NDT brands left after Nature-throid and WP thyroid were pulled off of the market for reasons last year. NP thyroid was recalled due to issues in dosing where it was found to be sub potent. Subpotency mean…
 
Thyroid Basics - What Every Thyroid Patient Should Know (Part 2) Podcast Episode with Dr. Greg jones by Dr. Westin Childs - Thyroid and Weight Loss Expert저자 Dr. Westin Childs - Thyroid and Weight Loss Expert
 
The complete list of Synthroid side effects including hair loss, weight gain, depression, racing heart, palpitations, and MORE. Synthroid is a name brand thyroid medication and frequently used to treat low thyroid function of ANY cause. It's not the same as levothyroxine but it is VERY similar. Unfortunately, Synthroid, like any medication, carries…
 
Reposted with permission from Dr. Greg Jones. Original video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFJ5g...Dr. Greg Jones interviews me in this podcast episode. In it, we discuss the basics that every thyroid patient should know about thyroid management. You'll learn:The most common symptoms of low thyroid function and why patients oft…
 
This video outlines how you can use lasers to treat Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Using lasers may help regenerate thyroid gland tissue. Is it possible to regenerate thyroid gland tissue that has been damaged? Well, you can't regrow thyroid gland tissue which is DEAD but you may be able to heal or accelerate the healing process of DAMAGED thyroid gland …
 
Bioidentical hormones, or body identical hormones, are both SAFE and EFFECTIVE. Learn more about these hormones and why they are so effective. There is a lot of confusion regarding what bioidentical hormones are and what they are not. Unfortunately, this confusion only seems to benefit pharmaceutical companies who want the waters to be muddy. Bioid…
 
These are the 6 stages of Hashimoto's thyroiditis that every patient with Hashi's will go through. There are no fewer than 6 stages of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and where you fit on these stages matters because it impacts what type of therapies and treatments will work best for you. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease characterized by se…
 
The benefits of Cycle syncing your workouts include better hormone balance, weight loss, and much more. Learn how to sync your workouts to your menstrual cycle here. Did you know that cycle syncing your workouts may be a way to finally help you get results like hormone balance and weight loss from your exercise routine?Cycle syncing refers to the p…
 
Are you falling for any of these Hashimoto's diet myths? Find out more about what foods you should and shouldn't be eating if you have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. You probably already know that Hashimoto's can be managed or at least improved by changing or altering your diet, right?Well, if you didn't then allow me to be the first to tell you - changi…
 
The best doctor to see if you have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. It's not what you think... Why does it matter what type of doctor you see if you have Hashimoto's thyroiditis? Well, if you have this condition then you've probably already realized something very important...Standard doctors are just not very interested in treating the underlying CAUSE of…
 
These supplements stop facial hair in women and may help to treat hirsutism by acting as androgen blockers. Learn how to get rid of your facial hair here. Are you a woman struggling with facial hair growth? Dark hair growth on the face is a warning sign of a hormone imbalance. As estrogen and progesterone levels fall this allows for testosterone le…
 
Eating disorders can CAUSE thyroid problems including conditions such as low thyroid and hypothyroidism. Learn how to fix the problem if you have an eating disorder and a thyroid problem. Did you know that eating disorders can CAUSE thyroid problems? And when I am talking about thyroid problems here I am referring to low thyroid conditions or hypot…
 
How to test for Vitamin B12 deficiency. These 4 lab tests must be ordered to check if you have a B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12 deficiency is INCREDIBLY common and most doctors are NOT testing for it correctly. The most commonly ordered test looking for B12 deficiency is the serum B12 test but this test falls short in MANY cases. While it tells you ho…
 
Download my free thyroid resources here (including hypothyroid symptoms checklist, the complete list of thyroid lab tests + optimal ranges, foods you should avoid if you have thyroid disease, and more): https://www.restartmed.com/start-here/​The copper IUD (also known as Paragard) is an IUD and one of the most widely prescribed methods of contracep…
 
Download my free thyroid resources here (including hypothyroid symptoms checklist, the complete list of thyroid lab tests + optimal ranges, foods you should avoid if you have thyroid disease, and more): https://www.restartmed.com/start-here/​What is subclinical hypothyroidism? Subclinical hypothyroidism is supposed to be a state of low thyroid func…
 
Download my free thyroid resources here (including hypothyroid symptoms checklist, the complete list of thyroid lab tests + optimal ranges, foods you should avoid if you have thyroid disease, and more): https://www.restartmed.com/start-here/​Did you know that thyroid problems can lead to acne? And the type of acne that it leads to is cystic and typ…
 
Download my free thyroid resources here (including hypothyroid symptoms checklist, the complete list of thyroid lab tests + optimal ranges, foods you should avoid if you have thyroid disease, and more): https://www.restartmed.com/start-here/​Phentermine is one of the most common weight loss medications prescribed by doctors. But there's one big pro…
 
Download my free thyroid resources here (including hypothyroid symptoms checklist, the complete list of thyroid lab tests + optimal ranges, foods you should avoid if you have thyroid disease, and more): https://www.restartmed.com/start-here/​Levothyroxine is one of the most prescribed medications in the entire world. And while Synthroid isn't presc…
 
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