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Dr. Westin Childs Podcast: Thyroid | Weight loss | Hormones

Dr. Westin Childs - Thyroid and Weight Loss Expert

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Dr. Westin Childs Podcast: Thyroid | Weight loss | Hormones

Dr. Westin Childs Podcast: Thyroid | Weight loss | Hormones

Dr. Westin Childs - Thyroid and Weight Loss Expert

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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.), an 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 (testosterone, estrogen, thyroid hormone, and cortisol) in check. I'm going to share with you what I've learned in my practice and how it can help you improve your quality of life, manage your weight and improve your thyroid. My goal is to help over 1 million people feel better and impact their lives in a positive way. I plan to do this through constant updates on this podcast and on my website, through the formulation of high-quality supplements and by helping provide you with the information you need to take action. For more information on me and why I do what I do check out my website here: www.restartmed.com If you have any questions or have a topic you want me to discuss please shoot me an email on my website to submit a request in the "contact" section!

Latest Episodes

4 Things Doctors Get Wrong About Hashimotos

Is your doctor looking at Hashimoto's the right way? If they are not then this will have a serious impact on how well you feel and what type of treatments may be recommended to you. Doctors are conditioned to think about Hashimoto's in a way that doesn't serve thyroid patients. Learn more about what doctors get wrong in their thinking about Hashimoto's so that you don't fall into this trap.

12 MIN17 h ago
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4 Things Doctors Get Wrong About Hashimotos

The Low Thyroid High Cholesterol Connection

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol? If so, you MUST check your thyroid. There is a very strong connection between your thyroid and your cholesterol levels. Low thyroid DIRECTLY causes high cholesterol and it's the first thing your doctor should check for if your cholesterol is out of balance. The problem? Most doctors do not do this correctly. In addition, many thyroid patients are undertreated on thyroid medication which means their cholesterol is high from that issue as well.

10 MIN2 d ago
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The Low Thyroid High Cholesterol Connection

Taking your thyroid medication sublingually (under the tongue)

Did you know that you can take your thyroid medication under your tongue? This route of taking your thyroid medication is called the sublingual route. There are pros and cons to using this route and you should be aware of BOTH before you try it out. Not all thyroid medications work if taken this way and they may not work for all people but there are things you can do to increase the likelihood that they will be effective.

13 MIN1 w ago
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Taking your thyroid medication sublingually (under the tongue)

5 Thyroid Supplement Myths Debunked

Has your doctor ever told you that supplements don't work? If so, you are not alone. But here's the kicker: Most of what your doctor is telling you about thyroid supplements is 100% incorrect. In this video, I debunk 5 common myths about thyroid supplements. With this information, you will confident in knowing that not only do thyroid supplements work but that they are also very effective.

11 MIN1 w ago
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5 Thyroid Supplement Myths Debunked

What Thyroid Medications Are Still Working in 2020

Over the last 4-5 years we've seen the decline in the effectiveness of many thyroid medications. Medications that used to work well are no longer cutting it for thyroid patients. But hope is not lost! There are still some thyroid medications which are working well. Here is a list of what I am using and recommending and what I am still getting great results with...

10 MIN1 w ago
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What Thyroid Medications Are Still Working in 2020

What to use instead of thyroid medications (5 therapies)

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/ Just about every day I get questions about alternative options for thyroid medications. Is there anything else that you can use? Do they actually work? We are going to discuss that today. BEFORE I DO! Make sure you understand that you should not stop your thyroid medication without first consulting your doctor. There are some people who must be on thyroid medication forever and you must know if you fit into that category. Stopping your thyroid medications abruptly without the assistance of a physician can be dangerous. On the other hand, there are many people with thyroid disease who may be able to decrease their medication with the right therapies. And these are the people I am talking to now! These therapies may be able to hep you improve your...

14 MINMAY 6
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What to use instead of thyroid medications (5 therapies)

Is it your adrenals or your thyroid? (or both?)

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/ There is a strong connection between your adrenal glands and your thyroid gland. Those people who have low thyroid function, otherwise known as hypothyroidism, tend to ALSO have problems with their adrenal functions or adrenal fatigue. The problem is that there is a big overlap in the symptoms seen in both adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism such that it can be hard to tease out the difference between the two. Learn more about the symptoms between these conditions, how to determine if your symptoms are related to your thyroid or your adrenals or both, and how to test for adrenal problems. This connection is so strong that I recommend all thyroid patients treat their adrenal glands. Recommended thyroid supplements to enhance thyroid function: - Fo...

9 MINAPR 28
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Is it your adrenals or your thyroid? (or both?)

Supplements which harm your thyroid (avoid these!)

Did you know that some thyroid supplements can actually be harmful to your thyroid? That's exactly what we are going to be talking about today. Supplements which can harm your thyroid, or damage thyroid function, if they are taken. Supplements can be a great way to improve your thyroid function naturally but only if you are taking the right ones. If you take the wrong supplements then you risk causing damage or harm to your thyroid. And I'm not talking about the thyroid gland here, I'm talking about thyroid function. You will find that these supplements can affect your thyroid function in various ways which are all potentially negative. Listen to this video to make sure you aren't taking any potentially harmful or dangerous supplements!

11 MINAPR 4
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Supplements which harm your thyroid (avoid these!)

5 Reasons you don't want an endocrinologist to treat your thyroid

Most thyroid patients believe that endocrinologists are the best doctor out there to treat and manage their thyroid. In my opinion, they couldn't be farther from the truth. In fact, there are many reasons why you DON'T want an endocrinologist or endo to treat and manage your thyroid conditions. In this video, you will learn several reasons why and you'll also find out which type of doctor I do recommend to manage your thyroid and more.

13 MINFEB 22
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5 Reasons you don't want an endocrinologist to treat your thyroid

Hashimoto's Blood Tests - 9 Tests EVERYONE Needs

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/ Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a condition which causes low thyroid function but it is different from run of the mill hypothyroidism. And because it is different, you should not evaluate it in the same way that you would evaluate regular hypothyroidism. If you have Hashimoto's there are certain tests BEYOND those which are used to diagnose thyroid function that you should be aware of and that you should get. Getting these Hashimoto's lab tests and blood tests will help you figure out how well your immune system is working, which nutrient deficiencies may be playing a role in your thyroid function, and also give you an idea as to how advanced your Hashimoto's disease is. Get THESE lab tests if you have Hashimoto's and, in fact, I recommend that all p...

15 MINFEB 15
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Hashimoto's Blood Tests - 9 Tests EVERYONE Needs

Latest Episodes

4 Things Doctors Get Wrong About Hashimotos

Is your doctor looking at Hashimoto's the right way? If they are not then this will have a serious impact on how well you feel and what type of treatments may be recommended to you. Doctors are conditioned to think about Hashimoto's in a way that doesn't serve thyroid patients. Learn more about what doctors get wrong in their thinking about Hashimoto's so that you don't fall into this trap.

12 MIN17 h ago
Comments
4 Things Doctors Get Wrong About Hashimotos

The Low Thyroid High Cholesterol Connection

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol? If so, you MUST check your thyroid. There is a very strong connection between your thyroid and your cholesterol levels. Low thyroid DIRECTLY causes high cholesterol and it's the first thing your doctor should check for if your cholesterol is out of balance. The problem? Most doctors do not do this correctly. In addition, many thyroid patients are undertreated on thyroid medication which means their cholesterol is high from that issue as well.

10 MIN2 d ago
Comments
The Low Thyroid High Cholesterol Connection

Taking your thyroid medication sublingually (under the tongue)

Did you know that you can take your thyroid medication under your tongue? This route of taking your thyroid medication is called the sublingual route. There are pros and cons to using this route and you should be aware of BOTH before you try it out. Not all thyroid medications work if taken this way and they may not work for all people but there are things you can do to increase the likelihood that they will be effective.

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Taking your thyroid medication sublingually (under the tongue)

5 Thyroid Supplement Myths Debunked

Has your doctor ever told you that supplements don't work? If so, you are not alone. But here's the kicker: Most of what your doctor is telling you about thyroid supplements is 100% incorrect. In this video, I debunk 5 common myths about thyroid supplements. With this information, you will confident in knowing that not only do thyroid supplements work but that they are also very effective.

11 MIN1 w ago
Comments
5 Thyroid Supplement Myths Debunked

What Thyroid Medications Are Still Working in 2020

Over the last 4-5 years we've seen the decline in the effectiveness of many thyroid medications. Medications that used to work well are no longer cutting it for thyroid patients. But hope is not lost! There are still some thyroid medications which are working well. Here is a list of what I am using and recommending and what I am still getting great results with...

10 MIN1 w ago
Comments
What Thyroid Medications Are Still Working in 2020

What to use instead of thyroid medications (5 therapies)

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/ Just about every day I get questions about alternative options for thyroid medications. Is there anything else that you can use? Do they actually work? We are going to discuss that today. BEFORE I DO! Make sure you understand that you should not stop your thyroid medication without first consulting your doctor. There are some people who must be on thyroid medication forever and you must know if you fit into that category. Stopping your thyroid medications abruptly without the assistance of a physician can be dangerous. On the other hand, there are many people with thyroid disease who may be able to decrease their medication with the right therapies. And these are the people I am talking to now! These therapies may be able to hep you improve your...

14 MINMAY 6
Comments
What to use instead of thyroid medications (5 therapies)

Is it your adrenals or your thyroid? (or both?)

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/ There is a strong connection between your adrenal glands and your thyroid gland. Those people who have low thyroid function, otherwise known as hypothyroidism, tend to ALSO have problems with their adrenal functions or adrenal fatigue. The problem is that there is a big overlap in the symptoms seen in both adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism such that it can be hard to tease out the difference between the two. Learn more about the symptoms between these conditions, how to determine if your symptoms are related to your thyroid or your adrenals or both, and how to test for adrenal problems. This connection is so strong that I recommend all thyroid patients treat their adrenal glands. Recommended thyroid supplements to enhance thyroid function: - Fo...

9 MINAPR 28
Comments
Is it your adrenals or your thyroid? (or both?)

Supplements which harm your thyroid (avoid these!)

Did you know that some thyroid supplements can actually be harmful to your thyroid? That's exactly what we are going to be talking about today. Supplements which can harm your thyroid, or damage thyroid function, if they are taken. Supplements can be a great way to improve your thyroid function naturally but only if you are taking the right ones. If you take the wrong supplements then you risk causing damage or harm to your thyroid. And I'm not talking about the thyroid gland here, I'm talking about thyroid function. You will find that these supplements can affect your thyroid function in various ways which are all potentially negative. Listen to this video to make sure you aren't taking any potentially harmful or dangerous supplements!

11 MINAPR 4
Comments
Supplements which harm your thyroid (avoid these!)

5 Reasons you don't want an endocrinologist to treat your thyroid

Most thyroid patients believe that endocrinologists are the best doctor out there to treat and manage their thyroid. In my opinion, they couldn't be farther from the truth. In fact, there are many reasons why you DON'T want an endocrinologist or endo to treat and manage your thyroid conditions. In this video, you will learn several reasons why and you'll also find out which type of doctor I do recommend to manage your thyroid and more.

13 MINFEB 22
Comments
5 Reasons you don't want an endocrinologist to treat your thyroid

Hashimoto's Blood Tests - 9 Tests EVERYONE Needs

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/ Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a condition which causes low thyroid function but it is different from run of the mill hypothyroidism. And because it is different, you should not evaluate it in the same way that you would evaluate regular hypothyroidism. If you have Hashimoto's there are certain tests BEYOND those which are used to diagnose thyroid function that you should be aware of and that you should get. Getting these Hashimoto's lab tests and blood tests will help you figure out how well your immune system is working, which nutrient deficiencies may be playing a role in your thyroid function, and also give you an idea as to how advanced your Hashimoto's disease is. Get THESE lab tests if you have Hashimoto's and, in fact, I recommend that all p...

15 MINFEB 15
Comments
Hashimoto's Blood Tests - 9 Tests EVERYONE Needs
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