Author: Dr. Westin Childs | Dr. Westin Childs: Thyroid Supplements & Thyroid Resources
5 Reasons to Use Thyroid Hormone Cream Over Capsules & Tablets

5 Reasons to Use Thyroid Hormone Cream Over Capsules & Tablets

Have you ever wondered why you don’t see a lot said about thyroid hormone creams? We talk about progesterone cream, estrogen cream, testosterone cream, and even DHEA cream, but no one mentions thyroid hormone cream.  You might think that there’s a good reason, but you’d be wrong!  In fact, one study lamented that topical thyroid hormone remains …

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How To Lose Weight Rapidly If You Have Hypothyroidism

How To Lose Weight Rapidly If You Have Hypothyroidism

There are two things that about 80% of thyroid patients want:  To lose weight and to lose it quickly.  I totally understand the visceral need that many people have to get back to a normal weight but I would strongly caution against the rapid part.  Rapid weight loss is almost always unhealthy, almost always leads to more thyroid problems (not less), …

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Busting NDT Thyroid Medication Myths What Doctors Get Wrong

Busting NDT Thyroid Medication Myths: What Doctors Get Wrong

NDT is an acronym for a class of some of the most popular thyroid medications that exist.  You’ve heard of these medications, even if you don’t know them by this name.  This class includes medications like Armour Thyroid, NP Thyroid, and the newest, Adthyza.  By the way, Nature-throid and WP Thyroid are also on this list, but they remain unavailable so we will just ignore them …

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five Supplements That Interfere With Thyroid Medication

5 Supplements That Interfere With Thyroid Medication

Over 100 million people will fill a prescription for levothyroxine this year and most of these people have no idea how many things interfere with its function.  Why does it matter?  Because if you aren’t taking it correctly then there’s a good chance it’s not going to help you feel better.  Most people know they shouldn’t take their …

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High Protein Meal Plan (100g) For Hypothyroid Patients

High Protein Meal Plan (100g) For Hypothyroid Patients

Protein remains the macronutrient that thyroid patients ignore the most.  And this is a huge problem! Not only because it just so happens to be incredibly satiating (1) (meaning it keeps you full for hours and hours), it also happens to be responsible for maintaining muscle mass which promotes better thyroid function.  Trust me when I say you won’t ever …

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Do NDT Medications Armour and NP Thyroid Contain T2

Do NDT Medications (Armour & NP Thyroid) Contain T2?

T2 remains the ingredient that people ask me about the most.  And because it’s relatively new to the thyroid-support scene, it’s also the ingredient people are most confused about.  One question I get all of the time is this:  “Can (or should) T2 be taken if I’m already taking an NDT thyroid medication like Armour Thyroid or NP Thyroid?”.  The reason this question is so common is that most …

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Soda Alternatives for Thyroid Patients Drink These Instead

Healthy Soda Alternatives for Thyroid Patients (Drink These Instead)

Want a super easy thing you can do to immediately improve your health and thyroid?  Give up soda.  Soda, soft drinks, pop, cola, soda pop, sugar-sweetened beverages, whatever you want to call it, there’s no denying that these drinks are incredibly unhealthy.  Just take a quick peek at the ingredients found in Coke:  For a …

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