Blog - Dr. Westin Childs
Why Levothyroxine causes weight gain

Why Levothyroxine Causes Weight Gain and How to Prevent it

Are you on Levothyroxine but still gaining weight? Believe it or not, this is a big problem for a lot of people. But the bigger question is this: How can you be gaining weight on a medication that is supposed to INCREASE your metabolism? Is it even possible?  Well, the truth is that Levothyroxine doesn’t necessarily increase your metabolism… at …

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How to increase free T3 levels naturally (1)

How to Increase Free T3 Levels Naturally: 8 Step Guide + Tips & Tricks

Free T3 levels are THE most important measure of thyroid function. Why? Because T3 is the active thyroid hormone in your body, it does all of the heavy lifting when it comes to thyroid function.  Everyone wants to have “normal” free T3 levels because that’s how you optimize thyroid function and feel better.  But the big question is: How do …

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How t3 thyroid hormone helps reverse

How T3 Thyroid Hormone Helps Treat Depression (+ Other Treatments)

Do we actually have a depression epidemic? Or do we have an untreated thyroid epidemic? After treating hundreds of depressed hypothyroid patients I tend to think it’s the latter. You see… I’ve found that treating depressed hypothyroid patients with the RIGHT kind of medication at the RIGHT dose almost completely eliminates (or at least significant improves) the majority of …

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9 step guide to reverse leptin resistance

9 Step Guide to Reverse Leptin Resistance & Thyroid Resistance

Are you having trouble losing weight? Or, better yet… do any of these sound familiar? You can’t lose weight no matter how much you exerciseYou are constantly gaining weight even though you haven’t changed your exercise or diet routineYou feel like your metabolism is unusually slow or damagedYou’ve tried 4+ different calorie-restricted diets in your life (weight …

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the best supplements for hashimoto's thyroiditis

The Best Supplements for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (Support Immune & Thyroid Function)

As someone with Hashimoto’s, I probably don’t need to tell you how hard it can be trying to feel better.  Whether you are stuck in the “sit and wait” model or whether you are struggling to find your dose of thyroid medication, you have probably asked yourself many times if there is a better way. And, while …

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Hypothyroidism and insulin resistance

The Connection Between Hypothyroidism and Insulin Resistance + How to Treat it

Do you feel like it’s impossible to lose weight with Hypothyroidism? ​It actually isn’t impossible and I will explain how later, but first I need to share a story with you.  ​I had a patient who came to see me in the office recently.  She was 43, on levothyroxine (for years), about 60 pounds overweight, and wanted my …

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Why hypothyroidism is worse with iron deficiency

Why Hypothyroidism is Worse with Iron Deficiency

Did you know that Iron deficiency may be one of the reasons you DON’T feel better on your medication? Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies seen in hypothyroid patients (even if they are currently taking thyroid medication).  Not only is it common, but it is frequently misdiagnosed and/or missed.  You see: Most Doctors are trained …

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