Dr. Westin Childs Blog Posts & Articles
How hashimotos and hypothyroidism cause brain fog

The Brain Fog and Hashimoto’s Connection: How to Reverse It

Why do so many patients with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s suffer from brain fog? Is there a connection between these two disease states? The answer is yes and we are going to explore why in this post.  You’re about to learn why brain fog may be an early indicator of damage to your brain, what steps you can take …

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the connection between hypothyroidism and chronic pain

The Connection Between Chronic Pain and Hypothyroidism & How to Treat it

Is your intuition telling you that your hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s is causing your chronic pain? I’ve got news for you: Your intuition may be right.Low thyroid hormone can potentiate musculoskeletal pain that can be misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia.  Even more important than that is many providers (and patients) don’t understand how to correctly diagnose, treat or manage pain and …

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How to lose weight with hashimotos

How to Lose Weight with Hashimoto’s: Step-by-Step Guide

Do you have Hashimoto’s and feel like it’s impossible to lose weight? You’re not alone: Many patients with Hashimoto’s struggle with the same problem! In fact, it’s one of the biggest complaints I get from patients who see me in my office. The truth is… Losing weight with Hashimoto’s can be difficult but it isn’t impossible – you just …

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the best hashimotos diet

Which Diet is Best for Hashimoto’s? 5 Diets That Actually Work

If you’ve ever been confused about what to eat because of your Hashimoto’s then this is the article for you.  I’m going to take away the guessing game that is your Diet… Reduce your stress about what foods you should be eating and what foods you should be avoiding… So that you can get back to what’s important: Healing …

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38 Nutrition Facts That Need to be Common Sense [But Aren’t]

Are you tired of hearing conflicting information about nutrition every time you open up Facebook?

Me too…

I’ve got some good news for you,

There are some clear-cut facts about nutrition that you NEED to know. These facts will help you make sense of everything else you read and will help you build a foundation of information for future weight loss and better health.

So if you’ve ever felt confused about nutrition then this is for you:

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types, causes, and symptoms of thyroid problems

Types, Causes and Symptoms of Thyroid Problems + Treatment Tips

This post will walk you through all of the causes of thyroid problems including Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Goiter, Thyroid Cancer and Nodules which all potentially may impact thyroid function in the body.  Thyroid disorders are incredibly common among individuals and any changes to thyroid function may result in serious symptoms that reduce the quality of your …

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Complete List of Hypothyroidism Symptoms with Checklist and Lab Guide

Complete List of Hypothyroidism Symptoms with Checklist and Lab Guide

Do you have all of the symptoms of hypothyroidism and yet you are told that your lab tests are “normal”? If so then this blog post should help you understand why this can happen and more importantly what you should do about it.  Due to various reasons (that we will discuss below) your Doctor may …

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How to Treat Endometriosis Naturally Without Drugs or Surgery

Here’s the bottom line:

Endometriosis is a treatable condition and you don’t have to use drugs or surgery to fix it

(If you want my 10 steps to help you right away jump to the bottom of this article)

Here’s how to treat endometriosis naturally without drugs…

But first let’s start with some general information.

Understanding Estrogen Dominance

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8 weight loss supplements that actually work

8 Weight Loss Supplements That Actually Work (Burn Fat & Build Muscle)

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could take some supplements to lose weight? While weight loss is not quite that easy, there are many supplements that may help you burn fat and build muscle mass.  The combination may result in weight loss and an improvement in your body composition.  The trick is to use the right supplements at …

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10 day thyroid reset diet

Thyroid Reset – 4 Ways to Get Your Thyroid Back on Track

Ready to tackle your thyroid problems but unsure of where to start?  Enter the 10 Day Thyroid Reset Diet – How to Heal your Thyroid and Boost Metabolism.  Let me first start by saying… This guide is only a starting point! This isn’t going to completely resolve every one of your problems, and you may ultimately need further …

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