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/
You can use the link above to download your free PDF version of this video. You can also find the tips listed below:
#1. Look for doctors trained in integrative medicine using this search tool (Note that not all doctors on this list will be willing to use NDT and/or T3)
#2. Look for doctors trained in functional medicine using this search tool (Note that not all doctors on this list will be willing to use NDT and/or T3)
#3. Look for doctors trained in anti-aging medicine using this search tool (Note that not all doctors on this list will be willing to use NDT and/or T3)
#4. Use google to search for “compounding pharmacies near me”, once you have a list of pharmacies call them and ask if you can have a list of doctors that prescribe bio-identical hormones or T4/T3 medications or NDT (natural desiccated thyroid). You can then try to visit doctors on that list.
#5. Look for doctors who have a blog and write on it frequently.
#6. Look for doctors who have written books on the thyroid.
#7. Use facebook support groups and ask for patient references (You can find these by searching for facebook groups in your area or in general)
#8. Contact advanced laboratory testing centers and ask for a list of doctors who utilize these tests (advance laboratories include: Genova Diagnostics, DUTCH hormone testing, Great Plains Laboratory)
#9. Call local offices of endocrinologists and/or primary care physicians and ask the front desk if the doctors prescribe T3 (Cytomel or Liothyronine) and/or Natural Desiccated Thyroid like Armour thyroid.
#10. Look for doctors who have certifications in anti-aging medicine, bio-identical hormone management, integrative medicine, and functional medicine in your search.
Recommended thyroid supplements to enhance thyroid function:
– For thyroid hormone production and conversion: https://www.restartmed.com/product/thyroid-adrenal-reset-complex/ + https://www.restartmed.com/product/t3-conversion-booster/
– For hair loss: https://www.restartmed.com/product/thyroid-hair-regrowth-complex/
– For weight management: https://www.restartmed.com/product/gut-bomb-350-billion/ + https://www.restartmed.com/product/functional-fuel-complete/
– For gut health: https://www.restartmed.com/product/ultra-biotic-x100/
– For energy and adrenal health: https://www.restartmed.com/product/thyroid-adrenal-reset-complex/ + https://www.restartmed.com/product/power-b-complex/
I’m Dr. Westin Childs and I focus on thyroid health, hormone balance, and weight loss. I write about thyroid disorders, weight loss, insulin resistance, estrogen/progesterone balance on my blog. I truly believe that hormone balance is the key to managing your weight, your mood and your quality of life which is why I’m so passionate about it.
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