Tag: Levothyroxine | Dr. Westin Childs: Thyroid Supplements & Thyroid Resources
synthroid vs levothyroxine

Synthroid vs Levothyroxine: When to Switch Thyroid Medications

Even though Synthroid and Levothyroxine contain the same active ingredient, they may not be tolerated equally among all patients. This means that certain patients do better on one medication compared to the other! Learn how to identify if you are taking the right type of medication and when to consider switching in this post: Generic …

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How to take Levothyroxine correctly

How to Take Levothyroxine Correctly

Did you know that changing the time of day you take your thyroid medication may impact your thyroid function? Beyond the time of day, there are several factors that YOU can change which may result in an increase in thyroid function and conversion in your body. These changes have helped hundreds of patients of mine …

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Tirosint vs levothyroxine: the case for switching thyroid medication

Tirosint vs Levothyroxine: The Case for Switching Thyroid Meds

You’ve probably heard from other patients that switching from levothyroxine to Tirosint made all the difference.  Considering that they are both T4-only thyroid medications, what is the difference between these medications? Why do some patients have decreased symptoms, lose more weight and feel better on Tirosint but not on levothyroxine? Is there a difference between …

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Levothyroxin side effects, the complete guide, including dosing guide for patients

Levothyroxine Side Effects: Hair Loss, Weight Gain, Weight Loss & More

If you just started levothyroxine and you are wondering about side effects, I know what you are worried about: Is levothyroxine actually working for me? Why do I still feel bad if I’m on thyroid medication? How long will it take for me to start feeling BETTER? Are my new symptoms caused by levothyroxine? Why am I still gaining weight …

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Levothyroxine dosage guide

Levothyroxine Dosage Guide: Are you on the Right Dose?

Are you on the right Dosage of Levothyroxine for YOUR body? If you are on Levothyroxine and NOT feeling better, then one or more of these things might be happening to you: You are not on a high enough dose You are on the WRONG type of T4 thyroid medication You are not absorbing thyroid hormone …

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