Nutrient Deficiencies Archives - Dr. Westin Childs | Thyroid & Health Supplements That Work
how zinc boost thyroid function

How Zinc Boosts Thyroid Function + What Form to use

All Thyroid Patients Need ZincA bold statement but one that I think you will come to agree with as you read this article.  Zinc, in my opinion, is one of the single most important nutrients for thyroid function.  And, unfortunately, there is a large group of people who are simply not getting enough of it.  Zinc deficiency leads …

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Why You Aren’t Feeling Better (One BIG Reason)

Why your Supplements and Medications Aren’t WorkingI’ve noticed recently that one of the main reasons that patients simply don’t feel better is because they don’t have a solid understanding of what the healing process looks like.  Part of this healing process includes a number of ups and down which can almost seem negative unless you are …

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nutrient deficiencies that thyroid patients face

6 Nutrient Deficiencies that Thyroid Patients Face

Nutrients can and do impact your thyroid!As a thyroid patient, you should be aware that certain nutrient deficiencies can and do impact your thyroid.  What does this mean for you? It means that these nutrient deficiencies are a way that YOU can both naturally treat AND improve your thyroid.  And this is great news for any thyroid patient …

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Vitamin b12 deficiency symptoms and treatment guide

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms (+ how to test for it and treat it with supplements)

Symptoms of Vitamin B12 DeficiencyThink you don’t have to worry about Vitamin B12 deficiency because you are living in a place like the United States? Think again.  It’s been estimated (by various medical research journals) that the rate of Vitamin B12 deficiency approaches 40% (depending on the study you look at (1)).  And this number is catching only those …

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high dose iodine vs low dose iodine

High Dose vs Low Dose Iodine: Which Should you use?

One of the best things about iodine is that it’s an over the counter supplement which is available to almost everyone.  Iodine, as a therapy for thyroid disease, can be extremely effective and is within the reach of everyone reading this.  It’s cheap, effective, and doesn’t require a prescription to get.  That being said, there are some potential …

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The top 3 natural thyroid supplements

The Top #3 Natural Thyroid Supplements to Increase T3 & T4 Levels

Can supplements actually help improve your thyroid function and help with things like weight loss or fatigue? Yes! They absolutely can and do help many patients. They aren’t a miracle pill, but certain supplements have been clinically shown to improve thyroid function through various ways. Would it surprise you to know that there are at least 11 different …

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3 Step Thyroid Support System

3 Step Natural Thyroid Support System: Boost Thyroid Conversion & More

Supporting thyroid function may be one of the most important and rewarding things you choose to do.  Why? Because your thyroid controls multiple systems that all interact to create your subjective sense of energy and well being.  These systems also control your metabolism, weight and energy levels.  You can improve these systems by using the right type and dose …

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The Best Iodine Supplements to Boost Thyroid Function & More (2019 Edition)

Iodine is a critical and required nutrient for proper thyroid function.  Low levels of iodine result in decreased thyroid function and a litany of other negative side effects ranging from low energy to weight gain.  ​And while supplementing with iodine stands to help many patients, it shouldn’t be used without proper knowledge.  In this post, I will explain …

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Beginners guide to Vitamin B12 shots

Beginner’s Guide to Vitamin B12 Shots: Weight Loss + Energy & More

Have you heard great things about B12 shots? Maybe you want some of the benefits from B12 or maybe you have a neighbor or friend who swears that they help with weight loss and energy levels. If so, this is the guide for you… We are going to talk about everything you need to know about B12 shots …

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9 thyroid supplements every hypothyroid patient should consider

9 Thyroid Supplements Every Hypothyroid Patient Should Consider

Would it surprise you to know that it takes at least 13 different nutrients to properly create and convert thyroid hormone to its active form?Or that by replacing these nutrient deficiencies with thyroid supplements you may be able to REDUCE your symptoms of hypothyroidism?You’re not alone…If you are considering taking supplements to boost your thyroid …

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