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9 Thyroid supplements Every Hypothyroid Patient Should Consider Using

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Thyroid supplements (if used correctly) can help boost your thyroid function, help with weight loss and help you feel better. 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/ The problem comes with knowing WHICH supplements to take and at WHAT dose. It takes over 13 nutrients to create thyroid hormone, convert T4 to T3 and sensitize the cellular receptors to T3. Many thyroid supplements cram all of these nutrients into a supplement and call it "good". This is the WRONG approach to take. Instead basing your supplementation off of the needs of your body is far superior. That means using lab work and other markers to find what nutrients you need in what doses. 9 Thyroid supplements that I find most hypothyroid patients are deficient in: 1. Vitamin B12 - Thyroid hormone is involved in the proper absorption of thyroid hormone. See the video for a complete list of symptoms. Repleting low vitamin B12 is best done through sublingual or intramuscular​ injections. 2. Adrenal support - Most thyroid patients also have issues with cortisol dysregulation. If you have advanced adrenal fatigue most patients do better on adrenal glandulars. For more mild disease consider using adrenal adaptogens. If your cortisol is elevated consider using phosphatidylserine. 3. Zinc - Low levels of zinc can cause issues with your skin and issue with hair growth. Adding zinc boosts immune function, T4 to T3 conversion and acts as an anti-inflammatory. Make sure to supplement with zinc bound to picolinic acid. 4. Iron - This is what I consider a "Goldilocks" nutrient in that you don't want TOO much or TOO little. Unfortunately, most doctors look for iron deficiency anemia and don't necessarily jus treat iron deficiency unless anemia accompanies it. Use these optimal levels to supplement with iron. 5. Magnesium - Hypothyroidism alters magnesium and low levels of magnesium can lead to issues like depression, anxiety and other changes like muscle cramps or restless leg syndrome. Replace low levels with magnesium glycinate, magnesium citrate if you have constipation or magnsium threonate if you have neurological issues. 6. Selenium - This nutrient is involved in the thyroid conversion process. Not only that but supplementing has been shown to reduce TPO antibodies and boost the immune system. In addition, using iodine with selenium can help reduce negative side effects. 7. Probiotics - Up to 20% of thyroid conversion happens in the gut and inflammation can reduce this number. Hypothyroidism sets up the gut for imbalances that lead to inflammation. Using probiotics can help improve your GI function. 8. Digestive enzymes - Hypothyroidism leads to low stomach acid which can predispose patients to malabsorption of certain nutrients. Using enzymes can help digest your food, increase nutrient absorption and if taken in between meals may promote the breakdown of immune complexes. 9. Iodine - If used correctly iodine can be helpful in boosting thyroid function. The thyroid hormone is made up of iodine moieties and low levels of iodine can reduce the amount of functioning thyroid hormone in the body. More information in the video and the full blog post can be found here: http://www.restartmed.com/thyroid-supplements/ You can read more on my website here: https://www.restartmed.com/ This video is not intended to be used as medical advice. If you have questions about your health please consult your physician or primary care provider. Dr. Westin Childs goes to great lengths to produce high-quality content but this is NOT a substitute for medical care.
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Sams S9 (18 days ago)
Wonderful , I live in Pakistan and it seems doctors in here don't know anything about treating the thyroid patient. I am greatful for this info
Ro X (26 days ago)
What a great doctor! Most doctors won't even consider deficiencies r nutrition because they are not trained that way. It takes an open minded doctor to even start considering these things, and these great doctors are so rare!
Crystal (28 days ago)
Excellent video. Have you ever thought about vitamin D? I have a vitamin D deficiency and hypothyroidism. I'm on 7000 IU a day and an endo monitors me. Vitamin D deficiency saps my energy, gives me depression, makes me gain weight, and also gives me bone pain. If my level doesn't go up next Friday, my endo will have to prescribe vitamin D for me.
Erika Perez (30 days ago)
Why does a doctor opposes for patient to take iodine supplements ?
Dr. Westin Childs (29 days ago)
You can learn more about that topic here: https://www.restartmed.com/is-using-iodine-safe/
Barbara Brinkmeyer (1 month ago)
Dr. Childs, Thank you!
Dr. Westin Childs (1 month ago)
You're welcome!
AJ R (1 month ago)
Would a prenatal Vitamin be enough. Thank you
fly fishing (10 hours ago)
Better than nothing. Blessings
Jade Rose (1 month ago)
Thankyou for your expertise and guidance on hypothyroid supplements.
Dr. Westin Childs (1 month ago)
Martin Mcdade (1 month ago)
Excellent medical information. Many thanks.
Edelweiss Montera (2 months ago)
Thank you for the hugely important information and the breaking down of what type of vitamins you need for each group of symptoms!
Roots, Bloody Roots (2 months ago)
I don't have enough money to buy all of these and have some at home. I was wondering which supplements are the most important? Right now I am taking B-Complex from the store and Vitamin D. I'm going to take to my endocrinologist about the adrenals because I feel like I'm going crazy all of the time. People wonder why I get so much anxiety and paranoia with my Hypothyroidism.
Roots, Bloody Roots (2 months ago)
Thanks for responding! I have Hypothyroidism and right now I take my Levothyroxine at night and I take B-Complex, Fish oil, Turmeric curcumin, and Vitamin D all together after I eat food.
Dr. Westin Childs (2 months ago)
Yeah, that should be fine.
Roots, Bloody Roots (2 months ago)
I was wondering if I could take fish oil and turmeric together?>
Dr. Westin Childs (2 months ago)
The "best" supplements really depend on your body and your needs! For instance, you might put preference on adrenal supplements if that seems to be causing you the most issues right now.
Alice Borghoff (2 months ago)
What does it mean when your TSH is low but your T4 and T3 are normal?
Alice Borghoff (2 months ago)
I’m taking 100mcg of Synthroid, if I asked my doctor about this, she would disregard any of this. I wouldn’t have a clue if I should take any of this. Do I decide on my own what supplements I should take?
Alice Borghoff (2 months ago)
Dr. Westin Childs Thank you for getting back to me. I appreciate your promote reply. I will ask, if she doesn’t think it’s necessary I will ask my Internist. Wish you were in Yuma!
Dr. Westin Childs (2 months ago)
Best case scenario is that you work with your current doctor to find out what you actually need. Many people do take supplements on their own without the assistance of their physician but it's always better to have guidance if possible.
Earlene Bussey (2 months ago)
Who can you believe every Doctor is saying different things.
Dr. Westin Childs (2 months ago)
You should always do your own research to confirm what you hear. I base my recommendations off of what I've seen work for other patients and clinical studies. You can read through the research links on my site to help increase your knowledge on the subject. I hope this helps!
Zana Carver, PhD (2 months ago)
Homocysteine level, yeah a doctor who gets it!
Darlene Snyder (3 months ago)
Such good info. How much zinc should a person take?
Endy M (3 months ago)
I'm just feel depressed about the whole situation ever since I took my thyroid out it had to be removed due to graves disease a groiter and it's just been a battle weight gain and everything that you're explaining on this lecture about it I have all the symptoms from this lecture 😵 its awful I feel like I made the wrong decision by removing it I'm not sure
Dr. Westin Childs (3 months ago)
Sometimes you don't have a choice! But you can definitely find relief, you just need to seek out the right kind of provider.
Whitney Lee (3 months ago)
This was extremely helpful! Thank you for being so thorough. x
Dr. Westin Childs (3 months ago)
Marion x (3 months ago)
Library Files (3 months ago)
Question Dr Childs, My reverse T3 was 35 and I got it down to 21. Are there any supplements you can suggest which will help me lower my Reverse T3 further? Thank you.
Dr. Westin Childs (3 months ago)
This is my own product but I think it works well (I'm a bit biased though!): https://www.restartmed.com/product/t3-conversion-booster/
swati snigdha (3 months ago)
Doc how I will know what deficiency I am having
Dr. Westin Childs (3 months ago)
Testing and symptoms will usually help guide you.
Levonnia Brown (3 months ago)
I also want to thank you dr westin for explaining what is needed for the thyroid. my doctor killed mine 17 years ago and never told me how to take proper care of myself.so i found you and i was amazed that my well being isnt being taken care of at all.i went from 130 pounds to 205 i hate life with me being so big i have tried starving all i get is tierd.does thyroid make your legs and ankles swell?and what happens if shtf and you cant get sinthroid what would we take then? thank you for your time i hope you respond back ive had this on my mind for years thanks again.
Levonnia Brown (3 months ago)
ok is there a alternitive to sinthroid? i have been looking for a holistic meds but iam not finding one
Dr. Westin Childs (3 months ago)
A lack of thyroid hormone may lead to swelling and edema but thyroid medication can also cause it!
Endy M (4 months ago)
Any body. Out there listen to me if you don't have too do not take your thyroid out if u like losing weight keep your home grown thyroid I made the biggest mistake of my life by taking mine out
D S (4 months ago)
OMG!!! You are a totally BRILLIANT!!! Thank you so much for this wealth of knowledge. Truly AMAZING!!
SeanHawthorne83 (4 months ago)
Very informative. Thank you!
Thank you so so much After benign brain tumor surgery, my diagnosis is Pan hypopituitarism. Lots of things to learn, overwhelming knowledge. Good stuff I don’t know where to start though
Eleanor Weiss (4 months ago)
Very difficult, here in Canada, to get all those blood tests. And even if you didn't have to beg the doctor for them, the cost of patient-requested lab tests is prohibitive for most people.
lee cee (22 days ago)
lolololololololol...you heard wrong.
notmyselfusee (2 months ago)
Eleanor Weiss but I have heard that Canada has amazing healthcare
createinspain (5 months ago)
A question for you Dr Childs. Years ago, I had to have a CT scan involving a contrast medium. I was told I may feel an 'inner warmth' reaction, which I did, not unpleasant. However, for me, an unexpected side effect, was that I felt absolutely terrific for a couple of days afterwards. Like I'd been given energiser batteries! I've been tested for Thyroid issues and always come within 'normal' range, even though I have so many of the symptoms but for a couple of days I felt like I used to. Any doctor I asked about this, laughed at the idea it could be due to the Iodine. Your thoughts? I'm sad to say that even private docs here in Spain tend to diagnose by very limited blood testing and very much judge results on the 'you're within normal' numbers. My theory is that maybe I used to operate on the higher end of the spectrum and that now I don't feel as great on the lower end...
Dr. Westin Childs (4 months ago)
Iodine is required for thyroid function and if you don't get it in your diet you will become deficient slowly over time.
sweetie perez (5 months ago)
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Lori Favela (5 months ago)
you have to be rich to get healthy!!!tell me your thouhts on this!
Dr. Westin Childs (4 months ago)
I actually tend to agree with this, due to insurance and other factors better medical care is typically given to those who can afford to pay cash for better Doctors.
Zeno Onu (5 months ago)
I took supplements and they made me so sleepy I fell asleep at the red light in my car! Looked up online and a lot of people had the same thing happen (where the t3 boosting supplements made them lethargic) So, I stopped.
Dr. Westin Childs (4 months ago)
Everyone reacts in a different way but I would say that this is definitely an unusual reaction in my experience.
Janaki Manish (5 months ago)
Thank you for the guidance
John Hammill (5 months ago)
My daughter 40, uses THYROVITAL it comes from New Zealand and it's a super product. Read the ingredients go to google, write Thyrovital, New Zealand and all the info is there.
Sbella Lopez (6 months ago)
I really appreciate this information. When would be the best times to take supplements after levotyroxine? Thank you new subscriber
Jane Linley (7 months ago)
I have no thyroid so what are my choices?
Peggy Berry (6 months ago)
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jean reynolds (7 months ago)
Is it safe to take iron when you diabetic>
Dr. Westin Childs (7 months ago)
Iron shouldn't cause any issues if you have diabetes.
SparklingKitten Jewels (7 months ago)
Aloha and Mahalo!!! Thank you!  You are Awesome!  I am so happy!  Doc- I have been sick for years, suffering, desperately needing answers so i can be on my road to recovery. It can be very complicating to get everything you need and in the right form and order, etc now i know what i need and thankyou i can inderstand the thyroid function more abd what supplement for what in detail-very appreciated!  About 8 months ago my health took a scary turn and im fighting for my life! Thanks for your help!!! It makes me so mad how many different docs with different specialties over the years did not connect my specific health issues to Hashimotos HypoThyrodism while i was studying my health for more answers, i figured out that my serious symptoms were directly connected to it! So i am learning all i can! The docs didnt take me seriously and treated me terrible, said i was overreacting and said oh well there is nothing i can do but here are some pharms for you. My allergist whom is the specialist that flies in from oahu hardly knew mych about anything and said my chronic anayphylactic reactions were ideopathic! And she did not inform me of hashimotos or a thyroid issue all together! So for four years i have been suffering with chronic round the clock anaphylactic reactions week afer month after year! My system is attacking itself and now my organs and thyroid are in serious danger all together! My gyno said oh its nothing-to severe pain in my left ovary and lack of my monthly period. Pcos. It must be because you were constipated. No connection to my thyroid? Then my colon doc said oh you need more fiber and water to constipation, ibs, not going for days or week, and i could tell i had a bacterial fungirl isssue with intense cramping always have and now realizing its stopped mobilizing all together bc of my thyroid but nope he didnt suggest that connection nor did he listen when i said i know im not absorbing my nutrients and something was wrong, nope didn't listen but showed me the door and said fiber and water but i was already a healthy eater and hydrated and i was really active til the day i couldnt lift up own legs to get out of bed and now four years later i still cant go without helping it out! I had a colonosposy and nothing. He just made fun of me. This is the specialist that flies in from oahu. Then my regular doc thought nothing of my fibromyalgia, bone nerve muscle pain i have never experienced on that level and migraines and light sensitivites and physical exhaustion to the point where i couldnt walk althogether was anything serious nor did he connect it to my thyroid!!! yup its my thyroid!!! Do they set me up with a doc now after my medicine doc checked my blood work for changes and noticed my thuroid was way off. So now i go see a doc and she knows nothing about thyroids but perscribes me levothyroxin before refering me to an endocrinologist, huh? She also did not connect it to hashimotos-i did. So i had to get a referal from my reg doc to see an endocrinologist about my thyroid! Wow! Really!!!!????!!! This is scary if this is considered ok on any level! I am now seeing a homeopathic naturalist and going that route as i was going already as i think its healthier but i needed the blood work and doc notes etc and simotaneously getting help from both. Now i am not trusting hospitals with my health! Although glad for ER saved my life although that nite is a whole other nightmere! Wow. Long. LolThanks for your videos, you have helped me tremendously and bow i am on the road to recovery, a long one, but i am sooo very thankful for your help!!! Ps sorry bout the long descriptions i get interested in sharing my story with tid bits of information. Sincerely jewels*
Joyce St louis (2 months ago)
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SparklingKitten Jewels (7 months ago)
Oh and i left out a lot so here is a few more... I lost half of my hair in one week and i have beautiful full wavy brown hair. It just fell out when i washed it. Then for my allergies i also suffer from angioedema and urticaria with my chronic ansphylactic reactions but nope its idiopathic and i have had this my whole life but no answers to help. I gained wait only around my once perfect abs which was weird for me. My eyes were constantly running like i was crying when i wasn't. My emotional state was majorly out of whack to the point of not functioning. The stare of exhaustiin was even more than what you said but you nailed it on the head, yup. At the end of all of my symptoms, and no answer, i thought the worst, is this cancer, whats going on!? I need to heal myself so i do not go down that road! Im am postive and happy i am going to do the best i can to overcome this. Thanks Doc!
SparklingKitten Jewels (7 months ago)
Aloha and Mahalo!!!You have been so incredibly helpful! I have reasearched a lot and your video was packed with detailed info including the linked and descripted info. I now know exactly what i need! I am sendung this to everyine i now! Thank you! Have a great day!Sincerely jewels*
Gita Mehta (7 months ago)
Can I take boitin b7 liquid from
Brand Account (7 months ago)
So helpful and I am not an MD but it is more than I would ever have learned from and MD or naturopath or functional MD Thank you
Carrie S (7 months ago)
Why would enzymes make me break out in hives
Tracy G (8 months ago)
This was EXTREMELY HELPFUL in helping me understand my labs as well as what route I’d like to try in terms of vitamins and minerals for my to help with my thyroid dysfunction! Thank you so much for taking the time to create this video!
Saras Watkin (8 months ago)
Will this help if hypothyroidism is complicated with ulcers/Helicobacter Pylori
Amanda Lang (9 months ago)
I'm calling my doctor on Monday and asking for several tests since watching several of your video's. My last TSH level 10 weeks ago was at a 42. I'm currently taking 145 mcg of Levothyroxine and still don't feel "normal." I'm 27 years old and feel 50. Thank you so much for all this information.
Mev A-M (3 months ago)
Research Armour Thyroid and everything else that he said... good luck and don't give up.
Donna Boschen (9 months ago)
Amanda Lang hi there Amanda ! I was on levothyroxine , then switched to synthroid... this was over 15 years ago, for a two year period.... still felt awful n would fall asleep at my desk at work and I’d slur my speech... then I lost my medical insurance... I was devastated but it turned out to be the best thing for me... I went to the bookstore n parked my butt on the floor and read is your thyroid making you fat? By Bernie something... forgot his last name... he does this diet for people n if they’ve tried it and still don’t lose weight he suspects their thyroid is off... but he went into depth about why the two drugs I’d taken wouldn’t work and said I needed a drug with both hormones T3 & T4 for my thyroid to function properly.. so therefore he prescribes Armour thyroid, yes Armour meat packing company is where it comes from... comes from pigs and their hormones are close to humans... I guess. So I found a sliding scale clinic and I met a woman dr and explained my ‘thyroid’ problem n begged her to give me a prescription for Armour thyroid and she did cuz she said it sounded like I’d done my homework... three weeks later, I woke up n thought, I’m back to my old self... it’s been a lot better and there are several nutrients you need to also add to your diet... I’m still taking Armour thyroid too.. hang in there....
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
I can’t afford those all it’s not in my budget at all
moonlight shadow (6 months ago)
Rachael Nelson I understand supplements are exspensive but try eating lots of fruit and vegetables plenty of water will all help you I'm sure it helps me ..😀
Sheila Carter (10 months ago)
I am taking synthroid 50 mcg , should I also be on an suppliment, my doctor never mentions this to me.?
Annie Ray (2 months ago)
Sheila Carter how long have u been taking it.. have u experience any weight gain hair loss? Yah numbers 4the 50mcg..
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Sheila Carter I’m doing omega 3,6,9 and alive for women
Michele Aldworth (10 months ago)
Hello there! One of the best thing you can do for your over all health is to filter your water with a Zero water filter. If you are under a city water system they have bromine, chlorine, and the last is fluoride. These screw up the thyorid by pulling necessary nutrients out of the body. Do the best to avoid this. Supplements can help too just make sure you don't overlook your thyroid and your Heath. God bless and take care.
Katerina Kiaha (6 months ago)
Tracy G Only 3 ways to remove the fluoride. They are reverse osmosis, distillation or bone char filter.
Tracy G (8 months ago)
Michele Aldworth How interesting! I will try using filtered water.
Darna Bedwell (10 months ago)
If B-12 is your #1 - why is it not on your list of 9? Thank you for the list.
sarah ahmed (7 months ago)
Darna Bedwell what . It's number one of the nine
All in One (10 months ago)
There are several factors in hypothyroidism treatment. One place I discovered which successfully combines these is the Quintrell thyroid plan (google it if you're interested) without a doubt the most helpful resource that I've heard of.look at the unbelievable info .
Amanda C (11 months ago)
What would one do if they had hypothyroid but no longer had health coverage etc. to continue their medicine?? What supplements would be the best/ most necessary to take for the body/thyroid??
fly fishing (21 hours ago)
seaweed / research it!1 Blessings
Kathy Fritze (4 months ago)
Terry's Natural. Thyroid support and Iodine Cofactors. Cheapest from Vitacost.com. Also read Dr. David Brownstein's books: Iodine and why you need it. and Salting your way to health. Also, Check out his website. Fascinating stuff there
Sarah Love (5 months ago)
Iodine, selenium and zinc.
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Free clinics don’t charge to much
candyfliP (11 months ago)
This was great ! I take multivitamin, magnesium ,calsium, ashwagandha, probiotic. The only thing I have not take yet is Iodine. Do u recomend to stop take multivitamin and take selenium and Zink ?
Meri Vas (1 year ago)
excellent information!
Anastasia Taylor (1 year ago)
Thank you so much for the video!
Jennie Baez (1 year ago)
I am looking for help. I had half my thyroid removed around 4 years ago to remove a nodule. The doctor I see tells me that my thyroid levels are normal and would not prescibe any medication. But I don't sleep well at night and that makes me feel sick. I tried vit B12 and that just made my sleep worst. Anyone else has this problem? Any suggestions would be of great help.
Juanma Moreno (2 months ago)
Eat a banana and 400mg magnesium one hour before going to bed
Anonymous Ware (3 months ago)
Jennie Baez I can totally relate to this, since my thyroid surgery 20 years ago. I had a nudule as well and they removed most of my thyroid. My blood work comes back normal, but I have all the classic symptoms of hypothyroidism and it’s difficult to lose weight. They told me I don’t need meds! I have developed adrenaline fatigue as well. Started changing my diet to a Ketogenic lifestyle has improved a lot my symptoms. Basically cutting out all white flour, sugar and high carbs is hard, but now I am okay with the lifestyle change. Also have lost some weight along with intermittent fasting a few weeks ago. Almost all of my inflammation and pain has gone away , hope that helps. Also take 5-HTP and ashwaganda it’s a herb to help me sleep for the adrenaline fatigue, tired but wired symptoms , Also take a glandular supplement over the counter along with Sea Kelp, it gives me more energy, take each morning . Hope this helps. All the best!
Sarah Love (5 months ago)
Linda Pearse Linda, Have you added iodine, selenium and zinc to your diet? They really work for me!
Sarah Love (5 months ago)
Jennie Baez This works for me. Get on Amazon and order “Goodnight Moon”. It’s an herb blend that really seems to work. Sometimes I also take L-Tryptophan 500 mgs. In addition, Lemon Balm is very relaxing. Sweet dreams!
Ears 2Hear (6 months ago)
Linda Pearse - I also have hypothyroid (Hashimoto's which is the auto immune type) and fibromyalgia. Same as you, told doctors for years until finally in and out of ER my husband got mad at the ER doc and I was referred to another who diagnosed me. She started me out on the generic Levothyroxine. Awful stuff and too low a dose. IDK that was my problem however until my husband a year later diagnosed with same condition had an immediate reaction to the generic stuff. Then the lightbulb came on and we are now both on name brand instead. What a difference that made. Also, for fibromylagia, taking Turmeric which has helped with fatigue, pain and energy. Not a cure all, but helps. I am about the same age as you. Taking B complex, vitc C, MSM, zinc, vit D Calcium, magnesium echinacea digestive enzymes also. I set my alarm for about 4am to take my thyroid meds and that also has helped, putting several hours before any food. ONE MORE THING!!! VERY IMPORTANT!!! Don not take iron within 4 hours of taking thyroid meds!!!! Iron supplements inhibit absorption!!! Check your daily multiple vitamin make sure they don't have iron and take it much later!!! no one told me that I found out the hard way! Hope that helps :)
nemesis1340 (1 year ago)
My Dr. won't even check to see i I'm deficient in any kind of vitamins.
Bobby Caldwell (3 months ago)
Fire that dirt bag!
Stephanie Fayad (7 months ago)
nemesis1340 you clearly need a new doctor. I was hypothyroid from around 3-4 years old (that’s as far back as I remember the symptoms) I’m now 28 and had my thyroidectomy last year. Took me 26 years to figure out what was going on with me. Don’t give up!
Tracy G (8 months ago)
nemesis1340 sounds like it’s time for you to find another doctor who will actually listen to you. I had to do the same thing! When you go to someone else and they start off with, “I don’t want to say someone has been doing you wrong in terms of your treatment.” It doesn’t feel too good. I know my previous doctor did nothing intentional, but I’m grateful I finally am with a doctor who listens and is putting my in touch with a medical team to help with my now complicated thyroid condition. I wish you the best of luck!
Heather Anderson (1 year ago)
Dr.Childs- This information was incredibly helpful and made so much sense.
Hi doc! is magnesium chloride an opcion too? or is better a magnesium supplement?
Janina Simons (1 year ago)
+Dr Westin Childs... what do you do when your thyroid is not working at all as it is hereditory?? and its complitcated with the fact that I have inherited porphyria and they are both autoimmune conditions. I only eat fruit & vegies, white cheese.... dont eat bread, or cakes etc. TU
Anjan maharjan (1 year ago)
I've been researching into hypothyroidism treatments and found a fantastic resource at Quintrell Thyroid Plan (check it out on google)
Cathy A (1 year ago)
My Dr. did a blood test and I had a "Cortisol Random" and the results were 9.1. Does that mean my cortisol is low??
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Higher number means high no that is not low
Mehreen Haroon (1 year ago)
Hi Dr child's all of the this info is so valuable that I'm so thankful and I wish to be in your guidance how is that possible?
Debra Tuffs (1 year ago)
An excellent and highly informative video. British doctors would never discuss anything like this with their patients because they are unaware of all this. Thank you.
Rose Dandaro (2 months ago)
Dr. Childs is not a typival American doctor. here in the USA doctors are refens of health Insurance companies and hospital rules, alsomany are too comfortable or lazy to care and  research for help their patients. Dr. Childs is awsome and unique! .
moonlight shadow (6 months ago)
I agree I wish this doctor was my doctor he would have spared me a lot of suffering..😀
Rosie Ran (9 months ago)
French Doctors are even worse
K J (1 year ago)
Great Info! Thank you!
Erin Vaughn (1 year ago)
I started taking B-COMPLEX shots and it made a huge difference 👍💪
Private Confessions (1 year ago)
Can you link me to the product
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
Probably one of my most favorite therapies in terms of how effective they can be for certain people, especially hypothyroid patients.
Erin Vaughn (1 year ago)
Great Information ! 👍 💖
Jack Smith (1 year ago)
Hi, This is very nice video and I like it.The most important aspect in determining the best thyroid supplement are the ingredients within the bottle and its quality. Although some manufacturers may have similar formulas, their thyroid supplements can have very different effects on the same person.And if you need some help so you can refer this link address.(https://goo.gl/f8371j)
Erin Vaughn (1 year ago)
There is a reason why they say Doctors Practice Medicine ! They are not always right 😕
Ms. Perez (1 year ago)
Alright alright thank you so much 😊 for sharing this valuable information . So helpful ..👏
Leslie Molengraaf (1 year ago)
Can't thank you enough for sharing this valuable info.
Nony Adel (1 year ago)
Does metaboletese injections help in high metabolism , If I have hybothyroide
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Nony Adel thyroid controls your metabolism
Elizabeth Rodriquez (1 year ago)
thank you very much I suffer from hypothyroid I learned that I was in the right path when I was drinking my vitamins. I appreciate this information thank you
Danielle Ryncavage (1 year ago)
@Dr. Westin Childs can I take thyroid supplements while on Armour for my thyroid????
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Armour sucks has no minerals like the old version had no on needing both
Jade Rose (1 year ago)
Thankyou this video is very supportive.
Miss K (1 year ago)
Thank you so much for your video's . I have the added problem of having had a total colectomy . I had blood test returned which say my t4 and t3 extremely low . I feel awful no mention of revise t3 or t4. I feel like i need a drip just wiped out at the moment .
Latisha Abraham (1 year ago)
Thank you for this information. what's the name of the probiotic you recommend taking?
Vijaya Achar (1 year ago)
Thank you so much , I was just looking for this info.. I have been suffering so long with low energy and id not know the reason why... I am really really greatful
minakshi godara (1 year ago)
hii doctor...i m suffering from hyperthyroid.....how should i beat hyperthyroid?? what should i do???
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
No sugar no glutin and no corn
joe bob (1 year ago)
Is it possible to get enough iron from eating leafy green vegetables everyday? I am on the low end of all the iron reference ranges..
Katerina Kiaha (6 months ago)
joe bob Cooking in uncoated cast iron will boost your level as well.
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
I get mine off meats
X D (1 year ago)
Dr. Westin Childs I have a question that I bet you've been asked before (I apologize if you've already addressed it). I just increased my levothyroxine from 100mcg to 112mcg for the first time in a decade. I'm having trouble with weight loss and recently decided to see an endocrinologist again. I'm experiencing insomnia, is this going to be temporary until I adjust or is this permanent? I can't get a strait answer from my pharmacist and my endocrinologist is 'leary' of any and all side effects.
Jade Rule (1 year ago)
Can we get the same enzymes that our body makes to convert t4?
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Yes u can digestive enzymes do it for us to break down meals First u have to kill Candida and leaky gut first
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
In supplementation form, no. But you can indirectly increase enzyme activity by providing your body with cofactors.
Jade Rule (1 year ago)
Hi doc what a great vid and you are an amazing doctor! Just curious what enzymes to take?i did watch the whole vid but can't recall you saying them?i am very forgetful though so I'm sorry if you did say it.cheers 😁
Jade Rule (1 year ago)
Wish I had a good doc like you where I live as I know I can't convert t4 but the docs don't care to look into why.
moonlight shadow (6 months ago)
Jade Rule I can't convert T4 either I have been on T3 for 22 year's this doctor is so understanding wish he would reply to people's comments though and answer there questions ..😀👍
Ima Nomade (1 year ago)
Thank you, Doctor! I wish I could find a doctor with your knowledge and passion in Australia. Suffering from reverse t3 and helpless :'(
Stephanie Fayad (7 months ago)
Hey people I’m in Sydney where are you both from?
Idylchatter (9 months ago)
Ima Nomade Check this guy, he is pretty damn smart and his info may point you in a direction, best luck. https://youtu.be/mNl3ILVlITw
Rose Gaddis (1 year ago)
Ima Nomade 5dr.mistakes
Ima Nomade (1 year ago)
Sure, Jade! I will... So much needed! Thank you!
Jade Rule (1 year ago)
Ima Nomade same here,if you find a good doc please let me know and I will let you know too if u find a good one.
Avedacoco (1 year ago)
When it comes to zinc, can you take a multivitamin and a separate zinc supplement?
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Avedacoco yes use ones that are food ones already like alive or New chapter
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Dr. Westin Childs your fake Dr then
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
I don't recommend using multivitamins.
sOn flower (1 year ago)
Is there a way to test at home for iron deficiency as to not over intake ?
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
No u need labs
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
Not that I am aware of.
Terry Courtney (2 years ago)
Thank you Dr for the great information. I had my thyroid removed 18 years ago. I have gained the weight since surgery, approx 40+ lbs and has been impossible to lose. I have been taking supplements through the years but will try these specific ones that you are recommending. I'm going to talk to my endocrinologist about the possible addition of T3. Thanks for the info.
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
You are very welcome!
Iskren Novakov (2 years ago)
Thank you! I have a question will there be any side affects if I start supplementing with Iodine from Kelp 225mcg and 200mcg selenium (yeast free)? I know they should be taken together. I do have hashi ..
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
Generally they are well tolerated if taken together.
386mak (2 years ago)
can iodine cause weight gain?
Rachael Nelson (9 months ago)
Hypo cause weight gain Hyper causes weight loss
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
Generally it does not cause weight gain.
SUN NETOR (2 years ago)
very awesome ! great work ! I love it !
Tonya Folks (1 year ago)
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
This information is not taught in medical school or in residency so there is no specific background to look for.
Dr. Westin Childs (1 year ago)
I'm glad you found it helpful!
Tonya Folks (2 years ago)
This is great! Thank you. I'm so tired of being treated by my TSH. Maybe you can do a video on how to find someone like you in our own communities. It seems difficult to find qualified practioners. What should we look for? Educational background, experience, etc?
True-Hype-Media (2 years ago)
Thank you Very much doc!! highly appreciate this information. ( coming from another medical professional) suffering from this.
patricia hinson (3 months ago)
Please provide me a bigger picture on the supplement (9) with the thyroid needs
Dr. Westin Childs (2 years ago)
No problem! I hope you find it helpful.

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