Dr. Westin Childs Podcast: Thyroid | Weight loss | Hormones
About This Show
Are you suffering from weight gain, low energy or overall just not feeling well?
Sit back and relax because this podcast is dedicated to you!
I'm Dr. Westin Childs and I practice functional medicine in Gilbert, Arizona. My passion is for helping people lose weight and KEEP it off by balancing hormone levels, especially the thyroid.
More than that though, I'm interested in making you feel HUMAN again to REGAIN control of your life and your health.
I take a "whole body" approach to medicine that has allowed for some amazing results in my patients and that's what I want to share with you...
These podcasts will go over patient case studies, how I approach patient care, and how to properly diagnose and treat these imbalances.
I will specifically be discussing thyroid problems, leptin resistance, insulin resistance, weight loss resistance, estrogen dominance, adrenal fatigue and gut problems/imbalances.
For more information on me and why I do what I do check out my website here: www.restartmed.com
If you have any questions or have a topic you want me to discuss please shoot me an email on my website to submit a request in the "contact" section!
Most Recent Episode
Reverse T3 Treatment Guide + How to “Flush” it out of Your Body
High reverse T3 levels result in a slow metabolism, weight gain, low body temperature and symptoms of hypothyroidism.
Reverse T3 is created from T4 in your body in the presence of inflammation, leptin resistance, insulin resistance and a history of chronic yo-yo dieting.
Taking T4 only medication can actually make high levels of reverse T3 even worse.
This guide discusses how patients get high levels of reverse T3, what causes reverse T3 to be elevated and how to flush high levels of reverse T3 out of your body. We will also discuss the normal ranges of reverse T3 in your body and how to evaluate them in the presence of low T3 levels.
There are ways to treat thyroid resistance but in some cases it requires the use of T3 containing medications.
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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.