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How to lose weight when you have hypothyroid

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Balance hormones: There is a balance between the hormones from your thyroid (free T4 and t3), adrenal gland (cortisol) and your sex hormones (estrogen: e1, e2, e3, pr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Segal
18 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely: Although many people feel less energetic when their thyroid gland is under-active, there is nothing about this condition that would prevent weight los ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Hypothyroid weight: Once you are on the correct dose of levothyroxine, your metabolic rate should be normal, and there should not be a problem with losing weight. At lea ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
By losing muscle: Too much thyroid given for weight loss in healthy people causes muscle, not fat, weight loss.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Diet exercize: These things will help you loose weight. Hypothyroid makes it a bit harder but not impossible
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
The usual way: Burn more calories than you take in. Make sure your thyroid levels are right, usually TSH between lower limit of normal and 3 is best. Exercise prog ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: First see your endocrinologist to make sure your thyroid hormone level is now normal after taking synthroid (thyroxine). Look into every thing you eat ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Inactive Thyroid: I have no idea why you would put your body through this experiment. But no thyroid would lead to unwanted fatigue, unwanted depression, unwanted we ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Weight loss: For one thing taking Paxil (paroxetine) can cause weight gain.its tough to lose weight but eating lots of fruit , vegetable and high protein diet in c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get hypothyroidism: corrected. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar &a ... Read More
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