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how to take t3 for weight loss

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Dr. B.Gabriel Smolarz
15 years experience Endocrinology
No: But you need your medication adjusted. A TSH of 0.03 is not healthy and is actually harmful to your heart and bones. Novotiral should be adjusted down ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
T3 (liothyronine): you should not be taking thyroid hormone without physician supervision I would suggest that if you stop taking it you mean increase your weight
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid lookin' good: Hi. You have normal thyroid function with a normal TSH (1.7 is normal) and normal T3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) even without seeing a free T4. Fre ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Bad idea: Taking T3 (liothyronine) for weight loss is a bad idea. Excess of thyroid hormone can cause these and more :•nervousness •irritability •fatigue ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Topamax (topiramate) for weight: Although many experience some weight loss with topamax (topiramate) there is no guarantee that you will have the same experience. At 200 mg you need t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
There are none: There are no over-the-counter weight loss supplements that have good clinical studies showing that they work. Billions of dollars are spent each year ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Certainly not recommended.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
54 years experience Diabetology
Safe- Not Effective: No proof Sensa works. No studies show any benefit, recently the FDA and FTC brought action against the company for false advertising, save you money ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
They do not work: The best approach involves motivation and discipline. Minimize carbohydrates, control portion size and calories, no snacking , etc.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Proper diet: A proper diet can do more for you than pills. Consult a nutritionist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If you're: Getting adequate nutrition, no additional vitamins are needed. If you want to take some anyway, get the cheapest generic multivitamin you can find. Do ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Topamax is a newer anticonvulsant that blocks voltage-gated sodium ion channels and not recommended for weight loss. Ask your doctor about QSYMIA (phe ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
15 miles weekly: The goal i give my patients is to walk the equivalent of 15 miles weekly to help increase metabolism and lose weight. The speed that you walk is not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: You don't. This potion will not in any way lead you to real or lasting weight loss.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No or maybe: There is no consistent evidence that metformin helps with weight loss. Studies simply do not back up this statement. Individuals do seem to lose weigh ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Metformin works: Metformin works right away to do what it is meant to do, improve the utilization of sugar by your body. It can help with weight loss and reversing pre ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Only if hypothyroid: If a person has hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone levels), she can be treated with levothyroxine, which would be her replacement thyroid hormone. If ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
A general aerobic: Unfortunately it is not possible to create regional fat loss by exercise. Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise. No vitamin ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alla Khalfin
17 years experience Endocrinology
Safe for short term: Phentermine is the appetite suppressant that is used for weight loss. It is a stimulant, so can give you increased heart rate, increase blood pressure ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Duic
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
NO: Metformin is not a drug for weight loss. It's main use is for diabetics and patients who may be "pre-diabetic". If your doctor prescribed this for you ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This entirely depends on your goals. If you are trying to build enormous size then you will have a goal of more weight gain than someone who is just ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Weight loss: Please don't lose weight! I strongly suggest you see a nurse practitioner who will help you to get to reasonable body weight. 114 pounds may be too li ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
It varies: Based on the diet, weight, age, body fat, etc. An average female loses 1-2 pounds/week on a healthy diet and an average male 2-3 pounds. Exercise, age ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
None: There is no fast and safe way to lose weight. A one thousand calorie difference between what's eaten and what's burned off will result in a loss of ... Read More

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