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Hyperthyroidism but overweight

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
yes: Very often they are. Although metabolism is increased (burning more calories), hunger is also increased and often dominates, so many people are "parad... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No They Loose Weight: People with Hyperthyroidism usually loose weight due to increased metabolism Patients with Hypothyroid gain weight

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Hyperthyroidism can be mild to severe. The same way, the symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism like weight loss, jitters, heart palpitations, etc ... Read More
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 58 years experience
Yes: You can have multiple other conditions coexisting! see your md!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
No: The only way kelp could help is if you are hypothyroid due to iodine deficiency. No pill can help you lose weight unless you eat less ; exercise more&... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
Can: Some hyperthyroid people are ravenous and can gain weight. Weight loss in hyperthyroidism is mostly muscle mass.
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Keep it separate: Hi Madison, keep them separate. Take your meds and follow up regularly for your thyroid. Weight loss equates to less calories in than calories burned.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Partly: Genetic factors increase susceptibility to grave's disease, but a specific gene has not been identified.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Fluctuate.: Most common cause of hypothyroidism is hassimoto's thyroiditis. It makes the thyroid function fluctuate at the early disease state.
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: There are three main therapies for the disease -- radioactive iodine (i-131), surgery, or pharmaceuticals -- each of which has its pros and cons. I-1... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Drug induced: Iatrogenic means it was caused by the treatment, or by the doctor. So iatrogenic hyperthyroidism means the hyperthyroidism was caused by taking too m... Read More
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Thyroid pills: Taking thyroid pills every day is the best treatment for an underactive thyroid gland. Usually people do fine with pills that only provide levothyrox... Read More

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