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what can an endocrinologist do to help me lose weight

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
No but you: Should see a qualified weight loss doctor that can sit with you and review your previous attempts and help you get on a program that is right for you.

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Complicated: Ts can be a very complicated disorder; there are many things to keep track of and follow. The turner's syndrome society has some great resources for p ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
If pathological: Only if the abdominal obesity is due to a certain disease state (e.g., hypothyroidism). Otherwise, good nutrition and regular exercise are the best w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, but: They can help you rule out endocrine causes, which aren't that common. After that you need a good regimen of education, diet, exercise and support -- ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
There are : Other appropriate therapies for graves' disease such as radioiodine and antithyroid drugs that are usually preferred compared to surgery. Vocal change ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Leptin up if obese: Leptin goes up with obesity. Normally, a high leptin means you are full and you are not hungry. With obesity, the patient gradually becomes resistant ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
More likely: A bariatric specialist. As while there are hormonal issues that can contribute to weight gain - really hypothyroidism - you don't have to see an endo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Start with primary: I would start with primary first and recheck thyroid,other labs if needed
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Because of tightening regulations in regards to growth hormone prescribing, you likely won't find an endocrinologist who will readily prescribe it for ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Good choice: An endocrinologist is a good choice and is experienced in treating and following patients with pcos as they often have problems with lipid abnormaliti ... Read More
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