A 67-year-old female asked:
I am 67 years old, 5'2" and weigh 197. i take 100 mcg of synthroid, (thyroxine) 50 mg of hyzaar, and 81 baby aspirin. how can i lose weight? i am miserable!
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Cardiology 44 years experience
Difficult: I agree that it is very difficult. Your reasonable goal should be 20 pounds over 6 months. The most successful people join a support group like weight watchers or tops. Good luck! stay with it - it's a long haul.
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