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How can i lose weight fast if i have hypothyroid ?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Diet exercize: These things will help you loose weight. Hypothyroid makes it a bit harder but not impossible

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What are things i can do to lose weight with hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Hypothyroidism: First, your hypothyroidism must be treated. Then change your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Continue to monitor your tsh, t3, (liothyronine) and T4 levels as well.
A 34-year-old female asked:

Can you still lose weight when you are hypothyroid?

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Dr. Aaron Segal
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Absolutely: Although many people feel less energetic when their thyroid gland is under-active, there is nothing about this condition that would prevent weight loss. As long as you ensure that you are consuming less calories than you are burning, you should lose weight. Calorie counting apps are widely available for most smartphones. Talk to your family doctor about specific guidelines for weight management.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How can I lose weight with hypothyroid meds?

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Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
By losing muscle: Too much thyroid given for weight loss in healthy people causes muscle, not fat, weight loss.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to lose weight if you have hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Normal thyroid level: Once your thyroid hormone levels are back to normal, a different cause of weight gain has to be sought if you're not able to lose or are still gaining weight.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can i tell me how i can lose weight with hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Thyroid hormone: Take the proper amount of thyroid hormone, eat less and exercise more.

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