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A 52-year-old female asked:

52, f, taking thyroid meds. 30 yrs.want to stop. my thyroid is making me over weight but doc. says blood test are good on meds. not convinced to cont.

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
If your: thyroid levels are normal, your thyroid is NOT making you gain weight -- it's that you eat more food than you burn off. Try eating less and exercising more. You will gain a LOT more weight if you stop your thyroid replacement.

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