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A 27-year-old female asked:

Hypothyroid & hashimoto's, always bloated, can't lose weight. on synthroid (thyroxine) & small amount of cytomel. how do i reduce bloating & lose at least 10 lbs?

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Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 56 years experience
Diet and exercise: If your thyroid hormone and TSH levels are normal than you just have to do what the rest of the world does to lose weight. Do not increase thyroid replacement - that weight loss is muscle, not fat.
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