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I am 5'8" 22y/o female. 18.5st. have tried just about everything but cannot shift my weight. i have the implanon in my arm too. any advice or tips?

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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BMI=39: Altho hormonal contraceptives MAY cause weight gain, it's seldom more than 1/2 stone. First, consult your doctor to find out if you have an underlying medical problem, like low thyroid, that needs to be treated. Then go to a site like "Mayo Clinic Diet: A weight-loss program for life" for more info. Best of luck to you. Dr. Anne

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