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Good day , i am 38 year old female that has hashimotos disease, had a partial hysterectomy, excersize but just gain weight. taking eltroxin .50mg pd. and 2 on sundays. i cant lose weight no matter what i do. please help?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Hashimoto's: Effectively low thyroid hormone production via Hashimoto's thyroiditis needs to be checked regularly for the degree of thyroid suppression present, to calculate the amount of replacement hormone to be taken. Weight loss is best attempted after adjusting the dose of thyroid hormone, and lowering carbohydrates, walking 45-60 minutes a day and lowering portions of food.

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