A 33-year-old female asked:

I heard insomnia lowers metabolism (bmr). but is this still the case if you take artificial thyroid meds like synthroid to regulate your metabolism?

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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 12 years experience
BMR: Good sleep is essential for proper functioning of body. Take thyroid hormone as prescribed for hypothyroidism as it will help metabolism.
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