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?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
241 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 1, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.