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A 45-year-old female asked:

I eat 1200 calories a day watch my sugar and carbs intake. i also exercise 5 days a week including hot yoga. still having trouble losing weight.

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Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Check thyroid: There are lots of reasons for difficulty losing weight. Consider getting some testing, including a thyroid panel to see if there is an obvious cause.
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