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Why Am I Gaining Weight On Levothyroxin
I am taking Synthroid (thyroxine) 25 mg. I have been loosing weight . I don't think this dosage is high enough. And why am I loosing weight.
Diet and Exercise: Look closely at your diet. 3500 calories equal 1 pound. If your drink sweet tea, soda, or juice the calories can add up very quickly. You likely only need about 1600 calories a day if trying to lose weight. Also fast food is a source of empty calories. Increase your fruits and vegetables. Decrease your sugary beverages and exercise at least 30 minutes daily and you should see great results. ...Read more
Tricky: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used 4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost. Eat less,exercise more. Learn from mistakes on why that didn't work out. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145 I suspect because you are under 160 pound, burn under 1600 cal a day before exercise and do under an hour of exercise. ...Read more
Metabolism: After the thyroid is removed, the body still needs thyroxin to help in metabolic processes. Perhaps the amount of synthetic or natural thyroxin replacement needs to be adjusted. ...Read more
I am due to start amitriptyline and am really worried about weight gain. I was on sertraline and still on thyroxine,100 mg?
Weight gain may be: associated with antidepressants like amitryptiline especially if your depression was associated with loss of appetite and weight. However, as long as you pay attention to your diet and keep your thyroid levels in the normal range, you should be fine. Go to www.mayoclinic.org ->patient care->health information ->healthy lifestyle-> nutrition and healthy eating for more info. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Hypothyroidism. Pa didn't tell me my levels. On synthroid (thyroxine). Why am i gaining weight on synthroid (thyroxine)?
You can gain: Weight if your thyroid levels are still low. In addition, thyroid replacement stimulates appetite, and some people will gain weight if they are not careful to restrict intake and increase activity. There are many other causes for weight gain that have nothing to do with the thyroid. ...Read more
Why am I gaining weight on Victoza (liraglutide) instead of losing. I am watching my diet and excerising every day.
Reduce weight: It depends on what you are doing. My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and you must do some cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
I am 21, weight 38 i have bad constipation because of that i am loosing my appetite and i am underweight what should i do to gain my weight?
Constipation: Make sure that you drink adequate fluids daily and eat enough fiber in the form of vegetables and fruits. You could also take metamucil daily to keep regular. Taking a gentle stimulant like senokot (senna) is a last resort. To gain weight, eat 3 healthy meals daily and if needed,drink supplements like ensure for extra calories. ...Read more
I have an autoimmune thyroid problem, i was on 50 mcg thyroxine when i experienced weight loss. Now I am on 100 mcg but gaining weight, why is that?
Systemic: Any sudden changes in weight could be an indication of systemic issues - weigh gain could be heart, fluid gain that is sudden, weight loss is worrisome is a sign body is breaking down quickly to make up energy need evaluation for cancer, or acute illness, parasites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat well & exercise: You should be able to go on to Myweight.gov And after giving necessary information like age, weight, height etc. it will calculate the amount of calories you need for weight gain. Exercise will also help you build muscle. If you want to have detailed guidance please call us on Health Tap Prime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 20 years old and I am 96 pounds I eat allot but I have never gain weight I wanna gain weight does drinking ensure makes me gain weight?
Please see your doc: He/she may do some blood work, including a thyroid test. This will help determine the cause of your weight status. Insure is helpful for some but you are too young to be in need of a product like that. Protein powder shakes may be helpful. Nuts are also a good source of protein. ...Read more
I am gaining weight instead of loosing it i do exercise everyday day and my weight is 52kg and my height is 147cm (in inches 4.10) i am really concerned?
Here are some ...: Many people are struggling to lose weight but in vain most of times due to too many distractions around leading to still unknowingly munching all day long. To overcome such, please take time to peruse the article and implement what are described in http://formefirst.com/Weightloss.html into daily life, you most likely will lose. If not helpful, seek pro-evaluation to sort out potential underlying. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't know: Are you physically ill? Has your caloric intake dropped? Has your activity level increased? Has your water consumption increased? I am sorry but there is inadequate info provided to give a more thorough response. Take care. ...Read more
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