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Can Thyroid Problems Cause Weight Loss
Does a thyroid problem effect weight loss, if so what are some ways to lose weight with thyroid problems?
Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
No: Liothyronine is a hormone. It's a bad idea to take extra hormone when your body axis is already at equilibrium. Your body will find a way to balance out the extra load and u will end up shutting down part of your thyroid gland. Hyperthyroidism might or might not cause weight loss, depending on your eating habits. The weight that you lose will by muscle weight which takes years to build & replace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypothyroidism: It is certainly possible, but hypothyroidism decreases your metabolic rate, which decreases your body's need to burn calories. Although it is much more complicated than i'll make this seem, as long as you are burning more calories that you take in, you can potentially lose weight. It's oftentimes a bit harder when it comes to taking in less than you burn off. It will be a lot harder, for sure. ...Read more
Exercise: Metabolism can be helped by increasing exercise, irrespective of your thyroid status. A combination of aerobic and strength training works best. Aim to do exercise every single day, rain or shine, at an intensity that makes you sweat and feel a bit breathless. Cutting back on calories (and carbs) will also help. I know its difficult to lose weight, so do it a day at a time. Good luck! ...Read more
I eat healthy and do a lot of exercise but still can't lose weight? How do you know if you have thyroid problems?
I've gained ~20lbs w/in a month w/o change to diet/exercise. Thyroid panel wnl. I'd taken 100mg dhea short term for weight loss. Could this have caused this? Besides diet & exercise, anything to help?
Unusual: Defying physics is remarkable. You have created energy without a source. Most people cannot possibly gain weight without a change in diet or exercise. You need to sit down and think about this, and then formulate a plan so that you expend more calories than you consume. Good luck and have a great weekend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can thyroid cause extreme weight loss, and appetite loss! was told have borderline thyroid (high) but need further testings?
HYPERACTIVE THYROID : Yes if the thyroid is hyperactive, means if it is producing excessive throxin hormone, it makes your metabolism very fast and inspite of eating regular meals and no loss of appetite you loose weight rapidly but it does not suppress appetite you need to follow throid tests and your doctors. ...Read more
Could be: Thyroid problems or others. Hard to say without knowing more about you or if you have other symptoms. The only way to rule out thyroid problem is to get a blood test. ...Read more
Can thyroid problems cause bad circulation and rapid weight gain? Put on 20 pds , now 120 in 3 weeks after being 100 pds since h.S. 5' tall.
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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