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How can I gain weight with hyperthyroidism?

How can I gain weight with hyperthyroidism?

Treat it!: Hi. If you're hyperthyroid, I have to assume you've seen a doctor to get the diagnosis. If that doctor isn't comfortable treating you, get a referral to one who is. Once your hyperthyroidism is treated or controlled, it should be possible to gain back any weight you lost due to hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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I have hyperthyroidism and I'm not taking any medication what can I do to stop losing weight I want to gain my weight back?

I have hyperthyroidism and I'm not taking any medication what can I do to stop losing weight I want to gain my weight back?

Hyperthyroidism: you must seek medical attention immediately. Otherwise you can have much more complications than you think including atrial fibrillation ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroid and I am havin meds for past 6months.. Last months blood result confirmed its normalised but I am not gaining weight at all. ?

I have  hyperthyroid and I am havin meds for past 6months.. Last  months blood result confirmed its normalised but I am not gaining weight at all. ?

Normal blood: Having normal test results does not mean that your body has been completely balance out. Give your self a bout one year of normal blood tests. Also don't forget that it may not mean that you will gain weight, since your metabolism is faster. Working out and building muscle mass will help with weight gain. Don't push your self too hard, be patient. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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How does hyperthyroid cause weight gain?

How does hyperthyroid cause weight gain?

Eat too much.: Even if you're burning off excessive amounts of calories, many people can eat more than they burn off and they will gain weight. Hyperthyroidism stimulates food intake, and some people really overdo it. ...Read more

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I lift heavy and eat 6x day, 4 awhile. Is there any way to gain weight Wo implants for someone whos underweight. hyperthyroid?

What implants?: Gaining weight is opposite of losing weight, right? For former, plan on consuming 500kcal/d more than you burn off. You should consult Nutritionist to determine if you're getting enough healthy calories. Despite eating 6x/d, you might not be consuming enough, depending upon what you expend lifting heavy. Also check w/your Family Doc to make sure you're not hyperthyroid. http://goo.gl/6CkJXy re BMI ...Read more

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Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Not normally: Hyperthyroidism usually causes weight loss, treating it would cause weight gain.Therefor stopping treatment for hyper thyroidism would likley cause weight loss not gain. ...Read more

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I am suffering from continuous weight loss due to hyperthyroidism. Which medicines should I take along with my regular medicines to gain weight?

I am suffering from continuous weight loss due to hyperthyroidism. Which medicines should I take along with my regular medicines to gain weight?

Unless you can: Take in more calories than you're burning off, you will continue to lose weight until you get your thyroid level normalized with either radioiodine treatment or antithyroid drugs. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I am suufering from hyperthyroid and have gained a lot of weight..want to reduce it, doctor has asked me to take Orlistat orlica 60 mg for 6 months, s?

Confused: If you have gained weight, then you are probably hypothyroid. Hyperthyroidism would be associated with weight loss. Nevertheless, simple proper treatment with thyroid replacement should bring about loss of weight, and I therefore would not recommend a concurrent supplement. You may want to consider seeing an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more