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How can I lose weight if I have hashimotos disease?

How can I lose weight if I have hashimotos disease?

There is no magic: If you are on an appropriate dose then you have the same problem all of us have. Increasing the thyroid dose to above normal will only result in muscle mass loss. ...Read more

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How will hashimoto's disease affect my life and my weight? Will I be fat?

How will hashimoto's disease affect my life and my weight?  Will I be fat?

If caught in time: Hypothyroidism only affects weight when it is poorly treated because of not complying with instructions or has been ongoing for a long time before diagnosis(inital symptoms are very vague). Weight issues are over- attributed to thyroid dysfunction that it has become an urban legend. ...Read more

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Is hashimotos disease related to fast heart and weight loss?

Is hashimotos disease related to fast heart and weight loss?

No: Hashimoto's is more commonly associated with slow heart rate and weight gain if untreated. You get fast heart rate and weight loss if you are overtreated for hashimoto's. ...Read more

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I have hashimoto's disease and can't lose weight, even with treatment. Is there anything that i can try to help with weight loss?

I have hashimoto's disease and can't lose weight, even with treatment. Is there anything that i can try to help with weight loss?

Weight loss: Increasing your dose of thyroid medication can have very serious consequences. The easiest approach if you are already exercising is to seek advice and guidance from a dietitian. ...Read more

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How long does it take for daily 25 mg/levothyroxine intake to leave your system after ceasing intake? Have hashimoto's disease and experience extreme weight loss etc. This was the second incident that occurred after going on and then going back on the med

How long does it take for daily 25 mg/levothyroxine intake to leave your system after ceasing intake? Have hashimoto's disease and experience extreme weight loss etc. This was the second incident that occurred after going on and then going back on the med

Possible other issue: 25 mcg levothyroxine is a very small dose. It would be very unlikely that this dose would cause high thyroid levels and excessive weight loss. However, people with hashimoto's can sometimes experience temporary high thyroid levels because of increased inflammation of the thyroid (hashitoxicosis). ...Read more

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Hashimoto's disease: what do I do to treat?

Depends: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common cause for developing a low thyroid in the us. It is an autoimmune disorder directed against your thyroid. There is no treatment for the autoimmune part, but if you have hypothyroidism, this would be treated with thyroid hormone. One can also have an enlarged thyroid related to hashimoto's. You should have an ultrasound to look at your thyroid. ...Read more

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Chronic thyroiditis (hashimotos disease) . I need a website please?

Chronic thyroiditis (hashimotos disease) . I need a website please?

Mayo Clinic: Hashimotos is usually a condition where your immune system attacks your thyroid, making it underactive. Try this mayo clinic review: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hashimotos-disease/ds00567. ...Read more

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What are the complications involving the thyroid condition- hashimotos disease?

What are the complications involving the thyroid condition- hashimotos disease?

Direct and indirect: Hashimoto's disease is a common cause of underactive thyroid. Complications would include the often experienced symptoms & signs, such as low body temperature, weight gain or inability to lose weight, dry brittle nails and hair, constipation, depression, elevated lipids, fatigue, and lethargy. Since Hashimoto's is an auto-immune disorder, other auto-immune conditions may co-exist in same patient. ...Read more

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What happens to someone who has hashimotos disease and is an occasional meth user?

What happens to someone who has hashimotos disease and is an occasional meth user?

Thyroiditis???: You left out crucial details. Amphetamine poisoning will bring some symptoms like overactive thyroid. Is your thyroid now over or under???? If you can avoid Meth., stay the hell away. If not, get help. Aside from wrecking your life it can cause rapid heart rate, tremor, and weight loss. It also makes people loose their teeth. If you use it you will eventually wish you had not. ...Read more

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What is hashimoto's disease? Symptoms? Treatment?

What is hashimoto's disease? Symptoms? Treatment?

Hashimoto's ds…: Is an auto-immune disorder that affects the thyroid gland, causing inflammation, that usually leads to underactivity of the gland. Sx develop slowly as thyroid fnx drops: fatigue, constipation, high cholesterol, weight gain, muscle aches/weakness, depression, etc. If thyroid hormone level is low, your doc will give medicine to restore normal fnx. See link in comment for more info —>. ...Read more

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