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Hyperthyroid And Exercise
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
Questions about exercise regimen. Is there any problems with doing workouts when hypo or hyperthyroid?
Light exercise: If someone has been exercising regularly, they can keep doing what they have been doing. If getting too short of breath to talk to a buddy, slow down or lighten up! avoid exercising in hot environments, as hyperthyroidism makes it harder for the body to regulate temperature. Probably not a good time to start exercising, but light walking probably ok for most. Do talk to your doctor first! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VERY DIFFICULT!: It would seem that if you have hyperthyroidism, you should already have a tendency to be thin... Counter to that is your being a 30yo female -- things slow down as we age... The component of exercise along with a prudent, low-carb diet is almost essential to weight loss. With no exercise and thyroid in good balance, count on only losing 1 pound a month with diet alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Has no effect: I always encourage exercise as its good for the mind and body. Subclinical hyperthyroidism is related to an overactive thyroid usually secondary to mild graves disease or overactive thyroid nodules. Exercise unfortunately does not treat subclinical hyperthyroidism. Often times subclinical hyperthyroidism can be monitored without treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hyperthyroidism & was wonderin if its safe to take supplements to exercise/workout? Or are there certain ingredients/supplements I should avoid
Repeat tries at mild exercise triggers almost every symptom of hyperthyroidism but repeat tests show sub-clin hypothyroid. 'See a Dr' has no answer.
Deconditioning: In the absence of a medical condition you should start an aerobic exercise conditioning program at a very low load sustainable for 20-30 mins every other day building to 5 days a week,try walking stationary bicycle.,swimming;you will be pleasantly surprised at how quickly you will build endurance ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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