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Hypothyroid How Many Calories
A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism. i reduced fat and high calorie food.i am doing 1 hour exercise, but i am unable to loose weight. why?
Currently eating 1100 calories/day burning 350/day to lose weight from hypothyroidism. Now my sleep is disturbed due to hunger. Any suggestions?
I am a 29 year old female, 5'5' and about 280lbs. I am also hypothyroid with type 2 diabetes. How many calories should I consume to lose weight?
First: Make sure thyroid condition treated then equation to remember is for every 100 calories you eat less, each day, for 1 month, you'll loss 1 lb / month so get rid of 200-300 cal /d of foods you usually eat, and you'll lose 2-3 lbs/ m = 2-3 pieces of bread easy :). ...Read more
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and i want to loose about 20 lbs. How much fat and calorie intake should I was diagnosed with each day?
NOT ONLY CALORIES!!!: If you are not taking enough thyroid medication or aren ot taking the correct type of thyroid medication, you will not lose weight because you will not burn calories normally if you do not have enough thyroid to govern your metabolism! ideally, you should eminiate carbs and live only on proteins and fats. I hope this helps. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and despite a 1200 calorie diet + cardio 5x/week, i can't lose weight. 38.1 BMI any suggestions? Bp and cholesterol normal.
Difficult issue: I trust that you are taking replacement medication for thyroid deficiency and are meticulous about calorie count. Further caloric restriction would help and you should consult a dietitian to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients while further reducing your caloric intake. I understand that further reducing caloric intake is easier said than done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I run about 4-6 miles 5x/week and limit calorie intake to 1200. My weight isn't budging. I'm hypothyroid. How do I lose weight?
Change it up: Weight loss is about diet and exercise. May need to switch things up. The calorie count isn't nearly as important as what you're eating. Limit carbs and eliminate sugar. Some people just are not runners. If you can't get your heart rate up and keep it up for at least 30 minutes per session, you probably need to change to something like interval training. ...Read more
Weight loss plateau, Have hypothyroid, 137mcg levothyroxine, lost 120 so far. suggestions to get it moving again? record daily calories, workout daily
Is there a good weight loss supplement? I'm overweight. I have hypothyroidism. I usually count calories when I do try to diet
No: There is no weight loss supplement that will provide long lasting effects. Having hypothyroidism would suggest starting by checking your thyroid and adjust replacement doses as needed. Physical exercise and diet remain of paramount importance and will provide, when maintained, long lasting effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6yr remission autoimmune hepatitis. Post rai hypothyroidism. Safe for me to go on low calorie diet? My BMI is 37.5!
Yes with guidance: You need to work with your physician to be sure the safest approach. Your bmi indicates that you are obese, and i understand your incentive. Your physician will be able to advise you about your restriction and could even send you to a hepatologist.: an expert in liver disease. Your thyroid therapy should be fairly straightforward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have hypothyroid and i haven't taken my mede in like three weeks. Could that be why?
Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism When you are diagnosed with Hypothyroidism,it is due to the Thyroid gland not able to produce Thyroxin which is the hormone which controls the metaboilism .This condition is treated by giving the hormone to bring the blood level to normal level usually all over life If yopu stop taking your replacement hormone you will go back to being Hypothyroid, You should not stop the medicine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypothyroid: If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism surely your doctor has prescribed thyroid hormone replacement. This is available as brand name or generic. Some doctors prescribe only T4 thyroid hormone, others prescribe that and T3 (liothyronine) thyroid. My personal preference is T4 only. Take it at least one hour after a meal and preferably at bedtime. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism is a permanent condition requiring lifelong treatment in most patients. Treatment involves thyroid hormone replacement, unless the hypothyroidism is transient, such as following painless thyroiditis or subacute thyroiditis; or reversible (due to a medication that can be discontinued). ...Read more
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