4 doctors weighed in:
If you have a "slow metabolism" as a child, will it get faster as you get older in adulthood?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Cause?
How has it been judged? Hypothyroidism is a common cause and can be treated.
If it is "slow" for no reason known, it will not improve.

In brief: Cause?
How has it been judged? Hypothyroidism is a common cause and can be treated.
If it is "slow" for no reason known, it will not improve.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
836K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors