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Is it possible to lose weight with underactive thyroid disease?
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Dr. Richard Scofield
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: Yes
Yes you can lose weight even if you are hypothyroid.
The first thing to do is to take the appropriate amount of thyroid hormone so that your metabolic rate is "normal". After that you need to limit calories and exercise moderately just like everyone else.

In brief: Yes
Yes you can lose weight even if you are hypothyroid.
The first thing to do is to take the appropriate amount of thyroid hormone so that your metabolic rate is "normal". After that you need to limit calories and exercise moderately just like everyone else.
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