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Can losing a lot of weight or over-exercising cause thyroid dysfunction?
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: It Adjusts
In people who have lost too much weight or are very ill, the thyroid may down-regulate itself in order to to conserve the body's energy.
It is a compensatory mechanism meant to protect.

In brief: It Adjusts
In people who have lost too much weight or are very ill, the thyroid may down-regulate itself in order to to conserve the body's energy.
It is a compensatory mechanism meant to protect.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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