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Hello, I know that hypothyroidism most times cause waight gain, ..I wanna be sure that it doesn't cause waight lose even 1 % ?

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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

You gain weight for several mechanism, but even to lose weight is more difficult when you have hypothyroidism because the thyroid hormone is the one that "activates" the metabolism.

In brief: No

You gain weight for several mechanism, but even to lose weight is more difficult when you have hypothyroidism because the thyroid hormone is the one that "activates" the metabolism.
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
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