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Having weight gain, could I have hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes, check it

Weight gain is one of the symptoms of hypothyroidism (as well as hair loss, heavy periods, dry skin, dry hair, constipation, depressed mood.
The easiest way to get it checked is seeing a doctor, having your tsh, free T3 (liothyronine) and free T4 levels checked. If normal, then you got to look into other causes of weight gain.

In brief: Yes, check it

Weight gain is one of the symptoms of hypothyroidism (as well as hair loss, heavy periods, dry skin, dry hair, constipation, depressed mood.
The easiest way to get it checked is seeing a doctor, having your tsh, free T3 (liothyronine) and free T4 levels checked. If normal, then you got to look into other causes of weight gain.
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