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Can you lose weight if your thyroid is underactive?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Yes you can

Once your hypothyroidism is treated with levothyroxine, and your TSH is normal, your metabolic rate should be the same as anyone else of your same age/weight/gender, and you should be able to lose weight.

In brief: Yes you can

Once your hypothyroidism is treated with levothyroxine, and your TSH is normal, your metabolic rate should be the same as anyone else of your same age/weight/gender, and you should be able to lose weight.
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