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How can I lose weight if I have hashimotos disease?

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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: There is no magic

If you are on an appropriate dose then you have the same problem all of us have.
Increasing the thyroid dose to above normal will only result in muscle mass loss.

In brief: There is no magic

If you are on an appropriate dose then you have the same problem all of us have.
Increasing the thyroid dose to above normal will only result in muscle mass loss.
Dr. David Geffner
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diet/exercise, and..

Make sure your thyroid condition is treated/regulated.
At first, hashimoto may cause excess thyroid hormone release and you actually may lose wt. Eventually it :"burns" out and you can become hypothyroid (not enough) which can easily be treated with medication. Once thyroid is properly regulated, healthy, balanced diet, along with aerobic/wt bearing exercise will help. Consult doc.. Good luck.

In brief: Diet/exercise, and..

Make sure your thyroid condition is treated/regulated.
At first, hashimoto may cause excess thyroid hormone release and you actually may lose wt. Eventually it :"burns" out and you can become hypothyroid (not enough) which can easily be treated with medication. Once thyroid is properly regulated, healthy, balanced diet, along with aerobic/wt bearing exercise will help. Consult doc.. Good luck.
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