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Elevated TSH count, have weight gain, diagnosed with first stage TSH. How can I cure this naturally?

Hi, I am 24 years, F, detected with 5.0 count TSH count, which doctor said to be slightly on the upper end of the limit. I have heard about symptoms like putting on weight frequently as an effect of high TSH , which I have already noticed started happening to me & this scares me a lot. Pls suggest me tips to keep my weight in check in this circumstance. Also as I have only been detected with TSH(1st stage) pls suugestme natural cures so that I donot have to start medicine due to it.
Asked On : Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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You have slightly high TSH as the normal range is considered to be between .3 to 3.0
You should start the medicine.
In fact the medicine called as artificial thyroxine is just a supplement and not a medicine in true sense.
Ypu are just replacing something which is being produced by your body in less quantities.
In fact you can not avoid it.
Sooner or later you will have to start it.
There is no natural cure for this.
You are a patient of subclinical hypothyroidism where TSH is high and T4 are normal.
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