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Will i be able to reduce my weight after taking the thyroid tablets ?

will i be able to reduce my weight after taking the throid tablets my TSH is 6.81 and in passed one year i have gained a weight .will i be able to reduce my weight after taking the throid tablets i am of 39 years.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Feb 2011
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hello nandini, you have mentioned that your TSH is high but T3 and T4 values are also important to start you on thyroxine. And taking thyroxine will not bring down your weight .You have to exercise to loose weight and avoid oily foods and take more of vegetables and fruits.
Answered: Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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