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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have thyroid and have persistent weight gain problem
User :   i can i solve it
Doctor :   would u like to know about now?
User :   how can i solve it
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfernce.
Doctor :   what thyroid problem u have
User :   30/f/delhi/housewife/married/5;6'/85
User :   i am hypothyroid and i take altroxin 150mg
User :   per day
Doctor :   ok
User :   but its gettting very tuff to reduce weight ven after 1 month of gym
User :   and weight los plan
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other medical problems u have
Doctor :   like irregular periods along with this
Doctor :   Because patients with an underactive thyroid tend to have a very low basal metabolic rate, one of the most noticeable symptoms of hypothyroidism is weight gain and difficulty losing extra weight
User :   i had but after delivery they are regular...and my daughter is 6 months old now
Doctor :   Sometimes an overactive thyroid can mimic an underactive thyroid by causing weight gain, although this is less common
Doctor :   supplemental nutrients such as selenium and iodine, combined with a meal plan that balances a proper ratio of protein to carbohydrates increases their metabolic functioning and they begin to lose weight
Doctor :   since ur already on thyroid hormone, this tips should help u overcome this problem
Doctor :   Efforts to lose weight without addressing related thyroid issues are doomed to fail
Doctor :   Likewise, thyroid treatments are usually not as effective without addressing the underlying hormonal imbalance
Doctor :   are you able to follow

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