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Weight reduction and thyroid profile - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-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?
Doctor :   I am
User :   i have just got my thryoid test results back
Doctor :   Ok

User :   wanted to understand if they are in range
User :   T3 : 109
Doctor :   Sure, you can proceed with the report
User :   T4 : 9.50
User :   TSH : 4.42
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The thyroid hormones are well within the normal range
User :   ok great. what is the range for TSH ?
User :   i have read different versions online
Doctor :   0.3-5.5

Doctor :   this is the standard followed
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   yes ...
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   i hv been trying to loose weight for the last 2 -3 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   have done diet control .. doing regular exercise.. but not loosing weight
User :   cant really figure out what is the problem
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   May I know your age, height and weight?
User :   29 , 153 cms , 60 kgs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should loose about 5kg
Doctor :   that would be fine enough
User :   yup. exactly
User :   but not happening
Doctor :   Now, for that is not very easy
Doctor :   as it is the last part that is not easy
Doctor :   like if a person is 80kg
Doctor :   it is easy for him to loose 5kgs in 2 months
User :   OK.. so there no other solution that to hit the gym !
User :   i lost weight abt 3 yrs back and it was much much easier then
Doctor :   what was the weight at that time?

User :   that is why it is more difficult to understand why it is not happening now
User :   around 60 ... had gone down to 52
User :   and now am back at 60
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is only exercise and diet

Doctor :   that is helpful
Doctor :   eat lesser calories and spend more

User :   thats what i hv been doing ..
User :   anyways.. thanks doc
Doctor :   You continue on that
Doctor :   dont even come off your diet
Doctor :   once in a while
User :   ok.. will do..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
User :   bye
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