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Could thyroid cause obesity?

hello sir...myself Nivedita 33yrs, 5'9'' and 85 kg...after second delivery I became fat (from 2000) and I'm feeling as day-by-day I'm getting obesity which I think due to thyroid..and my neck as I'm feeling is looking more big in size as compared to 2 month's before photos....is it thyroid symptom or any other ....felling dizzy, lazy always..and diet is normal and dinner which i take is undigesting....please help sir
Fri, 9 Dec 2016
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DEAR USER,
THANKS FOR CONSULTING WITH HCM

OBESITY IS USUALLY CAUSED BY DECREASED ACTIVITY, SEDENTARY LIFE STYLE

BUT YES HYPOTHYROIDISM CAN CAUSE OBESITY LIKE PICTURE WITH SWELLING IN NECK.

I SUGGEST YOU TO DO THE FOLLOWIUNG

1) BRISK WALK FOR ATLEAST 30 MIN FOR 6 DAYS A WEEK

2) AVOID OILY FOODS AND JUNK FOODS( IT WILL SOLVE YOUR INDIGESTION PROBLEM AS WELL)

3) EAT GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLE.

4) STILL PROBLEM PERSISTS YOU CAN GO FOR A THYROID CHECK UP AND MESSAGE US YOUR REPORTS,

HOPE I ANSWERED YOUR QUERY. YOU CAN MESSAGE ME FOR ANY FURTHER CONCERNS
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