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Heavy periods and weight gain. Tested thyroid. Taking Sinthroid. How do I lose weight?

Hi there, I have been experiencing terrible heavy periods and irritability , have recently gained 50+ pounds. blood test indicates t3 at 100 ng/dL, thyroxine , free at 1.3, and TSH at .65 uIU/mL. Vitamin D at 20 ng/mL. I currently take 100 mcg sinthroid 1x a day. What can I do to get my energy back and hopefully lose weight??
Asked On : Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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Endocrinologist 's  Response

Your thyroid function looks ok - Continue with synthyroid 100
Vitamin D is low - start on vitamin D which will improve your symptoms.

If you still have symptoms consult a doctor who may check your haemoglobin, cortisol levels, electrolytes, blood glucose etc and help you restore your health.

Good luck

Hope I have answered your question. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.

Dr Ajish TP
Consultant Endocrinologist
Answered: Fri, 24 Oct 2014
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