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Thyroid problem

From: sandras
Posted: Sep-19 05:33 AM via the Mobile app (1 of 4)

Hi can you help me with this problem on to loose weight
Hi can you help me with this problem on to loose weight

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From: Admin Katie
To: sandras
Posted: Sep-21 11:11 AM (2 of 4)

Hi sandras,

Jillian offers some insight into thyroid issues--
"Thyroid problems like hypothyroidism (a condition in which the body doesn't produce enough of this hormone) are very common in this country. Hey, even I was diagnosed with it! Thing is, most people with thyroid imbalances don't know it, because the symptoms — changes in energy, mood, and weight — are so similar to those of many other conditions.

Impact on your metabolism: Thyroid hormones perform a ton of functions. They help control the amount of oxygen each cell uses, the rate at which your body burns calories, your heart rate, overall growth, body temperature, fertility, digestion, and memory and mood. (Basically, the whole enchilada.) So when thyroid hormones are out of balance, either too high or too low, chemical reactions all over the body get thrown off.

How thyroid hormones get messed up: An underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, is often caused by Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, a hereditary condition in which the immune system attacks the thyroid. As it happens, women are royally screwed in this department — they're about seven times more likely to develop Hashimoto’s thyroiditis than are men. Hypothyroidism can make you feel sluggish and can cause you to pile on extra pounds that you can't blame on a poor diet or lack of exercise.

Given that hypothyroidism can make your metabolism slow down, you might think that hyperthyroidism would be a good thing, right? Wrong. Graves' disease, the most common type of overactive thyroid condition, can cause your heart to race, make you intolerant of warmer temperatures, and cause you to lose too much weight and feel run down.

With unpleasant effects produced at both ends of the thyroid function spectrum, you can see why it's important to get your thyroid tested and, if the results show an imbalance, to work with a good endocrinologist to get yourself back on track."
 
We also suggest checking in with your doctor!

Hi sandras,

Jillian offers some insight into thyroid issues--
"Thyroid problems like hypothyroidism (a condition in which the body doesn't produce enough of this hormone) are very common in this country. Hey, even I was diagnosed with it! Thing is, most people with thyroid imbalances don't know it, because the symptoms — changes in energy, mood, and weight — are so similar to those of many other conditions.

Impact on your metabolism: Thyroid hormones perform a ton of functions. They help control the amount of oxygen each cell uses, the rate at which your body burns calories, your heart rate, overall growth, body temperature, fertility, digestion, and memory and mood. (Basically, the whole enchilada.) So when thyroid hormones are out of balance, either too high or too low, chemical reactions all over the body get thrown off.

How thyroid hormones get messed up: An underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, is often caused by Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, a hereditary condition in which the immune system attacks the thyroid. As it happens, women are royally screwed in this department — they're about seven times more likely to develop Hashimoto’s thyroiditis than are men. Hypothyroidism can make you feel sluggish and can cause you to pile on extra pounds that you can't blame on a poor diet or lack of exercise.

Given that hypothyroidism can make your metabolism slow down, you might think that hyperthyroidism would be a good thing, right? Wrong. Graves' disease, the most common type of overactive thyroid condition, can cause your heart to race, make you intolerant of warmer temperatures, and cause you to lose too much weight and feel run down.

With unpleasant effects produced at both ends of the thyroid function spectrum, you can see why it's important to get your thyroid tested and, if the results show an imbalance, to work with a good endocrinologist to get yourself back on track."
 
We also suggest checking in with your doctor!

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From: sandras
To: Admin Katie
Posted: Sep-21 11:23 AM via the Mobile app (3 of 4)

Hi i have had this checked for the last 5years i have been treated but i still cant loose weight
Hi i have had this checked for the last 5years i have been treated but i still cant loose weight

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From: msumpter
To: sandras
Posted: Sep-30 05:45 PM via the Mobile app (4 of 4)

I had hypo thyroid then actual had my thyroid removed due to thyroid cancer but anyways. If you are on you right dose of thyroid medication and your doctor says you levels are great then it's you to do the rest eat right and exercise. Portion control, you have to be more aware what you eat. Remember your thyroid is being controlled by meds so you have to look at it as though you have a low metabolism and don't eat a lot of carbs or fatty foods. Just get in the gym and kick but eat right drink plenty of water you will see the change. I went from 159.6 to 140.0 and still losing.
I had hypo thyroid then actual had my thyroid removed due to thyroid cancer but anyways. If you are on you right dose of thyroid medication and your doctor says you levels are great then it's you to do the rest eat right and exercise. Portion control, you have to be more aware what you eat. Remember your thyroid is being controlled by meds so you have to look at it as though you have a low metabolism and don't eat a lot of carbs or fatty foods. Just get in the gym and kick but eat right drink plenty of water you will see the change. I went from 159.6 to 140.0 and still losing.

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