Hypothyroid and underweig
I am hypothyroid for 30 years now. I was on fatter side in my teens but after that I was normal weight for long. But since almost 10 years, I am underweight by 10 kgs. What van be the reason for underweight when one is hypothyroid. I take eltroxin 75 mg. My thyroid is under control.
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Hello......what's your current TSH level ,hypothyroid causes weight gain , hyperthyroidism causes weight loss, that might bnot be the reason for weight loss , Have high protein containing food.... Have egg, meat, fish, pulses, and foods cooked using pufa (polyunsaturated fatty acid).. It's good for health. Saturated fat is not good for health.. Exercise daily in the morning.. It increases your appetite . Have more of fruits and vegetables.
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