Hypothyroid + weight gain
Doc, I have been detected with hypothyroid 2.5 years ago and since then I have been on medication. Earlier, I had started with Eltroxin 25mg, which has now reached to 150mg. I have put on almost 20kgs of excess weight. I am really struggling to reduce it and also, I always feel tired and depressed. Also, have a lots of mood swings. I try to keep a check on diet and also, follow some exercise, as much as I can, but thats not regular for sure. Past some days I feel that my menses are also becoming irregular. Please advice me what to do
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Thyroid does not cause increase of 20kg weight. You need to focus more on diet and exercise for looking weight. What are your current thyroid profile values ?
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