Hie I am 23 year female I have recently diagnosed with autoimmune hypothyroiditis but no weight gain My question is does hypothyroiditis always cause weight gain?
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Dr. Rakesh Arora
Endocrinologist 5 yrs exp Varanasi
Not necessarily. It causes weight gain when it is severe due to fluid retention, which is not more than 5-10 percent of the total body weight. Anything beyond that is usually due to obesity.
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