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?
Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice
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.
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.