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About Hypothyroidism Resources

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Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

3 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No...  Read more

think I have hypothyroidism
Updated 7/30/2014 11:14:46 PM

I am 22, active and otherwise healthy, and I can't figure out why the weight won't budge. I'm tired and Moody and get horrible headaches. I have most of the symptoms: dry skin, thinning hair, fatigue, and worst of all high cholesterol and stubborn w...  Read more

hypothyroidism
Updated 6/5/2014 12:23:35 PM

Hey guys, I'm new to the group and wonder if there is anyone that has thyroid problems and if so what is the secret of losing weight. I'v gained 20 lbs in the past year and find it hard to get it off even while exercising which is hard because of the...  Read more

65yrs 5 ft 1 sedentary hypothyroidism
Updated 5/27/2014 8:34:01 PM

1200 strict diet 10 min walks . Usually 1160 cal. Lost 1 pound and found it. Frustrated and hopeless. Cannot afford nutrisystems and weight loss groups. My blood sugar Is spiking even though I'm not diabetic. Its the weight. 6 weeks lot of veggi...  Read more

Hypothyroidism
Updated 1/26/2014 6:48:42 AM

Hi all, So, I've been struggling with my weight for a while now. This past year i saw a 20 lb hike. I've been out of college the past few years- about mid-college I went from being a size 2 to a size 12 pushing a 14. I've been able to get dow...  Read more

Hypothyroidism, GERD, and Getting Healthier
Updated 6/24/2014 6:53:01 AM

Finally! My hormone levels are.. level! I have hope again at being able to lose weight and become healthier. If anyone isn't familiar with hypothyroidism, it is a huge setback for a healthy lifestyle. Always fatigued, no energy, depression comes easi...  Read more

Hypothyroidism & Soy Products

Hypothyroidism is generally treated with synthetic thyroid hormone and soy has long been thought to interfere with the body's ability to absorb the medication. Until the medical community can assure me (I have hypothyroidism) it's safe for me to co...  Read more

Use Iodized Salt

Of course, you shouldn't over-do salt, but when you use salt, make sure it's IODIZED. Iodine is necessary for your thyroid to make it's main hormone, thyroxine. Without enough iodine in your diet, you can develop hypothyroidism....  Read more

Hypothyroids... Join Together

This is a community specifically for those who have hypothyroidism. We support each other in our weight loss journey. Let's see how many of us are out there......  Read more

Surprising Reasons You're Always Tired

In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin...  Read more

11 Hidden Signs You Might Have a Thyroid Problem

If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A...  Read more

Hypothyroidism

Recently I had a blood test done, and the doctor told me that my thyroid was a little bit low. (low? slow? Still not sure how to phrase it) She said I have VERY MINOR "hypothyroidism", which I guess is when your thyroid, which is this gross blobby th...  Read more

Hypothyroidism

I don't have time for a lengthy post, but I did want to quickly share some news. After some lab work, I have learned that I have reactive hypoglycemia, hypothyroidism, no estrogen or progesterone, high triglycerides, and various other issues. The goo...  Read more