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Hyperthyroid and weight GAIN

From: krall - 10 years 5 weeks ago

Hi,just wanted to find out what everone else thinks about weight gain. When I first found out that I had a hyper thyroid I weighed 120 lbs. NOW after about a year I can't seem to loose any weight. I am up to 150 and I am sick of gaining more even though I work out like crazy. Doesn't seem fair and I need some advice please!

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I am in the same boat. Was diagnosed only a few months ago, but have steadily gained 40 pounds in three years and now can't seem to lose any of it!

When I met my fiance in 2015, I weighed 185 (which was still not small at my height), and now- three years later, I'm at 220 after trying diet after diet and exercising every day. No matter how hard I tried, the weight just kept piling on.

Now on top of being severely overweight I break out into a weird rash every time I go outside when it is above 70 degrees. I was put on .5 mg of levothyroxine and then switched to a lower .25 mg of the same medicine after a month.

Still constantly tired and feel sick, while my appetite is out of control and my weight seems to continually increase no matter what I eat (I've always stuck to a fairly healthy diet, as I was an athlete in high school).

Can't wait to find a medicine that finally gets me where I used to be, so I can go back to feeling good about myself!

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I was diagnosed in the beginning of the year with no symptoms at all, I was put on propranolol and thiamazole. I decided to do radioactive iodine treatment and it's been 6 weeks and my hormone's levels are back to normal. If someone has the money and is thinking about it, do it it's only one time pill and it works. I got a OK from the doctor to start working out I'm also on a Keto diet lost 6lbs.

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i can't lose weight even 1 kg, it's so hard to lose weight. And my mood is driving me crazy, i even cry with no reason, mad at something that not necessary. And my face always looks like a bad person, but sometimes i can be so crazy and funny. I think i'm crazy, i was thinking to go to some psychologist.

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Hi all, I just found this post today.... I had weight gaining problem quite bad... Could blow up like a pumpkin within hours not eating much or nothing at all, had some heart palpitations every once in a blue moon. Didn't pay attention, since EKG was fine and all tests were normal. 1.5 year ago had bloodwork done and TSH was within range. A couple of weeks ago... Routine bloodwork... And TSH is 0.18. I had extreme fatigue and lack of energy for a few years now and I work a full time physical job and full time in the university. 2 years ago I got a book Medical Medium by Anthony William, and tried celery juice every morning before meal. I was 160 at the time. I was eating lots of salads and celery juice in addition to regular relatively healthy meals. I lost 15 lb, never felt better, looked great! Then I started school... With all the stress, lack of sleep and high pressure of full time everything, I gained those 15 pounds back and then some... Now with the blood work indicating hyperthyroid, which I didn't know at the time, since the primary said just thyroid issues, she wanted another blood test. I jumped ahead and started researching thyroid issues with my symptoms, it lead me to self diagnosis of hypothyroid since I had all the symptoms. I decided to take 3 drops of iodine supplement. That morning I felt fatigued, I was used to that... After iodine I just crashed.... Zero energy, couldn't even get up from bed. My husband was very concerned. Then I finally got to talk to the nurse who was trying to schedule more bloodwork and ultrasound. I got TSH .18 from her along with preliminary hyperthyroid. Which didn't make sense to me, since all descriptions of hyper were weight loss and other symptoms which I didn't have. So.... I got back to my own research and back to Medical Medium... I found that Anthony William wrote Medical Medium Thyroid Healing. I ordered it... After reading it things start to make sense now.... I am currently waiting for the result of my bloodwork and my ultrasound this Monday. In a meantime, I am doing the cleansing of my body following Medical Medium's instructions for 1.5 weeks now, trying to kill the EBV( Epstein-Barr's virus) in my body, according to Medical Medium. It is in stage 3 attacking the thyroid.... 2 months ago I went to ER since out of nowhere I lost my voice and had excruciating pain in my throat, I thought it was strep throat, but it wasn't. I think that's when my stage 3 happened... Anyway, lupus, MS other neurological diseases are stage 4 of the EBV when it attacks your nervous system. I am a vegetarian for a year now. It is hard with this cleanse because I am always on the go, and I cannot eat anything other than what I prepare... 500 mg of celery juice 30 min before breakfast, no dairy, no eggs, wheat or wheat gluten, no corn of corn starch, since all of those are the food for EBV, other things to avoid and to eat as well... I recommend for everyone to get that book and read it. I couldn't drop any weight no matter what I did for the last 2 years. I got to 167lb at 5'2". A week and a half later I dropped 10 lb. Just following Anthony's advice. Still feel fatigued... And need clarity when I get my results hopefully this Monday. According to the Medical Medium we can get this under control by taking care of the main root cause... Kill the EBV in your body that causes those health problems... He wrote other books too which I got.... Still reading and applying to myself. But at least now I know and it makes sense what the hell is going on with my health.... Since I have a list of other health issues that are also caused by EBV. Good luck everyone!

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Your contents are too straightforward to browse and easy to understand.

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I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism autoimmune graves disease 12/9/17. I was prescribed 30 mg of methimazole for 8 weeks then dose was lowered to 20 mg to finally 10mg and remain since 5/18. Its been only 7months and I have gained 45lbs. I don't believe that I'm been treated for the direct cause. If my hormones are out of whack why go right in and treat just my thyroid hormone when my antibodies threw everything out of whack. If they don't know exactly what causes this why not treat the antibodies first then the hormones. I've read many of the post and most took years just to get to a very low dose and some remained. It only took 4 months for mines to get back in normal range and since I'm on a steady dose I'm gaining weight. I had surgery on my knee 6 years ago and never had a problem with pain until now because of the weight. They dont know what brought this on. No history in my family no serious trauma. With the excessive weight gain I'm afraid of this leading to heart disease and/ type 1 diabetes. I'm so scared at this point. I'm 54 yrs old, 5'0 tall and I weigh 165 as of this date.

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I found that working out for an hour a day and staying away from sugar , dairy , gluten and types of it really helps .

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