Weight loss through my overactive thyroid

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I was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid about 3 weeks ago. I have lost alot of weight with this, which I know is a symptom however I would like to know how much am I expected to lose. I'm very over weight so really it doesn't bother me, but in the three weeks I've gone down 2 dress sizes!

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    Neekcole,

    ​the bad news if they have put you on Carbmizorole, is that your weight is about to rise.

    ​Mine went from 85KG to 110 in about 6 months.

    ​Talk to the specialist about diet, its not that you are overweight its just some things seem to go wrong at the same time. I stared dropping things like diet soda and anything with gluten. Now my weight is going down.

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    I lost about 20lbs in 3 months. At first it was great because i Lost all my postpartum weight without any effort and ate whatever I wanted but soon I started to realize I wasn't just losing weight but losing a lot of nutrients and became deficient in many vitamins, obviously because I was not absorbing anything. I got so weak and had muscle depletion too, couldn't even open the lid of a juice bottle without struggling and legs were so weak I couldn't work out without them shaking.

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    While you might appreciate the weight loss, it comes at a price, that of poor hiealth.  The main thing that needs to be addressed is your thyroid dysfunction.  In addition to the medical treatment your doctor will prescribe, you have lost a lot of vitamins and minerals and replacing those with supplements will help your health and recovery.  You can eat a healthy diet, avoiding gluten and all should even out.
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    Hello. In four weeks I lost 20 lb and counting. I was diagnosed with thyroiditis. Muscle and joint pain. Just horrible.. good luck
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      You need to take 3,000 to 4,000 mg of Regular L-Carnitine daily for the muscle pain, along with a minimum of 1,000 mg of Vitamin D and 200 mg of Magnesium.
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      I am worried about any supplement due to my afib. But will look into your suggestions and check it out. Thanks a million Linda 187.

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      I would definitely say do NOT take Acetyl-L-Carnitine.  Perhaps you can check with a Naturopath about the other ones mentioned.
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      I've lost 13 lbs. getting my first tests done this Tuesday and then finally the endo.. aches and pains as well.. where are your pains? Hoping we both feel better!!!! Did I mention the anxiety!!

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      All over but mu legs muscles from top to bottom . Felt like my knees are given up. Now, with medication I do feel LITTLE better. Wish you the best.
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