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Posted by: Jo | 2012-11-08

Loose weight?

Hallo dr

Im weighing between 62 and 63 currently at 1.67m. I know it is not overweight but for me it is toooooooooo much. I stayed on a weight of between 56kg and 58 kg''s for the last 5years and gained this extra weight during the past 3 months. It sdriving me nuts!

Im using euthyroxs, and Nuzak daily together with Estradot (had a hist about 11y agao). for the past 10 years and never had a problem. (Nuzak is the only " new"  medication from Feb).

As I never had a problem with my weight this gain is bad for my self esteem, as i feel like an elephant. I eat small amounts of food throughout the day, never having a big plate of food, rather 6 to 8 nibblings.

My hormones etc had been tested about 6 weeks ago, but nothing is wrong. Can you think of anything why I''m not able to loose or maintain my weight as usual?

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Dear Jo
As you say, you are not overweight and your BMI = 22.4 which is ideal for an adult woman. My copy of MIMS lists weightloss as a side-effect of Nuzak, so I doubt if this medication is affecting your weight in the opposite direction. If you are an 'elephant' I think you are a very lovely slim and trim ellie! I would recommend that you join a gym or Walk for Life and do regular exercise to combat depression and to firm up your body. If you become obsessed with this weight issue then I would recommend that you discuss the issue with a clinical psychologist.
Best regards
DietDoc

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