Our expert says:
If you have an underactive thyroid it is always a good idea to have your thyroid hormone levels checked on a regular basis because your dr may need to adjust your Eltroxin dosage. Your present BMI = 36,7 which is very high, so it would be excellent if you could lose some weight. There is no reason why you won't lose weight if you use a balanced slimming diet and combine it with daily exercise. Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet’ and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increase your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life, for 30 or more minutes a day. The exercise will help to stimulate your metabolism and promote weightloss.
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