Low thyroid function leads to weight gain but not how you think.
If low thyroid leads to weight gain then why does replacing thyroid hormone in your body not lead to excessive weight loss?
It turns out that this phenomenon can be explained but you have to understand the function of other hormones in your body.
Thyroid hormone is involved in so much more than just monitoring your metabolism and its the effects on other hormones that cause the weight gain you associated with hypothyroidism.
The unfortunate part is that most physicians miss this connection which means you need to understand it for proper treatment...