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Does metformin help with weight loss

Does Metformin Help with Weight Loss? (The Answer is Yes & Here’s Why)

Metformin may be one of the cheapest and most underused weight loss medications out there.  Metformin is traditionally reserved for those with diabetes or insulin resistance, but many studies show that it can be effective in overweight or obese patients without diabetes.  The only problem? You wouldn’t know about it unless you do the research yourself! Use this post …

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symptoms of not eating enough calories

7 Symptoms of Not Eating Enough Calories & 4 Step Treatment Guide

Did you know that not eating enough calories may be limiting your ability to lose weight? Caloric restriction causes a cascade of hormone imbalances that lead to a condition known as weight loss resistance. Contrary to conventional wisdom you must eat ENOUGH calories if you want to lose weight. Luckily, there are several signs and symptoms to help …

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why synthroid isn't causing weight loss

Why Synthroid isn’t Causing Weight Loss and How to Fix it

Are you on the thyroid medication Synthroid and not losing weight? If so you aren’t alone… Synthroid is one of the most commonly prescribed medications for patients who have hypothyroidism but here’s the problem: Not everyone does well on this medication. Their bodies don’t absorb it, they don’t convert T4 to T3 or they need more T3 due to …

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Hypothyroidism and insulin resistance

The Connection Between Hypothyroidism and Insulin Resistance + How to Treat it

Do you feel like it’s impossible to lose weight with Hypothyroidism? ​It actually isn’t impossible and I will explain how later, but first I need to share a story with you.  ​I had a patient who came to see me in the office recently.  She was 43, on levothyroxine (for years), about 60 pounds overweight, and wanted my …

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