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weight gain after thyroid removal? Here's why

Why is Weight Loss so Difficult After Thyroid Removal?

Gain 20 Pounds After Thyroid Removal?  I mean it, it’s a serious question.  Have you gained 20 pounds or more after your thyroid has been removed?  If so, you are not alone.  In fact, women, on average, gain around 20 pounds after they get their thyroid removed according to several studies (1) which looked into the …

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the best thyroid medication for weight loss

The Best Thyroid Medication for Weight Loss

It’s no secret that thyroid patients often struggle with their weight.  If you are reading this, and you have low thyroid function or hypothyroidism, then you probably know what I am talking about.  Your thyroid is one of the primary regulators of your metabolism.  This is why people who have low thyroid function end up …

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list of leptin resistance supplements

Leptin Resistance Supplements: What’s Working for Weight Loss

Treating Leptin Resistance Naturally Here’s the deal: Most people (physicians and patients alike) who know anything about losing weight and keeping it off, the right way, know about leptin.  They know that if you want to lose weight and keep it off you must target leptin levels.  But there’s one big problem: Leptin is notoriously …

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leptin levels: high vs low and what they mean for your weight

Leptin Levels: High vs Low & What it Means For your Weight

Leptin The Primary Fat Loss Hormone By now you’ve probably at least heard of the hormone leptin.  Leptin is a hormone secreted by your fat cells which are pri​​marily responsible for helping your body regulate your body weight (1) and your metabolism.  It is the single most important hormone when it comes to managing your weight, …

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3 stages of leptin resistance and how they impact weight loss

3 Stages of Leptin Resistance and How They Impact Weight Loss

Why Staging your Leptin Resistance Matters Already know a little bit about leptin resistance? Want to take your knowledge to the next level?  If so, then you will find the information in this article incredibly helpful! Today, the topic is all about leptin resistance and staging your serum leptin level.  Why does this matter? Because …

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how long does it take to lose weight safely

How Long Does it Take to Lose 50-100 Pounds (or more) Safely?

Over the past several years, I’ve had the opportunity to help thousands of people not only lose weight but to keep it off long-term.  Along the way, I’ve also been able to help a number of people lose between 50 and 100 pounds.  I consider this a bigger accomplishment than helping someone lose just 10-20 …

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how many calories should you eat if you have hypothyroidism

How Many Calories Should You Eat with Hypothyroidism?

You’ve heard it before: If you want to lose weight then you need to count your calories.  I hate to break it to you but counting calories may be one of the worst things you can do if you have a thyroid problem.  Calories do play a role in weight maintenance but they aren’t nearly …

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Is the Ketogenic Diet Safe if you have Thyroid Problems?

Thinking about the keto diet with a thyroid problem?  You may want to think twice.  While there are some benefits to using the ketogenic diet for weight loss, it may come with some unwanted baggage for your thyroid.  In this article, we will explore why the ketogenic diet may potentially be harmful to your thyroid, …

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how to diagnose leptin resistance

How to Diagnose Leptin Resistance Using Lab Tests & Symptoms

The inability to lose weight despite reducing your calories and exercising excessively, an increase in your appetite even after just having had a large meal, hair loss, and cold body temperature.  What do all of these findings have in common? They are frequently seen in the condition of leptin resistance.  And in this article, I’m …

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