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Old 04-06-2017, 09:34 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Leo41 View Post
I can see why your doctor declined to change your dosage. Mine might have lowered the dosage with your numbers. I'm not a physician, but I'm hypothyroid and familiar with hormone levels, and it doesn't seem as though your inability to lose weight is due to thyroid.

HOWEVER, I've found that my hypo 'metabolism' is lower than if I had a 'normal' thyroid. That is, I need to eat less to maintain my weight even when I'm optimized on Rx. Apparently, while the Rx compensate well, there's no substitute for a healthy thyroid.
Thanks for the evaluation Leo. Guess I'll have to quit trying to blame my failures on my thyroid. Time to buckle down and do better.
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