How Thyroid Effects Weight

Updated: Apr 27

For many people with an underactive thyroid, losing weight can be a difficult task. Thyroid function influences metabolism and can make weight reduction difficult, whether you have hypothyroidism or no thyroid after surgery or radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment.

Here are some weight-loss ideas, as well as nutrition and weight-loss secrets, to help you win the battle against excess pounds.

1 - Obtain a Diagnosis as Soon as Possible

If your thyroid is underactive, insufficient therapy can make weight reduction difficult, even if you eat well and exercise often, and the longer you wait to get identified, the more weight you're likely to acquire.