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Lose Weight Successfully Despite Thyroid Disease

Having a thyroid condition -- hypothyroidism in particular -- can make losing weight more of a challenge. Thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon helps you find out the unique and successful ways thyroid patients can lose weight and keep it off.
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Thyroid Patients Share Their Diet Secrets
Does someone with hyperthyroidism automatically lose weight? Can a hypothyroid patient lose weight without exercising? Is there something the doctor is doing that may actually be causing a patient to gain more weight? How much fiber and water do thyroid patients need? What sort of exercise can help with weight loss? What one thing seems to make the difference to thyroid patients trying to lose w…

Long Term Weight Loss for Thyroid Patients: Hormonal Factors That Affect Diets
People with thyroid conditions or hypothyroidism can find it difficult or nearly impossible to lose weight, due to a number of factors, including leptin resistance, elevated reverse T3, insulin resistance, thyroid resistance, and other hormonal imbalances. Dr. Kent Holtorf discusses use of diabetes drugs Byetta and Symlin, and human chorionic gonadotropin HCG to aid in weight loss and metabolism for people with an underactive thyroid.

Self Magazine Gets Thyroid Wrong, Says Hypothyroidism is Rare
Self Magazine's February 2012 issue provides misinformation about hypothyroidism and weight issues.

10 Things to Know About Thyroid Disease, Foods and Drinks
For people with thyroid disease -- whether hypothyroid (underactive thyroid) or hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid), Hashimoto's disease or Graves' disease, or other conditions, there are some important things to know about foods and drinks, and their interaction with your health and medications. Here are ten things to know about thyroid...

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) Supplements May Speed Weight
Important news of exciting results with this nutritional supplement promises thyroid patients a new tool in the effort to successfully lose weight.

Twelve Ways to Revive and Boost Your Metabolism
Advice on how to revive and boost your metabolism, for maximum energy and weight loss

Is Your Thyroid the Reason Why You Can't Lose Weight?
Undiagnosed and untreated thyroid problems, especially an underactive thyroid condition known as hypothyroidism, can cause weight gain, or make weight loss difficult or impossible. This checklist of risks, signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism can help dieters identify whether they might have a thyroid condition.

Even Slight Shifts in Thyroid TSH Level Associated with Weight Gain
A study reported on in the March 24, 2008 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine looked at the connection between the thyroid's TSH levels and weight, and found that even slight increases in TSH within the normal range, over time, appear to be associated with weight gain.

10 Healthy Holiday Secrets for Thyroid Patients: How To Avoid Weight Gain,...
10 tips and ideas from thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon about how to avoid gaining weight, how to continue a successful diet, and find time to exercise, and stay healthy during the holiday season.

Seven Thyroid Diet Secrets
When you're hyperthyroid, should you automatically lose weight? Can a thyroid patient lose weight without exercising? Is there something your doctor is doing that may actually be causing you to gain more weight? Do you know how much fiber and water you really need as a thyroid patient? And if you were only going to do one exercise, what should it be? Help jumpstart your weight loss efforts with these seven thyroid diet secrets.

How Thyroid Patients Stay Healthy, Avoid Weight Gain, and Find Time To...
Thyroid patients share their own tips, strategies, coping skills, ideas, and other stories about staying avoiding weight gain and staying healthy during the holidays. Advice includes how to avoid weight gain or continue on a successful diet, ways to combat the stress of a busy holiday season, finding time to rest, exercise, eat well, and take...

Sleep More to Lose Weight
If you want to lose weight, you need to get enough sleep, say experts. Researchers reporting at the American Thoracic Society International Conference have some specific recommendations regarding just how much sleep you really need to protect your metabolism and health.

What You Need to Know About Caralluma Fimbriata / Slimaluma: Indian Cactus ...
Caralluma fimbriata, a succulent cactus from India, is the latest entry into the appetite suppressant and weight control supplement market, offering promising help to people trying to lose weight. Find out more about this plant, how it's being extracted, and its potential role in weight loss.

Exploring the Cookie Diet: Could this Latest Craze from Thyroid Doctor ...
The latest diet craze is Dr. Sanford Siegal's Cookie Diet. Find out the pros and cons of this drastic diet, and whether it might actually be your weight loss miracle.

Highest Fiber Vegetables and Fruits
A list of the highest fiber vegetables and fruits

Slight Fluctuations in TSH: Can They Affect Your Weight?
Can slight fluctuations in thyroid function, as measured by the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone -- TSH -- test, actually affect your weight? Finally, researchers have an answer, and the information is explored by thyroid guide Mary Shomon in this article from October 2005.

Simple Ways To Get In Shape, from Dr. Michael LeRoux
If you've been having trouble working out ways to get in shape, doctors offer this tip: Take baby steps. Experts say small, incremental steps are the best way to get into a fitness program or to begin changing your lifestyle.

A Few 30 Second Sprints as Beneficial as Hour Long Jog
According to new research findings released in June of 2005, just a few 30 second sprints are as beneficial as an hour long jog. Get the specifics on this important news, and what it means for your fitness and health.

Do You Need to Increase Metabolism?
Do you need to increase your metabolism in order to lose weight? Will efforts to boost metabolism help you lose weight and have more energy? Do you have a slow metabolism, and need to speed it up? These are important questions for anyone trying to lose weight, and particularly for thyroid patients who may be struggling with a slow metabolism, and are explored in this article by best-selling author and thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon

Mayo Clinic Discovers A Key To 'Low Metabolism' -- And A Major Factor In Obesity
Mayo Clinic Discovers A Key To 'Low Metabolism' -- And A Major Factor In Obesity

The Cortisol-Weight Loss Controversy: Will CortiSlim Help You Lose Weight?
We know that chronic stress may contribute to weight gain, but is elevated cortisol the culprit? Makers of the CortiSlim say it is, and encourage you to buy their costly weight loss supplement. Explore the controversy over this product, and the issue of cortisol and its role in your ability to lose weight and diet successfully.

Low Carb Diets 101: A Guide to the Popular Low-Carb Diet Books and Plans
An overview of the most popular low-carbohydrate diets of general interest, and of interest to thyroid patients, including The Thyroid Diet, Atkins, South Beach, Fat Flush, The Zone, Protein Power, and the Hamptons Diet, as well as information on Ediets and Weight Watchers. From thyroid patient advocate and Thyroid Diet author Mary Shomon.

The Thyroid Diet: Manage Your Metabolism for Lasting Weight Loss, by Mary Shomon
More than 25 million Americans struggle with weight loss, due to an undiagnosed or improperly treated thyroid condition. Rather than pack on the pounds or be doomed to diet failure, The Thyroid Diet helps people previously unsuccessful dieters get diagnosed and properly treated for their thyroid conditions, including hypothyroidism, and offers a comprehensive carbohydrate-controlled diet program, including food lists and menus -- to help lose weight and maintain the loss

Cinnamon: Help for Insulin Resistance and Weight Loss
The spice cinnamon offers huge promise as a natural way to reduce blood sugar, increase insulin levels, and help with diabetes and weight loss

CraniYums: An Effective New Tool for Dieters?
Can CraniYums help you stay on your diet by increasing the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine, the brain's own natural appetite, mood and energy regulators? Dr. Cheryle Hart, founder of the company, believes so, and this new tool for dieters is explored, along with whether or not it's appropriate or helpful for people with hypothyroidism.

Thyroid Disease Weight Loss Center
A one-stop source for information specifically on how to lose weight when you have thyroid disease. Features how-to articles, the best books, the diet programs -- online, and in your area -- that can help, and support right here at the Thyroid site to help. Don't miss this resource that can change your life!

What You Need to Know About Hoodia Gordonii: Desert Plant is Promising ...
The herbal supplement hoodia, made from a South African cactus-like succulent, offers huge promise in mid-2004 as a natural appetite suppressant and weight loss aid for the public, with no side effects.

The Thyroid Diet: Managing Your Metabolism for Lasting Weight Loss
Comprehensive guide to your thyroid as a cause of weight gain, or inability to lose weight, plus specialized information, food lists, menu plans and natural supplements that can help thyroid patients help lose weight effectively.

Hypothyroidism & the Zone Diet
A two-part look at hypothyroidism and the popular "Zone" way of eating discussed in Barry Sears' books Enter the Zone and Mastering the Zone, a diet than can be helpful to people with thyroid disease for better health and weight loss.

Losing Weight With Hypothyroidism
A two-part look at the surprising reasons why it's so difficult to lose weight with hypothyroidism including metabolic set point, changes in brain chemistry, and insulin resistance.

Weight Loss When Hypothyroid
Comprehensive section in this guide discusses weight loss issues and successful tactics.

Satietrol: A Tool in the Thyroid Diet & Weight Loss Battle?
Can this new over-the-counter diet aid help thyroid patients safely lose weight? Find out more now.

Are You Eating Enough Calories to Lose Weight?
The reason you're not losing weight may be that you're eating too little -- and shutting down your metabolism -- rather than eating too much. Find out how thyroid patients can calculate how much you need to eat to lose!

How to Keep Exercising ! Tips from Thyroid Patients
Excellent ideas from thyroid patients that help you get motivated and stay motivated when working out. Are you losing interest in your workouts? These tips will rev you back up!

The Thyroid Disease Weight Loss Club
An exciting new 8-week online support group for weight loss with hypothyroidism! Get on board!

Hypothyroidism and the Zone Way of Eating
A two-part look at hypothyroidism and the popular "Zone" way of eating discussed in Barry Sears' books Enter the Zone and Mastering the Zone, a diet than can be helpful to people with thyroid disease for better health and weight loss.

Diet and Weight Loss Programs: Pros & Cons
It's no secret that many thyroid patients end up hypothyroid, with an underactive or non-functioning thyroid, and that may contribute to weight gain, or make it more difficult to lose weight. With thousands of different diet programs to choose from, it can be confusing for thyroid patients who want to lose weight to know which direction to turn. Here are reviews of favorite diet and weight loss p… See submissions

Pros and Cons of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Diet
Thyroid patients sometimes turn to the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Diet, also known as the HCG Diet, to help lose weight. Here are reviews of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Diet / HCG Diet, from the unique perspective of thyroid patients who have tried this weight loss approach themselves. See submissions

Pros and Cons of the WeightWatchers Diet for Thyroid Patients
Thyroid patients sometimes turn to WeightWatchers and the Weight Watchers diet to help lose weight. Here are reviews of WeightWatchers, from the unique perspective of thyroid patients who have tried this weight loss approach themselves. See submissions

Pros and Cons of the Atkins Diet for Thyroid Patients
Thyroid patients sometimes turn to the Atkins diet and similar low-carbohydrate / low-carb approaches to help lose weight. Here are reviews of the Atkins Diet, from the unique perspective of thyroid patients who have tried this weight loss approach themselves. See submissions

Thyroid Patients Review Popular Diets
Finding an effective diet for successful weight loss can be a challenge for thyroid patients, especially when you have hypothyroidism, or low thyroid, and a resulting slow metabolism. thousands of different diet programs to choose from, it can be confusing for thyroid patients who want to lose weight to know which direction to turn. Here are...

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