Low Thyroid Function and Unexpected Weight Gain, What To Do?

Today we are going to talk about low thyroid function and unexpected weight gain. 20 million people in the US are overweight and don’t have to be. Why?

Well because they have low thyroid function and don’t even know it.

You see the most common symptom of low thyroid function (hypothyroidism) is unexpected weight gain. What we mean by unexpected weight gain is when you get fatter without changing diet or lifestyle and don’t know why.

Low Thyroid Function and Unexpected Weight Gain Why Does It Happen?

When it comes to low thyroid function and unexpected weight gain the problem with hypothyroidism is it slows down many bodily systems including your metabolism. Your metabolism determines how quickly your burn calories which enter your body. So when it slows down you don’t burn calories so quickly.

The net effect is these calories then become stored as fat and you gain weight. Your own body is literally stopping you from losing weight and do you want to know the kicker?

Over 50% of people with low thyroid function and unexpected weight gain don’t even know they have a problem. How can that be you may ask?

Low Thyroid Function and Unexpected Weight GainHow Do People Have Hypothyroidism and Don’t Even Know It?

Well low thyroid function is hard to diagnose and there are a number of symptoms which can manifest themselves when people have issues with their thyroid. Also to further complicate the issue people can suffer with these symptoms to differing degrees. So what happens?

Often people get misdiagnosed and so they underlying problem (their thyroid) doesn’t get addressed and they stay sick, keep gaining weight and this can often lead to loss of confidence and depression.

Do You Have Unexpected Weight Gain And Don’t Know What Do?

If you have gained weight without a change in diet and lifestyle then it could be your thyroid causing all your health problems. Other symptoms include:

·         Loss of hair in the eyebrows

·         Sensitive to cold

·         Muscle cramps

·         Brain fog

·         Tiredness and fatigue

·         Anxiety

Are you nodding right now and thinking “yes, this all sounds too familiar?” Well you need to find out if your thyroid is the root cause of your health problems.

There is a lot of research out there but a good place to start is too look further in to the symptoms of low thyroid function and see if you suffer from any of these other symptoms.

With a greater knowledge of the symptoms it will give you more of an understanding of low thyroid function and how it can affect your body and determine if you are suffering a thyroid condition.

A Look In to the Other Symptoms Hypothyroidism?

To find out more about the other symptoms of low thyroid function please read my article “6 Most Common Thyroid Symptoms Indicating an under active Thyroid” by clicking here now.

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