Possible Thyroid problem?
- 10-11-2005, 11:07 PM
- 10-11-2005, 11:12 PM
i assume it is...i can speak from a woman's point here/.....I have hypothyroidisum....or Hoshmoto(spelling)...pretty much the gland creates tumors or goiters in the gland and the body wants to kill it...so it works to do so..........symptoms....everyo ne is different.......weight gain/loss..and not just 2-3 pds,...I mean a noticable difference......sensitivty to hot or cold,with a girl peroid issues, skin issues, hair loss, you name it..mood alternater....
blood test, for tsh,2,3,4....should tell you something......
- 10-11-2005, 11:22 PM
Thanks for posting. My question is pretty vague. I've been feeling lethargic/tired/mood swings/rapid weight gain/ etc. for months now. I'll go get some bloodwork done tomorrow.
10-12-2005, 01:26 PM
Of course it is, hows the diet though?
10-12-2005, 02:34 PM
another way to tell....the way my dr told me....take a sip of water, lean your head back and when you swallow feel your throat...lumps, (not adams apple)......I do it from time to time because i can feel my tumors it sounds weird but works.....
10-12-2005, 04:03 PM
10x body weight in cals a day (so around 2000 to 2150), 50/30/20 protein, carb, fat ratio.Originally Posted by refrieddreams
Only lean foods. Chicken Breast, Tuna, White Fish, etc. Whole grain carbs (brown rice).
Also add udo's choice oil (all 3 omegas - EFAs).
Weights 3-4x a week. Cardio 5x a week. Cardio (bike, running, etc.) 30-40 min. with elevated
pulse of 155 bps.
Weights are and always have been heavy. Rep range of 8-10.
Haven't lost a pound, actually gained. Which isn't a problem, except for the fact that it is fat
(increase waist size). Any ideas?
10-12-2005, 04:09 PM
Are you counting the calories from the Udos? What is your weigh and LBM?
10-12-2005, 04:10 PM
Take your temperature first thing immediately upon rising in the morning.
You could do a google for hypothyroid. There is a ton of info on it out there. Some symptoms are cold extremeties, low body temperature, thining eye brows, just to name a couple.
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