Eating Less But Still Gaining Weight?

People often ask, why am I not losing weight, even though I’m not eating very much?

If this is happening to you, it could be that your thyroid, the gland in your neck which produces the hormone which controls your metabolism, isn’t working very well.

This can happen if you have been yo-yo dieting, or eating a low calorie diet, or have been very stressed. These issues can lead to you becoming low in vital nutrients needed to make your thyroid work properly. If it isn’t working right, your metabolism can slow right down and you put on weight. Unfair hey? If you suspect this is happening, visit your GP and ask to have your thyroid tested.

Other symptoms of an underactive thyroid include constipation and depression, difficulty getting up in the morning; hair loss; cold feet and hands; exhaustion. You don’t need to present with every one of these to have a sluggish thyroid.
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