THS LEVELS INCREASE WITH IMPROPER WEIGHT LOSS – (09-06-05)

High Circulating Thyrotropin Levels in Obese Women Are Reduced after Body Weight Loss Induced by Caloric Restriction

The fact that TSH levels increase with improper weight loss is nothing new–just thought I’d add it here as a reminder.  Our physiology is incredible, and if you attempt weight loss by just cutting back calories, our bodies think starvation is at hand, and will reduce the metabolism in an effort to conserve energy.  A weight loss program CANNOT focus on calorie restriction alone-you will end up worse than when you started.

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