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My Struggle w/ Hypothyroidism | Weight Loss , Symptoms , How I Live w/ it

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I'm so happy to FINALLY share my story & struggles w/ hypothyroidism. The symptoms are pretty crazy (weight gain, hair loss, fatigue, etc) & more people than you think suffer from this thyroid disease. Comment below any questions & SHARE w/ your friends. Go-To Skincare products: Kayo Better Body & La' Bang Body Get your LSF guides today! https://my.lovesweatfitness.com The LSF 8 Week Hot Body Workout Guide & 4 Week Meal Plan are HERE! Note: I'm not a doctor and this advice is only from my own personal experience. If you feel like you may have this condition or something similar, consult with your doctor. ♥ Follow me on Instagram https://instagram.com/lovesweatfitness ♥ My 45lb Weight Loss Story https://youtu.be/Vzv82k9iIT8 ♥ Join the LSF Girls Community & be part of #teamLSF ! Get FREE workouts, recipes & motivation right in your email...plus exclusive challenges & giveaways! Sign up today! http://bit.ly/1zkQmwq ♥ Get in on all the fun, lets get sweaty together♥ Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/lovesweatfitness Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/lovesweatandfit Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lovesweatandfit Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lovesweatandfitness Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/lovesweatfit
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Love Sweat Fitness (1 year ago)
Comment Below w/ any questions or if you suffer for the same thyroid issues.
Chloe Golbuff (10 days ago)
Hey I just heard about hypothyroidism and I think I might have it. I'm very sensitive emotionally, have HORRIBLE period symptoms and very heavy flow, and I've gained 15 lbs in the last year and I'm eating healthier than ever and workout too. My stomach will randomly get super upset (esp when I eat bread, pancakes or anything sugary) and I used to get migraines and I've always struggled with insomnia. I have also always weird nerve feelings in my right hand, struggled my whole life with depression, and don't feel like I can keep up mentally with focus or critical thinking in math/music theory/chemistry.
Brittany Smith (14 days ago)
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dana daniela (1 month ago)
Many thanks, I have been researching "vasculature" for a while now, and I think this has helped. Ever heard of - Yannabarn Vanish Thyroid - (search on google ) ? Ive heard some great things about it and my friend got excellent results with it.
omar rangel (1 month ago)
Winner of a video, I have been researching "thyroid not working at all" for a while now, and I think this has helped. Have you ever come across - Yannabarn Vanish Thyroid - (just google it ) ? Ive heard some incredible things about it and my mate got cool success with it.
Kryzttal Adams (1 month ago)
I do- finally got it leveled out last month- after years and dieting after 3 babies it wouldn’t level out -until I changed to healthier food. I’m always looking for healthier opinions 💙 I’m gonna get your book - can’t wait 😊
Alice Hatcher (4 days ago)
Thyroid issues cannot always be diagnosed through blood test. My grandmother experienced hypothyroid symptoms for years, but her blood tests were always negative. She eventually developed a goiter and was finally diagnosed with the conditions. Even after developing a goiter her blood tests were still negative. Now I'm experiencing symptoms and I'm having the same issues she had with doctors solely relying on blood tests. An endocrinologist even told me my thyroid was slightly enlarged, but quickly wrote me off because of my blood test results. It's very frustrating. I just think it's important for people to know that their is more to it than just a blood test.
Michael Mangan (4 days ago)
i have hypothyroidism & am prescribed with levothyroxine. my doctor says apparently i’ll shed some pounds but everywhere i go on the internet says otherwise :/
bored lol (12 days ago)
I’m so scared I’m going to gain a lot of weight.. i think I’ve already gained a couple pounds but I’ve been taking my leoxy- pills (however you call them..) for almost a week.. can anyone please tell me if my metabolism will be back to normal after consistently taking these pills for some time.. I’m a long distance runner and i want to be back to being more light and fast.. I’m so depressed😣
Love Sweat Fitness (11 days ago)
You got this babe! Just takes time! Nutrition def plays a huge role in thyroid functions so that is definitely the best place to start!
Rachel (15 days ago)
I had hyperthyroidism my whole life and then had part of my thyroid killed with radiation, and now I have hypothyroidism. I am struggling so much with my weight and this video honestly is so so so helpful. Thank you
Cristina Lopez (16 days ago)
I’ve been having these symptoms for years! & I was just recently diagnosed. You have no idea how helpful this was. Thank you for talking about it.
Anna M (19 days ago)
Thank you for giving us hope!! ♡♡
NickaPaulo (20 days ago)
I got diagnosed with hypothyroidism 4-5 years ago and my doctor never talked about diet but ass I always do research before I go. I said I didn't want to take the medicine and I would try a diet for 3 months do new blood work and come back. And I did reduce it significantly just with a diet so now I'm just trying to maintaining because it's a little off and I need to do some blood work again this year to see if everything is still ok. It's hard work and my weight did increase because one of the things that altered my hormones were working out after dinner and not eating before going to bed. Nw I don't do that anymore but that also means that I don't exercise when I don't have the time to do it before dinner (still working that out). But my mood swings are nothing like before, I was a mad person and I don't know how my boyfriend would put up with it, even I couldn't put up with myself sometimes =D It's all about balance and I might need to take medication when I'm older but at the time eating eggs cod and a bunch of veggies. Cutting out green to black teas and soy stuff was what helped me. Hope this helps others and I will be doing some videos on my channel about that and about exercising because now is the time to lean out again =D Thanks for sharing <3
NickaPaulo (20 days ago)
I never related fategue with my hypothyroidism because I have ups and downs and now that I'm more balanced I related it to not working out consistently but looking back... I'm drinking my smoothies so I should feel more energised =D I also agree that working out makes me feel less tired and I can sleep less hours because I have more deep sleep =)
Elodie Sutton (22 days ago)
I have just been diagnosed (I’m 12) and they haven’t put me on medication yet, is that bad or does it usually take a few months?
Love Sweat Fitness (20 days ago)
Hey girlie! I'm not a doctor and every case is different, so I couldn't tell you what's right for you. Your doctor will start you when the time is right :)
Jackie Cabrera (22 days ago)
i’ve been having hypothyroid for 6 or 7 years now iam 14 and i just need help to lose weight any tips ? pls help
Love Sweat Fitness (22 days ago)
Hey girl! Definitely talk with your doctor about it :) My meal plan/sweat guides detail what helped ME, but at your age, things are totally different! Your doctor should be able to point you in the right direction, since he/she has all of your info, but you can start by just swapping out any junk foods for healthier options, and adding in some workouts throughout the week!
Christina Rozario (24 days ago)
Every one gain a lot of weight when they have thyroid but in my case I have lost a lot of weight.Also I have lost a lot of hair.
Julie BALTHA (26 days ago)
I am so glad that you talked about thyroid problem. I am suffering of hypothyroidism for years and have pain to lose weight... I discovered your food and fitness guide and it suits me! FINALLY ! Thank you to shared this. :)
Love Sweat Fitness (25 days ago)
SO happy to hear it!! I've got tons of resources for you here:)
Love Sweat Fitness (26 days ago)
I love to hear that!!! So glad you found a way to help you with your symptoms. It can be such a long road but I am always here cheering you on :)
Loran Sheppard (1 month ago)
Hi I am just starting to watch your videos, I had thyroid cancer 6 Years ago and I was wondering if all can be applied to me? Im on 100 mg of levothytoxine and do zumba twice a week and do my best to eat heathy but I wish their was a handbook give to me after haveing my thyroid removed that I was going to gain weight have very dry skin! instead they said leavel are normal so I went on living how I did before my Op and that was not the right move. The internet is overwellming and Im so lost on what to follow xx
Love Sweat Fitness (1 month ago)
Yes! I created the LSF Plan based on my personal experience with hypothyroidism. https://lovesweatfitness.com/hot-body-guides/
Amy Townsend (1 month ago)
I’m new to your channel and I love it. I have been binge watching it since yesterday and relating so much with your hypothyroid story. I will be getting tests soon to see if it’s something I have as I have so many of those symptoms. I’m also a mum to two beautiful boys so being exhausted and all the other issues is a real challenge. Thank you so much for sharing your story, it has been teaching and motivating me so much already xxxx Sending love from the other side of the globe 🇦🇺 💕
Love Sweat Fitness (1 month ago)
SO happy to have you Amy! Welcome to TeamLSF!
Get With The Glo (1 month ago)
Hey I have had hypothyroidism since 2009 and I completely understand using it as a crutch. I am over weight and really want to lose weight but I don’t know where to start. Any advice????
Love Sweat Fitness (1 month ago)
Hey babe! You've come to the right place! I can tell you the #1 thing that has helped me has been changing my diet and exercise routine. I created the LSF Plan based on my personal experience with hypothyroidism, so def check them out! https://lovesweatfitness.com/hot-body-guides/
Morgan (1 month ago)
Thank you so much for this info!!
Tanya Escalona (1 month ago)
Hi i just found your channel. You are amazing and inspirational, but i do have a quick question, i was at 200lbs and now i am at 273lbs i found out i had hypothyrodism 5 months ago... and i have been having this for so long and didnt even know thats why i gained so much weight.. what do i do to lose the weight? I am feeling super down about the gain weight. I am 26 years old now.
Love Sweat Fitness (1 month ago)
You can find all of my plans on my website lovesweatfitness.com ! All of them worked for me and they can totally work for you too! :) Don' t be discouraged at all. It all starts with a change of mind <3
Did you have hair loss when you started Cytomel? It really helps but caused hair loss Big time
Brian Shannon (1 month ago)
You sort of remind me of Chelsea Handler
Jackie Lamas (1 month ago)
I currently have subacute thyroiditis. It’s a virus that attacks your thyroid and can be resolved. I have a high chance of not living with this. It goes from a moth of hyperthyroidism then hypothyroidism for 12-18 month. Small chance of it being permanent hypothyroidism but can happen. But I can tell you this HYPERTHYROIDISM is by far the WORST! Because I’ve experienced both and I’m currently hypo. Hyper was brutal my health had never been at its worst when I was in thy stage. I hope to not live with this but trying to prepare myself if this happens to be a forever thing as I have family history with hypo and hyper.
Love Sweat Fitness (1 month ago)
So sorry to hear it babe, but you are so strong - you got this!
Harmony Hung (1 month ago)
I am just discovering this, and discovering also that this is probably the issue I've been so obviously having. However I'm scared to get formally diagnosed, furthermore getting medication because I can't afford doing the special tests or doctor visits for something like this. But I'm not sure what else I can do...any tips?
CALLIE-CO 2 (1 month ago)
were you on t3 and t4 or just t4? and what was the dose? thanks
Kas Si (1 month ago)
Hello! Has anyone had crazy deja vu because of this? I have it almost everyday. Please help
Jimena Meza Gomez (1 month ago)
I have congenital hypothyroidism so I've been drinking medication for all my life and it ain't ever going away. But I feel you, my medicine has been changed and altered so many times. I tend to feel tired, lethargic, weak, brain fog. It's really bad. Or sometimes my medication is too high and I feel shaky and anxious and it sucks too. I got my sports physical done because my endocrinologist said it's good to be active so I've joined cheer and I have PE class now. But sometimes I do tend to have my bad days. I've been told I weigh a great weight for my height and I'm 17 years old. I need to work on my diet. Any ideas or suggestions you can give me to help me so I don't feel so bad
Jasmine Asiana (1 month ago)
I was just diagnosed. This really helped a lot!
amie porras (1 month ago)
DIET:100% Why is it specialist never discuss this when being diagnosed? Autoimmune issues can be so challenging
Hannah Elizabeth (1 month ago)
I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism and it makes so much sense. For about 4 months, I was super committed to losing weight and by all of the calculations I did, I should have been losing 1.5-2lbs a week. I lost 6 pounds over the course of 4 months and that’s when I knew something wasn’t right. I was doing everything correctly and losing pretty much nothing. I’ve just started taking Levo, so hopefully taking that will make it a little bit easier to lose weight.
S MM (2 months ago)
Thank you very much for sharing your storie I have the same condition and it's so hard sometimes
Meredith Kiljan (2 months ago)
Thank you for this. When I was 24 I was diagnosed with graves which cause hyperthyroidism - horrible I was eating upwards of 5000 cals a day and lost 30 lbs in 2 months but I also lost my hair and never slept and it tears apart your muscles. After a year of meds- remission :) now 14 years later I just got diagnosed with hypo/ Hashimotos and just started Levo as I have become fluffy :) my endo said one good thing when he diagnosed me a few days ago- don’t allow the names of the diseases or anything to give it control over you which really helped me to start this new and fun journey :) this video was very helpful thank you!!!! 😊💞
Love Sweat Fitness (2 months ago)
I'm so sorry to hear that but so glad to know that this video was helpful for you!
Cecilia Montalvo (2 months ago)
Awwnn the struggle is real! The adjustment days are horrible! Because you are feeling great and all of the sudden something seems off in your body! It’s a constant fight with the hormones, is a constant look up for balance. Great to know I am not alone in the hypothyroidism journey! Greetings! 😘
P B (2 months ago)
It’s so amazing to have another woman with hypothyroidism doing health videos. I have had it since I was born and I am now 22. I struggle with the all of the effects it has. And I have taken medication for all of my life. I have hashimotos hypothyroidism and I’m hypoglycemic. It’s a struggle lol. It definitely helps having my medication. It’s gives me the energy I need to be healthy and exercise. When I’m off my meds I can feel the difference and it’s insane. Mine is genetic as well. Me, my mom, my sister, and my nana have it. Thank you for the videos!!
Andrea Meyer (2 months ago)
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism when I was in junior high and this is so helpful. My diet has never been addressed when talking to doctors. Thank you so much.
Nausheena Nazim (2 months ago)
I'm a mom of 5.... And diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2012.. right now my weight is 91kg and I just can't lose it.... If I diet I gain it all back when I start eating regularly.... What should I do???
Shyanne Smith (2 months ago)
let me just explain this too you because you clearly dont know the difference between hypo and hyper. Hyper is loosing weight hypo is gaining weight. educate yourself sis
Karen Barraza (2 months ago)
I was told I might have possible thyroid issues, as i have been doing research and freaking out, your calm and in control happy tone is helping me not be as stressed out. thank you for sharing this, i subscribed after this video. I am trying to make a list of things i can eat and things to avoid so this was helpful. I'm hoping it was a misdiagnose overall blessing in disguise to be more health conscious and mindful of the foods i eat. please do share more on this topic thank you!
SimplyyOof (2 months ago)
my mom and dad thinks i have it, im getting schudeled for the doctors and everything my older sisters had it and i don´t eat much but i gain weight like holy shi- i get tired so easily its weird and im scared to go...
Loved listening to your story, sounds very familiar. For the last few months I've been thinking I need to make a video about my hypothyroidism journey and I just have not done it yet. Defiantly subscribed. Watching your hypothyroidism diet video next.
Oregongal Twenty two (2 months ago)
I’m on levothyroxide can I still get pregnant they upped my dosage and it stopped my period should I be worried I do want more babies They did blood work on me and I found out that I had it so now I’m on 75 levothyroxide!!
Jennifer Edward (2 months ago)
I'm a walker, I love walking and I think it was 2 summers ago, I had zero energy... Found out dose wasn't working I was in 50mcg and was put in 75mcg and felt amazing. Then went to 88mcg cause it was still off a little... Then after being on that dose for a few months I was put on 100mcg, but I think at that point I was spotting AFTER my period (which are crazy irregular) so I knew something was up, I asked if having my thyroid off a little can cause the spotting in the morning and my doc said it could. so I think I was moved back too 88mcg and have been on it since 😊 So glad I found you lol
Love Sweat Fitness (2 months ago)
Glad you found me too :-D glad you are feeling good at your current meds
Stéphane Gingras (2 months ago)
I seriously need some advice from you guys. My grand-mother, my mother and my brother all suffers from hypothyroidism and have treament. I too began having the symptoms of hypothyroidism back in 2012, so I decided to go see my physicist back then for a blood checkup. Results? My TSH level was at 4,9 with high cholesterol. Even if I have pretty much every single symptoms described (chronic fatigue, irritability, depression, dry skin, memory loss, concentration problems) she still REFUSED to treat me saying my levels were'nt high enough. After my argument with my I gave up fighting getting treatment since then and have been living like a lethargic mess for the past 6 years. Now I just can't bear it anymore and I dont know what else I should do. I have fear going for a second opinion, see another physicist just to end up being refused treament again. I heard some experts says normal range for TSH levels should be narrowed to 0.3 to 3.0 instead of 0.5 to 4.5/5.0. I still cant fathom then why my physicist refused to give me treatment with a 4,9 TSH level result and consider every single member of my familly suffer from the condition. Should I give it another go and seek another practictioner to take care of the problem or will he turn his back on me as well ? I go to university, i can't get my energy back up at all, I might fail my last course this semester and I want good grades but I have absolutely no motivation or energy to do so, I just feel like going to bed and sleep my whole life. It's like this every single day and I just can't bear it anymore. Any advice ? (sorry for bad english)
Love Sweat Fitness (2 months ago)
If you are still feeling all the symptoms, yes for sure go see another doctor!
Nicola Venturini (2 months ago)
i have hypothyroidism (diagnosed 3 years ago), but my medication hasn’t worked. i’ve been involved with sports and exercised daily. i’ve been gluten free with an extensive diet for 3 years and nothing has worked. any tips?
Love Sweat Fitness (2 months ago)
I know the feeling, it can be tough to find the right balance for meds. Keep checking with your doctor, or find a new one. They will know your body best.
This Tangled Webb (2 months ago)
Oh my gosh. I am in the middle of trying to figure out what's going on with me and my thyroid. I hit all of the symptoms of hypothyroidism and/or hashimoto's BUT my thyroid levels keep coming back in "normal range" despite my thyroid being enlarged. I was just watching your video about what to eat with hypothyroidism and HOLY MOLY I literally eat brussel sprouts and broccoli DAILY. So I'm trying to get educated and start doing what I can to help heal my body despite my blood results.
mason valentín (2 months ago)
i got diagnosed a few weeks after i was born, but my current endocrinologist doesn't know if i was born without a thyroid or with a dysfunctional one. it's a huge struggle to lose weight, basically i have to restrict like crazy just to shed a few pounds. it's very annoying, just like taking the thyroid med on a daily basis for the rest of my life
Mariya Golub (2 months ago)
Do you track calories or eat intuitively?
Love Sweat Fitness (2 months ago)
I don't track calories now, but I use my LSF Hot Body Meal Plan to guide my eating!
Rebecca Dalmasso (2 months ago)
Thank you so so much for this video. I was diasgnosed with a hypotyroidism and i was so scared about that. I don’t lose weight ( I workout five days a week and I eat healthy) and this makes me so sad.but Now I know that everything will be fine! Love you ❣️ ( sorry for my English , I’m Italian 😂)
samah aslam (2 months ago)
hello mam i have discontinued med.but now i have pain in joints and lot of fatique tel me what to do
THIS IS HOW I DANCE (2 months ago)
I have hypothyroidism and I was also diagnosed with it when I was 12 I’m now 15 and it’s a struggle for me everyday I get depressed a lot and the medication that they are giving me is just increasing every time I have a blood test and get the results back and I don’t feel as if it helps me at the moment it’s 100mg thyroxine but will probably change yet again. I get very bad mermory loss and it suck when your at school and literally can remember what they said like 10 minuets ago. I also find it so hard to loss weight and it makes me feel so self conscious all the time. I just want to say thank you so much for making this video you have made me think more about what I should be eating 😄
GlambySabs (2 months ago)
Thank you for sharing ❤️
Sarah Tyson (2 months ago)
Has anyone in here had dry skin all over but a really oily face with acne?
Jessica B.1980 (27 days ago)
I do and I hate it :/
SO sonia (2 months ago)
hi, thank you for this video.... May I ask you if you have hashimoto or only simple hyppothyroidy?tx xo xo
Love Sweat Fitness (2 months ago)
I have both!
Raeynn (2 months ago)
I was born with this and am now 19 and I still struggle to deal with it🙄 The doctors also don’t tell us that we’re not supposed to eat half an hour before and after taking the medication as eating around that time stops the medication working properly
Nordic Maddie (2 months ago)
I might have it... (Getting tested in a month) I'm 14, I'm actually pretty skinny, but I'm having a lot of the symptoms. I was at an endocrinologist appointment and they are suspecting...
Supernatural L. (2 months ago)
You are amazing😘 I was diagnosed at 14 and since then I have been taking Eltroxin...now I am 35...and diet can truly help in so many ways! Btw...I heard that tap water caused many youngsters this “old“ illness due to insertion of fluoride to it. That`s why I only drink mineral water for years now. Keep up the amazing work, love your channel:)
Christine Edwards (2 months ago)
Hypothyroidism runs in my family, and a lot of these symptoms make sense to me!!
what kind of doctors know about this issue and try helping you fix it? i dont like seeing doctors and ive been trying to fix this myself by getting more iodine..but i need more help
Love Sweat Fitness (2 months ago)
Most practitioners should know about it, but Endocrinologists should know even more! :)
Drew Rixon (2 months ago)
I have had hypothyroidism since I was born!!
Brittney Keever (2 months ago)
I have every single one of these symptoms and I have extreme hypothyroidism and pcos on top of it. I’m on 250 micrograms of levothyroxine ... I gained so much weight before finding out and now I struggle so bad to loose any. Thank you for voicing the struggles of this disease
Lonette Ray Crane (3 months ago)
Hi there. Just wondering how you are doing now? Has your doctor checked your RT3 (reverse T3)? Research it. :) Good luck.
Richard Gilliam (3 months ago)
Hello my name is Richard and I have dealt with the same condition since 4th grade. Since then it was up and down on different mcg of Synthroid to give me during my jr and high school times including dealing with ADHD. After going trying to get around college life I tried to join the Navy to be a Sea Bees (Construction Battalion), but I had to have a stable report on my t3 and t4 which I did not have. After trying to join things have settled down with my prescription at 200 mcg of levothyroxine and I'm enjoying my life. I'm happy to see that someone that has the same condition (varying prescription strength) can be so successful.
Elizabeth Unger (3 months ago)
I had almost all these symptoms....horrible. I was diagnosed at 18 and am now 20.5 years old.
Breana Scheckwitz (3 months ago)
Obviously alcohol is not the best when trying to lose weight in general, but do you have any insight on it as far as impacting your thyroid?
Neha Dubey (3 months ago)
I literally just got diagnosed with this yesterday and I have no idea what to do. Thank you for helping.
April Goughnour (2 months ago)
Neha Dubey I found out about 8 months ago I was scared I leave with it every day it's hurting my heart it's overactive I now have grave dieases
liv s. (3 months ago)
thank you so much for sharing your experience with hypothyroidism. i got diagnosed when i was 12, and i’m now almost 17 and i have been struggling super badly with it recently (the weight gain is especially emotionally draining to me). hearing your experience made me reassured and inspired. ❤️
coco caca (3 months ago)
Do you eat slow?? cause I eat super super slow compared to others and I get full very fast too
eurpup (3 months ago)
I was diagnosed today with hypothyroidism at 17. I've had the same life story as you as a child. Started period at 10, had headaches, fatigue, weakness, dry skin,, etc. also had intoleration to cold, had anxiety, but never had a weight problem luckily. Recently my hair loss, that I believed was caused by me dyeing my hair, got worse and I had a lumpy feeling in my throat. Went to the doctor and was finally diagnosed. Not excited for my future atm haha
i was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism (yes, the total opposite of hypothyroidism) back in august 2016 and thought that meds can help me manage it but for the past few months my thyroid is not doing well and has been too active (again). so the doctor provided me two options, to either take the radioactive iodine therapy or just continue the meds but with a higher dosage. and once i will choose the first option which is the RAI, i will be diagnosed with hypothyroid. i am actually very very worried and anxious but watching your video and hearing your story inspired me and somehow made me feel better.
Jenna Downey (3 months ago)
Gluten free helps significantly! People with Hashimoto's/hypothyroidism should always be gluten free. It has helped me so much!
Sally Elianu (3 months ago)
Hypo girl here
Brandy Nix (3 months ago)
Management of your weight even on medication is a daily struggle. You don't just get skinny when you start levo. You can just manage like a normal person.
Love Sweat Fitness (3 months ago)
So true! Always a journey no matter what.
Emmanuella Ezenyili (3 months ago)
I just found your page today but I loveeeee youuuu thank you so much for talking about your journey you have no idea how much it inspires me to find out that you exit. I had hyperthyroidism at age 11 and after RAIU it became hypothyroidism at age 18 and we are still here!! It's been a lot of struggles and feeling out of space tbh esp with gaining weight, loosing weight and gaining all over again.... I've gained so much weight since 2016 and it felt like no matter what I did it wasn't working but I'm taking it one step at a time now with my diet and exercise (I had to realise loosing weight won't be magical)... I'm a new sub and I will be trying out loads of your work out routine especially. Lots of love from this side❤❤🇬🇧🇬🇧
kibawa fjfjf (3 months ago)
I have it and couldn't do anything but eat and sleep. Literally all I did for a few months till the synthroid.
Dawn Dover (3 months ago)
I was diagnosed around the same time you were. I kept passing out and I had also been gaining weight. It took the doctors awhile to figure out what was wrong with me but once they did I felt way better once I got my medicine.
Love Sweat Fitness (3 months ago)
Glad you're feeling better girl!!
Cosa Nostra Band (3 months ago)
love u girl :)
Sara 1995 (3 months ago)
What sucks is that I'm the only one from my family to have it, so sometimes when I say that I'm having a problem here and there or a pain, they don't believe me anymore and they think I'm imagining stuff.
Sara 1995 (3 months ago)
Hi! I hope u are doing well... I had a hypothyroidism and then a hyperthyroidism and believe it or not the second one was totally worst because it changed my whole life and made me more anxious and depressed. However, now I'm diagnosed with a hypotherdism which is not the hyper one👧 sometimes my heart beats fast before sleeping or while I'm sitting or after eating, even though I'm taking my medication. Did that happen to you?
Love Sweat Fitness (3 months ago)
Hey girl! Check out my blog post about my struggle with hypothyroidism here! https://lovesweatfitness.com/
GymPerformance (3 months ago)
interesting video. Thanks for sharing your experience. Did you notice any change in other hormones such as estrogen or testosterone while taking medication?
Natalia Carter (4 months ago)
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism when I was 4 years old and now I'm 10 and I got monitored even more because of how little I was.I had to take pills so my mom put my pills in my apple sauce but I got teased for the lump on my neck by some rude kids.Now everyone at my school knows my name!When I don't take my medication I can't get up and I throw up a lot.
Natalia Carter (4 months ago)
Who else has to take pills for thyroid hormones?
The Little Wanderer (4 months ago)
The Little Wanderer 1 second ago I've had hypothyroidism my whole life but only finally got diagnosed last October. They have me on what blood tests indicate is the correct medication dosage however I'm still always freezing and tired all the time. :( It makes it really hard for me to work out consistently because I also deal with chronic pain issues too. Thank you for this video.
Michelle Arenas-Pasco (4 months ago)
i get bloodwork done tooand take medacation
Michelle Arenas-Pasco (4 months ago)
i have it
Sreelakshmi Tp (4 months ago)
I have gained a lot of weight and suffering from this.if i take the tabs prescribed by the doc regularly.. will i be able to lose weight gained by hypothyroidism :(
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Your doctor will help you find the right medication to hopefully help you get back to normal! The meds will help but I had to go the diet/exercise route too. Trust me, it will make you feel sooo much better.
Tierra Robbins (4 months ago)
I too have hypothyroidism. I been struggling with this since I started puberty. I was officially diagnose with it when I was 26 years old and started levothyroxine sodium at 75 mcgs. When I started it, my weight was 250 lbs. I have lost about 30 of that so far, and I do feel a lot better then I use too. I have struggled with my weight since I was about 7 or 8 years old, even when I was in high school when I would work out everyday. I do feel better then I use to. I am so glad that there are people like you who help bring to light hypothyroidism. Thank you.
Jodiann Post (4 months ago)
Thank you for this video. I was diagnosed with hashimotos almost 3 yrs ago. The struggle is real but I wont let this disease define me.
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Attitude is everything!! You got this Jodiann
Abbey Awesome101 (4 months ago)
I loved hearing your story I was diagnosed with hypotheyroidism to and I don't eat a whole lot of junk food at one time my one side of my theyroid was bigger then the other I was treated I take medince for it everyday
Alyssa Betancourt (4 months ago)
You’re so well spoken and beautiful!
mama27f (4 months ago)
How much was your heaviest? What should I eat? Please help
mama27f (4 months ago)
I'm 229pds I dont know why but now I know I'm hypo no meds I'm super depressed I just dont want to live cause I want to lose weight!.
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Don't give up. I would highly recommend going to a doctor for medication and help with your discouragement. Life is about SO much more than what you weigh, and I promise you that losing weight will not fix everything <3 Sending love
Glenn Burling (4 months ago)
I've been living with thyroid problems now for around 4 years it's not fun at all.getting the correct balance is a fine line the tablets I'm on now are almost at the right levels. I've found eating at the right times and sleeping well can help but just when you are going great things start to slide I would not wish this on eny body
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Oh I totally know how that is. Enjoy those good days! xo
RaeAnn Callahan (4 months ago)
Sometimes it isnt as easy to diagnose . I was mis-diagnosed for almost 10 years and I actually crashed, I almost died. All my organs were shutting down including my skin sells were dying . They only caught it on one specific testing out of many thru out days and it was off the charts. Our Thyroid levels change many times through out the day.(i never knew that) But now, about 3 and a half yrs later , Im managing. I was so far gone that I had to learn to walk again, had no muscles at all could talk but couldnt speak very loud . It had done a lot of damage to my Kidneys and Liver cause it had gone on so long with out being diagnosed correctly. I encourage anyone with even one of the symptoms to talk to your doctor. They dont typically check your thyroid in regular blood tests. I found that out the hard way. I too have had to make life style changes due to this crazy condition. It has more power in the functions of your body than any one can imagine.
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Yes yes yes! It's SO important to make sure your doctor checks all your levels! xo
lil heartling (4 months ago)
I've been recently diagnosed and I am 19 years old I always had problems with gaining weight then losing it then gaining it again... I have gained so much weight recently... I am on treatment though with a naturalist
lil heartling (4 months ago)
It still difficult to lose weight but I am still continuing on with the nutritionist
lil heartling (4 months ago)
Love Sweat Fitness I will :)
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Oh keep me posted on how your naturalist treatment goes! xo
nur khalisa (4 months ago)
I have hypothyroidism and i dont know why it is difficult for me to gain weight. I mean, if i have hypothyroidism, i should have gained some weight , right? I have all the symptoms except for weight gain. I dont know what to do.. I’m too skinny. And also, i have eyebags that cannot be treated by any treatment 😪
K Bux (16 days ago)
I have hypo and lost a lot of weight the first 6 months or so when my symptoms were pretty bad and eating wasn’t fun. But now, about a year after my diagnosis I’m having to work hard to keep the weight OFF. Honestly I’ve found that if I eat healthy and work out my body remains healthy but if I get lazy I gain weight. I haven’t been working out regularly for that long but it has already made a difference in just a few weeks. Working out gives me the energy I’m usually lacking. It’s just so hard to get out of bed and get going. But once I do, I never regret it.
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Typically yes - hypothyroidism tends to mean weight gain and difficulty losing weight while Hyper-thyroidism is the opposite. That said everyone has different symptoms. Hopefully you can find a Dr. to help you figure it out girl.
Apollo :/ (4 months ago)
Ur lucky you can eat good tho, I grew up with hypothyroidism and I always got the symptom trouble swallowing and I always choked when I eat. Now that I’m 18, I stopped eating for 3 months now because I’m scared I might choke again now I’ve been drinking meal replacements and ensure for 3 months.. (I had hypothyroidism since I was 8, blood work 3 times a week, I had to stay in the hospital, fear of throwing up now.)
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
I'm so sorry to hear that. That's got to be hard, but I'm glad you're working with a Dr. to figure it out.
Latvian BFF's (4 months ago)
I am 10 y.o and Ive been diagnosed with hypothyroidism 6 days ago and it’s hard dealing with it for me but all I have to do now before further research is have a tablet 30min before eating☺️☺️☺️
Starry Hurricane (4 months ago)
I was diagnosed at 2 days old
Zulfiqar Ali (4 months ago)
My t3 t4 level is normal but tsh level is very low
Emmie Kay (4 months ago)
I just got diagnosed moments ago, thank you so much for sharing!
Lexie Hamilton (4 months ago)
I wish thyroid problems never existed or disabilities. Did you ever suffer from irregular periods? And did you have to get a meal serpressuer medication? And did you get overian cyst or kidney stones
Yusra S (4 months ago)
Just got diagnosed . I am so mad it wasnt hyperthyroidism like man ....i was trying to glo up this year and this has crushed everything.
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
You're gonna be ok!! It is a tough diagnosis but with the right tools you can totally still have your glo up :)
Val Manzo (4 months ago)
I am so thankful to have found this video & your channel! I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism a year and a half ago and have been getting accustomed to medication and living with this disease. I am going to check out your meal plan because I really think it would be helpful! Thank you 🙏🏽
Love Sweat Fitness (4 months ago)
Hope it helps love <3

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