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Low Thyroid Obesity

If any of the following symptoms fit your body structure, your low functioning thyroid is at least contributing to your obesity, even if other glands might be involved. 

Area Affected

 

Symptom that Results . . .

 

 

 

  1. Begins with large broad shoulders/stout looking fat mostly on the upper part of the trunk. 

  2. The bust will become enlarged because of the fat deposits in the shoulders and upper body.

 

 

 

  1. Development of a fat collar around the neck. The larger the collar the lower the thyroid.

  2. A double chin begins to develop.  This is seen in extreme cases of low thyroid.

  3. Pretty soon, you will be unable to distinguish the chin from the neck.  The less you can distinguish the chin, the lower the thyroid.

     
  1. The abdomen will grow to the extent that it becomes equal in measurement to the hips.  Begins after numbers 1 and 2 have occurred.  As a result, the thyroid is becoming extremely low and can be moving into insufficiency. 

  2. You will begin to see less than 10 inches between the measurement of the waist and the hip circumference.   (This is a simple test that can determine if a low thyroid is at least contributing to your obesity.  The lower the differential between the two measurements, the lower the thyroid.)

   
  1. A "pad" begins to develop on the tops (back) of the hands and tops of the feet.

  2. Cuffs begin to form around the wrists of the hands and ankles of the feet.

     
  1. After the above, and with long range low thyroid obesity, the weight will begin to evenly distribute over the whole body.  This is extreme low thyroidism.

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