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    An_250180 posted:
    Hello fellow WebMDers..
    I am 21 years old and overweight.I would like to loose up to 50lbs. Recently I have changed to oraganic food options and adding more veggitables and fiber to my diet. I've been walking about 2 miles, 5x per week but am not getting any results. What should I do to kickstart my weightloss? Would love some tips especially if you have Hypothyroidism like I do.
    Thanks!!
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    Gomez531 responded:
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    ciphermonk responded:
    First of all I would ensure that you're taking your synthroid as directed by your physician. Same time each day and before eating/drinking anything is typically what's recommended.

    You're already walking a couple of miles each day which is really good. Perhaps the workout that you're doing isn't challenging enough.

    I've got a cool 20 minute exercise routine that I've put together for people that are just starting out. All you need are a couple of light dumbbells and a little bit of space.

    If you're interested, you can find it on youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHJFVi24wHQ

    Hope that helps.

    - Ron


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