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Hypothyroidism, Particularly Associated with Weight Loss: Evaluation and Treatment based on Symptoms and Thyroid Hormone Levels

@inproceedings{Najarian2011HypothyroidismPA,
  title={Hypothyroidism, Particularly Associated with Weight Loss: Evaluation and Treatment based on Symptoms and Thyroid Hormone Levels},
  author={T. Najarian and C. Rowsemitt},
  year={2011}
}
Famine causes adaptive changes in thyroid function which helped individuals survive during times of low food availability. These changes in thyroid function and metabolism have become maladaptive as the induced hypothyroidism associated with intentional weight loss restricts the success of diet attempts and en- courages weight regain. In our previous paper we described the mechanisms and consequences behind mal- (1) adaptive hypothyroidism associated with intentional weight loss. Here we give… Expand
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