Does thyroid disease cause weight gain?

One of the most common questions I have been asked as a thyroid specialist is “Does thyroid disease cause weight gain?”. The answer is simple, thyroid disease may cause weight gain, but not always. However, the weight gain from thyroid disease is never, ever massive. If you’ve put on 12 kilos over a year, it’s … Read more

Why can’t I lose weight?

Probably the most common question I get asked by patients is “Why can’t I lose weight?”. From my experience, the 2 most common reasons why people find it difficult to lose weight are: under-estimating the amount of calories in food. over-estimating the effect of exercise on losing weight. In other words, we often downplay the … Read more