I was always fit, healthy, flexible and slim up to 9 years ago. Then I did what I now consider to be the worst thing I ever did. I quit smoking. 6 months and 70 pounds later, I was in chronic pain from arthritis (didn't have it before I gained the weight) Now 9 years later, I'm 61, the weight is still on, and I can't get rid of it, and the pain from arthritis is getting worse. People tell me that the weight won't come off now because I'm "getting on". 'scuze me? I don't consider 61 to be nursing home material yet, but this weight and pain is causing me to feel very depressed sometimes. I'm sure if I can get rid of the weight, I won't be in so much pain (and I try to stick to 1300 - 1800 calories per day). I don't eat a huge amount! After all that - is there a homeopathic remedy to fire up a stalled metabolism?
Person's Gender: Female
Person's Age: 61
Was on Celebrex for years - stopped that as a "natural" stuff (Osteomove) worked just as well and wasn't so toxic. I'm still on the Osteomove (just one a day), but the arthritis is getting worse. I'm sure it's the weight-gain and losing weight will help!
HelloFirst of allHave you had thyroid studiesIf so, what is the TSHSecondly..what do you mean by homeopathic remedies..these are not vitamins and herbs, so I want to make sure we are on the same page.
Well, I hear that homeopathy tries to get to the source of the problem. Well, the source of my arthritis pain is my weight gain - so I thought perhaps there was something that would help speed up my metabolism - then the arthritis would sort itself out somewhat. I think, during one of my blood tests, I had a thyroid check, but you know as well as I do that there is a large "range" of normal, and even if one is at the bottom of that range, they won't do anything. My mother was on thyroid meds for over 30 years, but my doctor doesn't seem at all concerned, but then he's young and isn't in pain. Do you think I could ask him for the TSH. I'm not talking about vitamins and herbs either - I've already tried them. Does this mean that if my thyroid is working "under par" that homeopathy can't help?
OKWhat has happened is that the guidelines for normal have changed and most docs have not caught up.Over 3 is hypothyroid..and if you are hypothyroid, the TSH needs to be brought done to about 1 to be optimal...and you are not going to lose weight walking around hypothyroid, but being called normal.Yes get a TSH.if you need thyroid those of use who are more natural often use armour, which is an all natural form of thyroid replacement that has all the thyroid elements in it...and also does not interfere with other treatments such as nutritional treatments.Homeopathy is the use of a single, ultra high dilution of a single substance that fits everything about you..and it does not interfere with the other treatments.You need to find classical homeopath to take your case if you use this.seewww.homeopathic.com for a list.Yes homeopathy can help but you might need the natural replacement as well.We think that armour does not interfere with homeopathy as can synthroid, at least not as much.
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