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I have a thyroid with nodules and blood results show I have

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I have a thyroid with nodules and blood results show I have an overactive thyroid but all my symptoms are either in the normal range OR are underactive symptoms....What's going on? My doctor says my nodules are not interfering with the thyroid functions.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

at your age, your metabolism can slow and your muscle mass can shrink which can make it difficult to loose weight.

what is your most recent TSH thyroid stimulating hormone level.

TSH levels above 2.5 or 3.0 can mean you are hypothyroid with not enough

you also need to do aerobic exercise to help increase muscle mass and help improve your metabolism.

are you exercising regularly?

have you had your TSH levels checked?