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I am a female. 5'5, 163 pounds, 27.2 (BMI) and want to lose

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I am a female. 5'5, 163 pounds, 27.2 (BMI) and want to lose 35-40 pounds. How long will it take realistically and how many calories should I consume daily?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

but you have to see a doctor to get blood testing to check your thyroid hormone levels. how thyroid hormone levels can cause weight gain.

polycystic ovarian syndrome with your ovaries producing too much androgen can cause weight gain.

these have to be checked for first.

you also need to vary your exercise regimen.

your body can get tolerized to the same exercise which can limit how much weight loss you have.

seeing a exercise therapist or a trainer can help you vary your exercise regimen to help you burn more calories.

let me know if you have questions.