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I am 5"6 and weigh 226 I've cut out sweets and coke but still

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I am 5"6 and weigh 226 I've cut out sweets and coke but still can't seem to loose the weight
JA: OK. The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: I'm 5'6 weigh 226 I'm trying exercises my coworkers are on adipex
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?
Customer: I have no health problems except being overweight
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidhow old are you?you need to see your doctor to get blood tests for thyroid hormone levels. are you a woman? if so, you need testing to check for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can cause weight gain and difficulty loosing might benefit from appetite suppressing medications as welllow thyroid hormone levels can cause difficulty with weight lossdo you have a doctor who can do some blood testing for you?what sort of exercising are you doing?