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How can I increase my metabolism.72 crippled since 22,constant pain in feet.Drop feet 50yrs,need EEEE width shoes with my plastic braces.Use loftstrand crutches.
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Hello this is Dr. Stan and I will assist you with your question today. I am U.S. trained,

Board Certified and I have 32 years of patient experience. I am happy to help you.

Thank you for your very interesting question. Metabolism is controlled by the Thyroid gland. To determine if it is functioning properly, blood tests can help such as a TSH value. If the result is high, then hypothyroidism is suspected and replacement hormone is given to boost your metabolism. Vitamin B12 can help, but does not stimulate your body if the problem is with your thyroid gland. May I suggest you discuss being tested with your doctor.

Thank you for allowing me to provide assistance.

I am available to answer any additional questions you may have.

I hope your medical problem(s) are resolved soon and you feel better. If you find the information I provided helpful, so I am compensated for my service, please rate me with 5-Stars. Thank you

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