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Losing weight with hypothyroid

I developed hypothyroidism when I was pregnant with my son and now I'm on a pill for it. I've been trying really hard to lose my baby weight but I'm not getting very far very fast. I take my pill like I'm supposed to and diet and exercise. I was wondering if there was any helpful tips to weight loss for a person with hypothyroid disease?
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Thanks for the responses guys I will try some of these out see if I get some results :)
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180749 tn?1443595232
To stimulate the thyroid you can do kapalbhati pranayam , thyroid point, Ujjayi pranayam up to 21 times and thyroid exercies. All these are described below.For losing weight, drink warm/hot water several times a day and do kapabhati for 30 minutes, twice a day.

Kapalbhati pranayam
Build up your timing gradually.If you feel tired or dizzy, stop and resume after one minute.
-(Do it before eating) Push air forcefully out through the nose about once per second. Stomach will itself go in(contract in). The breathing in(through the nose) will happen automatically. Establish a rhythm and do for 20 to 30 minutes twice a day. Children under 15 years – do 5 to 10 minutes twice a day.
Not for pregnant women. Seriously ill people do it gently.

Thyroid point – press (50 times) the fleshy bit on palm between  the base of thumb and wrist on both hands. You will feel pain when you press.

Ujjayi pranayam
Procedure: While breathing in, tighten throat(contract glotis) and there will be sound from back of throat, then drop chin(rest chin on chest), hold breath as long as possible.Then  chin up, close right nostril and slowly breath out through left nostril.
Duration: 5 – 21 times

How to do Ujjayi
When you clear your throat, you tighten your throat and breath out, twice, with a pause in between. . Now if you reverse this, that is, tighten the throat and breath in continuously for abour 8 to 12 seconds, then hold your breath for 4 seconds with the chin down, then  chin up, close right nostril and slowly breath out through left nostril, you have just done Ujjayi pranayam.You will feel like coughing initially.

Thyroid exercises
1 Neck exercise for thyroid.
Breathe in slowly while turning your head to the left, pause and hold breath for 3 seconds,
Breathe out slowly while  bringing the head back to middle position,pause for 3 seconds,
Breathe in slowly while turning your head to the right, pause and hold breath for 3 seconds,
Breathe out slowly while bringing the head back to middle position.
Do this exercise 5 times.
Repeat this 5 times, with the head going up and back, and then head going down.

2 Neck exercise for thyroid
Stand on your knees with hands folded across your chest,
Lean backwards with the head falling back while breathing in, hold breath for 3 seconds,
come back to straight position, while breathing out.
Repeat this 5 times.
December 26 ,2011
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Astragalus and gugal from your vitamin store. it revs up the process.
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