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I am a 50 year old female, and hurt all the time ...

I am a 50 year old female, and hurt all the time...all over...it's very hard to exercise when I hurt so much, therefore haven't been able to lose weight either. I also have Hashimoto's Disease....any imput ? Where would I start in finding a doctor to help me with the pain?

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I would see a doctor that you trust, whether it is your general doctor or a specialist and I would have that doctor recommend a specialist to you that can help you with your pain.  I would think that there are some good pain controlling medicines that could help you to live your life more normally, to be able to exercise, and to live a life without pain.  Good luck!

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Hashimoto's is a dysfunction (hypo) of the thryoid, which most definitely affects the ability to lose weight, it can make you feel very tired and it can also cause the chronic pains that you are feeling, those typically associated with a condition called Fibromyalgia.

Other factors in play here may include a sleeping disorder, and a hormonal imbalance, all of which can be checked easily by your doctor through a series of blood tests.

At the moment, there is no specific treatment available, but you are advised to avoid foods which contain natural iodine, such as kelp, seaweed and miso (used in sushi).

For your information regarding weight loss, 90% of the success comes from limiting food intake, and 10% comes from exercise.  In your case, I would recommend that you try exercise such as swimming, Tai Chi or Feldenkreis, which should be gentle to your body.  Do the exercise 3 times a week at a minimum, but listen to the signals sent by your body; if you need to take a break, do so.

 Eventually your threshold will increase and you will feel better overall in daily activities.

It's your future, be there healthy.

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