If you are being treated for an underactive thyroid (medically known as hypothyroidism) and are struggling to lose body fat, you are not alone.

Even after diagnosis and treatment, it may be extremely difficult to lose weight. You may even find yourself gaining weight, so attaining your personal body composition goals seems impossible.

In this week’s article, learn about thyroid function and its role in obesity, discover the possible barriers to improving body composition even with treatment and get specific steps you can take to lose weight.