Does hypothyroidism trigger weight gain during menstruation cycle?
Asked by somyap3rd May 2010, 8:50 AM
Answered by Expert
Hypothyroidism causes weight gain in general. Since the BMR in the patient with hypothyroidism is decreased, an underactive thyroid is generally associated with some weight gain. Hypothyroidism also causes very heavy periods or a long menstrual cycle.
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