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Losing weight is much harder when your thyroid isn't functioning properly, if that sounds like you, this article could be a game changer.
When Mila first engaged me as her coach online, she wanted to lose a little weight and tone up. She wanted a drastic diet plan and she wanted results fast. She had used another trainer without success and her partner recommended me.
She was frustrated that she seemed to be doing everything right and was getting nowhere. So I dug a little deeper. She'd had her thyroid and other hormones tested before and her doctor said she was in the low normal range and that she didn't need to worry about it. She told me she felt like that was the thing holding her back and I've heard the same thing from numerous women before - in fact I've had this conversation dozens of times before, almost verbatim with women who have an underactive thyroid, medically known as hypothyroidism.
As the countries of the world progressively move in to their own lockdowns, we can learn a lot about the impact of social isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, from the first wave of the crisis in China.
Fear caused by misinformation in mainstream and social media, the deadliness of the germ, the fact there is no treatment and no vaccine has shown how fragile the human race is and also how fragile our social and economic structure is and this causes a huge amount of generalised anxiety, depression, and will cause a large amount of post traumatic stress.