One of the common symptoms of hyperthyroidism is weight loss. It is, therefore, common after successful treatment for a person to gain weight. If this is something that concerns you, speak with your healthcare provider. He or she can give you recommendations on how to maintain your ideal body weight (also see Diet for Graves' Disease).
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