I am a morning person, and I prefer to exercise first thing when I wake up rather than later in the day. I usually take my medication with water, and then run 3-4 miles on an empty stomach, 3-5 times per week. I'm wondering what effect this may have on my thyroid and my body's hormone levels?
I am 22, active, and the mornings are generally the only time when I have the energy and motivation to workout intensely. Is this habit bad for my thyroid? Am I adding stress? Should I stop running altogether? After starting on medication this January I was "afraid" of working out after taking the medication, so I didn't, and I gained 5-6 pounds (my doctor wanted me to gain a few pounds to see if it would help my HA, but it didn't). Now I am trying to "tone up" the weight that I gained all well trying to find an appropriate level of medication. I am still undermedicated and struggle with fatigue and brain fog.