Slow Metabolism hylidix2020-04-28T20:34:22+00:00 Not Losing Weight? Maybe it's Your Metabolism? Starting with a little information about your sex, age, and daily activities, then moving to your eating patterns, medical problems, and medical history, this quiz will help you "scan" your body for a slow metabolism.This survey is not intended to diagnose or treat a medical problem, and is not intended as a substitute for advice from a physician. Age/Sex 1. Are you biologically female? Yes No 2. Are you over the age of 40? Yes No 3. Are You menopausal?(Menopause is definined as no menses for 1 year) Yes No Don't know / not sure Biologically male, not applicable Daily Eating Patterns and Activity 4. Do you do less than 30 minutes of planned exercise 3 days a week?(A sedentary lifestyle, or general lack of regular physical activity, slows metabolism.) Yes No 5. Do you skip breakfast or lunch more than 2 days a week?(Skipping meals slows down your metabolism.) Yes No 6. Do you regularly eat dinner after 8:00 PM?(Eating late in the evening MAY slow your metabolism.) Yes No Daily Eating Patterns and Activity 7. Do you snack more than 200 calories within 2 hours of going to sleep?(Snacking on large quantities of food, especially carbs, slows down your metabolism.) Yes No Don't know 8. Do you wake up in the middle of the night to eat twice a week or more?(Eating in the middle of the might stop the normal hormone release that helps you metabolize the day's food.) Yes No 9. Do you have 2 drinks of alcohol on 4 or more days a week?(Frequent alcohol consumption slows metabolism, causes weight gain, and reduces your ability to control food intake.) Yes No Thyroid Function 10. Have you had unexplained weight gain and fatigue?(This can be a sign of low thyroid function.) Yes No 11. Have you noticed your hair becoming coarse or that you are losing hair?(This can also be a symptom of low thyroid function.) Yes No 12. Have you noticed a goiter or enlarged thyroid gland around your neck?(This can also be a symptom of low thyroid function.) Yes No Metabolic Function 13. Are you taking any medications known to interfere with your metabolism?(Drugs for diabetes, hypertension, anti-depressants, mood stabilizers, some cardiac medicines can slow your metabolism and cause weight gain.) Yes No Don't know 14. Do you have kidney disease, heart disease, diabetes, adrenal disease, anemia, or heavy periods?(These are some of the conditions that can interfere with you metabolism.) Yes No Don't know Metabolic Function 15. Are you trying to diet and/or lose weight and are having no success? Yes No, I am losing weight on my current diet/weight loss plan No, I'm not trying to lose weight right now 16. Is your waistline measurement greater than 35 inches (females) or greater than 40 inches (males)?(Fat accumulation around the belly is a definite sign of slow metabolism and can lead to other health problems.) Yes No I do not know my waist size 17. Do you become unusually tired when performing simple activities?(Unusual fatigue is often the first sign of slow metabolism.) Always Often Sometimes Never Sleep 18. Do you have sleep apnea?(Sleep apnea slows your metabolism.) Yes No Don't know 19. If you don't know about sleep apnea or whether you have it, does your sleeping partner complain you snore a lot at night?(Snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea.) Yes No I know about sleep apnea *and* whether or not I have it. 20. Do you feel like sleeping during the day?(Daytime fatigue, especially after a full night's sleep, can be an early sign of sleep apnea.) Very Often Often Sometimes Once in a While Almost Never 21. Have you seen a doctor for unexplained fatigue? Yes No If you would like us to get in touch with you, please provide your name and email address. If not, leave these fields blank and click the Submit button to get your results.We respect your privacy. We will not sell or share your information. Name Email Address Time's upShare This on Your Favorite Platform!FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrPinterestEmail About the Author: hylidix Hello!