Well i am not an expert on this at all, but one thing pop up to my mind right after i read your message, the weight loss can be becouse if you are full of bromine, it also can disturb thyroid and other organs greatly.
"Biological role of bromine: bromine may be an essential trace element for red algae and possibly mammals. It is found in the mollusc pigment "royal purple", although its role is not understood. Excessive bromide intake leads to Depression and of weight loss."
Notice the last sentence: Excessive bromide intake leads to Depression and of weight loss."