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Calcium and weight gain

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not likely: The real question is could there be a relationship between low calcium and weight gain. Ie is something causing both

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unlikely: Drinking milk is not likely to cause calcium overdose. However, why are you trying to gain weight? If you are otherwise in good health, being skinny ... Read More
Dr. Jessica Langenhan
Psychiatry 16 years experience
Milk intake: I wouldn't necessarily say that this would cause "calcium overdose" because the body can get rid of excess calcium, but if you need to gain weight, th... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Calcium: Trying to research this - it appears that either too little or too much calcium may be associated with depressive symptoms.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
Citrate,Diet: Potassium citrate (brand name Urocit-K) but you should be monitored for dose & pot.in bld. 4 ounces lemon juice mixed with 2 liters water. Sip on ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Multiple problems: You has a whole host of problems. First of all, you need to see your physician (p) to deal with your abnormal labs. I will address only a few of them... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Durkee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem?
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Possible.: This is not a feature of the disease itself, but may accompany any protracted illness. You may have lost some weight with the illness for a variety o... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgi... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Basics: Drink more milk and eat well. Avoid unhealthy foods.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Fairly obvious: To see if there is weight gain simply using a scale works well. You might mean why someone gained weight, generally looking and talking determines the... Read More

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