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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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Calcium: Trying to research this - it appears that either too little or too much calcium may be associated with depressive symptoms.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 54 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
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Calcium oxalate: Careful diet is essential: only 4 oz meat/day; add Special K drinks 2 per day; avoid beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, whea... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 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
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Durkee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem?
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Basics: Drink more milk and eat well. Avoid unhealthy foods.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 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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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes, as a component.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repeti... Read More
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