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can you gain inches without gaining weight

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Bennett
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Close monitoring : its very good that you are working out but according to your ht and wt, your BMI is practically within the normal range.however, if your goal is to lo ... Read More
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Dr. Nickolas Soumelidis
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Weight gain: i am not sure what your age is,but what comes into my mind is are you pregnant?suggest you seen a doctor,also may be a good idea too check your thyroi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Watch your calories: when you exercise you get more hungry so you have to be careful you are not consuming too many calories.exercise helps loose weight but caloric intake ... Read More
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Muscle mass: Since muscle weighs more than fat, some people become discouraged on the scale after they have been diligently exercising. It is more important to fo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
20 years experience Bariatrics
Weight loss: Your bmi is too low (17.4). The fasted way to gain weight is by eating carbs. But because this is involuntary weight loss you should go to your docto ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Monaco
42 years experience Podiatry
Increase carbohydrat: More carbohydrates complex carbs protein increase muscle mass by resistance exercises.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
That's from lack: Of regular routine exercise and elevated Insulin levels. Now, what is triggering that? You need to sit down with doc and start looking.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
14 years experience Family Medicine
Diet and Exercise: Look closely at your diet. 3500 calories equal 1 pound. If your drink sweet tea, soda, or juice the calories can add up very quickly. You likely onl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If your are: Incredibly skinny - i suspect that gaining weight could give a more wholesome appearance. Beauty & ugly are in the eye of the beholder. Don't know you ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
To few calories!: Assuming you are not hyperthyroid, the most common cause is eating too few calories! although meats, poultry, fish, eggs, cheese, nuts are the most nu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 repetitions. Sleep at l ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But weight gain is very modest. Though etiology of weight loss must be clear before trying to gain. If chronic illness is the cause of weight loss the ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight is a number.: One is either gaining weight or not. Measure your weight over the course of a month.
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