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how do i gain weight in my upper body

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Lot of exercise: Resistance exercise upper body will help gain upper body weight.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise.: The distribution of fat is genetic - there is no exercise to put or remove fat selectively- but the distribution of muscle is under your control. Exe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Core and legs: Core strength and legs should now be part of the workout. Some of us would still have a specific body conformation and that might explain a specific b ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight Training: The best way to gain upper body weight as in muscle mass is in weight training the upper body. Working the Biceps, triceps, deltoids, pectoralis musc ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Weight gain: Is it just "weight" (including fat) that you're wanting to gain in your upper body, or are you looking more for muscle? Gaining muscle requires a hea ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a bal ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Take it easy: Do not be in a hurry to gain weight. If you are otherwise healthy, 131 pounds is a good weight. As you grow older, you will gain weight and look back ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Cycle, lift lower but not upper etc.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azita Madjidi
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Diet and exercise: Some of the belly fat is under the skin but some is inside the belly. Losing weight will take care of both.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
~15 lbs: In most people, buccal pad of fat, rather than muscle, makes the face look fuller. Face is also last where u gain fat, as different people add more we ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Certain things: Certain things you can not change, like the genetic predisposition you just described. Exercise and a diet to mantain a healthy weight (decreasing you ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Weight loss:: Can not target a specific part of the body. If part of you is over weight, lose weight. The extra fat goes away wherever it is. Work on exercise to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Eat healthy: it matters also why you lost the weight and what is your current BMI. ARe you really underweight now? If your BMI is 18-25 that is considered normal ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Overall wt loss: You will lose weight in your breasts if you lose weight all over your body. There is otherwise no way to specifically lose weight in breasts alone. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Hard to do: It's almost impossible to lose weight from just one body area. You can lose fat and build-up muscle by exercising that area, but muscle adds weight an ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Ea ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be ab ; thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost fr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Thyroid: Thyroid stimulation helps with thigh weightloss and hips are influenced by hormones esp testosterone to balance estrogens.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Weights and protein : Talking with a nutritionist can really help you identify healthy proteins and fats to eat. Resistance/weight training rather than aerobic while help ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
WEIGHT LOSS.: Excersise, fluid restyriction to 1.5 litres per day.Some times diuretics help you in this situation.

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