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How to gain weight evenly

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: It's not hard science, but most people who exercise find their body reaches a comfortable zone, the right weight for them. Being fit seems to program ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hyperthyroid: The thyroid gland in the neck regulates metabolism from centers in the hypothalmus and pituitary gland in the brain. If your metabolism is too high, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Not necessarily: At all. Whether or not you will gain weight back is very dependent on whether or not your are burning more calories than you consume. If you keep yo... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Underweight: At the above measurements, BMI is 18.3 which is just below the line for being underweight. In order to gain weight, caloric intake needs to be greate... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
That is OK: That is a lot of gain.Go slow and steady with good diet and exercise program.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Bariatrics 29 years experience
Smarter eating: At 38 yo it is possible that the hormonal changes are contributing to the weigh gain. Unfortunately when a person starts to eat much less the body fee... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Calorie imbalance: If you eat more calories than you burn, you will gain weight, even if the food you eat is healthy. Consider a food tracker like My Fitness Pal, and be... Read More
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine 43 years experience
It's fine: At 6 ft 4 in and 160 lbs, your bmi is 19.5 kg/m2. This is within what is considered normal range for bmi -- 18.5-24.9. Bmi is the ratio of weight in k... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Growth spurt: Babies are known to have growth spurts at 3 weeks, 6 weeks, 3 months (about 14 weeks) and 6 months. It is not unusual that he wants to feed every 2-3... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Leave it alone!: Your weight is normal. Why do you want to gain weight? How tall are you? In a few years your weight is going to start increasing and then you will loo... Read More

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