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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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 52-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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
That is OK: That is a lot of gain.Go slow and steady with good diet and exercise program.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If no illness...: To gain weight, one has to consume more calories than he or she is burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a we ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Weight Gain: Eat a plant based diet similar to the mediterranean diet and combine regular aerobic exercise 4 times a week with weight training three times a week. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight fain: Increase caloric intake.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well ba ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Milk shakes: Try eating milk shakes with extra added ice cream.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
High Protein & Carb: Diet is what body builders use to gain weight (carb loading). I suggest you eat at least 100 grams of lean protein per day (lean meats, eggs, cheese a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Build muscle: You can gain weight by building muscles, which requires doing some sort of activity to build them. Many activities can be used to build muscle - even ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No quick results!: Mentally prepare yourself. This is hard work! high protein intake (1 gr/ 2, 2 lbs of body weight), include low rep resistance activity. Cut carbs, w ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Gluten-free: You can add more protein, and starches that are not wheat-based. Sweet potatoes, brown rice, quinoa, various squashes, etc are fine, for instance. Ea ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Exercise : Most good gyms should have trainers on board and connect with one of them to design an exercise program for you.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Easy: Gaining weight should not be a problem in any normal healthy person , just by eating more than required calories (BMR) , loosing it is , to get get ... Read More

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