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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Marfan's syndrome should not affect weight.

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A 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Drink several cans: of Ensure or Boost every day.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Slow ; Steady wins: The race. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increased Estrogen: Adipose tissue (fat) causes an increase in the circulation estrogen levels by converting androgen precursors into estrone. The increased estrogen lev ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If healthy, then...: Eat more healthy calories (snacks and meals) to gain weight. Choosing foods with protein and "good" fats and oils. Avoid excess amounts of simple star ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Healthily: With crohn's disease malabsorption can be a serious problem. Vitamin supplementation is very important. As with any weight loss regimen you should do ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Fitness is the key: You want to gain muscle, not fat. You know that the "ideal weight" charts are subscience, and that many elite track-and-field athletes are "underweigh ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Treat it!: Hi. If you're hyperthyroid, I have to assume you've seen a doctor to get the diagnosis. If that doctor isn't comfortable treating you, get a referral ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (l ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What to do: Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavie ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Fitness: Please forgive my frankness. You know you don't lose or gain weight by magic. It's calories in versus calories out. Everything else is a distraction. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
37 years experience Bariatrics
It should not.: There are different genetic gegrees of hypermobility syndrome. It might affect your weight if you are severely limited in your ability to engage in ap ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are in fact: 44 years old - you will not grow taller. To gain weight: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your larg ... Read More
A 29-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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Consume more cals!: Eat more calories. Eat more calories than you burn at rest and through exercise. Do not give up your exercise, but concentrate on resitance exercise ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Blood sugar control: One possibility is that elevated blood sugars can cause increased sugar in the urine, which acts like a diuretic causing a loss in weight. When blood ... 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get hypothyroidism: corrected. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar &a ... Read More
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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 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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