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How to gain weight without raising cholesterol

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
You need to gain: Healthy weight, as in lean muscle. The key for this is making sure you are eating healthy calories including lean proteins and healthy fats, while av... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Cardiology 38 years experience
Need more info: What's your height? What's your build. What do you eat now? What's your activity level? Did you lose weight? Were you sick? Do you want to do some wei... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
Cardiology 30 years experience
Yes: Weight gain comes from increased calories which are found in all foods - fat, carbohydrate, and protein sources. Limiting one (fat) does not mean th... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Good ; Wrong Issue: Chol.: a fat molecule made by every animal cell, building block of each cell membrane, fundamental to survival of every animal cell ; movement, promot... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Cardiology 32 years experience
Not reported side ef: Interesting question. Not a reported side effect. A few studies have reported a decrease in androgen levels in both men and women on pravastatin. T... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Yes: Explore the resources on this page from the mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/cholesterol/cl00002 also, check out: http://caloriecount.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 16 years experience
Sort of...: There is a "lupus pattern" of cholesterol that includes very high levels of triglycerides and a cholesterol particle called vldl and low levels of hdl... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 48 years experience
NO: We do not know how hydroxycut will interact with your medicines. Continue and intensify diet and exercise as there are no "short-cuts".
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I refer all my: Patients who develop weight gain on psychotropic medications to a nutritionist for education, monitoring and help. Regular physical activity (exercis... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
CAUTION!: As you know, the safest is to do this under a doctor's care. Some would suggest that tapering by 10%/month would be safe. It may be, however, that you... Read More

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