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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Gain weight: Two things to do - 1: Please see a dietitian 2: Try and find time to see a trainer. Things won't happen quickly but the end results will be great!

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thyroid: As the hypermetabolic state of hyperthyroidism returns to normal when treated patients may gain weight, although many lose weight from the hyperthyro ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
18 mos: You need at least 18 mos of control on Methimazole to hope for a long term cure. At your age you may need it life long or else radioiodine tx. You bod ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Durkee
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem?
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible.: This is not a feature of the disease itself, but may accompany any protracted illness. You may have lost some weight with the illness for a variety o ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Basics: Drink more milk and eat well. Avoid unhealthy foods.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Fairly obvious: To see if there is weight gain simply using a scale works well. You might mean why someone gained weight, generally looking and talking determines the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Clarify: Are you asking if soy beans help you gain or lose weight? They are an excellent source of protein . By themselves, they will not help you gain or lose ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: This is a great article about reasons for unintentional weight gain: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003084.htm

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