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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Tricky: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used 4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost. Eat less,exercise more. Learn from mistakes on why that didn't ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
See your Doctor: you may have hormonal/ metabolic issues and your general doctor should do series of blood works to give you a better evaluation and treatment plan.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: need blood work- especially low thyroid. Count your calories. Follow Paleo diet- High protein & low thyroid with a lot of vegetables & fruits. ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get guidance: I trust your physician's checked you over for any possible health problems, including hypothyroidism and Cushing's. The key to managing weight is of c ... Read More
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Dr. Tomasz Rogula
27 years experience Bariatrics
BMI: what is your BMI? (body mass index)
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Roberts
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Calories: A favorite of mine is calories in calories out. Water is a key player when it comes to weight loss. I wish there was a magic pill i could prescribe wh ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gaining weight: It is common for an individual to lose weight in a non-uniform pattern across the body. So your arms and legs may have responded quicker with more vis ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Neff
Dr. Marc Neff answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Weight loss diets: 2/3 of our country is overweight or obese. There are 100's of diets, and they all work. The problems is that people come in different shapes, sizes, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Low carb diet: Research strongly suggests that simple carbohydrates (sugars, grains, corn, potatoes) cause more weight gain than other foods. I would emphasize salad ... Read More
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Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Orlistat helps : Exercise 60minutes a day for 6 days of each week 10cals per lb of weight for men 8cals per lb of weight for women 1gram of protein per kg of weight ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Weight gain: You son can gain weight by 3 methods. He could be gaining weight to increased fat production due to ingesting too many calories. He could also gain we ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Multi-factorial: In it's simplest explanation, to gain weight you need to take in more calories than you are using. This will vary depending on your current weight, s ... Read More
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