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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can stress be a reason of weight loss and gain ex. lose weight one week and gain twice as mush the next week yet eating the same amount you always do?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Its a "balance": Your activity and your diet are the major factors in Weight Gain/loss. Stress usually leads to loss of appeitite. Sounds like you need to speak with someone about the stress in your life. Your Primary Care Provider or Local Health Department may help. Hope this helps Dr Z

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Last updated May 17, 2018

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