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A 31-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how much weight would you gain once you stop fasting?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
Depends: It depends on what foods and how much you eat. After fasting, the body tends to absorb more calories.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how much weight can you gain by bloating and constipation?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Seen 30lbs, No & Yes: Have seen up to 30 lbs; elderly lady (~150 lbs usually), who had developed intense constipation+small bowel obstruction+feculent vomiting but delayed wks before asking help. Bloating=intestinal enlargement with air, no ↑wt. & water, ↑wt. Constipation=retained material, water+greater-density-material (50% bacteria): left over food+material body is removing (& bacteria living off/in this material).
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A 22-year-old female asked:

Plz tell me about weight gain.

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Dr. Tony Ho
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Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Calories: Weight gain, in the simplest terms, is taking in more calories than you expend. The ways to battle it are to diet (take in fewer calories) and exercise (to expend more calories).
Last updated Apr 13, 2013
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