A 24-year-old male asked:
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i have an ectomorph body type. i eat a lot but have fast metabolism. what can be done to slow it down and will i gain weight once it is slower?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Don't worry: You will gain weight as you get older. You should make sure that there is nothing systemic that is preventing you from gaining weight, such as chronic infection or thyroid problem. Ask your doctor which tests you should get.
Answered on Oct 24, 2013
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