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A 21-year-old female asked:

I struggle a lot with gaining weight i tried eating calories but still nothing change . this underweight thing has lowered my self esteem. what advice can you give me to start gaining some weight?

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Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
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Weight gain/loss: As a 21 year old who cannot gain weight,in my experience there are some people who will not gain weight irrespective of their caloric input.As long as you do not have a medical condition that is preventing you from gaining weight,I do not think you have much to be worried about.This is not your fault and you should not link YOUR SELF ESTEEM to something over which you have no control. Live well.

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Last updated Jun 21, 2019

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