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A 21-year-old female asked:

What medication is best for slowing down my motabolism to gain weight?, i've been underweight for some time & find it rather difficult to gain weight. i've tried dieting, spacing out my meals & protein shakes etc.

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Metabolism: There is no medication to slow down metabolism. You may want to have your thyroid checked and if that is normal, see a nutritionist for advice on quality, high calorie foods.

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Last updated May 9, 2019

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