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should i exercise if i'm losing weight unintentionally ?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Exercise: Exercise is good for everyone. Tailor it to your needs. It helps with muscle tone, strength, energy, appearance, cardiac health, pulmonary health, and mental status.
Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 16 years experience
Muscle: Putting on muscle will help you put on weight in a healthy way. Just make sure you consume enough calories for the amount you are exercising and then some. Focus on lean protein and essential fatty acids like those found in olive oil, nuts and fish.
Dr. Emerald Lin
Dr. Emerald Lin commented
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
You should also follow up with your pmd to see if there's another medical condition causing unintentional weight loss
Sep 16, 2013
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Whoever go to see you pcp for a physical examination and blood test in orden to rule out any medical problems.

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