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I'm 27 years old and use to weight 143 and now I'm 115. I'm trying to go back to 143 but I'm having trouble gaining weight what can I do?

I'm 27 years old and use to weight 143 and now I'm 115. I'm trying to go back to 143 but I'm having trouble gaining weight what can I do?

Several things: First you want to make sure you've had a reasonable medical evaluation to rule out concerning reasons for weight loss/inability to gain weight. If that's not remarkable, it means that you will have to take a two pronged effort at weight gain. It should focus on eating high quality calorically dense food(including health fats, not junk food) and remaining active but not excessively. ...Read more

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I'm 42 years old and find I'm eating more irregularly, leading to gaining weight as never before. How do I control myself?

I'm 42 years old and find I'm eating more irregularly, leading to gaining weight as never before.
How do I control myself?

Excercise more: Research has shown that the reason Americans are more obese is not because of eating more - but because we excercise less. Of course, regular meals in moderation is a good start with the excercise ...Read more

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Gaining weight am 65 years old weigh 200 pounds can't seem to loose any?

Gaining weight am 65 years old weigh 200 pounds can't seem to loose any?

Tough question!: Check w/your family physician to be sure your thyroid is normal. Then get referral to nutritionist to review your eating habits. Consider referral to physical therapist to help get started w/exercise regimen if you don't already. Every little bit helps. Shoot to burn off 500 more calories each day than you eat. After 7 days, that'll be 3, 500 calories or 1 pound less. Start slowly & keep trying. ...Read more

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My wife is 23 years old, she has been diagnosed with thyroid. She is gaining weight. We r planning for a baby. Should we proceed with the plan?

My wife is  23 years old, she has been diagnosed with thyroid. She is gaining weight. We r planning for a baby. Should we proceed with the plan?

Thyroid : If your wife is diagnosed with a thyroid problem i would get this treated first and once regulated then proceed toward pregnancy. Hypothyroid is linked into many issues with pregnancy including infertility and lower iq in the child. ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old my height 1'84cm and weight 65kg I want to gain my weight which diet should I take for gaining weight and time for 15kg to gain.

I'm 20 years old my height 1'84cm and weight 65kg I want to gain my weight which diet should I take for gaining weight and time for 15kg to gain.

Well rounded diet: See a nutritionist who can guide you in a selection of good nutritious foods with a good balance of proteins, carbs, and fats; and vitamis and minerals. and a good moderate exercise program. Remember the maxim of the Greeks: Moderation in everything, including moderation! ...Read more

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I am 22 years old and I am having pcos from many years and becoz of pcos m gaining weight and having diabeties olso becaause of pcos what shud i do?

I am 22 years old and I am having pcos from many years and becoz of pcos m gaining weight and having diabeties olso becaause of pcos what shud i do?

Eat less, exercise: Standard wight reduction diet and exercise. Tx w/metformin may help restore normal menses and even fertility for many women. Other medication may be needed if testosterone level is too high. Additional medication may be required for the diabetes, plus control of BP and lipids. ...Read more

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I'm 5'3, female. I want to at at least 5'6. I'm 17 years old. Will i still grow taller? Can i take growee without gaining weight?

I'm 5'3, female. I want to at at least 5'6. I'm 17 years old. Will i still grow taller? Can i take growee without gaining weight?

Unlikely to happen: At seventeen your growth centers have likely closed and you are unlikely to grow taller.If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist ; hand can be analysed for bone maturity ; tell if the growth centers remain open to new growth.Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read more

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