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Can a benign adrenal tumor cause weight gain?

Can a benign adrenal tumor cause weight gain?

Yes: A benign adrenal tumor means that it is not cancerous but that doesn't mean that it can't be a functioning tumor, that is, it can still produce excess hormone. If the excess hormone is cortisol, you can gain weight. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Orr
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Adrenal Tumor (Definition)

The adrenal gland has a medullary center producing adrenaline like products and a cortex producing cortisone. Majority of lesions are asymptomatic represented by small adenomas that usually can be left behind. Cortical lesions can present as large pheochromocytomas that may be functional with severe hypertenision. Cortical tumors may ...Read more


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Can royal jelly cause weight gain?

Can royal jelly cause weight gain?

Possible if endolged: Royal Jelly does contain sugar. Anything in moderation is fine. However, the excess intake of sugar can cause weight gain. ...Read more

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Does diet soda cause weight gain? How?

Does diet soda cause weight gain? How?

Mostly NO: I see many people who take in over 500 calories a day in just soda. NOT taking that much in helps. On the other hand, The New York Times science analysis reviewed diet soda components in the medical literature and found that the expectation of calories when you drink makes you hungry if you don't get any sugar. You'd still have to eat to gain weight though ...Read more

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Does diet soda really cause weight gain?

Does diet soda really cause weight gain?

Yes, possibly.: Some give one a sense of increased appetite. More so if they have some sugar, or fructose and/or sucrose in them ...Read more

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Can diet soda directly cause weight gain?

Can diet soda directly cause weight gain?

Usually not: Diet soda contains other forms of sugar which can impact Insulin metabolisum making weight loss more difficult. ...Read more

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Can smoking cause weight gain in some people?

Can smoking cause weight gain in some people?

Not directly : Hi. While smoking will ruin perfectly good health in countless ways, it contains no calories, and doesn't cause weight gain. In fact, most smokers can expect to gain a little weight when they QUIT and start remembering what a mouth is for: eating, breathing, & kissing. ...Read more

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Why do some anti depressants cause weight gain?

These are some reaso: There may be few of reason why patients gain weight on antidepressants 1as depression symptoms improve patients start eating more and weight gain 2some antidepressants cause increase in appetite. ...Read more

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Are there any anti-depressants that do not cause weight gain?

Are there any anti-depressants that do not cause weight gain?

For some.: Everyone is different. One person may gain weight on a particular antidepressant and another person may actually lose weight. That being said, of the antidepressants wellbutrin (bupropion) likely is the most weight friendly. There is an maoi patch called Emsam that is very weight friendly also. ...Read more

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What is the best mood stabilizer that doesn't cause weight gain?

What is the best mood stabilizer that doesn't cause weight gain?

Mood stabilizer: At the right therapeutic dose , topamax along with Abilify (aripiprazole) seems to work the best, at least in my experience. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight from a medication that causes weight gain.?

To lose weight:: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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Can a high level of dhea cause weight gain in the abd area? Dhea level 650. Thanks

Can a high level of dhea cause weight gain in the abd area? Dhea level 650. Thanks

Not really an: Association. It's more likely that the cause of your elevated DHEA levels is responsible but still very well could be unrelated. To be able to better guide you, it would help to understand why a DHEA level was checked, like for an eval for PCOS or too much body hair(hirsuitism) or male pattern baldness in a women? ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause weight gain?

Can acid reflux cause weight gain?

Obesity causes it: Obesity often causes gastric reflux. This is due to high pressure in the abdomen (like a pregnant person). But, reflux doesn't cause obesity. ...Read more

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Does not sleeping enough cause weight gain?

Yes: Lack of appropriate sleep in some studies has been linked to weight gain. Here is a source: http://www.Webmd.Com/sleep-disorders/excessive-sleepiness-10/lack-of-sleep-weight-gain. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more