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Doctor insights on: Can Drinking Electrolytes Cause Weight Gain

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Does drinking ensure help you lose weight or gain weight? I have lost my appetite recently and several people have recommended trying to drink ensure. What are the pros and cons of ensure? Will it cause weight gain? I certainly don't want to start gaining

Does drinking ensure help you lose weight or gain weight? I have lost my appetite recently and several people have recommended trying to drink ensure. What are the pros and cons of ensure? Will it cause weight gain? I certainly don't want to start gaining

Hello: Hello ensure makes a number of different products. Many of these are used after a person has had surgery, is in a debiliated state or is losing weight. They are often used as a supplement to prevent a person from losing weight and to ensure that they are getting balanced nutrition.

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


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Can drinking too much water ever be a bad thing or cause weight gain?

Can drinking too much water ever be a bad thing or cause weight gain?

Yes: In fact, you can have too much of a good thing. If you drink too much water (we are talking an immense amount) or try to hold your bladder, you can retain too much water in your body. This can cause a problem with the salt concentrations in your body which can lead to a host of problems. This can include heart problems and problems with the signals of your nerves and to your muscles.

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Can drinking beer cause weight gain?

Can drinking beer cause weight gain?

It certainly can.: Any source of calories when taken in excess can contribute to weight gain.

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Does drinking alcohol cause weight gain?

Does drinking alcohol cause weight gain?

YES: Have you ever heard of "beer belly"? Alcohol has lots of calories that your body does not need for nourishment, and it's easy to forget this when drinking. Here's an article & list: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/alcohol_and_nutrition/page3.Htm#weight the more sweet and exotic drinks are even more fattening than those listed here.

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Does drinking soy milk cause weight gain?

Does drinking soy milk cause weight gain?

Calorie economics: Soy milk does not cause weight gain anymore than other food (including regular milk). Weight gain occurs when the total calorie intake exceeds the calories consumed by the body in activities, leading to storing away of the calories. In general, calories from all food sources not used are turned to fat and stored for later use. Portion control is important. Avoid drinking too much soy milk.

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Can drinking honey and lemon in lukewarm water cause weight gain?

Can drinking honey and lemon in lukewarm water cause weight gain?

Honey: Check how much calories are you consuming from the honey. If too much calories you can gain weight.

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Will drinking soda cause weight gain if eat less calories?

Will drinking soda cause weight gain if eat less calories?

Not a good idea: You are right that drinking soda will not cause weight gain if you limit total calories for the day to keep your weight neutral, which is your basal metabolic rate plus calories used in daily activities&exercise if any but why sugar containing sodas are bad is that when you drink sodas, it causes rebound hypoglycemia and makes you hungry and you eat or drink more soda. Even the diet sodas cause obesi.

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Can creatine drinks cause weight gain or can they promote weight loss?

Can creatine drinks cause weight gain or can they promote weight loss?

No: Creatine power is a natural nutritional supplements you can drink yo gain muscle. No for loss or gain weight.

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Does energy drinks cause weight gain? I know that sugar and aspartame in them cuz weight gain, but the caffeine in them causes weight loss?

Does energy drinks cause weight gain? I know that sugar and aspartame in them cuz weight gain, but the caffeine in them causes weight loss?

No: Caffeine does not necessarily cause weight loss. Energy drinks have a lot of calories, should not be consuming unless you do significant physical activity.

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What is the most common cause Weight gain?

What is the most common cause Weight gain?

Lifestyle: Factors contribute to weight gain. Activity level and dietary input. As we mature metabolism slows down and we gain weight more easily. See doc to rule out medical causes and then a nutritionist for a safe and sensible food plan. Low carb and higher protein works well for some folks. Peace and good health.

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What can cause weight gain while taking lithium?

What can cause weight gain while taking lithium?

A number of things: Generally, lithium itself is not associated with weight gain. It could be another medication, indirect effects of the lithium on the thyroid, or a change in eating patterns from the mental illness that the lithium is treating. Please consult your MD.

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Does apri cause weight gain?

Yes: Like many oral contraceptives, Apri can cause increased weight and appetite. Discuss with pcp/gyn whether a different oc might have less effect on weight. Watch caloric intake. Drink water before meal to reach satiety more quickly. Exercise 20-30 minutes daily to counter added weight.

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Can stress cause weight gain?

Can stress cause weight gain?

Stress leads to +lbs: Stress leads to a number of various changes in the body that can cause weight gain. Stress increases cortisol levels which can increase the amount of weight around the waistline. Also, most people eat poorly under stress which increases weight. Stress also causes insomnia which often leads to overeating during the day.

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Can biotin cause weight gain?

Can biotin cause weight gain?

Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of biotin causing weight gain. Haven't heard of any of the common over-the-counter vitamins causing weight gain.

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Can stress cause weight gain?

Can stress cause weight gain?

Stress: Absolutely! . Food can be resorted to, to calm self & provide comfort under stress.

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Can codeine cause weight gain?

Can codeine cause weight gain?

Very rare.: Not much more to say. All medications have side effects but weight gain is listed as very rare for codeine. If you experience weight gain with no other changes is medications or lifestyle then this may be a side effect and should be discussed with you physician.

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Can dilaudid cause weight gain?

Can dilaudid cause weight gain?

Yes: Weight gain can be a side effect for dilaudid.

Dr. Frank Holmes
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Electrolytes (Definition)

Electrolytes are substances like sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, hydrogen, ...Read more