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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Weight Gain When Exercising

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Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Yes: Yes of course... If you stop exercising and take in more calories than you are expending (now that you have stopped aerobically exersising) than weight gain is a definite possibility (unless u began dieting seriously @ similar time). Best of luck! ...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


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I am on remeron (mirtazapine).I find it great but for weight gain despite exercising and dieting. Is there a different medthats as good and does not cause weight?

I am on remeron (mirtazapine).I find it great but for weight gain despite exercising and dieting. Is there a different medthats as good and does not cause weight?

Remeron (mirtazapine) weight gain: Minimal activity at histamine and 5HT2c receptor is desirable to minimize weight gain. There is a relatively new atypical antipsychotic that may work. It's called Latuda (lurasidone) (Lurasidone). Ability is also considered to be weight neutral but many find it is not as effective as Latuda (lurasidone) ...Read more

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Which of the following causes weight gain, lexapro remeron lyrica (pregabalin) or amityripiline despite exercising and dieting. Many thanks?

Which of the following causes weight gain, lexapro remeron lyrica (pregabalin) or amityripiline despite exercising and dieting. Many thanks?

Weight gain: Can be a side effect from any of these meds, but remeron (mirtazapine) causes more patients to gain more weight than the others, with amitriptyline also being more notorious for weight gain.
This is not to say that remeron (mirtazapine) or amitriptyline causes weight gain in everyone or that the others won’t cause these side effects. Depression, and other meds, can also cause folks to have difficulty with weight gain. ...Read more

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I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) and remeron for G A D.I have put gained 2 stone in weight despite exercising. How can I watch my weight or does these cause weight gain?

I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) and remeron for G A D.I have put gained 2 stone in weight despite exercising. How can I watch my weight or does these cause weight gain?

Side effects: You are right. Unfortunately both medications, most of all the Remeron (mirtazapine) (Mirtazepine) are known for undesirable tendency to gain weight as a side effect. Diet and exercising might work, but sometimes they don't. It is more likely if a nutritionist provides some guidelines. On the other hand, depending on the nature and severity of your condition, your doctor might offer alterntive & effective meds. ...Read more

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Will fibroids cause weight gain in belly area. I have 4 small ones but no pain I'm 36.I just have constipation and heavy feeling. I like exercising.

Will fibroids cause weight gain in belly area. I have 4 small ones but no pain I'm 36.I just have constipation and heavy feeling. I like exercising.

No: Small fibroids should not be caudong weight gain drink a lot of fluids and take stool softeners to help with constipation. Continue with exercise speciallu aerobic. Check your thyroid status too, low levels can cause weight gain. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat after you workout at night at 7 or 8? or will this cause weight gain?

Is it bad to eat after you workout at night at 7 or 8? or will this cause weight gain?

Exercise and weight: The issue on weight gain/loss is defined by this equation:
Weight = calories eaten- calories burned.

Very simple in concept difficult in execution. ...Read more

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How much time of exercising and eating loads before weight gain?

Tricky: Women don't necessarily get much increase in muscle mass. Sorry.
Muscle tone changes in 2 weeks.
If there is gain in muscle size, it STARTS at about 1-2 months. ...Read more

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What if your period last month was 3 days early? I'm always 28days. No birth controI was not under any stress no exercising no weight gain or anything.

What if your period last month was 3 days early? I'm always 28days. No birth controI was not under any stress no exercising no weight gain or anything.

Still ok: It sounds like you have read up on menstrual irregularity and know that stress and other factors can affect it. Sometimes the cause can not be known or recognized. .. your body is simply reacting to something. But it truly is not something to worry about...a period coming 3 days early when nothing else seems to be wrong does not indicate a disease or dysfunction. It is normal. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain. Not pregnant. Drinking a lot of coffee not eating a lot. Not really exercising Could it be from coffee or medicine? Was 130 now 140

Rapid weight gain. Not pregnant. Drinking a lot of coffee not eating a lot. Not really exercising Could it be from coffee or medicine? Was 130 now 140

Possibly: Many "coffee" drinks contain an enormous amount of sugar and calories. There are many potential causes including a medical condition such as a thyroid problem, a problem with fluid retention, and other medical problems; or your calorie intake has really began to over take your calories burned. Getting a good medical check up can be a good ace to start. ...Read more

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F T3 (liothyronine) - 2.76pg/mL 2.60 - 5.40; F T4 - 1, 22 ng/dL 0.82 - 1.50; TSH - 0, 99? UI/mL 0.25 - 5.00, Low BG, weight gain, BG drops exercising, post workout ill?

Complicated.: Several possibilities. Why on metformin? Dizzy-low BP? CT scan of what? Show anything? 4 hr. GTT with Insulin levels, ACTH, 24 hr. urine cortisol, may help define. Could have hypopituitarism. Rapid GI transit possible. Antispasmodic [Bentyl or similar] may help. ...Read more

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Sudden weight gain around lower abdomen, haven't had a period for 8 weeks. I am not pregnant. Put on 12kgs despite eating very healthy and exercising.

Sudden weight gain around lower abdomen, haven't had a period for 8 weeks. I am not pregnant. Put on 12kgs despite eating very healthy and exercising.

See a physician: More information is needed. You should make an appointment with a physician for a full history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Missed 2 period (not pregnant), gained weight despite eating less&exercising more, abs bloat, is the weight gain due to missed periods (temporary&will go?

Missed 2 period (not pregnant), gained weight despite eating less&exercising more, abs bloat, is the weight gain due to missed periods (temporary&will go?

Discuss Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) w MD: The missed periods, bloating and weight gain may be related to the birth control pill and hormone imbalance. Please discuss with your GYN as there may be a pill or dosage better tolerated by you. In the meantime adding a good B complex vitamin, enhancing your intake of deep green leafy vegetables, possibly a probiotic - all directed at enhancing exogenous oral hormone metabolism may be helpful. ...Read more

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What could be causes of weight gain after getting off birth control? I Gained 20 lbs in 4 months. My Thyroid results came back normal

What could be causes of weight gain after getting off birth control? I Gained 20 lbs in 4 months. My Thyroid results came back normal

Weight gain: You MUST contact your doctor (presume Gynecologist) and you will be helped for weight loss. The doctor will start this, and the dietitian will help you through.

Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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What causes weight gain?

What causes weight gain?

Many factors: There are several reasons for weight gain. It can be as simple as eating too many calories, or eating the wrong calories, or not getting enough exercise. You will gain weight when you take in more calories than your body burns each day. There are also medical conditions and hormone imbalances which cause weight gain, and medications with side effects of weight gain. ...Read more

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Can diet sodas cause weight gain?

Can diet sodas cause weight gain?

Yes they do: A perdue university study found that diet sodas may be linked to many health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease. One large study found that people who drank artificial sweetened soda were more likely to gain weight and develop metabolic syndrome, diabetes and heart disease. This include drinks containing aspartame, sucralose, and sacharin. ...Read more

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What causes really rapid weight gain?

Many reasons: 1- type of food and it is amount 2-lack of activities 3- hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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Can medicines cause extreme weight gain?

Can medicines cause extreme weight gain?

Steroids mostly: Steroids (prednisone, decadron, (dexamethasone) etc) can cause rapid increase in weight due to increased hunger. Some antidepressants cause mild increase in weight. Basic testing by your doctor might also check for deficiencies in thyroid, iron, b-12, as metabolic causes for weight gain. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can weight gain cause your neck to darken?

Yes: Overweight individuals have a higher incidence of a dermatologic condition called acanthosis nigricans. This causes darkening of skin certain areas including the neck. Treatment options include weight loss and bleaching creams. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden excessive weight gain?

What can cause sudden excessive weight gain?

Weight gain: This is a great article about reasons for unintentional weight gain:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003084.htm ...Read more

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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. ...Read more