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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in a person's body weight. Weight gain can be normal or abnormal, depending on what a person ...Read more


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Can amlodipine besylate cause weight gain?

Can amlodipine besylate cause weight gain?

Norvasc and weight: Amlodipine can cause formation of edema, which is a common side effect. The edema can cause a person to gain weight, as a pound of water weights the same as a pound of muscle or fat. Patients that gain edema fluid, do not feel tightness of their clothes at their waists. Ask the physician if this is the case in the person you are asking about. ...Read more

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What causes weight gain?

What causes weight gain?

Excess food: The short answer is, when caloric intake exceeds caloric expenditure. In other words, eating more food than is needed. Rarely, very rarely, it may be due to metabolic defects, . ...Read more

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Can iuds cause weight gain? And if so, what's the best way to keep the weight off?

Can iuds cause weight gain? And if so, what's the best way to keep the weight off?

In some women: Progesterone iud's can cause weight gain and also copper iud's. The best way to prevent weight gain is to eat 6 equal healthy meals with 6 servings of fresh vegetables and one apple each day, moderate exercise through the day ( try pretend jump roping for 1 minute at a time or more up to 60 minutes in 24 hours, sleep 7-8 hours, and manage stress skillfully. Added zinc might help with cu iud. ...Read more

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Can antidepressants cause weight gain?

Can antidepressants cause weight gain?

Some do: Many do, but not all. Additionally, if depression caused loss of appetite, one might gain weight having improved. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Amlodipine Besylate (Definition)

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Norvasc (Definition)

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