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Dr. Martin Fried
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Gaining Weight (Definition)

An increase in a person's weight over ...Read more


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Rapid weight gain during early pregnancy?

Rapid weight gain during early pregnancy?

D/w ob-gyn: You should d/w your ob-gyn what is appropriate wt gain for you. Women who are thinner to begin with are expected to gain more wt than women who are overweight or obese when they become pregnant. ...Read more

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Do women gain weight during ovulation?

Do women gain weight during ovulation?

No: No evidence that weight gain takes place during ovulation. Possible temporary increase of 1-2lbs due to water retention, that is lost later in the cycle. ...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 is normal weight gain during pregnancy if overweight?

What is normal weight gain during pregnancy if overweight?

Depends: On how much you weigh, 25-30 would be average but some of my obese pts sometimes do not gain much at all 10-15 lbs which is fine as long as the baby is growing. ...Read more

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How much weight gain during pregnancy is normal?

How much weight gain during pregnancy is normal?

25-35 lbs: If u gain less as long as the baby is growing normally that is fine, if u gain more - that can lead to macrosomia so harder to push out and more chance of a c- section, diabetes, elevated BP and harder to lose after. ...Read more

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Does weight gain happen during puberty?

Does weight gain happen during puberty?

Puberty: Yes but you are old enough to be getting out of puberty and you need to optimize your eating habits. Exercise would also be a good idea. ...Read more

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Can you gain weight during ovulation?

Would not anticipate: A significant weight gain. Would anticipate that if you did gain weight it would likely be transient. ...Read more

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Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Sometimes, yes: Weight gain is a factor of declining estrogen ovarian production, decreased thyroid hormone production and metabolism, and estrogen conversion of androstendione to estrone from peripheral fat storage. Caloric restriction, and exercise is tantamount to reducing weight gain during this transition to menopause. ...Read more

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Missed period cramping in back not pregnant stomach weight gain?

Missed period cramping in back not pregnant stomach weight gain?

Anovulatory cycle?: You are probably about to have your period late because of hormonal shifts from stress. ...Read more

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Missed 2 periods,gained weight despite diet&exercise,few spotting on 3rd month,is this period?still bloated&weight gain& muscle pain (-ve pregnancy)

Missed 2 periods,gained weight despite diet&exercise,few spotting on 3rd month,is this period?still bloated&weight gain& muscle pain
(-ve pregnancy)

Probably: If the pregnancy test is negative then the bleeding probably represents a period - an abnormal one. Since you have missed 2 periods and the 3rd one is abnormal I would recommend seeing your doctor to have your hormones checked and an exam. ...Read more

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How to control gaining so mucb weight during pregnancy?

How to control gaining so mucb weight during pregnancy?

Consult: See your doctor for a full check up. They can check your BMI/Height/Weight and make appropriate recommendations based on that. Provided you are having a regular diet with exercise you will likely gain appropriate weight and your doctor can intervene if you are underweight. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where would i gain weight during pms?

Where would i gain weight during pms?

Fluid Retention: Fluid weight can be distributed in many areas of the body. Women may experience swelling &/or pain of their breasts. They may also have abdominal bloating. Some women even find that their rings or their shoes may fit tightly. The body diures off the extra fluids. ...Read more

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Gaining weight Irregular periods ?

Gaining weight
Irregular periods

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Irregular periods: A very common GYN complaint and may be caused by problems local to the reproductive system or general a systemic problem including stress & medications. To intuitively connect that with weight gain is interesting and this may be related to one of the syndromes associated with menstrual irregularity. Start a healthy lifestyle, keep menstrual record and consult a GYN . Take care ...Read more

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How much weight should I gain during pregnancy?

How much weight should I gain during pregnancy?

Pregnancy weight gain: The general recommendation for weight gain during pregnancy ranges from 25 to 35 pounds. However, it is acceptable for underweight women to gain more and for overweight women to gain less. A well balanced diet with about 2200 to 2900 calories each day - depending on the weight of the woman - is the appropriate caloric intake for most pregnant women. ...Read more

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How much weight should I gain during pregnancy?

How much weight should I gain during pregnancy?

Average is 25-35 lbs: But if you gain less and your baby is growing normally that is fine, i never worry about low weight gain in my pts., as long as the baby is growing normally. Many pts have trouble with too much wt gain. And at your age do not go past your due date, new studies show ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks. Too many things can happen that could have been avoided when u go past your due date! ...Read more

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Weigh four pounds heavier in 3 days. Breasts feel watery. Is weight gain due to peeiod starting tomorrow. Never put this much weight on before?

Weigh four pounds heavier in 3 days. Breasts feel watery. Is weight gain due to peeiod starting tomorrow.  Never put this much weight on before?

It is easy for: Weight to fluctuate this much without any medical issues. But, retention of fluid associated with period is very common. It will normally diurese after your period starts. ...Read more

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When will I start gaining weight in pregnancy?

When will I start gaining weight in pregnancy?

Varies: Most women gain little to no wt in first trimester, (13 weeks) and start to gain about 1/2 lb/wk till last 4-6 weeks when baby can gain as much as a lb a week. ...Read more

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