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Gaining Weight Fast For No Reason
Two possibilities: First reason may be from fluid or salt and water retention from an increase in salt and water. Diuretics may also cause swelling. Heart and kidney trouble may be a concern. Associated shortness of breath; prompt medical need is indicated. Also excess calories or combined excess calories and reduced physical activity could cause excess weight gain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking depo shot & breast feeding but not gaining any weight..just losing weight pretty fast.. any options on what to do to stop losing weight & gain?
Fast isn't Best.: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any cheap and fast weight loss pills I've been excercising but still gain weight. Im looking to loose 25 lbs pretty quickly what can I do.?
Food & thyroid check: You may be eating healthy but still eating too much. Check your portion size, particularly portions of high carb fruits and veggies. Drink adequate water to burn fat. Muscle is heavier than fat, so you may have extra weight by fat conversion. Have your thyroid tested and be sure your TSH is less than 3.0 for optional thyroid function in your body. ...Read more
At 169cm, 54kg, I've trouble to gain weight. I hv normal food consumption n still struggling to reach ideal weight. Is there any shortcut for it?
Sounds okay to me!: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment; even the body mass index was never intended for individuals, and the new studies show "overweight" healthier with fewer deaths from each category. Your best weight is what looks and feels best to you while you can keep up with peers at the fitness activities you enjoy. And many women love a slim slim, "ripped" man. ...Read more
No matter what im not reducing weight..i tried dieting,but no.exercise ,no...my age 20...weight is 70..i need to loose weight quickly.
Doctor can evaluate: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he DOES NOT eat or drink back more calories than used, after the activity. If walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take multiple trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. ...Read more
How can I lose weight quick because I gained weight so quick. Is there any specific food to make us lose weight quickly?
Rapid weight loss: Rapid changes in weight, either up or down, is not good for your metabolism. The best way to lose weight is to eat smaller portions of healthy foods, drink plenty of water and adopt a sensible exercise plan. A goal of one pound weight loss per month would be a healthy start. ...Read more
No.....: Short of cutting off your arm, there are no safe ways to lose weight rapidly at your age. Rapid weight loss usually means you dehydrate yourself, and this can lead to passing out, heart problems, digetive problems...The list goes on. Ask yourself why you really need to lose rapidly - who or what is so important that you would risk your life. Then, is that worth it? My guess is no! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overeating: You can maintain or loose weight while breast feeding if you eat a balanced diet & consume a calorie load based on your pre-pregnancy weight. Do not eat for two.You are more likely to over do it. Take pre-natal vitamins and plenty of fluids. The breast will figure out what baby needs and take that from your body. ...Read more
Sure, but...: The medications generally available for weight loss must be considered with extreme caution. They traditionally have been linked to heart disease, heart attack, heart valve defects and pulmonary hypertension. Educate yourself about the risks and have a good conversation with your regular doctor. Try more conservative measures first. Consult with a Dietitian. Exercise. Do it right!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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