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What causes really rapid weight gain?

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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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Rapid Weight Gain (Definition)

Most women wonder what the ideal amount of weight gain is during pregnancy. The recommended weight gain during pregnancy is generally somewhere between 25 and 35 pounds. The recommended weight gain but it will depend on your weight before pregnancy and other factors that your health care provider will discuss with you. Wherever your starting weight stands, you should not go on a diet, nor should you eat for two or more during your pregnancy. Too little and too much weight gain can lead to problems for both you and the baby in the months ahead. Eating the right foods is much more important than just eating a lot. (See ...Read more


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What should I do for rapid weight gain?

See doctor: Unless you change your eating habits or activity from stress or other reason, you need to see doctor for blood test for rapid wt gain- metabolism problem. ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain in the last few months?

Need more : Information. How much weight did you gain. What is your height and weight. Any change in activity? ...Read more

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What can I do for safe rapid weight gain ?

You weight what?: 1 kg = 2.2 pounds. You would have to be as tiny as a premature baby to only weigh 1 kg. It would be best to work with a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Why is rapid weight gain/loss yo yo dangerous?

Why is rapid weight gain/loss yo yo dangerous?

Lose muscle/gain fat: First, some weight variation is normal, particularly for women with working ovaries. Varying weights within a 10 pound range is not alarming. More than this, however, and it is likely that a person is losing mainly muscle and gaining mostly fat. With each cycle, the metabolism slows a little bit more making it likely the person doesn't get as low as before, and goes up a little higher each time. ...Read more

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What is considered rapid weight gain...I have gained 12 lbs since 7/1/15 .

What is considered rapid weight gain...I have gained 12 lbs since 7/1/15 .

12 pounds in 8 weeks: Rapidness is in the eye of the beholder, but 12 pounds in 8 weeks does sound rapid... unless a person is pregnant and growing large. Otherwise, if one doesn't have a good reason for the weight gain (such as eating extra food every day, such as 2 extra Häagen-Dazs ice cream bars a day), one can see her primary care doctor to find out why her weight is rising. ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain over the last couple weeks. How do you tell if it's fluid ?

Rapid weight gain over the last couple weeks. How do you tell if it's fluid ?

Go see your doc...: Rapid weight gain is best assessed by your doctor who could determine if this is because of retained fluid due to an endocrine (thyroid/adrenal glands), kidney or cardiac problem, or simply because of increased calories.Your doc would ask pertinent questions and perform a physical examination. Shortness of breath, swelling of your legs, feet, abdomen or around the eyes may suggest fluid retention. ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain in one month went from a size 16 to a size 22 what could be causing this rapid weight change???

Stopped growing up?: There are a lot of potential reasons. Did you quit smoking, stop exercising, learn to cook, or is there any chance that you are pregnant? At 19 most women have stopped gaining height, and also transition away from parental control of what they eat, and the combination can be deadly to weight. Try to exercise every day and eat simple healthy foods instead of fast food or pre-packaged foods. ...Read more

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Can a short and rapid weight gain (27 pounds in 3 months) cause any later complications if you diet back to original weight afterwards?

Can a short and rapid weight gain (27 pounds in  3 months) cause any later complications if you diet back to original weight afterwards?

Should not: Have any residual effects if you work your way back to your normal weight. Only question is how you gained the weight. If it was from poor diet etc. should not be an issue. If not sure why you gained weight. You may need further work up ...Read more

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What physical side effects of rapid weight gain are there?

Many: Eventually: diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, orthopedic problems, falls and accidents, infertility, poor self image and occ depression, cardiovascular disease, sleep disorders, heart attacks, strokes, etc. The list is longer, but i think you've got the idea already. ...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