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How Can A Person Gain Weight
How long do side effects continue when forest starting Valprease 200 , is this similar to Lithium , will it make a person gain weight . ?
Valproic Acid: So, I think Valprease is a form of Valproic Acid, which is an anti seizure drug which can be effective for Bipolar Disorder. The side effects are completely different from lithium. Valproic Acid can adversely affect the liver, where as lithium side effects involve the kidney. Both drugs can definitely cause weight gain, which can be a huge problem. There are other side effects as well. Good luck! ...Read more
Folic acid: No.Weight loss can be achieved through excellent nutrition focused on low glycemic index foods, consistent exercise and optimising hormonal imbalance.In my practice, it is the correction of hormonal imbalance which often starts the patient achieving success in the other two areas. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: Low thyroid is very low on this list. It would have to be extremely severe. But eating fats and sugars/starch together gives you high glycemic index and calories to oot. This can do it. Any situation that increases Insulin can do this. Also, hyperadenal states can promote weight gain, but they cause Insulin resistance. ...Read more
I am naturally a small person and I was wondering if there was anything I could do to slow my metabolism to gain weight?
Slow down: You do not need to slow your metabolism just your meals. Take your time and enjoy your meals and your friends. Put away your cell and taste your food. Thank God for every bite. Look at the person you are sharing the meal with and listen wile you chew. Then you will develop as you should. There are many that are praying they had your problem. Good health ...Read more
I'm a thin person, and i eat a normal amount of food. I think my metabolism is in overdrive. Even though i exercise, i can't seem to gain weight.
How do you feel?: Talk about 'metabolism' is mostly subscientific. Are you trying to gain muscle or fat? To gain muscle, you need to do resistance training, supplementing with creatine will probably help, and your genetics determines how fast and how much you gain. You have no reason to want to gain fat. Your body will adjust to your best weight as you pursue the sports you enjoy. Most women prefer a slender man. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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