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How can I help my mother gain weight and muscle?

How can I help my mother gain weight and muscle?

Gaining weight: Please give a little more detail about your mother and why she needs to gain weight. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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How can I increase my weight and gain muscle?

How can I increase my  weight and gain muscle?

With hard work!: First get clearance from your family physician or geriatrician, then start exercising. There's no day like today to start! you don't need to go to the gym or buy any fancy equipment. Just try a few push ups, squats and a short walk to start. You can also curl & press cans of food and graduate up to gallons of water. Don't forget proper nutrition w/plenty of lean protein, fiber & healthy fats. ...Read more

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How to help my mom gain weight?

How to help my mom gain weight?

You can share info: W her about how to gain weight. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, . ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can gain muscle and loose fat?

Can i tell me how i can gain muscle and loose fat?

Resistance training: is the best way to build muscle. Decreased calorie intake and increased calorie expenditure . ...Read more

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How can I gain weight and increase my height?

How can I gain weight and increase my height?

Lift shoes: Once your growth plates are fused it is impossible to gain any more height. Growth plate fusion occurs in adolescence - earlier for girls than boys. As far as the weight gain goes; taking in more calories than you are expected to burn is going to cause weight gain - careful that you are making healthy choices. Also muscle weighs more than fat, so building some muscle by anaerobic wt lifting ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can lose fat and increase muscle without losing weight?

Check this: See: “bulking and cutting - a great way to gain muscle mass” at http://ezinearticles.Com/?Bulking-and-cutting---a-great-way-to-gain-muscle-mass;id=2647475. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight and put on muscle?

How can I lose weight and put on muscle?

Check this: See: “bulking and cutting - a great way to gain muscle mass” at http://ezinearticles.Com/?Bulking-and-cutting---a-great-way-to-gain-muscle-mass;id=2647475. ...Read more

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How can I help my child to lose some weight?

How can I help my child to lose some weight?

Feed less,exercise!: More physical activity is necessary, and you must make sure you do not serve high caloric meals with lmiited additional servings. That means don't make too much. Sanitize your house from having useless calorie, junk foods. And you need to set a good example. ...Read more

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How can I increase my weight and hiegt?

How can I increase my weight and hiegt?

Genetics and Height: Your height is determined by your family genetics and somewhat by your environment. There is not much you can do to increase your height and any medications out there claiming to do this are dangerous. Also while there are medications for weight gain, they also carry risks of side effects. These are typically anabolic steroids. Stay away from them if possible. For weight, eat protein and whey. ...Read more

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How can I effectively gain weight and muscles? Any tips please?

How can I effectively gain weight and muscles? Any tips please?

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 more

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How can I grow my health im 22 but still my weight 56. Tell me which product best to gain weight and health?

How can I grow my health im 22 but still my weight 56. Tell me which product best to gain weight and health?

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 more

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How can I gain my weight rapidly?

How can I gain my weight rapidly?

Eat extra 500cal/d: Whether you're trying to gain or lose weight, plan on 500cal/d, either more or less. Keep that up for 7d and you'll either gain or loss a pound. Make sure your extra calories are healthy eg lots of fruits & veggies, lean protein, healthy fats such as olive oil and/or avocados. Don't forget to exercise as you don't want to gain fat weight. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight and add muscle mass?

How can I gain weight and add muscle mass?

Gain Muscle Mass: You are what you eat. Consume more protein and add exercise and you gain muscle. Overeat carbs and fat and don't exercise and you gain fat. You should eat 1 gram of protein for every pound of ideal body weight. For instance, if your ideal body weight should be 180 pounds, then you should eat 180 grams of protein a day...As long as you don't have any kidney disease. ...Read more

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How can I gain muscle and loose fat?

How can I gain muscle and loose fat?

Weight training: Weight training will help you to gain muscle. Hopefully as you gain muscle, you will gain proportionally muscle and not fat. Cardio or aerobic exercise is helpful in burning calories to help lose fat. A combination of both is optimal to gain muscle and lose fat. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm underweight and wondering how to gain weight. How can I gain weight and gain muscle?

What to do if i'm underweight and wondering how to gain weight. How can I gain weight and gain muscle?

Fitness is the key: You want to gain muscle, not fat. You know that the "ideal weight" charts are subscience, and that many elite track-and-field athletes are "underweight". Different men gain muscle with more or less ease, but all can gain some; creatine's your best supplement, eating sensibly with enough protein is key, and resistance training daily (different parts on different days) will change your body. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can fast and lose weight without gaining it back ?

Can i tell me how i can fast and lose weight without gaining it back ?

Fasting isn't the: Way to go. If you fast, your body goes into starvation mode. It will compensate by decreasing your metabolic rate. This will lead to regain weight very fast ! ...Read more

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How can I gain weight? Im 21 years old and i my weight is 52kg, what I have to do to gain weight and what is the final weight I have to achieve?

How can I gain weight? Im 21 years old and i my weight is 52kg, what I have to do to gain weight and what is the final weight I have to achieve?

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 more

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Can you tell me how could i lose and maintain my weight in college?

Can you tell me how could i lose and maintain my weight in college?

Healthy lifestyle: Make healthy food decisions, and exercise every day. Watch the size of your portions. If you are buying your own groceries, eat a healthy breakfast and concentrate on eating low fat dairy like low fat milk and greek yogurt, eat sandwiches with whole grain bread, lean meats, less cheese, fruits and vegetables. No sugary beverages. Read NIH guide to healthy eating. http://tinyurl.com/qf7faaz ...Read more

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How can my husband and I work together to lose weight?

How can my husband and I work together to lose weight?

Keep moving around: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examples: 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

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How can I help my mother gain weight and muscle?

Gaining weight: Please give a little more detail about your mother and why she needs to gain weight. ...Read more

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Conditions would make me feel like my tshirt is a huge weight? My clothes feel heavy and I have had bone/muscle pain over 9 months. Active 26 mother

Can't say for sure.: You have felt bad for a while now. Time to see the pros! Get a full physical and appropriate testing to see what's up and you will be on your way to feeling better sooner. There is no way we can diagnose you with any certainty with the small amount of your history that can be given here and without a physical exam at least. ...Read more

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My mother is 75y old.She has been suffering from back disk since 20 yars, nothing worked. No there is a sefer pain in muscles.What to do?

Chronic back pain: Back pain has many interrelated causes. Degeneration of the intervertebral disks results from poor posture, poor diet & hydration, sedentary behaviors, and smoking. The same issues result in tight, painful muscles. Angry or sad mood can cause muscle pain to be chronic. "nothing" can't work by definition, but there are many interventions that a skilled holistic doctor could recommend for your mom. ...Read more

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My mother has developed esophagus muscle dysfunction. What is it exactly?

My mother has developed esophagus muscle dysfunction. What is it exactly?

Swallowing trouble: The muscles that wrap around the esophagus, as well as the sphincters (both upper & lower) coordinate their contractions to produce peristalsis, thereby propelling food from the back of your mouth to the stomach, & keeping that food from backing up again. There are a lot of diseases that affect the esophagus muscles--some minor (presbyesophagus) & major (like achalasia, parkinson's, scleroderma). ...Read more

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My mother is 73 she is suffering from muscle cahe all over her bony what is the remedy?

My mother is 73 she is suffering from muscle cahe all over her bony what is the remedy?

Depends on cause!: There are many different causes for this type of symptom. At age 73 it's possible that your mother's aches are due to arthritis. Sometimes, this type of symptom is caused by "statins" a class of cholesterol lowing medications. She should see a doctor. ...Read more

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My mother's front area of neck muscles (below chin)has been enlarged. How to reduce it?

My mother's front area of neck muscles (below chin)has been enlarged. How to reduce it?

Would check thyroid: Levels which could cause a goiter in her neck. Sometimes a lack of iodine in the diet can do this too. Need to see a doc. ...Read more

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My mother took a fall & couldn't get up. Tests show that she has enzymes leaking from her muscles. What does that mean?

My mother took a fall & couldn't get up. Tests show that she has enzymes leaking from her muscles. What does that mean?

Rhabdomyolysis: She has something called rhabdomyolysis. This is due to trauma to her muscles often also complicated by dehydration. Time and hydration should be adequate as treatments in most cases. ...Read more

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Hello.I wanted ask about my mother.She had a muscle injury in left shoulder, a year back. It pains a lot during seasonal changes.Can u help why is it?

Hello.I wanted ask about my mother.She had a muscle injury in left shoulder, a year back. It pains a lot during seasonal changes.Can u help why is it?

Osteoarthritis : She could develop oseoarthritis with the original injury/trauma starting the often progressive inflammitory process. The weather change - flare ups are usually caused by a change (relative change) in the ambient barometric pressure. These pressure changes are often seen with weather changes. Should be followed by a physician and may be helped with antiinflammitory medicine if tolerated. ...Read more

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My mother has discs in her back 20y ago she is 73y old.Now she has pain in her left leg muscles. Any advice?

Chronic back pain: Back pain has many interrelated causes. Degeneration of the intervertebral disks results from poor posture, poor diet & hydration, sedentary behaviors, and smoking. The same issues result in tight, painful muscles. Angry or sad mood can cause muscle pain to be chronic. "nothing" can't work by definition, but there are many interventions that a skilled holistic doctor could recommend for your mom. ...Read more

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My 73y old mother has been suffering from back discs 20y ago associated with leg pain. No she has got a very strong pain in her muscles. What to do?

Chronic back pain: Back pain has many interrelated causes. Degeneration of the intervertebral disks results from poor posture, poor diet & hydration, sedentary behaviors, and smoking. The same issues result in tight, painful muscles. Angry or sad mood can cause muscle pain to be chronic. "nothing" can't work by definition, but there are many interventions that a skilled holistic doctor could recommend for your mom. ...Read more

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My mother age -41 is suffering severe muscle pains and back pain due to spinal cord is slightly bent she approached many docters since 8 years.

My mother age -41 is suffering severe muscle pains and back pain due to spinal cord is slightly bent  she approached many docters since 8 years.

Back pain: 41 F India; suffering severe muscle pains and back pain due to spinal cord is slightly bent she approached many docters since 8 years. ANS: Sorry to hear about the suffering. What is the question? What did her X-rays show? Need many more details. i am here till 4 AM PDT and happy to answer live with 2nd opinion to help. ...Read more

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68 yr old female mother of 6 all large babies now has weak anal sphincter muscles, is it safe to take antidiarriah pills every day?

68 yr old female mother of 6 all large babies now has weak anal sphincter muscles, is it safe to take antidiarriah pills every day?

No: This is not a good solution to your anal sphincter problem. Get in for a visit with your OB GYN for evaluation. To your Best Health! Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My mother has just come off statins as she can hardly walk with muscle pain. Would coq10 help?

My mother has just come off statins as she can hardly walk with muscle pain. Would coq10 help?

Possibly: Statin drugs can definitely cause muscle pain. This occurs for multiple reasons. One mechanism is that statins reduce the endogenous production of coq10, a vital anti-oxidant and important component of energy producing processes within the mitochondria inside your cells. If you take statins you should definitely also take coq-10. ...Read more

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My mother pulled her back out, she takes Zoloft, (sertraline) is it safe to use a muscle relaxer along with Aleve?

My mother pulled her back out, she takes Zoloft, (sertraline) is it safe to use a muscle relaxer along with Aleve?

Yes: There are no problems with this combination. She would benefit more from "googling" low back exercises for strain and doing them. ...Read more

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My mother has fallen ill with apparently a fever and muscle aches all day. She has been taking naps all day. She thinks it the flu. Thoughts?

My mother has fallen ill with apparently a fever and muscle aches all day. She has been taking naps all day. She thinks it the flu. Thoughts?

Very early for flu: Likely a viral illness but bacterial infections can cause these symptoms as well If she continues to feel this way see a doctor to make sure there isn't an infectious process going on ...Read more

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My mother took synvicsone a week ago.For 4days she was alright but again her muscle below the knee got tight and is having severe pain , clotting ?

Possibly: Any swelling and aching in calves, especially without activity, makes us worry about blood clots in the leg. She should call her physician or go to er to evaluated for this immedicately. It can be dangerous. ...Read more

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My mother had intracerebral hemorrhage in 1996 (16 years ago. Her left side is getting stiff. Can you advise any medicine or treatment for her muscles?

My mother had intracerebral hemorrhage in 1996 (16 years ago. Her left side is getting stiff. Can you advise any medicine or treatment for her muscles?

Increased tone: She is likely experiencing increased tone and spasticity on the side that is opposite the intracerebral hemorrahage. Physical and occupational therapy and rehabilitation medicine are key to help to keep the muscles fluid and mobile. There are a host of medications that are designed to help with the muscle spasticity (ie. Valium, baclofen). ...Read more

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