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How Can I Help My Son Gain Weight
Weight gain: You son can gain weight by 3 methods. He could be gaining weight to increased fat production due to ingesting too many calories. He could also gain weight due to muscle (m) formation due to his exercising and increasing his m mass. He could also be forming edema, water, that would increase his weight. A pound (p) of water weighs the same as a p of fat or muscle. Which do you think is the cause? ...Read more
My 5 yrs old son he tempetature was high he was hot in the nite and he doesn't eat much and does not gain weight. Wht must i do?
Elevated temp: Your child needs a complete exam including blood work to determine the cause of his elevated temp. ...Read more
My son is 16 &138lbs at 5 "11" he wants to gain weight & i was wondering if drinking 2 ensures a day will help and is it a safe method?
My son is 17 years old and he has not gained weight in years he is losing 2 to 3 pounds a month is this normal he eats well and is healthy?
My son is 14 and currently about 6'0 - 6'1 and weighs 165. Last year he didn't grow any or gain/lose any weight according to his physical. The year prior he grew 4 inches. Should I be worried he didn't grow this past year? Does that mean he is done growin
Likely done growing.: Some boys start puberty early and complete most of their growth by age 14. Other signs to confirm this would be signs of facial hair and need to shave and genital hair extending to upper thighs and mid-abdomen. Usually there is weight loss or fatigue, cold intolerance, dry skin if he had a health condition that would halt normal growth. He is likely taller than his classmates. ...Read more
I would like to know how much exercise is to much? I currently work out 5 days a week for abour 2 hours. I am trying to lose my baby weight I have 2 children 2 and 4yrs and with my son i gained 60+ pounds. I've lost about 55 pounds so far. But im trying t
Keep up : Your good work. You are doing just fine. ...Read more