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How Much Weight Gain Can An Ovarian Cyst Cause
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Variable: Most cysts dont weigh very much at all but the largest cyst on record was over 300 pounds. ...Read more
Increased Estrogen: Adipose tissue (fat) causes an increase in the circulation estrogen levels by converting androgen precursors into estrone. The increased estrogen level is detected by the pituitary, causing ovulation to be inhibited. That inhibition can result in an increase in the number of small cysts on the ovary - hence polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more
Weight of cyst: Volume of sphere is 4/3 X 3.1416 x r3. So 7 cm cyst has r of 3.5 which cubed is ? can't access calculator now. So 3.14 x 3.5 cubed x 4/3 is volume Say filled with H20 a density of 1- i recall. No going 2 weigh much and your scale will not detect this amt. Not the cause of your weight gain. Get app fitness pal & count calories in/out 2 find likely cause. Most likely more cal going n than out ...Read more
Can caffeine help you lose weight or does it cause weight gain? I know that it can have an effect on insulin levels.
May help a bit but:: D-Ribose can be a healthy sugar substitute but isn't a magic weight loss aid. The key to weight loss is longterm diet changes.Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp. cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like Dr. Fuhrman's diet: http://tinyurl.com/ktampgg Dr. Weil has useful info: http://tinyurl.com/m8avwzh See his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! ...Read more
Seen 30lbs, No & Yes: Have seen up to 30 lbs; elderly lady (~150 lbs usually), who had developed intense constipation+small bowel obstruction+feculent vomiting but delayed wks before asking help. Bloating=intestinal enlargement with air, no ?wt. & water, ?wt. Constipation=retained material, water+greater-density-material (50% bacteria): left over food+material body is removing (& bacteria living off/in this material). ...Read more
Depends: This is an interesting Q. Not sure any published studies or evidences about a particular number. Normal Fluctuations of weights will depends on basal metabolism rate, balance between calorie intake & expenditure, & level of physical activity. Genetic predisposition also plays a role. In my practice, I advice my patient not to gain or loose >1 lbs weekly. ...Read more
If healthy, then...: Eat more healthy calories (snacks and meals) to gain weight. Choosing foods with protein and "good" fats and oils. Avoid excess amounts of simple starches and sugars. To increase muscle mass, one has to work out against resistance (with weights). This exercise will increase daily calorie needs, so one must eat more of the healthy, balanced diet he should already be on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much weight a woman can gain while ovulating and cycle, when is this gain expected? Can clotting and heavy periods cause bloating and weight gain all the time, I just can't loss weight
Very little: Weight from hormone fluctuations during a monthly cycle can go up/down a small amount, most often right before or on the first few days of actual menstrual flow. But, this is just a small amount and is not the cause of overall difficulty losing weight. See doctor to review nutrition, exercise, other health/metabolism issues that might need intervention. ...Read more
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