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Is apetamin good for weight gain? Im 23 , 5'1 98 lbs. i cant seem to have an appetite. I need help gaining weight

Is apetamin good for weight gain? Im 23 , 5'1 98 lbs. i cant seem to have an appetite. I need help gaining weight

Increase food&exerci: .Anecdotal evidence from my practice show a subset of people lose weight w stress. Medications like Megace (megestrol) or CTM can help if exercise and psychological evaluation and treatment if indicated do not help ...Read more

Dr. Martin Fried
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Hello doctors, i need help with gaining weight! 20yr old male 130lbs and i honestly can't gain a pound help please?

Hello doctors, i need help with gaining weight! 20yr old male 130lbs and i honestly can't gain a pound help please?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout 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, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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I'm a 16 year old girl who is 5'2 and 100 pounds and need help gaining weight?

I'm a 16 year old girl who is 5'2 and 100 pounds and need help gaining weight?

You actually do not: At 5'2" that is a healthy weight. If you want to sculpt your body shape, that should be done through exercise. By becoming physically fit, you will gain weight because muscle weighs so much more than fat, and the health benefits are enormous. If you wish a bigger bust, strengthening the pectorals major and minor are excellent. If you want a more prominent butt, exercise all of your gluteals. ...Read more

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Why am i gaining weight so fast?

Why am i gaining weight so fast?

Diet and Exercise: Look closely at your diet. 3500 calories equal 1 pound. If your drink sweet tea, soda, or juice the calories can add up very quickly. You likely only need about 1600 calories a day if trying to lose weight. Also fast food is a source of empty calories. Increase your fruits and vegetables. Decrease your sugary beverages and exercise at least 30 minutes daily and you should see great results. ...Read more

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Can gaining weight make you ugly?

If your are: Incredibly skinny - i suspect that gaining weight could give a more wholesome appearance. Beauty & ugly are in the eye of the beholder. Don't know your gender. But some prefer a rubenesque look. The emphasis on being skinny has become unhealthy in our society. By the same token, obesity rates have risen significantly in the us (esp for children). ...Read more

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Why my body is not gaining weight?

Why my body is not gaining weight?

Taking A Look At...: ..How much you eat, relative to your body's need ("bmr") for calories, will let you know if your intake is enough. For a woman, a general formula might be: 655 + (4.35 x weight in pounds) + (4.7 x height in inches) - (4.7 x age) = BMR (basal metabolic rate). Factors such as age, activity level, disease states, medical issues can affect this value..Up or down.. Too. ...Read more

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I need advice with gaining weight?

I need advice with gaining weight?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout 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, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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Why do I feel like i'm gaining weight?

Why do I feel like i'm gaining weight?

Weight is a number.: One is either gaining weight or not. Measure your weight over the course of a month. ...Read more