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Doctor insights on: Increased Weight Gain Cause Dry Heaves

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Whadidiseases or illness can cause excessive weight gain and increased appetite?

Whadidiseases or illness can cause excessive weight gain and increased appetite?

Diabetes: Diabetes also causes excessive thirst, lots of trips to the toilet to pee particularly at night. Go to the doctor, make an appointment for early in the day, don't eat any breakfast and let him or her know you want your blood glucose level tested and to know your hemoglobin a1c. These are the test needed to establish a diagnosis. Diabetes is a very treatable disease, catch it early. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Why does cushing's cause weight gain even though increased cortisol promotes lypolysis?

Why does cushing's cause weight gain even though increased cortisol promotes lypolysis?

Cortisol: Cortisol does a lot of things; it is not simply lipolytic, like epinephrine. It also stimulates lipogenesis and adipogenesis, especially in abdominal regions. It promotes muscle wasting. And then insulin resistance, diabetes, thin skin, etc. Cushings typically causes more of a redistribution of fat along with muscle wasting, giving the appearance of obesity, along with some weight gain. ...Read more

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Does Lithium's side effect "weight gain" appears because of increased appetite that Lithium causes, or it comes by some other mechanism?

Does Lithium's side effect "weight gain" appears because of increased appetite that Lithium causes, or it comes by some other mechanism?

Lithium: Increased thirst leading to consumption of high calorie drinks has been implicated in weight gain from lithium. Lithium caused hypothyroidism is another possible factor. Blood tests including thyroid levels should be done periodically while taking lithium. People taking lithium require careful medical supervision. ...Read more

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Does loratadine (claritin) cause weight gain or increased appetite?

Does loratadine (claritin) cause weight gain or increased appetite?

Perhaps: I have never seen weight gain in patients using this which is a weak anti- histamine; however, anti-histamines in general can lead to increased appetite and weight gain. ...Read more

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1 why does seroquel (quetiapine) cause food craving? 2 to what extent? 3 what is the solution for weight gain and increased appetite while on seroquel (quetiapine)?

1 why does seroquel (quetiapine) cause food craving? 2   to what extent? 3 what is the solution for weight gain and increased appetite while on seroquel (quetiapine)?

Antihisatmine: Seroquel or quetiapine exerts its main effects via the blockage of Dopamine receptors. A common side effect is weight gain and food craving which occurs secondarily to the blockage of histamine receptors. Unfortunately, little can be done to combat the weight gain aside from dietary modification. There are alternative antidepressants that cause less weight gain. Ask your doctor about these. ...Read more

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Can probiotics cause weight gain? Increased from 30 to 50 cfu due to stomach issues 3 wks ago and gained weight.

Can probiotics cause weight gain? Increased from 30 to 50 cfu due to stomach issues 3 wks ago and gained weight.

Weight gain: What is your height and weight? How much overweight are you? What are the stomach issues? For now you should see both your Primary doctor and a Psychologist! Hope all goes well! Please keep me posted! ...Read more