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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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Is weight gain associated with arimidex (anastrozole)? I am a breast cancer patient &will on the drug.

Is weight gain associated with arimidex (anastrozole)? I am a breast cancer patient &will on the drug.

Yes, but minimal: There has been some reported weight gain with endocrine therapy. This emphasizes the importance of exercise in the breast cancer 'survivor' population. 20 minutes of purposeful exercise, three days per week will decrease recurrence rates. Wait control, a healthy diet and alcohol in moderation are patient controllable factors related to survival. ...Read more

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Plz tell me about weight gain.

Plz tell me about weight gain.

Calories: Weight gain, in the simplest terms, is taking in more calories than you expend. The ways to battle it are to diet (take in fewer calories) and exercise (to expend more calories). ...Read more

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What pills to take for weight gain?

Proper diet: A proper diet can do more for you than pills. Consult a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight gain rate?

For Whom?What is BMI: We need more information as to how old the oerson is, what is weight and height&bmi.And and other coexisting conditions and why and how much weight one needs to gain over how long a oeriod. ...Read more

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Does consuming pepsi helps in weight gain?

Does consuming pepsi helps in weight gain?

Yes, but not in a: Good way. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. ...Read more

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The best way to avoid weight gain this christmas?

The best way to avoid weight gain this christmas?

Control portions.: There's going to be a lot of great, caloric foods around at Christmastime, and you're going to want to eat them. EVERYBODY is going to want to eat them. And you can, just this once, as long as you watch your portions. Have a little sampling of all the delicacies and your weight will not be affected too much by the holiday. ...Read more

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What to do if i feel rubbish about my weight gain?

Is your weight: unhealthy? If yes, Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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I am experiencing weight gain. What could be causing it?

Many causes.: Weight gain can be caused by a multitude of reasons. Medications such as some antidepressants and hormone replacement can cause weight gain. Smoking cessation and sedentary lifestyle are also culprits. More serious reasons can include hypothyroidism, diabetes, renal failure or congestive heart failure. A simple visit to your doctor and lab tests should be able to diagnose these conditions. ...Read more