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Lopressor And Weight Gain
I've been on 50 mgs lopressor 2x daily and 25mgs 1x daily of hctz for almost a year. How do you recommend tapering off. It's caused 60 lbs weight gain?
I've been on 100mgs of lopressor and 25mgs of hctz daily for almost a year and the weight gain is outrageous. Any tips on how to start weaning off?
Weight gain: You need to speak to your physician (p) about your weight gain. Are you gaining water weight, edema (e), or are you gaining fat weight? If you are gaining e, perhaps you are ingesting too much of water and/or salt. You may also be helped if you ask your p to switch your diuretic to a loop diuretic, which can mobilize e better. If it is fat weight, it is not caused by the meds you are taking. ...Read more
Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, as a component.: 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, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started working out a few weeks ago I started off at 220,After few weeks went to 216.Now after a week I am at 226.You can see the weight gain, why?
Eating more?: Weight is dependent not only on how active you are, but also what you eat. If you are exercising but also eating more, you will gain weight. Try exercising 30 min a day -- brisk walking, biking, or swimming. Also try to eat 3 sensible meals a day, with more fruits, veg; and less carbs and fat. Drink plenty of water. If you keep this up for a few weeks, you should see results. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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