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Ca you gain weight using weight gain pills while hiv+?

Ca you gain weight using weight gain pills while hiv+?

Sure: The real question is why you would want to. A lifestyle change is far more effective. Your muscle mass is a function of your genetics and how hard you force your muscles to work in your job or fitness regimen. Your body fat is calories in versus calories out. Many people who take protease inhibitors for HIV prefer a low body fat look because fat when present tends to distribute in odds ways. ...Read more

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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Ortho cyclen and weight gain?

Ortho cyclen and weight gain?

Weight gain: Despite the common belief, oral contraceptives do not cause weight gain. ...Read more

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Appeton gain weight safe and effective?

Appeton gain weight safe and effective?

Why do you want to?: If you are a thin person and just want to gain weight, what you want is muscle not fat. The only weigh to increase muscle tone and/or mass is with weight (resistance) training. Otherwise the weight you gain will be fat. Not good! So be delighted that you are not a part of the obesity epidemic and go a gym and get toned muscles. If there is another reason that you wish to gain weight, ask again ...Read more

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Does levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol cause weight gain?

Does levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol cause weight gain?

Depends: The dose can make a difference but over all birth control pills containing levonorgestral and ethinyl estradiol have not been shown to cause weight gain.That being said,I have had patients complain of both weight gain & weight loss with these pills.There is a tendency to start pills at the same times when weight gain frequently occurs - at the time u go off to college, marry, or after child birth. ...Read more

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Which birthcontrol cause weight gain?

Which birthcontrol cause weight gain?

Depoprovera: Most current birth control pills are low dose and cause no weight gain. Depo-provera has been shown to cause minimal weight gain(5-10 pounds in a year). The iud and barrier methods cause no weight gain. ...Read more

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How are weight gain and pregnancy weight gain distinguished from each other?

How are weight gain and pregnancy weight gain distinguished from each other?

Usually none: Weight is usually the result of calories in (food) and calories out (activity). Pregnancy does not change that, though it may result in fluid retention which temporarily adds apparent weight gain. ...Read more

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Does weight loss shakes (such as rapid weight loss diet and weight loss shakes) effect my birth control pills?

Does weight loss shakes (such as rapid weight loss diet and weight loss shakes) effect my birth control pills?

Stress: If you try to change metabolism quickly, your body gets stressed out, and your hormones follow. Aim for one or two pounds per week, slow and steady wins the race, you can download a food diary on my webpage www.Familyhealth.Pro. ...Read more

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Can duromine and yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) case weight gain?

Can duromine and yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) case weight gain?

Weight gain: Duromine is designed for weight loss. Weight gain is not listed as a potential side effect for duromine. Weight gain is a potential side effect for yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). ...Read more

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Do all contraceptives cause weight gain?

Do all contraceptives cause weight gain?

In some people: Contraceptives are hormones and have the capacity, even at their low dose, to cause weight gain in some people. This is true of all contraceptives, although in my experience depoprovera seems to cause this more often. Not all women will gain weight when taking contraceptives, most will not. An iud or condom use will not cause weight gain. ...Read more

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What's the difference between weight gain and pregnancy weight gain?

What's the difference between weight gain and pregnancy weight gain?

Growing fetus: Some weight gain in the context of pregnancy is expected and healthy. The growing baby along with bodily changes (increase in blood and fluids, placenta, etc) can account for healthy weight gain. However, pregnancy is not a free ticket to eating bad foods and eating should focus on providing you and the growing baby with proper nutrients not junk. You doctor should advise you on healthy gain. ...Read more

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Can estrogel cause weight gain?

Can estrogel cause weight gain?

Not normally: Estrogen gel is usually low dose a minimally absorbed so it should not cause weight gain the way an estrogen tablet would. ...Read more

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What are weight gaining supplements for women and/or weight gaining methods?

What are weight gaining supplements for women and/or weight gaining methods?

Fat vs fit: You may want to gain weight but not fat. Lean body mass can increase with the combination of increase caloric intake and exercise. Resistance training and weights will help you gain mass. ...Read more

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Can i gain significant weight fromzoloft?

Can i gain significant weight fromzoloft?

Possibly: Most people who take zoloft don't gain much weight, if any. 5# in a year is fairly typical. Some people do gain substantial amounts though. The only antidepressant not associated with weight gain is wellbutrin (bupropion). ...Read more

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Will you gain weight and muscle when taking cyprodine appetite enhancer?

Will you gain weight and muscle when taking cyprodine appetite enhancer?

Will: not gain muscle or weight with med. This will stimulate your appetite. You should always eat well balanced diet If you want to gain muscle increase your protein and exercise. That is the only way to build muscle. Talk to your doctor or a personal trainer to help reach your goals ...Read more

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Do pain pills contribute to weight gain?

Do pain pills contribute to weight gain?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that there would be any direct relationship between pain medication and weight gain. Anyone using pain medication for an extended period of time should be doing so under the supervision of a doctor and if there are concerns regarding side effects, this doctor should be alerted to them (weight gain however is not one that comes to mind). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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