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Dr. Martin Fried
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Gaining Weight (Definition)

An increase in a person's weight over ...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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Losing weight cause of leukocoria. How to gain weight again?

Losing weight cause of leukocoria. How to gain weight again?

Discuss w your Dr.: 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. ...Read more

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What level of difficulty is gaining 2 pounds of muscle?

What level of difficulty is gaining 2 pounds of muscle?

Will take...: At best, doing total 4-limb resistance exercise, one month, and faster during the second month-3-4lbs. Cellular hypertrophy does not even begin before two weeks! ...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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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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Ways of loosing weight?

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Ways of loosing weight?

Diet and exercise: To lose fat/weight in general, it comes down to diet and exercise. Keep a food journal so you can document when and where you may be overeating, and join a community program that encourages physical activity. ...Read more

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Breast far apart no cleavage and after weight loss loss of upper pole fullness.can gaining weight reverse this?any treatment age 23

Breast far apart no cleavage  and after weight loss loss of upper pole fullness.can gaining weight reverse this?any treatment age 23

None recommended: Trying to gain weight to get full breasts is a bad idea. You are likely to get fat without fuller breasts. If you must, you may consider getting a breast implant. I am not recommending it, jut informing you of the option. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is rapid weight gain or slow weight gain better for Anorexic recovery? Current BMI at 17.7. Had BMI of 15 around early March...

Slow and steady: It sounds like you are making good progress. Slow weight gain will not tax your body and is more likely,to become a healthy way,of,eating. Rapid weight gain is more likely to overly tax your,body,which can be dangerous. Manage your exercise as well. Keep it moderate if you have been exercising. It is important to be followed by your doc, a nutritionist, and,therapist during,this process. ...Read more

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Constant headache, lack of sleep, loss of appetite, weight gain ?

Constant headache, lack of sleep, loss of appetite, weight gain

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These are symptoms: of depression, but could be caused by a myriad of physical conditions, which need to be addressed and eliminated first. Start with a visit to your MD, then after that, follow his/her recommendations for further care. You're 16. This is an age of great turmoil--socially, academically, personally. You might need some support to get through it. Hang in there--all adults have done this. ...Read more

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Why has my body weight increased in spite of following daily weight loss workouts?

Why has my body weight increased in spite of following daily weight loss workouts?

This is frustrating: This can be frustrating. The most important thing to do is expand how you measure success of your workouts. The other measures of success include how you feel, how your clothes fit, a sense of accomplishment, what friends say, etc. Your weight may be increasing because of increased fluid retention by sore muscles. Keep up the good work, don't get frustrated, and you will see results. ...Read more

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Whts an average weight of new born low weight indicates what?

Whts an average weight of new born low weight indicates what?

7 - 7.5 lbs: The average birthweight is 7-7.5 lbs; less than 5.5 lbs is low birth weight. This can indicate a number of problems, from prematurity, to smoking during pregnancy, poor nutrition during pregnancy, or a number of other problems. ...Read more

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What physical side effects of rapid weight gain are there?

What physical side effects of rapid weight gain are there?

Many: Eventually: diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, orthopedic problems, falls and accidents, infertility, poor self image and occ depression, cardiovascular disease, sleep disorders, heart attacks, strokes, etc. The list is longer, but i think you've got the idea already. ...Read more

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What are the ways that people recover from anorexia without gaining weight, or minimizing weight gain?

What are the ways that people recover from anorexia without gaining weight, or minimizing weight gain?

Not really: Weight restoration, while not everything, is the first, critical step towards recovery. No psychological processing/healing is possible if a patient remains underweight and the brain malnourished. ...Read more

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What causes weight gain?

What causes weight gain?

Many factors: There are several reasons for weight gain. It can be as simple as eating too many calories, or eating the wrong calories, or not getting enough exercise. You will gain weight when you take in more calories than your body burns each day. There are also medical conditions and hormone imbalances which cause weight gain, and medications with side effects of weight gain. ...Read more

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What are the chances of gaining weight with nexplanon?

What are the chances of gaining weight with nexplanon?

13.7%: That is the percentage provided by the company to the fda when seeking approval for nexplanon. ...Read more