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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Slow Weight Gain (Overview)

Weight should stay at around the same percentiles with increasing age. When it stalls or falls to a lower percentile it is considered slow weight gain and at the extreme can be considered failure to thrive.


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Weight gain program?

And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem? ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
17 doctors shared insights

Slow Weight Gain (Overview)

Weight should stay at around the same percentiles with increasing age. When it stalls or falls to a lower percentile it is considered slow weight gain and at the extreme can be considered failure to thrive.


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Can pcos cause rapid weight gain?

Can pcos cause rapid weight gain?

Yes: It is good to work hard on losing weight to help improve your symptoms . You m.D may consider using glucophage (metformin) which will also help in reducing Insulin resistance. Good luck. ...Read more

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Slow weight gain (Tip)

If you eat slower, you will not only enjoy the food, but also eat less and not gain weight as much. ...See more

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Why do I gain weight quickly, and lose weight slowly?

Why do I gain weight quickly, and lose weight slowly?

Gain weight fast: Our bodies, like animals, are designed via evolution to be efficient. The body tries to waste as little energy as possible and store as much as it can. Therefore, we store energy easily (gain weight), and find it tough to lose weigh. The key is to burn off more calories than you take in through routine exercise and healthy eating. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ajluni Dr. Ajluni
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Slow weight gain (Tip)

Myth: everything you eat when dining out is unhealthy for a cardiac or weight loss diet. ...See more

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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Early on, visit your primary care physician to check general health
Yearly
Drink half your weight in ounces of water
Daily
Consult a nutritionist if you're unsure of healthy food choices
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Eat on a regular basis (3 meals, 2 snacks) to avoid excessive hunger
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Can metformin prevent weight gain?

Can metformin prevent weight gain?

FOR ABOUT 18: Months or so. Of course it won't prevent weight gain if you eat more than what you burn... ...Read more

Dr. Shira Miller Dr. Miller
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Slow weight gain (Tip)

You can lose weight while dining out! just don't order or eat sugars or carbs. ...See more

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Can diet pepsi cause weight gain or stop weight loss?

Can diet pepsi cause weight gain or stop weight loss?

Neither: It you eat more than you burn off you will gain weight. If you burn off more than you eat you will lose weight. It's very simple. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. It's just brown, artificially sweetened bubbly water with some caffeine. ...Read more

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How can energy balance effect weight loss or weight gain.?

How can  energy balance effect weight loss or weight gain.?

BMR: BMR is the rate your body burns calories to maintain self. To loose weight, you have to stay under this number. You calculate your daily caloric intake and once you go beyond your bmr, energy is stored. If you exercise you expend calories. So if you walk an hour a day at brisk pace, you may burn 300 calories. This would help you loose weight by staying under your bmr. I hope this helped! ...Read more

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Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It originally was introduced as being weight neutral, but there are exceptional cases where we see weight changes either up or down. ...Read more

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Do anorexics gain back weight fast?

That is variable: Once metabolic rate has dropped it can allow more rapid weight gain when calories are increased. But many people with anorexia do not have rapid weight gain as they may resist other's attempts to take control over their weight. ...Read more

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Can antidepressants stunt weight loss?

Can antidepressants stunt weight loss?

No: But various psychotropic medications can stimulate increased food intake in some people. Depressed people often lose weight, which may cease if their depression is treated effectively. ...Read more

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Can threptin cause weight gain?

Can threptin cause weight gain?

Threptin: Threptin micromix powder does not list weight gain as a side effect. Eating threptin biscuits could contribute to weight gain. ...Read more

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Will carbonated beverages cause weight gain/ prevent weight loss?

Will carbonated beverages cause weight gain/ prevent weight loss?

Don't have: Any effect. It's the calories that control whether you gain or lose weight, not the carbonation. ...Read more

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Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Yes: Yes of course... If you stop exercising and take in more calories than you are expending( now that you have stopped aerobically exersising) than weight gain is a definite possibility ( unless u began dieting seriously @ similar time). Best of luck! ...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