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Can weight gain in men increase estrogen levels?

Can weight gain in men increase estrogen levels?

NO: It just makes testosterone levels in the bloodstream a bit lower due to fatty tissue excess deposition, particularly in the abdominal area. ...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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Can hypothyroidism be a reason for lot of weight gain for men? TSH, FT3, FT4 are they good indicators & do they need fasting for testing?

Can hypothyroidism be a reason for lot of weight gain for men? TSH, FT3, FT4 are they good indicators & do they need fasting for testing?

Yes, decent, no: Yes. Many who are hypothyroid have "normal" TSH, FT3 and FT4 but that is a good place to start. See http://tinyurl. Com/pxz8mkd and http://tinyurl. Com/koyamo5 for more on testing and diagnosis.
You do not need to have a prolonged fast before doing these tests but it is probably best to not eat for 3-4 hours prior. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's lower abdomen feels very hard, swollen breast last 9/9/12, now weight gain. 9/13/12 we had pt and negative, still no mens until now.

My girlfriend's lower abdomen feels very hard, swollen breast last 9/9/12, now weight gain. 9/13/12 we had pt and negative, still no mens until now.

Repeat HPT: You don't mention last menstrual period date, or the timing of the hpt. Sounds like a pregnancy. Please recheck the hpt in a week. If still negative, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hw to weight gain?

Hw to weight gain?

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 more

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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

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Weight gain after valleyfever?

Weight gain after valleyfever?

Possible.: This is not a feature of the disease itself, but may accompany any protracted illness. You may have lost some weight with the illness for a variety of reasons and are now regaining to your norm. If wt gain is excessive see you doc. ...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 are some weight gain foods?

What are some weight gain foods?

Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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Can weight gain affect your vision?

Can weight gain affect your vision?

Not really: Weight gain might be a bad thing for your heart and blood vessels, but the eyes are isolated from basic bodily weight and will function well despite weight gain. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Weight gain?

Fairly obvious: To see if there is weight gain simply using a scale works well. You might mean why someone gained weight, generally looking and talking determines the answer. Sometimes getting someone to write down everything they eat is needed but not generally that hard. ...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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Does soyabean helps in weight gain?

Clarify: Are you asking if soy beans help you gain or lose weight? They are an excellent source of protein. By themselves, they will not help you gain or lose weight but as part of a healthy diet they can help in both. ...Read more

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What causes unexplained weight gain?

What causes unexplained weight gain?

Possible reasons: This is a great article about reasons for unintentional weight gain:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003084.htm ...Read more

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What's a guaranteed weight gain method?

What's a guaranteed weight gain method?

More food!: Hi puppy76726,

that's an easy one. Just take in more calories than you expend. That's the big problem most people have with their weight.

Doc ripley. ...Read more

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Do soaked soyabean helps in weight gain?

Do soaked soyabean helps in weight gain?

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 more

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What are the best foods for weight gain?

What are the best foods for weight gain?

Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. ...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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What are some good teen weight gain tips?

What are some good teen weight gain tips?

Dr. Can do check-up: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more

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Can u recommend weight gain pills please?

None: There are no pills to help gain weight. If someone wishes to gain muscle mass to aid in participation in some sports that benefit from this (rugby, football, etc) then a supervised weight training regimen, with a normal diet high in low fat sources of protein is the typical pathway. ...Read more

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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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What can I do about this huge weight gain?

What can I do about this huge weight gain?

Get Evaluated: Get a good physical exam and lab work to make sure there is not a medical reason for your weight gain. Check out healthtap weight loss tips to get started on a healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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Which pills actually cause real weight gain?

Which pills actually cause real weight gain?

The list is to long: To write. Please let us know if there are specific medications you are interested in. The question needs to be narrowed in order to provide you with an answer. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How can I recover from temporary weight gain?

Increase your cardio: Stop sodas, sugar, and lower your carbohydrate intake. Increase your cardiovascular exercise. Also increase your protein in your diet. As you increase your exercise you may need to eat more lean proteins, meat, eggs, fish will help. For more information see www. Weighstation. Net follow the newsletters with some helpful suggestions. ...Read more

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What's the normal weight gain for older adults?

Normal isn't good: The average american gains 1-2% of body weight each year. Not a good average. 70% of us are overweight. Shoot for maintain weight if you are at a healthy weight. If not work on weight loss. You don't have to gain weight each year. Watch what you eat and learn to cook delicious veg meals as well. It takes lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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Can certain medicines cause lots of weight gain?

Yes: Some medicines can stimulate your appetite and/or make you retain fluid - the net effect of either is weight gain. Let me be clear though: not all medicines do this! Each medicine should be considered on its own merits/risk of adverse reaction. ...Read more

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How can you avoid a large amount of weight gain?

See details: You avoid it by aerobic exercising, strength training and minimizing carbohydrate intake. ...Read more

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