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Trying To Gain Weight But Losing It
I'm trying to gain weight, i eat a lot but never gain weight. What's a easy healthier way to gain weight fast?
Hyperthyroidsm: Make sure you do not have hyperthyroidsm. ...Read more
Is it possible to lose weight while on seroquel and prozac? I've lost 8 pounds but can't seem to lose any more weight. I am 180 lbs.
Possible but varies: Nutrition choices, fitness plan, self-discipline, motivation and good sleep have impact on weight and general health for anyone including those on medication that may cause weight gain. For most weight is manageable. Others may need med change. Must weigh med benefit with med side effect. Work with prescriber to find plan that works for you. Seek a virtual consult. Best regards for good health. ...Read more
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
Will metformin cause weight gain ? will it ressist weight loos? i take metformin for pco's but unable to loose weight?
Weight loss: Cut out the sugars, starches, and soda pops--a great way to start. ...Read more
I'm very desperate to gain weight. I do weight training 3x/week, easy to lose fat but it is very difficult to increase muscle mass. 115 lbs, 5'6"?
It is but ..: Remember that resistance training alone without some form of caloric restriction is unlikely to yield significant weight loss. It usually requires a combination of the two, often with a bigger focus on caloric restriction ... at least that's much of our weight loss data suggests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Dr., then eat...: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Terrific!: You need to be sure to get enough lean protein daily and reduce your sugar intake, including white, starchy carbohydrates. A weight loss physician can help you decide upon the amount of protein and how to limit your sugars. And don't forget the importance of muscle training to help keep your muscle mass while losing your excess body fat. ...Read more
Tried eating strictly 1200 calories, i gain weight. I binge, and i gain weight. Why is it so hard to burn off fat?
How can an underweight 21 year old trying to gain weight and get in shape lose excess chin and neck fat, and define the jawline?
Fat distribution: Nobody really understands why different people lay down fat in different places or what we can do about it. This would be a great time for you to continue working out hard in the gym; as you pound your body into shape with resistance and aerobic training, your jawline may normalize but you'll surely look great. No body is perfect but you'll have a big plus. ...Read more
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