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Doctor insights on: Vitamin Weight Gain During Childhood Increase Obesity In Adolescence

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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Could excessive weight gain during pregnancy increase childhood obesity risk?

Could excessive weight gain during pregnancy increase childhood obesity risk?

Maybe: 80% of childhood obesity is genetic, if one parent is obese 50% chance each child will be oveweight, both parents its 80=90% chance. The other 10 or 20% is solely environment (soda, juices, fast food etc) excessive weight gain may indicate diabetes however. Best advice is not to gain too much weight whether you are normal or overweight when you conceive. ...Read more

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Will vitamin b12 injections cause weight gain..I don't want to gain weight..but i feel better taking them?

Will vitamin b12 injections cause weight gain..I don't want to gain weight..but i feel better taking them?

Whoa: If you have been prescribed B12 injections or other suitable replacement therapy based on sound evidence (i.e., labs and a real diagnosis), and you refuse to take them, you will pay for it with your health, your mind, and ultimately your life. They actually do not cause weight gain. SIck people feeling better after treatment may eat more. I'm sorry you were given faulty information. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for the last 6 years. I want stop taking It, but am terrified of the weight gain.any recommendations on vitamins that will help?

I have been on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for the last 6 years. I want stop taking It, but am terrified of the weight gain.any recommendations on vitamins that will help?

Diet and exercise: The problem with ALL amphetamine compounds is that there will be some metabolic changes upon stopping the medication...in particular some weight gain may happen. My suggestion to you is make sure your eating a healthy low fat low carb diet and begin working out and going to the gym if your not already. ...Read more

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Hi. Im taking vitamin b and i want to know its positive and negative effect to my body and can I have a weight gain ? Thanks.

Hi. Im taking vitamin b and i want to know its positive and negative effect to my body and can I have a weight gain ? Thanks.

$$$: There is no need to take vitamin b unless one wants to spend more money on useless stuff. There is no weight change. Best is to eat veg, salad, fruit and fish x2 weekly. All voodoo, no benefit no risk. Spend your money on something more useful. ...Read more

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Wat vitamins that are good for my skin but does not cause weight gain?

Wat vitamins that are good for my skin but does not cause weight gain?

See details: Vitamins do not cause weight gain. Vitamin a is good for wrinkles. Vitamin e can help with moisturizing the skin. Other vitamins can help specific skin issues. ...Read more

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Do prenatal vitamins cause weight gain?

No: Prenatal vitamin tablets or capsules have almost no calories, so they do not cause weight gain. Children's gummy vitamins, if taken at "adult" doses, could add 40-80 calories a day to a person's total daily caloric intake. Some "vitamin" beverages have a lot of calories. ...Read more

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How to lose weight if i need my anxiety/dep. Pills and they cause weight gain? I need to lose but i don't want to lose vitamins/nutrients by dieting.

How to lose weight if i need my anxiety/dep. Pills and they cause weight gain? I need to lose but i don't want to lose vitamins/nutrients by dieting.

Nutritarian Diet: Dr. Joel fuhrman's nutritarian diet (http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht) can help you lose weight while providing good nutrition. I advise all dieters to take a good multivitamin as well. Exercise will help lose weight & reduce anxiety. There are many good alternatives to drugs for anxiety/dep: counseling, meditation, eft, 5-htp, homeopathy, herbs, magnesium, b complex etc. A holistic practitioner can help. ...Read more

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Does low vitamin d cause weight gain? (Haven't taken supplement over5 years) weight:220, age23, height5^1.

Does low vitamin d cause weight gain? (Haven't taken supplement over5 years) weight:220, age23, height5^1.

Weight : No - low vitamin D is not the cause of your height and weight! You need to see both a Gynecologist and a Psychologist. That said, there must be a reason you have such weight and you will be helped by the doctors. Please let me know how things go. ...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