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Weight Gain Without Change In Eating Habits
Thyroid disease: Yes, it is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
8 yr/o having rapid weight gain eating habits haven't changed and TSH is normal. What are some other possible causes? 48.5in and 80 pounds
47 years old, weight gain of 7.5 lbs in one week without changing eating habits and swelling of ankles have taken pristiq for 4 years?
What does weight gain tendency mean medically? Does weight gain relates only to wrong eating habits or we can gain weight without eating too much?
Recent science: Has shown in mice that an excess of calories turns on a normally silent gene in the brain. This is logical if you think of our ancestors. The gene turned on in times of plenty and they stuffed themselves. In times of scarcity they could live on the accumulated fat. If this is the same in humans (probability high) it could explain our modern problem. ...Read more
I gave up smoking 3 weeks ago. I have found that I have picked up a lot of weight very quickly. I have not changed my diet nor am I eating more than usual. What can I do to stop the rapid weight gain?
Lifestyle change: Congratulations on quitting smoking! Nicotine from tobacco boosts the body's metabolic rate increasing the number of calories burned. Your metabolism quickly returns to normal after quitting smoking. So cutting calories/healthy diet and exercise are necessary to stop the weight gain. Consider professional help for advice on weight control if necessary: your doctor, nutritionist, weight loss group. ...Read more
What could be the cause of unintentional rapid weight gain? There is no increase in eating habit, and there is a daily exercise regime.Thanks!
Eating right and exercizing, bg levels up in the am...Were normal. No weight gain. Only change is that I am under emotional stress. Connected?
8yr/o gained 15lbs since July is obese throid norm but she doesn't eat much what else could cause weight gain BESIDES eating habits which are normal ?
What is she eating,: My first question is what is she eating. Have a dietician do an evaluation of her diet. Second question, does she get any activity? Third question, is she on any medications like steroids for asthma. Some medications may cause weight gain. Start here and enlist the help of her pediatrician to figure out the underlying cause. Best of health to both of you ...Read more
What could be the cause of sudden weight gain (10-12lbs) without change in diet and have been lean throughout adult life. Women in family has history of thyroid disease.?
You answered: You give yourself an answer. Thyroid disease can be one thing. This sudden weight gain requires evaluation. It is probably sudden fluid retention and this can relate to possible medical conditions that can be treated. I would recommend seeing your primary care doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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