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What are some reasons that people put on a lot of weight?

What are some reasons that people put on a lot of weight?

Eating too much: Weight gain is the result of taking in more calories than you use. Some medications can lead to weight gain. And some people gain weight due to hypothyroidism, but this is uncommon. Eating in response to anxiety or stress is a very common cause of weight gain. ...Read more

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Why do I feel bloated and put on a lot of weight, I am diabetic and have pcis, could this be the reason?

Why do I feel bloated and  put on a lot of weight, I am diabetic  and have pcis, could this be the reason?

Diabetes itself: Sometimes the medications for diabetes can ironically cause people to gain weight which unfortunately makes diabetes harder to treat. If you meant pcos then usually women that are overweight tend to get pcos i don't know if pcos itself causes weight gain. Definitely talk to your doctor about safe weight loss. ...Read more

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Iv lost a lot of weight for no reason I feel sick I havnt eaten anything for nearly two weeks tired all the time what's wrong with me?

Iv lost a lot of weight for no reason I feel sick I havnt eaten anything for nearly two weeks tired all the time what's wrong with me?

This maybe serious.: it is possible that this maybe acute viral infection of some sort. But unintentional weight loss may have a broad differential from malignancy, anemia, hyperthyroidism (this can be temporary), infection, and etc. I would go seek a help. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi I am gaining a lot of weight , is irregular periods is the reason?

Hi I am gaining a lot of weight , is irregular periods is the reason?

They can be related: It is unlikely that irregular periods are causing weight gain. However, weight gain could make a condition like polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) can cause cause irregular periods and weight gain can make it worst. ...Read more

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Can eating a lot of fruit make you gain weight? I eat a lot of grapes, apples and bananas, and i suddenly gained a lot of weight, no reason.

Can eating a lot of fruit make you gain weight? I eat a lot of grapes, apples and bananas, and i suddenly gained a lot of weight, no reason.

Yes: Any food when consumed in excess of your need will cause you to gain weight.All the fruit you mention contains carbohydrates, fats and protein.A banana has the same calories as a can of cola and one a day can add a pound a month. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with l5-s1 and c5-c6 spondylosis..I have gained a lot of weight in the last 2 yrs..Is it the reason or something else? I'm 28

No: Weight gain is mainly due to taking in more calories than you burn off. If your activity level has decreased because of the problem thus could be part of the cause. Some medications can also increase appetite. You may want to discuss this and a weight control program with your doctor. Excess weight can increase the back/neck problem. ...Read more

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My weight keep increasing even though I exercise every other day. I wonder what can be the reason. I don't eat lot of unhealthy food or high quantities of food?

My weight keep increasing even though I exercise every other day. I wonder what can be the reason. I don't eat lot of unhealthy food or high quantities of food?

Keep a record: of ALL the calories you consume and the exact amount of exercise and type and take this to a nutritionist or a clinician. You don't give your age or gender, but women over 50 must exercise at least 45 minutes a day to keep from gaining weight. And it could also be another medical condition. ...Read more

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My normal bp is 100/60. Last yr, it dropped. Recently, at my annual dr visit, it was 82/49. They took it twice to be sure. I workout a lot. I am gaining weight-10 lbs in 6 mos. Reason for concern?

My normal bp is 100/60.  Last yr, it dropped.  Recently, at my annual dr visit, it was 82/49.  They took it twice to be sure.  I workout a lot.  I am gaining weight-10 lbs in 6 mos.  Reason for concern?

In general,: low BP is not concerning if you have no symptoms of fainting or lightheadedness assuming your other vital signs are normal. But 82 is pretty drastically low. Take your BPs at home to get an average figure and show it to your doctor for specific advice. ...Read more

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