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Can the progesterone pill make you gain weight?

Can the progesterone pill make you gain weight?

Not usually: For most women, the weight changes seen with the progestin-only birth control pill (if that's what you are referring to) is minimal. Some women say that they are very sensitive to any birth control pills, but each individual's experiences are to be noted and respected. ...Read more

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Which birth control can help lose weight or not make you gain at all?

Which birth control can help lose weight or not make you gain at all?

Birth control: The purpose of oral contraceptives (OCPs) is to prevent pregnancy, not to lose weight. Some women may gain weight on higher dose OCPs vs lower dose or progestin only like DepoProvera. Everyone reacts differently to OCPs, so if you want to lose weight focus on a healthy balanced diet, 6-8 glasses of water daily, and 30-60 minutes of exercise 5 days a week. ...Read more

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Can stopping insulin make you gain weight?

Can stopping insulin make you gain weight?

No: One common side effect for Insulin is weight gain. Stopping Insulin should not cause weight gain. However, if your blood sugar is out of control off of insulin, the fluid shift can transiently cause weight fluctuation. Don't stop Insulin on your own. Talk to your physician first. ...Read more

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Which birth control is most likely to make you gain weight and/or increase breast size?

Which birth control is most likely to make you gain weight and/or increase breast size?

High estrogen: Birth control pills containing higher levels of estrogen are more likely to cause weight gain and breast augmentation in patients with estrogen sensitive breasts. However this may also increase the risks of blood clots and facial pigmentation as well as the potential for stimulating a small, not yet detectable, breast cancer. ...Read more

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Metformin does it make you gain weight?

Metformin does it make you gain weight?

Metformin: Metformin is considered weight neutral when used in type 2 diabetics early in its development it was felt to get weight loss which has not been borne out when used in pcos it does cause weight loss lifestyle is the safest way to get weight loss. ...Read more

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Can avapro (irbesartan) make you gain weight or make it difficult to lose weight?

Can avapro (irbesartan) make you gain weight or make it difficult to lose weight?

Very unlikely: Usually you may see problems with weight with diabetic medications but not likely with meds for hypertension. ...Read more

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What medications for depression/anxiety will not make you gain weight?

What medications for depression/anxiety will not make you gain weight?

Uncertain: Antidepressants impact people's weight differently. Many considered to be "weight neutral" actually lead some people to gain. Only Wellbutrin (bupropion) has consistently not led to weight gain, but it is in a. Different class than the more commonly used SSRI's. Anxiety meds usually benzodiazepines do not cause weight gain but are habit forming. ...Read more

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Can birth control make you gain weight?

Can birth control make you gain weight?

In some women it can: At your age 44 u should be on the lowest dose pills which would be loloestrin, only 10 mcg estrogen and if u want no more children i rec in office essure tubal, takes 5 minutes , no cutting, you are awake easy no down time just miss 1/2 day of work speak to your gyn. ...Read more

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Does drinking help you lose weight or can it make you gain weight instead?

Does drinking help you lose weight or can it make you gain weight instead?

That depends: Drinking adequate amounts of water each day can assist with weight loss. Drinking caloric beverages may cause an increase in weight. ...Read more

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If you are skinny does nexplanon make you lose or gain weight?

If you are skinny does nexplanon make you lose or gain weight?

Maybe: Nexplanon might be associated with a small amount of weight gain over time, but this is not always typical. It is not associated with weight loss. If you are having trouble gaining or losing weight, then talk to your doctor about other problems, such as thyrroid disease. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics make you lose weight or gain?

Does antibiotics make you lose weight or gain?

Neither: No antibiotics cause significant weight gain or loss. Occasionally they can suppress appetite due to GI irritation or disruption of gut flora but this is transient and not associated with net weight change. ...Read more

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Can atenolol cause you to gain weight or make it difficult to lose weight?

Yes: Older beta blockers like atenolol can cause weight gain. In the studies, there was about 2-4 lb weight gain on atenolol. Some of the newer ones, like Carvedilol or bisoprolol are less likely to cause weight gain. ...Read more

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What birth control is less likely to make you gain weight?

What birth control is less likely to make you  gain weight?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): In certain individuals can cause significant wt gain. ...Read more

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Does the contraception injection make you gain weight? Or does it just make you hungry to want to eat more often?

Does the contraception injection make you gain weight? Or does it just make you hungry to want to eat more often?

Weight gain is: reported by many women who take Depo shot for contraception, but not all. I don't think the mechanism is clear, but all weight gain is caused by an imbalance in calories eaten vs calories used by the body. Part of the weight gain is also probably related to some degree of water retention. ...Read more

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if I gain weight without exercise does estrogen will raise the same amount if I gain.it with exercise?

 if I gain weight without exercise does estrogen will raise the same amount  if I gain.it with exercise?

Don't understand que: The phrasing of ur question is confusing. R U asking, "Will estrogen raise the same amount of weight with exercise as it will without exercise?" The answer is no. When u exercise, consistently, u LOSE weight no matter what else u r doing. Estrogen does, indeed, increase body weight in *some* people (not everyone). In those whom weight increases while taking estrogen, exercise lowers the amt of gai ...Read more

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What types of birth control pill will not make you gain weight?

What types of birth control pill will not make you gain weight?

Low dose pills: Most birth control pills are not associated with any more than 5 pounds of weight gain and that can happen with eating out at a restaurant once a week. People always worry about weight gain but with the low dose pills that are out these days, it just isnt a reality. Most weight gain is from food indiscretions or poor choices that we make on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Will that make you gain weight if you don't eat the recommended amount of calorie intake while losing weight?

Will that make you gain weight if you don't eat the recommended amount of calorie intake while losing weight?

Maybe: If you constantly eat too little your body can go into a survival mode thinking that food is not avialble and reduce your metabolism. Generally when on a weightloss program, the set calories are an average per day (you may go over one day & under one) but try to stay close to the suggested amount so your body does not think it is being starved. ...Read more