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Why Do People Gain Weight When They Geet Older
Less muscle/exercise: As we get older, our muscle mass decreases and thus burns off less energy/food. If we burn less and yet eating/consuming the same amount of food, we gain wt. Also, because physically we are able to do less, we use less energy from foods. So stay physically active as much as you can, eat less junk food, see doc regularly, sleep well, and live well. We all subject to progression of time..Good luck. ...Read more
14 month old is still underweight at only 18 lbs. She's not a huge fan of solid food & people often mistake her for a 9month old. Weight gain help pls?
Talk to your: Pediatrician and have the child evaluated to rule out an underlying problem. ...Read more
Does endura mass help me to gain weight? I'm an 19 year old, girl weighing 52 kilos standing at 5.8'' tall. Can you suggest me some ways to increase my weight so that people stop calling me lanky?
BMI about 18: You are on the slim side, but most people would call you"lucky" not "lanky." If you aren't feeling well or have fever, rapid heartbeat, fatigue, swollen glands or something like that, then you should see a doctor. If you're healthy, have a a good appetite and normal menstrual cycles, then why not embrace your body type? To those who call you "lanky" tell them, "Thanks for the compliment!" ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Use food ; exercise-: Not pills. Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, . ...Read more
Im wanting to gain weight im 5'2 and 115lbs and 24 years old what is the best way for me to gain a few more pounds?
See below: Why do you want to gain fat? Your body mass index (bmi) is 21, which is in the normal range (18-25). Extra fat would increase your risk of heart disease as well as of diabetes, not to mention putting more stress on feet, ankles, knees, & hips. Adding lean muscle mass makes more sense. ...Read more
See endocrinologist: You could have several problems. I assume that you eat normally. Question too brief to answer correctly. But, you need to see a specialist that can help you not only put on weight, but lean weight. Physical exercise such as weight lifting, drinking protein drinks, eating foods high in carbohydrates may help. Dairy products, white breads can also pack on weight. ...Read more
Is there a medication out there that can help me gain weight? I'm 5'3" and have never been over 100 lbs. And to add... I'm 25 years old.
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