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Lost 7 pounds of weight accidentally while on probiotic supplement for 4+months. Cant seem to gain weight. How to gain back the weight?

Lost 7 pounds of weight accidentally while on probiotic supplement for 4+months. Cant seem to gain weight. How to gain back the weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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Will I lose weight on senna?

Will I lose weight on senna?

Agree with Dr Hossai: Senna pods and leaves are used as a laxative. Laxatives are NEVER the route to healthy weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight on antipsychotics?

How can I lose weight on antipsychotics?

Not recommended: If you're looking for a way to use antipsychotic medications to lose weight in terms of their side effects I would strongly recommend that you investigate other more definitive ways of accomplishing this worthy goal such as efficient dieting and the development of lifestyle goals and habits that will just cause the kilos to melt away! Best of luck. ...Read more

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How much weight did you gain while on dexamethasone?

How much weight did you gain while on dexamethasone?

Depends : What and how much you eat are the key. It's you not the drug. The drug increases appetite and you decide what to eat. ...Read more

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Will i gain weight on remeron (mirtazapine) even if i workout and eat right? Since antidepressants r known to put on weight

Will i gain weight on remeron (mirtazapine) even if i workout and eat right? Since antidepressants r known to put on weight

Your question is not: in my area but i am sure a psychiatrist can answer it. Beyond that, I see from your history anxiety, depression, and allergy. You might consider a consult/lab work with a nutritionally-oriented doc or a nutritional consultant. Perhaps there is an underlying food allergy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Im on seroquel (quetiapine) 50 mg and ive gained some weight lately without eating much how does seroquel (quetiapine) cause weight gain and how can i lose weight on it.

Im on seroquel (quetiapine) 50 mg and ive gained some weight lately without eating much how does seroquel (quetiapine) cause weight gain and how can i lose weight on it.

Theories: Some believe it affects the pancreas and Insulin levels change. Also that appetite is increased while metabolism is lowered. It is very common. Advice: If possible, ask Doc to reduce dose to lowest possible or even try something different w/ less of this side effect. (hint: CBT therapy has none). Exercise like a champ. Move toward a diet w/ little wheat and also keep it low on meats. Best! ...Read more

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How to gain weight overall, how I can focus more on strength gain along with weight gain?

How to gain weight overall, how I can focus more on strength gain along with weight gain?

Exercise : Most good gyms should have trainers on board and connect with one of them to design an exercise program for you. ...Read more

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I'm on invega (paliperidone) susstena and changing to Abilify due to weight gain, will I lose weight on abilify?

I'm on invega (paliperidone) susstena and changing to Abilify due to weight gain, will I lose weight on abilify?

Can't predict: with any certainty. However, studies have shown that weight gain can in general be avoided with atypical antipsychotics when the patient is closely monitored with adequate exercise and healthy nutrition with moderate intake. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight instead of gaining while on methimazole?

How can I lose weight instead of gaining while on methimazole?

Check thyroid level: Make sure you're on the right dose of Methimazole and your thyroid level is normal. When your thyroid was overactive, it taught you to eat more, and that mechanism doesn't turn off by itself. You have to lower your intake mentally since you're not burning off as many calories as you used to. ...Read more

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Gained 5 kilos while on Zyprexa, (olanzapine) once stopping this drug will I lose the weight?

Gained 5 kilos while on Zyprexa, (olanzapine) once stopping this drug will I lose the weight?

Yes you should: Good to recognize weight gain from Zyprexa (olanzapine) at 5 kilos. Yes, when you stop taking Zyprexa (olanzapine) weight gain should slowly reverse. However, discuss with prescribing doctor alternative med that is less likely to cause weight gain. Best way to lose the weight is exercise daily and eat healthy. Cut out junk food, sugary drinks/sodas and you'll feel better. Good luck and take care. ...Read more

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Will I gain weight in pregnancy?

Will I gain weight in pregnancy?

Yes: Weight gain during pregnancy depends on your pre-pregnancy weight. If you are normal weight, you should gain 25-35 lbs (5-10 lbs in the first 20wks of pregnancy and 1 lb/wk after that). If you are overweight, you should gain 15-25 lbs total. If you are expecting twins, you should gain 35-45 lbs total. Be careful not to gain too much weight in pregnancy. Ask your dr/cnm what is right for you. ...Read more

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What amount weight will I lose on felbatol (felbamate)?

What amount weight will I lose on felbatol (felbamate)?

Felbatol (felbamate): I was unable to find data on amounts of weight loss that some people experience on Felbatol (felbamate). ...Read more

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Does Cymbalta cause weight gain. Also your thoughts on Effexor (venlafaxine). Don't want to gain weight and am currently on Wellburin.tx?

Does Cymbalta cause weight gain.  Also your thoughts on Effexor (venlafaxine).  Don't want to gain weight and am currently on Wellburin.tx?

Be careful!: Even non-pregnant people need to be very cautious combining Wellbutrin (bupropion) with either of those medications - seizure risk is increased as well as other risks. All anti-depressant seem to result in weight gain for some folk - even ones that cause loss in others. In your case - definitely work w/ your OBGYN to be safe. Try to find a diet plan that will be good for you, your baby and weight control. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight on buttocks.?

Spot fat loss does : not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be butt fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Exercises to tone your butt include Plie, Dumbell Squats, Squat w Kick-back, Single leg front raises, toe taps, Clock Lunge, Step Ups w Knee Raise, Lunge jumps & Squat Jumps. ...Read more