What can cause sudden excessive weight gain?

Weight gain. This is a great article about reasons for unintentional weight gain: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003084.htm.
Weight gain. Many possibilities but more common would be excessive eating, thyroid abnormalities, heart failure, renal failure, excessive protein in the urine- it's a broad list. Please see your physician for a work up. .

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Can sudden excessive weight gain 30 lbs cause acne issues effecting all of body? For the first time it's not just my face. Losing the weight now.

Yes. Please do your best to lose that weight. It scrambles your hormones. However, you should be able to address your acne with your physician's guidance while you are getting your health back otherwise. Acne may respond to the oral contraceptive pill or to a mix of antibiotic and topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide. Read more...

Whadidiseases or illness can cause excessive weight gain and increased appetite?

There are a few but. Most diseases that cause wt gain do so without increased appetite. Hypothyroidism adrenal gland come to mind. If hungry more and gaining weight, i look in a different direction. Do you sleep well at night? How is your energy level? What about stress? Family history of type 2 diabetes? It may be that the reward system is activated because your not sleeping well then tired, do private consult. Read more...
Diabetes. Diabetes also causes excessive thirst, lots of trips to the toilet to pee particularly at night. Go to the doctor, make an appointment for early in the day, don't eat any breakfast and let him or her know you want your blood glucose level tested and to know your hemoglobin a1c. These are the test needed to establish a diagnosis. Diabetes is a very treatable disease, catch it early. Read more...

What is considered excessive weight gain I've gained 9 lbs in 5 wks for no apparent reason?

Two possibilities. First reason may be from fluid or salt and water retention from an increase in salt and water. Diuretics may also cause swelling. Heart and kidney trouble may be a concern. Associated shortness of breath; prompt medical need is indicated. Also excess calories or combined excess calories and reduced physical activity could cause excess weight gain. Read more...

Is excessive weight gain safe in pregnancy?

No. Of course it depends on how you define excess. Excess weight gain can increase chance of elevated blood pressure, gestational diabetes and large for gestational age infant. Gaining more than 40 lbs, frequently makes the slow metabolism of pregnancy a permanent thing, therefore, hard to get rid of the wt. Large infants more often result in c/s and shoulder dystocia, which can be dangerous. Read more...
NO. Excessive weight gain is not what you would consider safe.See your obgyn for help in maintaining a healthy weight. Read more...

What are the benefits and drawbacks of low fat museli with one spoonful of low fat yoghurt? Will it lead to excessive weight gain?

Limit amount. Depends on how much of the museli you eat. If you eat a cereal bowl full with only the tiny amount of yogurt you mention, that will certainly not cause you to gain weight. Low fat yogurt, being a healthful probiotic, is a food you would do well to eat more of. If the yogurt is loaded with sugar, that will not be as healthy. Museli is healthy, providing good nutrients if not eaten to excess. Read more...
Not the key. Weight is ultimately about calories in and calories out, but it's a fact of life that nobody is really counting. The key to staying trim is a fitness-focused lifestyle, including exercising and choosing friends who exercise. Avoid very greasy, very salty, and very sugary foods as best you can, and learn to limit portions. Exercising helps your brain regulate how much you eat. Best wishes. Read more...

I have excessive weight gain and a period that lasts from1-2? months. When it goes off it stops for 3+ months. What do you think it could be

Get yourself. Checked for hormonal imbalance that could contribute to the irregularity of your menstrual periods. Being overweight can stimulate overproduction of estrogen from your adipose tissue, which will cause prolonged amenorrhea (lack of menstrual flow). Try to lose 10 lbs to see if your period will improve. At least it is a way to motivate yourself. . Read more...

How can I avoid excessive weight gain during pregnancy?

Excessive wieght gai. Exercise and eat right. Eat a lot of high protein foods and eat smaller servings but eat more frequently if you need to..The key is be active and you will crave less food.. Read more...

How much can I eat during pregnancy yet avoid excessive weight gain?

Balanced diet. Imagine your blood stream as the "cafeteria line" for your unborn fetus and how critical it is that the nutrients for growth be present when needed. The acog.Org website( or your ob);has a pamphlet and information about how much to eat during pregnancy and composiiton of the diet.. Read more...