I am a 31 year old women who has also been of a slim frame. I have recently been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia which is a chronic pain through my joints. I am trying many herbal remedies and have been to see a Kinesiologist who has really helped me as it took approx 5 years to diagnoise me. I thought I was going insane as I was told over and over again nothing was showing up in my blood!. Eventually I was diagnoised which is great because now I know what I am dealing with. I have started light excercise, changed my diet and I am going down the route of self help. Unfortunately I have lost a lot of weight which I can't afford to loose. I have also been diagnosed with helicobater pylori caused by bacteria which causes an ulcer. This has been treated by antibiotics. Due to teh fibromyalgia I have also developed IBS which has been a problem since day one. My eating has changed as I have began eating all the "right" foods and I am eating small portions more often. Can anyone give me advice on weight gain do you think is is something more sinister? It is a pretty drastic weight loss in a short space of time
A combination of IBS, ulcers, and chronic pain can cause weight loss, but now that you seem on the road to recovery, it's a good idea to touch base with your doctor on safe weight gain as well as whether there are any other lurking causes of your weight loss (like hyperthyroidism). One recommendation is to incorporate small meal supplements (like Ensure) into your meals - these are generally healthy and are higher in calories. Take care.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.