Weight gain

54 yo F with Persistent weight gain in yo-yo dieter

Aiming to stop weight gain and increase energy. •Age 54, sex F, height 5 ft 4 and weight 14 st 4 lbs •Primary Presenting Symptoms plus aims – extreme tiredness, brain fog, over-weight, water retention in right ankle (painful post-injury) •Diagnosis – none •Duration of presenting symptoms – weight gain…

49 yo M with Long term impact of electrocution as a child

I am due to see a 49 yr old male shortly who suffered electrocution at age 4. The tendon in his left hand was replaced and he has no memory prior to the incident. It appears that he has metabolic issues (easy weight gain) and signification adrenal issues. Does anyone…

60 yo F with diabetic overweight

My client, 60 is overweight and also has high blood pressure, but her diet is very good and has been for the past 2 years. Her hip to waist ratio is 0.83 so moderate risk. She goes to the gym 5 days a week. Recently she has had bloods suger…

17 yo F patient weighs 94kg. She has been on Prozac for 6 months.

This patient has had enormous amount of stress in her life and has been steadily putting on weight since she was 9. The last 2 years have seen some serious weight gain. Blood tests: Low fasting blood glucose of 4,6 (82 mg/dl) (3,5- 5,5 (64.8-99.0)), units are in mmol/L HbA1c…

16 yo F with excessive weight gain unwell & fatigued

Tired all the time, headaches, run down with frequent cold sores, colds etc…….could you please respond before Monday if poss…thanks! I saw this client, who came to see because she is tired all the time, doesn’t sleep well at night but then often falls asleep during the day. She suffers…

Weight Gain Teenager

Hi, I have a baffling case of a teenage girl with fast weight gain. In a few months put on 13kg but stabilised in past couple of months since seeing me. Would be keen to lose some of this extra weight. She has put weight on fairly evenly over her…

Mercury and weight gain

A Lady of 60yr with severe water retention and weight gain. I started seeing this lady early 2017 and proceeded with a fungal overgrowth cleanse and mercury overload removal. She also had all her mercury fillings taken out. However, from the date she had the mercury removed she started to…

49 yo F with elevated cortisol

49 year old female with elevated cortisol and inability to lose weight despite significant diet changes Any thoughts or guidance on this client would be most appreciated: -Health history: 5 years of high stress and stress events, (divorce, single mum with busy full time executive job) no history illnesses or…

Smoking and Weight Gain

Can anyone help a client of mine who has given up smoking just about 6 months ago. She is about 1 stone overweight but is slowly gaining weight now she has given up. She is following a blood sugar balancing diet and loves cooking but is slowly gaining weight. On…

Pre-diabetic case

Update on pre-diabetic case. I thought you might like to know how my pre-diabetic lady from this post is getting on: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2822457/2822457-6206038211165200388 HbA1C now down to 39 as of last measurement of 42. Blood sugar management is much better. She’s gained a couple of pounds but this is still something…

28 yo F with gain/stubborn

Help with identifying and where to start – tests? Female Age 28 Weight 65.2 Height 164 Presenting with weight gain/stubborn, very sensitive skin, acne redness, super sensitive to anything causing redness, especially things like waxing eyebrows, I did the line test and it went red immediately (histamine?) She wants to…

Weight and cholesterol

Client can’t put on weight no matter what! He also has a cholesterol level of 214 ml/dL which is hereditary. His goal is to put on weight and maintain it. I have a client who is 28 years old. He is quite health conscious and has now started going to…

25 yo M with BMI

Underweight 25 year old male with a BMI of 15.5 who finds it impossible to gain weight I am seeing a 25 year old male, 5’6″ weighing only 43.4 kg with a fat percentage of 3.2 and a metabolic age of 12 on my Tanita scales. He looks much younger…

17 yo M with low testosterone

Weight gain for competitive rower with low testosterone Client: Male, aged 17, 180cm, 62kg Competitive rower, intense training schedule of 2-3 hours daily – mix of strength/conditioning training and cardio. He is mildly Aspergers. Aims: To put on weight (although needs to be under 70kg for his sport) to support…

43 yo F with low energy, weight gain, frequent cold

43yr old female, probable Hashimoto’s from Genova thyroid plus test – would like treatment advice please. Hi! I have a client who came to see me with low energy, weight gain, frequent cold sores 1-2 per year, takes Acyclovir when feels a cold sore coming on (her lips swell, become…

massive weight gain

Tetraplegic man seeking advice due to massive weight gain over past year. Does anyone have any experience with advising people with spinal cord injuries, I am wondering if there are specific guidelines around calorie intake for someone who is paralysed? I have not yet received his food diary but he…