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Losing weight after steroids

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Avatar m tn I dont know if its the steroids that could have caused it and some sort of after effect, of because i put on half a stone. but its not like iv put on mass amounts of weight, an theyr still getting worse instead of better. Any ideas?
335728 tn?1331414412 Take your time to rest and take lots of water in order get down the swelling, if any. Water has helped me loose up to 30 lbs of water retention after the steroids. I hope it works for you. I know you have a good hubby, who would pamper you until you feel yourself again. As I said a long time ago, you ought to be commanded for taking the time to keep us up to date and for trying to help others while you are feeling under the weather. Take care and get better soon!!!!!!!!
Avatar n tn I decided to start weight watchers. You can actually lose weight on it without exercising if you follow the program. Maybe not as fast as someone else exercising, but it can be done. I did it 2 years ago and lost 20 lbs in 6 months (slow but sure!) and kept it off until this year.
478429 tn?1265244387 Sick of meds to get preggo again... and off all meds except vitamins. I need some advice on losing the weight at about 1 1/2 to 2 Ibs a week... I NEED TO STAY MOTIVATED!!! We have a treadmill but after about a week on it, it hurts my knees, we also have an ab lounger, gazelle and stationary bike. I think I may try to find my rollerblades and break those out.... Oh, who knows! I'm starting either tomorrow or def. Monday..... My current weight is about 165 and I'm 5'5"...
1253197 tn?1331209110 Have meds on hand on heartburn. I used Zantac 150. Drink plenty of liquids before and after steroids..water..not soda..lol Be ready not to sleep for a few days. My doctor gave me Ambien to help with that... I hope this is helpful. This is just my personal experience.
Avatar f tn I get a great feling of relief after, and often I eat like a p i g. It helps me to keep my weight up. Did say this once in the open and was reprimended by MedHelp. I also use probiotics - natural form of helping with nausea too. I don't give a **** anymore who believes in cannabis and who don't.I think everybody should use it. It's NATURAL and can't hurt you!! Will only HELP. I will not take any steroids this round and will see what happens. Best wishes, Sunes.
Avatar f tn It took me to tell my Dr that I would be disabled before they finally do something. So it took that to start the steroid treatments. The 1st set of steroids the symptoms dramatically improved and I was sooooo dam excited. After the 3rd week the numbness in my hands began to come back. 2nd set of steroids the symptoms went away but guess what its a month later and I can't even wipe.....grrrrrr I just wonder if after 6 months if my hands will be better or is this just temp fix.
8186495 tn?1396915293 However, some medications used for symptom relief can cause weight gain, specifically Neurontin (Gabapentin) and Lyrica (Pregabalin). Steroids can have this effect as well. Many MSers put on weight because fatigue makes them lethargic, so they easily can become couch potatoes. That doesn't sound like you, though, as you get an admirable amount of exercise. I suggest you check with your primary doctor about potential causes of your weight issues.
Avatar n tn I'm trying to join the air force but I'm 10lbs over the limit. To lose weight I started doing 2 hours of cardio one in the morning one at night. At first I started losing but after 2 week I'm gaining what cardio should I do to lose weight without muscles?
Avatar f tn Hi hubby on wk20 on Tues out of 24wk when he finished with the teleprevir his appetite came back but he is still losing weight so far he as lost over 2 stone and we cant understand why when he eating so well.
Avatar n tn As the first comment correctly stated, losing weight fast doesn't last and leaves you weaker, which you don't want to be if you're getting ready for basic training. Why not wait to join the military until you're ready?
29837 tn?1414534648 Going into the hospital, I weighed 185 (my normal weight). Upon release I now weighed 192. This after having been denied food for 9 days, then 6 days of regular diet Lately, I noticed my watch is not tight on my wrist anymore, I weighed myself yesterday. I now weigh 175 lbs. This is the weight I weighed at 27 years old. For many years now, my weight has been 185. The now weight of 175 lbs. is a loss of 17 lbs. in less than 3 weeks after leaving the hospital.
1263014 tn?1318032697 Is it possible my adrenals are stressed due to all these changes with my medications. I did take steroids shortly after surgery for a paralyzed vocal fold and my throat was swelling from talking too much. The docs did say taking steroids so shortly after surgery could crash my adrenals but I would think they would have recovered by now. I had to take both a shot of solu-medrol and a dose pack. It was life or death I couldnt breath and didn't want to have a possible trach.
Avatar f tn Idk your not supposed to lose weight in pregnancy. I mean sOme ppl get really sick and help it but you really shouldn't lose just to lose. You should talk to your doctor about it.
Avatar f tn I had surgery and it went fine. But after the surgery I started to gain weight and it has kept rising since then. I have tried almost every diet and exercise plan out there but I still gain weight! Is there any way that i can lose weight after this surgery?
Avatar f tn This is my first baby & I'm 15weeks , I've been eating nonstop even after I eat a few minutes later I feel hungry again . I haven't been gaining no weight , instead I've been losing it . I haven't been throwing up , & don't know what's going on ??! Has this happened to anyone else ?
Avatar f tn I never had a weight problem. If I did gain weight, it fell off of me in a week. After the Vasculitis my weight kept climbing up, and I had difficulty losing it. In fact, it was next to impossible to lose the weight and it kept creeping up. In addition, my blood sugar was creeping up, slowly, but it was creeping. Now, I know the Hep C caused the Vasculitis. What I do not know is what effect the steroids had on the viral load. No one knew I had Hep C in 1993 so no one was testing my VL.
Avatar f tn Im 9 weeks and im losing so much weight and its worrying me because I dont have any morning sickness just nausea all the time...im worried what should I do? My normal weight before was 115 my first dr appointment I was 110 today I had a w.i.c appointment and now im 103...im scared somethings wrong?
Avatar f tn It's also possible that 166 was not an accurate weight or was due to water weight. Not that gaining 6 lbs in a week is impossible, but it's unlikely. That would require an extra 3000 calories per day. Extra. I doubt you're eating 4500-5000 calories per day. :) More likely, you were closer to 161-162 last week aside from water weight, so the 163 this week is right on target.