Posted by: Tuma | 2005/07/12

Plse help how can i get back to my normal body.

Hi Doc,I'm a mum for a 12 mnth child i became thin after gave a birth to my son,what can i eat or any supplements that i can use
so will i get back to my normal body

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Dear Tuma
You may be suffering from a hormone imbalance after the birth, so please do go for a medical checkup just to eliminate any underlying problems, e.g. hyperthyroidism, female hormone imbalances, diabetes, etc. Basically individuals who struggle to gain weight do not ingest sufficient energy for the high demands of their Basic metabolic rate and/or physical activity. I have written some articles on this subject. For basic information click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and then on 'Diet Basics' and 'Weight gaining' and read the articles. Fresenius Kabi have a supplement called Fresubin (with or without fibre) that can assist with this problem. Phone(011) 203-2000 and ask about this and other Nutritional Supplements. Remember that you must take these supplements IN ADDITION to your normal meals, not as a replacement of meals, to ensure that you gain more weight.
Good luck

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