Posted by: mimi | 2007/08/14

weight gain

ive been trying to gain weight in vain, ive been on the product called Ensure by Nestle. but i throw up after taking it and fresubin that you had suggested is not locally available, are their other vitamins i could take so as to add weight


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Dear Mimi
I think it is time that you have a medical checkup to see what is causing you not to gain weight and also why you vomit after using Ensure (possible milk allergy?). Also do consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area), to help you figure out why you fail to lose weight and to prescribe a diet that assists weight gain.
Take care

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Our users say:
Posted by: Visitor | 2007/08/14

Hi Mimi, I'm also experiencing the same problem, but I'm HIV+.
Dr suggested Nutren Optimum, I think its working.

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