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08 Aug 2008

Teenage Daugther
My daugther has recently turned 15, she has always been a bit chubby but recently it seems like she keeps on picking up weight. We eat healthy 90% of the time, vegggies, fruit, yoghurt, low fat milk, oats &  chicken. She also participates in hockey twice a week &  exercise on a daily basis. I' ve recently noticed that her hair is thinning out. Could you possibly show me in the right direction?
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01 Jan 0001

Rina

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

Firstly, you will have to exclude any pathological reason for her weight gain and hairloss. Therefore, she should consult a GP, to have blood tests done, especially focusing on diabetes, as well as thyroid disfunction. If all is clear, she will have to follow a strict diet and participate in rigorous cardio-vascular exercise.

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Dr Anrich Burger
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