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15 Apr 2006

underweight-need to pick up some weight...esp on face!
hi there.

i am a 19 year old male thats been thin for the past few years...
i eat the most fattiest foods yuo can imagine...but still cant put on weight.
i have been fro a thyroid test 3 years ago..and was diagnosed with an overactive do circumstances..i didnt go on treatment and left it for another year.thereafter..i went for another thyroid blood test..and this showed normal.
and what makes it that my bonesare small tall...but slim n its looks liek im anorexic!
i even deworm with vermox every six its not worms a health junky,so i do take my supplements as well(vitimins n fish oils n stuff)
what else could it be??
i am 1.73 m tall...and i weigh my weight right(in accordance to my height?)


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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Mohamed
You are a bit thin for your length. I would suggest protein supplements and muscle building in a gym. There are lots of products available - Dischem pharmacies have a wide variety.
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