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19 Jan 2004

weight after hist
Hi I am nearly 35, had a hist little over a year ago, but prior to that I started gaining weight, the problem apparently led to the hist being done, now I just go on gaining weight, no matter if I eat or not. I used to weight 55-59kg and now find myself in the area of 74kg. I am unable to deal with this weight, it makes me depressed. Please I need help. I am actually thinking of going bulimia, that is how desperate I am.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Reader
Hormonal changes (female hormones, thyroid and insulin) can contribute greatly to weight gain. I would suggest that you have a medical checkup and ask the dr to test your thyroid function and for insulin resistance. If you are insulin resistant, then you need to consult a clinical dietitian because it is essential that you have an individual diet worked out for you (check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to sscharf@nhcltd.com or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian). In insulin resistance the correctly tailored diet is one of the most important parts of the treatment you require. You will also benefit greatly from doing regular exercise - join Walk for Life or a good gym and have that consultation. Do NOT try bulimia - this is a horribly and destructive condition which can destroy your health and your life.
Take great care
DietDoc
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