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Trying to gain weight. Is stress a reason?

Hai, My age is 27 and my weight is 63 kgs, my height 5.10 .. i want to become a little more fat.. am eating too much bt it is not showing in my body.. My profession is Accountatnt, and their is little stress also in my work and in my personal life.. Is it because of my stress am not becoming fat.. What i have to do to become a little more fat.. whether i have to test any special test.. I also hear about hook worm , i already take the medicine for this also, bt not any result too.. Will you please help me for this..
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
From the description that you have stated, it appears that you are very much bothered about your low weight.
First of all, try to understand that 63kg for a height of 5.10" is not bad and in the era where people are struggling to loose weight your problem is actually a boon.
Secondly amount of weight one has depends on the genetics and depends on the body constitution of your parents. If they are also thin then in that case, its difficult to gain weight in spite of all the efforts.
Regarding the investigations, thyroid profile is something you can get done. If the thyroid levels are high then you may not gain enough weight and it needs to be corrected.
Eat diet with heavy calories like eggs, non-veg food, butter, ghee and rest leave it to your body to respond.
Hope I am able to solve your concerns.
Answered: Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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