Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
188 Doctors are Online

In spite of doing physical exercises weight is increasing and feeling depressed. Any solution?

Feb 2013
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 3176 Questions
My wieght is increasing at a constant rate inspite of doing exercises and i feel ill most of the times and kind of depressed
Posted Tue, 26 Feb 2013 in Weight Loss
Answered by Dr. E Venkata Ramana 2 hours later

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

In spite of doing physical exercises, increasing weight may be due to genetic, hormonal reasons.

As you are having irregular periods, it is better to rule out hormonal imbalances like hypothyroidism and polycystic ovarian disorder (PCOD) by doing blood investigations for hormonal studies like thyroid profile, androgen studies and ultrasound abdomen and pelvis to look for ovaries.
Hypothyroidism and Polycystic Ovarian disorders are the common causes of weight gain.

Do physical exercises like brisk walking, swimming regularly and avoid junk food like sweets, cakes, chocolates, burgers and pizzas.

Take good balanced diet with more fruits, vegetables and salads and consult a Dietician for appropriate dietary plan for you.

Be happy and do not be depressed, as depression may cause excessive weight gain.

Consult your Physician for the evaluation of the medical causes of excessive weight gain and their management.

Hope I have answered your query, if you have any clarification please let me know.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Internal Med Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor