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Posted on Tue, 1 Aug 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Hi doctor. I'm 6 feet and weigh around 60 kgs. For quite some time I have been feeling my metabolism rate has increased and nothing that i eat stays in my body. Please suggest means to increase my weight.
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Get your thyroid profile checked.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.Welcome to Healthcare Magic. I am Dr Anshul Varshney for your help.
There are hardly a few reasons for increase in basal metabolic rate BMR causing weight loss. Common causes being Hyperthyroidism, Uncontrolled diabetes.
I would recommend you to get your following tests done :
1. Thyroid profile
2. Fasting blood sugar.
3. Complete blood count.
Get the tests done and write back to me with reports
I hope it helps you.
If you have any further query please ask me.
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