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Increase in weight, flabby stomach. Used duromine. Is it liver disorder?

Hello doctor how are you I have a question after coming back from a holiday I weighted myself and saw an increase in 5 kg in one week I managed to lose 1 kg using duromine I used to take duromine last year and I had one week supply left over so I used that I have also noticed my waist increase I never had an increase waist even when I was fat I had a flat stomach now it s all flabby. Also in past month my salt intake was high as well as I really like salty things is it just water retention or could there be something els I have stopped eating nearly nd still waist has not dropped do u think I would have some other sort of disease such as liver
Asked On : Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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Welcome to HealthCare Magic.

Hope you are doing good. We often gain weight rapidly with out knowing it the cause could be eating habbits , limited physical activity and much more. Duromine tablets are not effective if you dont have control over your diet and do not physically active ( I mean enough exercise to burn fats). Advance re-search also shows that one of the cause of weight gain is not proper functioning of liver. But in your case i think don't blame the liver.

Let Me give you simple plan:

If you burn 500 more calories than you eat every day for a week, you should lose about 1-2 pounds.

If you want to lose weight faster, you'll need to eat less and exercise more.

For instance, if you take in 1,050 to 1,200 calories a day, and exercise for one hour per day, you could lose 3-5 pounds in the first week, or more.

Limiting salt and starches may also mean losing more weight at first -- but that's mostly fluids, not fat.

When you reduce sodium and cut starches, you reduce fluids and fluid retention, which can result in up to 5 pounds of fluid loss when you get started. you did not mentioned your body weight and height with that could give you better idea that how much should you loose.

I hope have answered your query. feel free to ask if you have any query. wish you good health. Regards
Answered: Sat, 3 Aug 2013
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