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

Too skinny. How to gain weight?

hey i m 22 male , 6 feet , and 50 kgs , too skinny ,so too shy, life ruined,my skinniness has caused me too many problems on every level. My confidence level is below 0 can't even look a person in the eyes whenever i go outside i end up thinking that everyone is staring at me cause i m different,i know most of it is just in my head but i think gaining a little weight would help me dramatically, help...
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  151
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Weight gain can be achieved by making sure that the amount of calories you put into your body is more than the calorie or energy you put out.
To use more calories you can increase the amount of food that you eat and the frequency. It would be best to avoid overtly unhealthy food.

(1)To increase the calories of each meal you can add small amount of high calorie dressings, peanut butter, oil, add avocados to sandwiches, wheat germ to cereals, powdered milk to casseroles

(2) eat healthy food high in calories such as potatoes, avocadoes, eggs, fish, lean red meat, poultry, whole grain bread,

(3) relax and avoid fidgeting and restlessness. These would burn off calories and prevent weight gain

(4)Increase the portion size of your meals, if you would normally take one spoonful of pasta or rice or meat- take 2 instead

(5) a weight lifting program would help to add muscle mass

It is important to remember that our inner characterisitics are much more important than our outer.Good luck

Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

3 Doctors agree with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© 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