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Weight Gain and Loss: Causes And What To Do About It


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Some medical conditions and/or their treatments can result in unwanted weight gain or loss. Some weight change may only be temporary, particularly if the change is due to a specific treatment. 

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  • In case it helps encourage you, you can see how you would look if you gained or lost weight by uploading a photograph of yourself to: offsite link
  • To learn more about weight change and your diet see Nutrition.
  • To learn more about dealing with weight change and physical activity see Exercise.
  • The costs of doctor-prescribed weight loss plans are deductible medical expenses.  Gym membership fees are not deductible. Nor is the cost of weight reduction plans entered into for the purpose of improving your appearance or sense of well-being.

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