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Calorie deficit and height loss

Patient: I’m an 18 year old male who has recently lost 26 pounds in 3 months through enacting a calorie deficit, eating around 1000 calories a day. Is it possible for this to result in a decrease in height as well as weight?

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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