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Problem gaining weight

Patient: I’m having a problem gaining weight. I am fairly active. I am 5’11’ 177 lbs, 5% body fat. Are there any vitamins or minerals that can possibly slow down my metabolism or cause me to hold on to some fat. I have increased my caloric intake to 4000 to 6000 calories a day.

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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