dietician-icon
Underweight
Hi, I am 25 years old, not married yet. I am underweight, I am unable to gain weight, eventhough I eat well I am not putting weight. My entire family is thin. Please let me know whether I can put on weight, if yes please let me know whom to consult
97 Views v

Answers (2)

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Ms. Bipasha Das
Dietitian/Nutritionist 9 yrs exp Delhi

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹250 for 24 hrs

Hi I understand your concern. Everyone in your family is thin means you are likely to inherit that. But still you can try gaining some weight by having nutritious n calorie rich meals like fruit smoothies, fruit custard, milk shakes, soyamilk, high protein foods. Along with some exercises too.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
doctor profile image
Dr. Swathi S Aithal
General Physician 3 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹100 for 24 hrs

Hello.. well if all the members in your family are thinn then it will be likely that you would be thin only ....but then it depends in your food intake and the exercises you do .. St art taking more of proteins and then start gymming ....thank you
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.