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can allergy shots cause issues with body weight?
karriewright123 posted:
I've been told allergy shots do not cause weight gain, but I have gained a little and I'm having a TERRIBLE time losing it. I'm very weight obsessed so I know all the things you are supposed to do. I'm just struggling and I haven't pin-pointed the issue. I am leaning more towards it having to do with my anti-biotics I was on for sinus infection, but I have been off meds for a month now. Any help is appreciated.
Aqua14 responded:
If you were more sedentary while you were sick with a sinus infection, that may have contributed to your weight gain because you did not burn as many calories through exercise while you were sick. I doubt very much that it is the allergy shots contributing in any way. Hope this helps. Judy
It's never too late to be what you might have been. ~ George Eliot. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
JasonNyback responded:
There are a lot of people in this world who suffer from allergies, and this can really be a bothersome and downright depressing state of being. Your nose is runny, your eyes are itchy, you've got sneezes, just to name a few of the symptoms. It all depends on what you're allergic to as to what kind of symptoms you will have.

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