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Weight Gain After Stopping Meds
An_258675 posted:
I just lost 60 lbs and reached my weight goals. I am 65 yr old male at 156 pounds.

I was taken off meds for blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol and diabetes after the last physical 2 weeks ago. I also started CoQ10 at that time.

Since then I have gained 8 lbs in spite of keeping on a 1200 to 1500 cal diet and running 5 times a week (15 miles a week or so.)

My Fitbit scales show that my body fat percent went from 18% 2 weeks ago at 156 and 16% now at 166 lbs.

Should I be concerned? Hopefully this will stabilize soon and not go any higher. I am continuing to consume 1200 to 1500 calories a day and run and do strength training.

Maybe I have gained 8 lbs of muscle in the last 2 weeks? ;} Can only hope LOL.

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