Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Weight Loss Treatment

The treatment of weight loss depends on the underlying cause. In general, a diet that contains more calories, and more frequent meals will help reduce weight loss.

Treatment may include:

  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Vitamin supplements
  • Mineral supplements
  • Regular exercise
  • Avoid medications that cause nausea

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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