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weight gain due to quitting smoking
Mar 1, 2000

Why have I put on so much weight since I quit smoking?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Smoking increases your metabolic rate and almost everyone gains some weight after quitting. It is much healthier to gain a little weight than to continue smoking. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

On Serostim 2 weeks, no appetite, still losing weight
facial wasting: will fat return?

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