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Ectomorph Weight Gain

Hi,

I'm currently trying to get a bigger body since I'm not too happy about being very under weight. I am 88 pounds and 32 years of age. My height is 5'4. I recently acquired a gym membership as to taking getting bigger and healthier more serious. I am currently making use of protein shakes, creatine, amino acid, and the Mega Man Sport supplement. The issue I feel I'm having is it's hard for me to eat a lot of food since doctors have noticed that I have a small stomach. So I'm curious about how and what I should eat since I have that as a barrier? It's easier for me to drink the shakes for calories, but I'm hearing you obviously can't count out lots of solid food. I drink more protein shake than I am able to eat solid food unless it's light like salad.

Thanks for your help. I am also thinking to consult and actual nutritionist in person though figured I should try here first.
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replied November 23rd, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Eat small food frequently i.e every 2 hours.
I would suggest you to have thyroid function tests as well.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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