Tag Archives: Weight gain

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Weight Gain Isn’t Inevitable With Age

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a woman and will be 59 in a month. I’m in excellent health. I’ve worked out seriously with weight-bearing exercises for nearly 30 years. I have great muscle tone, and I believe I am height/weight proportional (5 feet, 2 inches tall, weigh 130 pounds). Is it Continue reading →

Paws Corner

Helping a Dog Gain Weight

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Recently, an elderly relative was moved to a full-time care facility because she was unable to care for herself or her two dogs. We gladly took in “Sadie” and “Tasha,” both small, mixed-breed adult dogs. I think they’re very underweight, though their skin just hangs off of Continue reading →