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I've been going to physical therapy for a few weeks once or twice a week for 40 minutes for my hips. Can that cause slight weight loss? I have arthritis in SI joints and ileum joint.
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sure it can

are you losing weight?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
just a couple of pounds.

that is pretty normal

usually physical therapy increases your cardiovascular exercise some

so that is normal

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Okay thank you for your response. I was concerned because my brother started with weight loss and actually had lung cancer and died in 6 weeks

Oh that would be a much more dramatic weight loss

I think you are fine

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