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are teens with aspergers able to lose weight

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Not room for details: Autism spectrum disorders including asperger's disorder are developmental brain disorders. These individuals have difficulty with social skills that i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Gaskill
23 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Aspergers: First take a look at this video to get an overview of asperger's. Then it will likely be clear. Main issues are social difficulties and trouble with ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Lifestyle changes: Develop lifelong healthy habits. Eat small balanced meals every 2-3 hours consisting of a whole,unprocessed foods such as a lean protein, veggies, and ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Paulhus
26 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily : Gr8 ?. Sometimes, we fall into our normal weight range, but want to lose a couple of pounds for the bathing suit season, or to fit better into a parti ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't go overboard.: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Weight loss: weight loss for teens should be done slow and steady. "Quick" weight loss is not healthy and often leads to rebound weight gain. Starting with a healt ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Be smart: Eat healthy: Cut out the sodas, sugary juices and sweets Exercise: Get up and move! 30 minutes of consistent activity (enough to increase your heart ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Play more outside: A good place to start is to consult with her doctor. The doctor can identify healthy goals for weight-loss, provide support, and monitor progress. It ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: However, scoliosis has the highest risk of progression at or just before a growth spurt in which a teenager's metabolism is more active and may lead t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuc ... Read More
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