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Can a heating pad help you lose weight

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Ice.: You shoulde use ice, rather than heat. Ice reduces pain and inflammation. You can take an over the counter anti-inflammatory med that should help.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
See Ortho if Needed: Usually most pain resolves on its own, however if it persists or you have swelling noted you may want to see an orthopedic doctor to evaluate it furth... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine 22 years experience
No: If you replace your high carb breakfasts with a low-carb veggie smoothie daily then perhaps that would help, but a single veggie smoothie will not hel... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Need the fiber.: While fruit or vegetable are relatively nutritious and low-calorie, they tend to eliminate the fiber benefit of the fruit. Fiber helps us stay full i... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
You haven't said : Which GNC pill you are referring to. Auricular acupuncture is very helpful for appetite suppression.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Jaramillo
A Verified Doctoranswered
17 years experience
No not really: You may loose water weight but no real change will take place in your actual body mass. To loose weight you must expend more energy than you take-in t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Muscle continues to burn fat even at rest so some weight training will lead to weight loss. However, you may have a slight gain initially due to incr... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 55 years experience
Diet & exercise: The same as the rest of us. Why do you think you are perimenopausal? Lack of menses? Perhaps the weight gain is pregnancy if you are sexually active.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
No: Nothing helps losing weight except proper diet and a happy life.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Usually not: Apple cider vinegar or any other vinegar isn't needed for good health. Apple cider vinegar is not an FDA approved medication, so its effects and side ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
No: I suppose lipton green tea in the bottle could help you lose weight if you drank it but nothing else and didn't eat anything either while exercising l... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: My general advise is to do exercise consistently and for a minimum of 20 min.