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how much sleep do i need per night to manage my weight

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A good 8 hours: Getting 8 hours of sleep a night is a good thing. A person becomes well rested and less stressed. Many people eat or snack when under stress, so less ... Read More
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Dr. Pablo Cuevas
35 years experience Prosthodontics
8 hours or more: Sleeping is so vitally important for good health. It is when we recharge our battery and it enables us to thrive. Lack of good consistent sleep can ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
21 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not much: Less than a pound.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Weight: Assuming you have no health problems, zero to none.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
31 years experience Psychiatry
Common problem: Changing behavior is hard especially when it's comforting. Most of over eating happens later at night, start an early bed schedule, clear the high cal ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Faster?: There is no way that is healthy to lose weight "faster". Your goal should be to eat healthy foods, targeting a caloric intake which is less than what ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
This symptoms are: concerning. Of course everybody can feel nauseous for a day or two, often as a result of a fleeting viral infection. But if you continue to feel naus ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
MD evaluation: Your symptoms are non specific and could mean a number of things. Unexplained weight loss should be evaluated by your MD.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep schedule: A baby should be sleeping 16-20 hours per day.If the baby is sleeping through the night, good. Get your rest do you can face the day. If you are conce ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Physical exam: Set yourself up for a comprehensive phsicial exam and blood testing, including a full metabolic workup. Your questions deserve further medical evaluat ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
High protein: low carbs (complex carbs like vegetables are good), and good fat (olive oil, coconut oil, not transfats in junk food). You body will burn fat more th ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep Hygiene is Key: Keep reg. bed & wake time. Make routine: warm bath /shower, aromatherapy, read, or light music. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfy mattress/p ... Read More

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