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how much weight do you need to lose to be malnourished

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Other things: Not being able to lose weight is usually for other reasons, with undiagnosed hypothyroidism one of the many reasons. http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2 ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Don't know why: You're unable to exercise. Even if you can't ambulate you can do upper body exercise with hand weights. You need to eat less than you burn off, and th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Different mechanism: B12 deficiency is a sign of diet that is either deficient of the same or you have poor digestion. People who are overweight tend to be sarcopenic - lo ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
B12 weight loss: An issue with b12, which is easily correctable, and the ability to lose weight have never been directly connected.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
54 years experience Diabetology
Only minimal effects: Iron deficiency itself has little effect on weight loss, and is easy to correct with iron tablets.If it is severe it can lead to anemia which causes f ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Makes sense: You need a normal metabolism / energy level to correct a weight issue. Eat and exercise like the sort of person you want to become and ask your doctor ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
True: It takes a fined tuned machine to keep the metabolism up.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Pernicious anemia: Anemia could reduce your ability to carry out aerobic exercise safely. It also might affect your nutritional balances.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Hogan
34 years experience General Surgery
Stay gluten free: It is really important for you to stay gluten free, & probiotics & prebiotics will help your gut return to good health. By losing the inflammation & m ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Second opinion: Surgery for colloid goiter is for cosmetic reasons. Surgery will neither cause you to lose weight nor restore thyroid function to normalcy. It may be ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
39 years experience Bariatrics
Correct deficiency: Weight loss occurs when your body burns more calories than you consume by eating. Hypothyroidism may slow the body's metabolic rate, thereby decreasi ... Read More
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