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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple reasons: Did you ever discover what made you sick? How do you know you are over it? Is anyone else in family ill? Diarrhea, fever, chills, cough? Look at ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
lose the weight: If you need CPAP at 18 you need to get the weight issue undercontrol, exercise is encouraged as part of this process. Embarassed by CPAP is better tha ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on activity: For a woman your size who is fairly inactive, a 1800 K diet should allow you to lose a 1#/week, or 1300 for 2#/week, which is the fastest recommended. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Have your: gastroenterologist refer you to a nutritionist, who will be able to start you on a diet that is most favorable for your condition.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Good diet, aerobics: I believe the best method is a healthy diet which leaves out a lot of junk food along with regular exercise the best type of regular exercise for ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Shaw
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Small steps: Begin by eating a little less and exercising more. Even walking instead of driving and taking stairs instead of elevators can help. Looking for dramat ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Sadow
47 years experience Bariatrics
Www.mcihealthweb.com: See above site for proper guidance!
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
22 years experience Family Medicine
Balance!: Decreasing calories and getting some good exercise. Avoid alcohol and try to adopt healthy habits that you can maintain for the long run. Good luck! ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Start today: Start it takes time, look how much time it took to gain the weight. Cut out poor quality foods like chips, dips,candy,sugary treats and increase prote ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Remember: No one is allergic to all healthy food choices so this means that you just haven't found the right selection of foods that work well with your system. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Weight gain: The desire to gain weight is more than just a function of what you eat. Genetics (size of your parents), muscle mass, and bone structure also play an ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Listen to your body: This a wake up call to re-examine your life style. Get a good night sleep, make sure you are not deficient in iron, zinc, magnesium, or vit d3. Calciu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't recommend: losing weight to become skinny. Do recommend losing weight if it will help to optimize your health. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim fo ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Upon where you're starting from. The more you weight, the more you need to lose. Healthy bmi is usually considered to be from 18.5 - 24.9, but there a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Weight loss: Unfortunately, without knowing your issues (your original weight, your desired weight) and your overall health status including your eating and other ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
You can't: The same way you can get rich without working. Okay, i guess you can get rich if you win the lottery or inherit the money. But my point was that you c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
30 years experience Pediatrics
Great question: Starvation is the key word that needs to go away! starvation creates a primal signal to the body to store fat for protection. Think of what we do in ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Partner: Find a partner and lose weight together.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Weight training: Muscle mass can be added by exercise and weight training, coupled with a diet that supplies the necessary nutrients. Consult with a: trainer, dietic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Stop: All forms of sugar and sweeteners.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Just do it.: When you exercise, you will feel better about yourself. This will make you want to exercise more. Then, you will start losing weight. The weight loss ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Visualize how you: Will feel & look when your’e at your healthiest. Also, think about what the issue was that motivated you to to lose weight in the first place. Insure ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
By Healthy Calories: If you want to gain weight, you can do it by consuming more healthy calories such as protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fish or plant based fa ... Read More
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