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How to get sick and lose weight

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
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 22-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
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
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.
A member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Be Supportive: First, they need to want to lose the weight. There are good support organizations (tops.Org), but you can be supportive, too. Offer to exercise with ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Some ideas: He wants to lose weight. Remember this and don't criticize. You're probably already a good cook; expand your repertoire to yummy things that aren't gr... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Losing weight.: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Weight: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This s... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes, it gets harder: As we get older, our muscle mass decreases and thus burns off less energy/food. If we burn less and yet eating/consuming the same amount of food, we g... Read More

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