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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Weight loss: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Rapid weight loss: If u r planbning on doing it this rapidly, us hould do it under the supervison of ur primary care md.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Likely: That is about 3.5 lbs/wk, which is a healthy loss rate (2-4 lbs/wk), if due to calorie restriction / increased exercise (=you meant to do it).
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not for the average : Person. For most - 1 to 2 pounds per week is achievable ; healthier.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelam Shah
72 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: It is possible to lose a rapid amount of weight in a short period of time (most notably with medical problems such as cancer, hiv), but for someone in ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If you are 20 lbs overweight, then losing it (in a reasonable way) will definitely improve your health in many ways including (but not limited to): ri ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, it depends on how you're doing it. If you're maintaining a healthy diet and exercising, then that may be just fine. Remember, though, it's genera ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe yes or no: Your BMI is 23.2 and that is normal for your height.Also its depends on your body habitus.Best for you is discuss with your doctor as well as exercise ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Each pound is 3500 calories. To lose 10 lbs your need to either consume 35, 000 fewer calories or burn up that many calories (or a combination of die ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Ht,wt: By the numbers you are already at 96%ile for height and 61%ile by wt with a normal BMI. You shouldn't try to loose any weight but instead concentrate ... Read More

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