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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Weight loss: Please see your doctor or a nutritionist about the safest way to loose weight. Ask the professional about the ketogenic diet--low carb and higher pro ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Breastfeed often: "dieting" is not needed, as long as the breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight. For exa ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Dieting: Most recent studies have shown that weight loss is not really a factor of exercise but related to the amount of calories taken in. A very extensive s ... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Pool Therapy: Can help unload the spine and allow you to burn some calories. Try that first. If not helping consider seeing a pain specialist to address the pain ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Seck
17 years experience Pediatrics
Swim/diet/treatment: For most people swimming doesn't worsen sciatic pain. Weightbearing exercise usually worsens the pain but swimming is non-weightbearing. You may fin ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Pool Therapy: can be helpful will less stress on your spine. Once you mastered this, then getting out of the pool to do land based exercises would be next.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Lose weight?: Please add more information concerning your question so we can help you.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Eat few calories and: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Exampl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Eat less & exercise: The key to losing weight is not a temporary diet but permanent changes. Sugars and simple carbs from grains esp. cause weight gain. I like Dr. Furhman ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Diet and exercise: are the key, although you need to see your doctor first to make sure that you are otherwise healthy, good luck
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Count the calories: With natural weight loss (by eating fewer calories and exercising more to use up stored fat), one loses fat from all body parts. It is hard to just lo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced di ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Use up the calories!: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as she doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examp ... Read More
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