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how to tell your parents you want to lose weight

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It wouldn't be: right for us doctors to help you deceive your parents. I am a little worried that you feel the need to lose weight in secret. Why not talk with your p ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
Seek other support: Let them know your respect that they are concerned about your weight and that they should respect you enough not to be derogatory. If you yourself wan ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You are making me: Pretty nervous here. People who need to keep their eating behaviors ; loss of weight a secret sometimes have eating disorders.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Heavy?: You should speak to your doctor about your concern about your weight. Your physician will be able to tell if your weight and body mass index - bmi ar ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Weight loss: and difficulty talking w/parents. Please go to your doctor w/your parents and discuss the situation. He/she will examine you and see how healthy you ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would suggest: that you work to have an open and honest relationship with your parents.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you suffer from: obesity then you could ask your parents to see your doctor for physician input. If you just want to lose weight to be skinny then please listen to y ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
See your doctor.: See your doctor to be sure of a diet that lowers risk of cancer and stroke. Stroke is mainly due to a history of hypertension, and atherosclerosis, s ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Diet & exercise: No secret to losing weight, just hard work. Pay attention to eating healthy and exercising regularly. That's it. Of course check your thyroid but that ... Read More
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