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if you lose weight do you get taller

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Call your insurer: Certainly ANY program might improve your health so the insurer has reason to help you. Good luck!
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Start over. : Your best bet would be to start over with a new weight-loss surgery program. I understand that heading into the surgery, there’s a several month journ ... Read More
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Obesity : See your attending physician.He should be able to refer you to the appropriate program

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get a start b patien: From your height and weight, your Body Mass Index (BMI) is 31.6. Underweight: BMI less than 18.5; Healthy weight: BMI 18.5-24.9; Overweight: BMI 25-29 ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
a rough estimate: Around 165 to 182 pounds. However if you are muscular it could be more. If you have a thinner frame- it could be less.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
41 years experience Pain Management
No big people food: Stop eating big people food. Wheat, sugar, potatoes, juice, soda, deep fried, hydrogenated oil, and artificial sweeteners. www.blatmanhealthandwellnes ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
BodyFat 95% food not: exercise. Study: http://www.bmj.com/company/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/exercise-myth.pdf, http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/pdf/patient-summar ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Growing taller: Does not cause you to lose weight. However, it is possible that you may appear more slender if your height grows more quickly than your girth.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
After puberty- can't: Grow taller. If you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
It's OK to be you!: Google up "bmi calculator." this will give you your "body mass index, " a number based solely on height and weight - and not accounting for how much m ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Not sodium: Sodium high or low will not help you lose weight. The issue is sugar or carbohydrates and the total amount of calories you are consuming. Sodium varie ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Quick weight loss: Any quick weight loss tends to be followed by weight gain. The best solution for weight loss is a long term change in diet. Raw food diet or a cleans ... Read More

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