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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
37 years experience Bariatrics
Lifestyle: Obesity has biologic, genetic, social, behavioral, and psychological components. A lifestyle that includes healthy food choices, portion control, act ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lifestyle changes: Are essential. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned mu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
In many ways: Children have the capacity to develop more fat cells until late childhood. After that, fat cells can get larger. So, an obese child will struggle more ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Motivate them: Its very hard to change someone's behaviour unless they want to. However i think having a positive influence, showing them how healthy food can be yu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Metabolic Epidemic : Adult obesity is often the result of excessive carbohydrates and sugars which raise blood sugar levels, increase Insulin and lead to Insulin resistanc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Obese people....: ....Whether adults or children, have a higher tendency to gain weight than someone who has never been obese. A child who has lost weight is not more ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Wilson
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not really : Even prescription products have questionable efficacy - try to keep a calorie log for two weeks then work on cutting calories by 10% and begin walking ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Wieght loss, steroid: Losing weight while on steroids is tough! exercise is key in helping gain control over your appetite. Walking three miles a day at a brisk pace has b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roberts
22 years experience Pediatrics
Can be many: There are not only physical effects, but also emotional effects on children with obesity. Some of the long-term health complications include diabetes, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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A 32-year-old male 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 iceberg lettuce (l ... Read More

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