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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Weight loss: Being diagnosed with metabolic syndrome does not mean you cannot lose weight. Weight loss is actually part of the treatment of metabolic syndrome so y ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Lose weight: Please have your doctor refer you to a dietitian who will help you lose weight. Digital, educational, and evidence based information will be discussed ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Fix problems 1st: Your current medication would be deadly to a fetus. You could try to control your blood pressure with fetus friendly meds but HBP along with excess we ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You could try: But your cholesterol will probably return closer to original level. Try reducing dose first. Congratulations on weight loss, I am sure it took lots ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Insulin resistance: This is not making sense, especially on actis where there is normally some weight gain. You need to see a doctor.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stress: If you try to change metabolism quickly, your body gets stressed out, and your hormones follow. Aim for one or two pounds per week, slow and steady wi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes yes: Persons with pre-diabetes or diabetes, or taking medicines that lower one's blood sugar, should spend time discussing dieting with their doctors befor ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weight loss: The role of antioxidants play in weight loss is that they provide the body with the nutritional support it needs to keep it strong and energized durin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Neither: It you eat more than you burn off you will gain weight. If you burn off more than you eat you will lose weight. It's very simple. Don't get your medic ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A low-calorie diet speeds up weight loss. If a person eats fewer calories than he needs to live on each day, his body will use the stored fuel (fat). ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes they do: A perdue university study found that diet sodas may be linked to many health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease.One large study found ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Balanced diet: Weight loss needs caloric restriction and incease in physical activity. Eat plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grain preprations in moderat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Diet soda BAD!: Stay far away for diet soda. Nutrasweet and splenda are both not good for you, and can even promote weight gain.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Diet drinks contain aspartame and this causes chemical changes in brain that can have repercussions on weight gain. They are not good.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It you have fat 2-: -loose, you will replace it with muscle that is heavier, but it also takes up less room that fat which is lighter. so as you loose fat initially U wil ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: but you would most likely also have other symptoms such as abdominal cramping and diarrhea, bloody stools, etc. Not just weight loss and loss of appet ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Would check with your doc as unintentional weigh loss can be concerning.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Nortriptyline: Nortriptyline may cause increased appetite and weight gain There is no common problem with weight loss
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: A low-calorie diet speeds up weight loss. If a person eats fewer calories than he needs to live on each day, his body will use the stored fuel (fat). ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
BMR: BMR is the rate your body burns calories to maintain self. To loose weight, you have to stay under this number. You calculate your daily caloric intak ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
There is no best: Weight loss shake as ideally you'd stick to natural unprocessed foods as best as you can. Remember that motility wise, liquids pass through the stoma ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Edema possibly: I know that Gabapentin can lead to changes in fluid distribution in addition to peripheral edema and this may be one possible way that Gabapentin lead ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Not safe: Rapid weight loss has the following risks - gallstones, which occur in 12% to 25% of people losing large amounts of weight over several months. Dehyd ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Yes and no: Substituting it for regular sugared soda might help weight loss. However, 2 studies suggest people drinking diet sodas may gain weight instead. Drink ... Read More

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