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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
31 years experience Cardiology
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Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lifestyle: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy wa ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lack of fuel: Yes, it can, you don't get enough calories to keep you warm, talk to your doctor/ dietician about it, you may need more carbohydrates/fats, good luck
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
No, see a doc.: You don't say what kind of diet you are on. You may be missing some essential nutrients, causing your symptoms, like anemia. You may have a thyroid h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Some exercises help: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. O ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
32 years experience Integrative Medicine
Caffeine and wt loss: Caffeine does increase metabolism. That is why it is an ingredient in a lot of weight loss supplements. It can increase heart rate and blood pressure.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
There is none: You must burn off 3500 calories that you don't ingest to lose one pound. That's the equivalent of waking 35 miles. Weight loss if very difficult, and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Diet and Exercise: The goal is to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet; eliminate junk food and don't over-eat. Consider liquids as well; soda, alcohol, ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
20 years experience Endocrinology
Abnormal weight loss: If intake has not decreased causes include: malabsorption (celiac for example), hyperthyroidism, diabetes, infection, cancer, addison's disease. I ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Diet and Exercise: The goal is to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet; eliminate junk food and don't over-eat. Consider liquids as well; soda, alcohol, ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid sugars: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and lettuce (with litt ... Read More
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