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what does alterations in metabolism mean

A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
17 years experience Family Medicine
Body type : Low metabolism people are very efficient in conserving calories, so they need very few calories to function, the unused calories become fat. High meta ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Please restate query: Sorry, but I don't understand your question. Are you asking if aerobic exercise versus resistance exercise best increase the metabolism?
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Dr. Moshe Lewis
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Deps on the exercise: Regular exercise has an impact on your body weight, & the actual metabolic rate you experience by regulating the amount of calories you burn each ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Metabolism: Hi. Muscle activity, as in aerobic and resistance exercises, uses more fuel (glucose and fatty acids) than resting muscle. Increased fuel and oxygen u ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
How fat is formed: Lipid metabolism means the process in which fats are formed ,utilized and broken down and disposed in the body. It starts when the food is broken down ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: It only meanns your thyroid is normal, and if you are having metabolic symptoms, best to see a gastroenterologist or an endocrinologist.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Dickson
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
That one part is fit: Look at tennis players. The arm they use becomes very developed in strength and definition. The fast metabolism is somewhat irrelevant to the exerci ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: Fat has the highest density of calories, roughly 2X that of carbs or protein.Consuming products with quality fats like salmon, nuts, lean meats can pu ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not quite: It's probably the other way around. If fast, average, or slow metabolism describes the rate a person uses up energy (fuel) when not running around doi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Fats: Lipids are different kinds of fats circulating in the body.Metabolism is a description of how it is made,utilized and dispensed by the body. The lipid ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below : Can't say with certainty but most likely effects will be minimal.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Not usually: There are many factors that affect weight gain and three that really are out of our control are age, gender and genetics. The type of food, activity l ... Read More
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