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Twin Falls, ID
A 17-year-old female asked:

My doc put me on a 1200 cal diet and strict exercise routine. i am losing all my fat but my baby fat. how can i lose this as well?

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Dr. Errol Ozdalga
14 years experience
keep going!: Keep going, follow the doc's instructions, you will lose this eventually as well. Good job!
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Dr. Jon Murphy
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
High stress hormones: Having more stress hormones like cortisol can prevent people from losing fat around belly button. In this case reducing stress and practicing relaxation breathing or guided imagery for 5-10 minutes twice a day can change fat loss pattern. One set of symptoms characteristic of too much stress is having trouble going to sleep at night and trouble waking up in the morning.
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Last updated Oct 17, 2013

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