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Pocatello, ID
A 25-year-old female asked:

Doing six week weight loss competition, lost inches around waist, gained it in the bust. is that normal at all???

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No, your lucky: generally it is the other way around ! and... loss of inches aroudn the waist is an independent sign of lowering risk of medical illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. you cannot control where you lose the weight except if you do not do exercise the loss is predominantly muscle.
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