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A 41-year-old female asked:

Im severely constipated with only 1 bm in past 4 wks, yet i lost 6lbs w/bmi dropping from 19.3 to 18.3. my resting hr averages 110bpm. is fast rhr reason for weight loss? how to calculate how many daily calories i need to maintain a stable weight?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Please see your doc: That is some serious constipation! With your other problems you really need to see a doc this week for a physical exam and appropriate testing to get to the root of your problems. You may have thyroid hormone problems or something else that needs treatment. Don't delay!
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