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There were six months gap in my period. It started again four days ago. The flow is heaviest heavy I would say. But I noticed I had a drastic weight loss in such a few days. Given that I have stopped exercising and eating lots more than usual. Is it norma

There were six months gap in my period. It started again four days ago. The flow is heaviest heavy I would say. But I noticed I had a drastic weight loss in such a few days. Given that I have stopped exercising and eating lots more than usual. Is it norma

Not normal : Several cause. You can wait and see if your periods resume normally in next 2-3 months. If not look for cause which could be female hormonal low thyroid or may be PCOS. Have gynecologist evaluate you. At your age it is not normal to miss periods for 6 months ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Drinking a lot more water and cutt back on sugars.. Noticing alittle weight loss.. Could that make my period come four days early? Thanks(:

Drinking a lot more water and cutt back on sugars.. Noticing alittle weight loss.. Could that make my period come four days early? Thanks(:

Generally not: Periods may vary by several days, particularly at your age. There are a variety of psychological and physical causes for this, most of which are benign. If things worsen, see your gyn. ...Read more

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I have been working out and eating right for four months without any results (weight loss) I don't know why?

I have been working out and eating right for four months without any results (weight loss) I don't know why?

You can help build: Muscle w/protein and burn fat w/exercise. Exercise will also help you to build muscle because we tear muscle fibers apart when exercising and when the grow back together they create more muscle mass. Peace and good health. Weight may not change much but fat will now be muscle--healthier and more attractive. ...Read more

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I haven't had my period for four months,hair loss,weight loss,fatigue,5-8 hrs a night,pimples.use to exercise 2+hrs a day. now i don't&am a hclf vegan?

I haven't had my period for four months,hair loss,weight loss,fatigue,5-8 hrs a night,pimples.use to exercise 2+hrs a day. now i don't&am a hclf vegan?

HCLF Vegan: The HCLF Vegan or fruitarian diet is a very extreme diet. I worry about you having an eating disorder and you may be missing important dietary nutriments. I am worried you are becoming malnourished. You need to stop that diet and see your doctor right away. You need a good medical workup including blood work and possibly X-rays. ...Read more

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Can eating 4-5 small healthy foods every 2-3hrs really help with my weight loss? I am already exercising 4-5 days a week.

Can eating 4-5 small healthy foods every 2-3hrs really help with my weight loss? I am already exercising 4-5 days a week.

Maybe: Frequent small meals are good, but if that often, they need to be really small. It is all a matter of calories in/calories out. Try an app, like loseit! to track it. It really works! ...Read more

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Can exercising 45 minutes for 5 days a week be good for a 2 lb a week weight loss?

Can exercising 45 minutes for 5 days a week be good for a 2 lb a week weight loss?

Depends on calories: Consumed each day. Track calories & exercise. Decrease total calories you consume and increase exercise to lose weight. Good app for tracking diet and exercise is "my fitness pal". ...Read more

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Would purging for 3 days then eating bad food the day later cause weight loss or gain?

Would purging for 3 days then eating bad food the day later cause weight loss or gain?

Yes: Depends on what you mean by bad food. You need good nutrition on a daily basis. Purging is a symptom of an eating disorder called bulimia. There are treatment programs available if you need help establishing a healthy pattern of eating without feeling the need to purge ...Read more

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I delivered my baby six days ago. My weight loss since then is almost 16 lbs. is that normal?

I delivered my baby six days ago. My weight loss since then is almost 16 lbs. is that normal?

Weight gain/loss: Rapid weight lose occurs after delivery for a variety of reasons. For example, the baby is 7#, the placenta is #1. Simply at delivery of the pregnancy you have lost 8#. Blood los and the subsequent mobilization of fluid accounts for additional dramatic weight loss. Initial weight loss is rapid post pregnancy. It is that last 10# that you never seem to lose! ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more