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Doctor insights on: 600 Pound Man Loses Weight

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Tell me this is it true or not true that a fat man lose let's say 50 pounds and by him losing that weight his penis gets larger?

Tell me this is it true or not true that a fat man lose let's say 50 pounds and by him losing that weight his penis gets larger?

No - but....: Dear panther, that is not true. The fact of the matter is that fatty tissue around the penis, can engulf it & give the illusion that the penis is shorter than it is. By losing weight, & fat around the pubic & abdominal area, more of the penis' full length become visible. ...Read more

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I am a 6 foot man I weigh 280 pounds pretty obese in my penis is 5.6 inches if I lose weight can I possibly gain some size back?

I am a 6 foot man I weigh 280 pounds pretty obese in my penis is 5.6 inches if I lose weight can I possibly gain some size back?

Normal size: You penis is of normal size. Losing weight will not make it larger but you will be able to use it better by losing weight. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I am 5'5 and 194 pounds. How much weight should I lose?

I am 5'5 and 194 pounds. How much weight should I lose?

Obesity: Based on your height and weight alone, your BMI is 32.3 which is considered obese. For your height, normal weight range is 115-150 lbs. I would strongly recommend consulting your physician for a supervised weight loss program. ...Read more

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Safest way to lose weight? (middle aged man)

Safest way to lose weight? (middle aged man)

Less food more move: The best way for anyone to lose weight is to make changes in diet and exercise that promote health. Eliminate sugary beverages and fatty foods, add in fruit and veg. Depending on your current height/weight and your goals you can determine the caloric intake you should have daily. Healthy would be to lose 1-2 lbs/week and shoot for life changes not a diet. Add in 30 minutes of exercise daily. ...Read more

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Could men lose weight faster and easier than women?

Could men lose weight faster and easier than women?

Often - the answer : is yes. This is because men (on average) have more muscle mass. A man may burn 20% more calories than a woman of the same height at rest. On average, men are about five inches taller than women – so that is also a contributor. ...Read more

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I'm 400 pounds what's the best way to lose weight ?

I'm 400 pounds what's the best way to lose weight ?

Severely Overweight: In your case I think you really need some people to help you do this safely and effectively. You need a nutritionist, a trainer or exercise physiologist and preferably a Baritrician ( a physician trained in weight) preferably one who is Board Certified. You need a plan specific for you, that changes as you change and one that has a high level of returning and reporting. ...Read more

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How quickly can a woman lose weight compared to a man?

Harder work: Usually women tend to lose weight at a slower rate than a man. This is likely related to women having a greater percent body fat compared to men. Don't even waist your time comparing to a man in terms of rate of weight loss. ...Read more

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How much time should I work out to lose weight ( men )?

How much time should I work out to lose weight ( men )?

That is up to you.: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm There are 3,500 calories per pound. The number of calories you burn in working out will determine the rate (if consumption doesn't change). You put on muscle (which weighs more than fat) but which will ^ your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Why is it hard for women to lose weight and men aren't?

Why is it hard for women to lose weight and men aren't?

That's a : Generalization. Men often have more muscle mass to burn calories effectively - so their rate of loss may be different. If a man is too aggressive with weight loss - he may catabolize more muscle . Muscle weight more than fat. Many men struggle with trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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How can I lose 40 pounds of pregnacy weight in 4 months?

How can I lose 40 pounds of pregnacy weight in 4 months?

Exercise and diet: With regular, medium-high intensity 5-6x/wk workout and a healthy/balanced diet along with setting a realistic, steady wt loss 1lb/wk, you can accomplish this. Don't do crash diet because u will like regain it and some more later. Drink plenty of fluid, especially water, minimize junk foods/sweet drinks and you will succeed. Remember: staying healthy is a life-time committment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im 4.11 220 pounds and I need serious help losing weight?

Im 4.11 220 pounds and I need serious help losing weight?

Obese: See your doctor about any medical conditions that may be causing your weight gain e.g. Diabetes, thyroid problems etc. Then start a recommended serous diet with proper exercise in order to lose weight slowly but regularly. Follow up with your doctor regularly. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight (30-ish pounds) quickly but healthily?

Quicker isn't better: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Is 58 pounds in one year to fast and too much weight to lose?

Is 58 pounds in one year to fast and too much weight to lose?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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What should someone 60 yrs old / 350 pounds do to lose weight?

What should someone 60 yrs old / 350 pounds do to lose weight?

Consider: a comprehensive evaluation by your physician before setting out for major weight loss. Get medically cleared. Working with a nutritionist & personal trainer may be very beneficial.Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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HOW DOES A MAN IN HIS FIFTYS , FIND A WAY TO LOSE WEIGHT FAST?

HOW DOES A MAN IN HIS FIFTYS , FIND A WAY TO LOSE WEIGHT FAST?

Decrease number of: calories taken in and increase the number of calories burned. In short... a huge lifestyle change. Please consult with a doctor before starting on any type of aggressive weight loss program, done improperly it can have very serious health effects. ...Read more

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What's the best way for a 70 year old active man to lose 15 pounds?

What's the best way for a 70 year old active man to lose 15 pounds?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight with little exercise 20-30 pounds in 3 months?

How can I lose weight with little exercise 20-30 pounds in 3 months?

Tall order for min: exercise. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose weight fast without exercise? I mean 30-40 pounds

Is there a way to lose weight fast without exercise? I mean 30-40 pounds

Sure, but...: The medications generally available for weight loss must be considered with extreme caution. They traditionally have been linked to heart disease, heart attack, heart valve defects and pulmonary hypertension. Educate yourself about the risks and have a good conversation with your regular doctor. Try more conservative measures first. Consult with a Dietitian. Exercise. Do it right!! ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight? I would like to lose roughly 90 pounds

What is the best way to lose weight? I would like to lose roughly 90 pounds

Take it slow.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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