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Overweight = a body mass index (BMI) between 25 & 30 kg/m2.
When do you notice: It more? All day? When you get up? Does your face appear flushed and red at the same time it feels hot? Just being overweight isn't the cause of this, but other symptoms or conditions may contribute to it. Do you drink alcoholic beverages? Is your face and neck red at the same time you feel hot? Sorry for so many questions, but it will lead to a better answer. Noticing when your face feels is impt! ...Read more
Overweight = a body mass index (BMI) between 25 & 30 kg/m2.
It could: Being overweight increases your chance of gestational diabetes, but it doesn't mean it's a "sure thing." if you're not pregnant yet, do your best to get in shape. If you're pregnant already, talk to your OB doctor and ask what you can do to prevent or minimize diabetes and risks to your baby. ...Read more
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Obesity doctor: All physicians are trained in treating obesity related conditions. These include high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, arthritis, reflux, heart disease, diabetes, among others. So, all physicians should be helping their patients loose weight. Specifically regarding weight, their are medical doctors...Bariatricians. And surgeons...Bariatric surgeons. Dieticians are also very helpful. ...Read more
Female 55 overweight asthmatic treated w/ seretides 50/250 mcg mild osteopnia extremely tired moody hair loss easily sick. Tests ok but cortisol-u free 24h, 233.6 nmol/24hr before seretide 90 nmol/24?
The amount of blood: Steroid via inhaled steroid is low. If it were high cortisol would be suppressed in that your adrenal would be suppressed. Osteopenia not disease, it's a word, keep an eye on density, not from inhaled steroids. Cortisol is up, may need suppression test, ask doc. Sleeping at night? Can u nap if given opportunity? May have a comorbid mood/stress prob., if snoring consider apnea. Continue workup. ...Read more
If I have secondary hypogonadism from bring overweight will my doctor tell me to lose weight before treating me or treat me while I loss weight?
Am sure I don't have sleep apnea. Am not overweight. Father. Mother. Brother also snore.. I have large tonsils could it be the reason. Treatments?
Need to be tested: Without a study, you can't know. Tonsils can obstruct airflow, and if blocked long enough, that is the definition of obstructive sleep apnea. Tonsil removal may be all you need, but you need an exam. Tonsils may only be part of the problem. Often it is not enough. Apnea is common in skinny people. ...Read more
Can weight loss only help cure all pcos symptoms if I never had any issues till I was 26 and less overweight. Or age has to do something with it?
I was a heavy daily cannabis smoker for 12 months, I'm also overweight. I have quit 70 days ago. Will I test positive in a urine drug test in a week?
For a year, I've been tracking my 500 calorie a day diet online (i even factor my vita-c tablet). No weightloss! My lowcal diet causes hairloss and worries people. Yet, I'm overweight/prehypertension.
I used to be very athletic. Now whenever I excercise, I feel out of breath, light headed etc. Does anxiety trigger this? I'm not overweight.
Deconditioning: Whenever the body does not get the regular exercise it used to get, it does not function as optimally as when there was regular exercise. This may be manifested by lightheadedness, shortness of breath, palpitations, etc. Anxiety can have similar symptoms but not necessarily with exercise. ...Read more
Navel yeast infection. How can I treat it? How can it be avoided. Am overweight. : (get lots of yeast infections under breasts, female parts. : (
I have costochondritis and I am overweight. When I exercise my chest gets painful. What can I do to decrease the pain? I've tried anti-inflammatories.
Magnesium oil: Transdermal magnesium oil topically on skin can block substance p the mediator of pain. Zinc is also helpful. To lose weight try eating 6 small meals a day with fresh vegetables, high quality low fat protein like beans or fish, and small amounts of colorful tart fruits. Get a good night sleep, lower stress and move through the day avoiding movements that cause pain. ...Read more
Sure, but...: As with all other healthtap questions about weight loss strategy, the correct response consistently is: reduce calories & exercise. For every pound less you desire, a simple rule of thumb is to reduce 3000 calories--either by making better food choices, reducing portion size, &/or working out (particularly if correctable metabolic issues like thyroid or adrenal gland disease have been ruled out). ...Read more
Maybe: The majority of brca1 positive patients that get breast cancer have triple negative breast cancer. Overweight patients may have tougher time breathing but a chest xray or other imaging for stating may be indicated for treatment of triple negative disease. There are many clinical trials available for this disease and they usually include a thorough staging workup. ...Read more
Generally, a young person who is overweight is not exercising enough (a minimum is 150 minutes per week in youth) and making poor food selections. A part of the problem typically is too much caloric intake.
There is a correlation of "screen time" with obesity. More screen time -> more weight. Finally, in some stress or depression can contribute. Start with more exercise and smart eating. ...Read more
I am 39 year old, weigh 178 lbs, height 5' 3".I am overweight. I am not a big eater, it is inherited. Tell me what to do to reduce weight?
A lot!: The classifications for overweight and obese that are currently in use are based on the body mass index measurement (bmi). Studies have clearly demonstrated morbidity and mortality risks at both underweight and overweight measurements, compared to 'ideal' bmi. However, the level at which optimum risk reduction is seen is not clear, with some showing overweight as best. At obese it is increased. ...Read more
Lose that weight.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more
Charts: Overweight is defined as having a bmi of 25-30 while obese is having a bmi over 30. Bmi is a calculation based on your height and weight. It is not perfect but a very good general guideline for most people to go by (football athlete with lots of muscle mass may be technically "obese" on the charts while not actually having too much body fat). ...Read more
Change your life: At the most basic level dieting takes no time or money. You can choose to eat less. I am sure you are busy, we all are. Do you have anything more important than your life? We each have 24 hours per day. Find a way to demand that you have earned the right to spend 1 of those hours each day to keep you alive. Would a check for $1million convince you? Would a funeral convince you? What will it take? ...Read more
Holistic approach: A doc, coach, or clinical psychologist can help you draw up a plan of action to include exercise, food plan, and stress management. This can be adjusted weekly as needed. Focus on your health more than on the number on the scale. There are lots of good books out there. Go slow and steady. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Overweight: It has its flaws but to my knowledge the gold standard measurement out there right now is the BMI (Body Mass Index). Using this chart can help you determine if you are overweight or not. In my opinion it doesn't account for muscle mass very well. Ultimately, it's using the chart and discussing your results with your PCP. ...Read more