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Abdominal Electrical Pulse To Lose Weight
Decrease carbs: Abdominal fat is the most dangerous fat increasing your risk of heart disease. It responds best to decreasing your carbohydrate intake (breads/pasta/cereal/pastries, alcohol/soda/juice). You still need lower total calories (500/day to lose 1 pound/week), drink alot of water since obesity is dehydrating, continue with exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Not likely: The younger you are and the more healthy and elastic your skin is, the more likely it is to restructure after loss of weight (consider the restructuring of most pregnant women). But the seriously overweight and older lose this ability and will have excess skin that a cosmetic surgeon should be consulted for removal. ...Read more
Working out and changed lifestyle to lose weight. Doc says i need sleep study due to overnight pulse ox reading. Should i be scared?
No: No and congrats on lifestyle changes. A sleep study is a diagnostic aid in helping to determine sleep apnea and if it is mild, moderate or severe. No need to have anxiety. If you are anxious, it may make the sleep study less effective because you may not be able to sleep to help the sleep lab get accurate readings. ...Read more
I'm planning to lose weight. Should I exercise & diet? Or exercise and no diet? Which is better? I am not that fat. I want a lean abdomen. Thank you!
Both: Both are important for weight loss. Be sure to include weight training in your exercise regimen, since increased muscle mass will increase your baseline metabolism which will help with weight loss. For your diet, avoid carbs and processed foods and fast foods and sodas, and eat lean meats and fruits and vegetables. Good luck! ...Read more
I haven't excercised in months because of the graves' disease, my BP is 145 and pulse is 122, is there any excerise i can do? I want to lose weight.
35 year-old female, resting heart rate 95-98, BP at rest 142/99: exercising to lose weight...Took 3 hours to recover resting pulse...So should I decrease my intensity a bit, just to be safe?
If you lose weight and exercise can you get rid of the excess abdominal fat called an "apron?" or is a tummy tuck the only permanent solution?
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