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Actice Gastrocolic Reflex Does You Loose Weight With This Going On
Reflex: It's the body's reflex controlling the motility, or peristalsis, of the gastrointestinal tract. It involves an increase in motility of the colon in response to stretch in the stomach & byproducts of digestion in the small intestine. It's responsible for the urge to defecate following a meal. The small intestine shows a similar motility response. The gastrocolic reflex helps make room for more food. ...Read more
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
Depends-age/severity: Some will need smaller, more frequent feedings. Thickening the formula/breast milk with cereal also can be done. Keeping the baby upright before and after feedings is helpful. H2-blockers like ranitidine (zantac) can be given orally to inhibit stomach acid. Old timers have also use antacids like mylanta and maalox. Many babies may not need treatment. Ger often resolves by itself. ...Read more
No: These gastrointestinal movements do not affect the eyes in any way. ...Read more
When treating acid reflex what is the difference between Nissen fundoplication and gastic bypass? Can Nissen fundoplication also help you lose weight?
I eat a healthy diet and go to the gym 5 days a week, burning about 300 cals each time. I'm 9st 4, is this enough exercise to loose weight?8st my goal
Math problem: Assuming you were in a relative steady state prior to your exercise program.....To loose 1 stone or 14 pounds you need to have a negative caloric intake of approximately 46, 200 calories. At 300 calories per day you would reach your goal in 154 days. As you can see, exercise must be coupled with a diet program to work best. "healthy" diet does not always equal low calorie diet. ...Read more
Getting fit: 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. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
To Be Fit: I admire your desire to be fit. Start walking daily 1 mile, then increase distance and pace or exercise Swimming, weight lifting and going to Gym will also keep you Fit Eat Balanced Diet Focus on Emotional Fitness as well: Feel the blessings and wonders of your body and mind Have Attitude of Gratitude Develop good Self-esteem Learn Coping skills to deal with stressors in your life Love what you do ...Read more
There isn't. Sadly.: Any healthy way to do that. I wish there was but it just isn't so. There are many very UNhealthy ways to do it, but I wouldn't discuss those. If I were to invent a pill or other healthy way to make people thin, I would quickly become the richest woman in the world. If there was an existing way, you would never see an overweight person anywhere in the world, and you wouldn't even need to ask this ? ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hmmm: Not sure if there is something yuo can do that preferentially lets you keep your breast fat. The breasts store fat like all the adipose cells in your body. ...Read more
Glucose ; exercise: Check w/your doc to see if you have pre-diabetes or diabetes. Pre-diabetes is rampant and makes one sluggish, unmotivated, and foggy in thinking. If so, use mark hyman, md, book called the low blood sugar solution. Baby steps--literally walking a little each day is a wonderful beginning. Catch this before it gets out of hand. ...Read more
Type 2 Diabetes: If you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you can control it with diet and exercise and weight control instead of using oral medications or insulin. It is best to take control of your disease. You may not be able to "cure" your diabetes, but you can certainly control it through healthy living. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi i m trying so hard to loose weight but my scales r not going down is this cause of hormone imbalance ? how can i make hormones normal ???
Focus on healthy: eating and exercise. Your target could be eating 1500 kcal/day emphasizing vegetables, fruit, healthy protein and grains. Choose 5+ servings of fruit and vegetables daily, and 3-5 servings of whole grain. Protein serving size is a deck of cards: 2-4/day. Then exercise--burn 500 cal at least 5 days a week.Unless you have thyroid problems, hormones likely not an issue,though may cause other symptoms ...Read more
Im trying to loose weight. i eat nothing but healthy foods and yet after i eat i go to the restroom, then afterwards im hungry whats the point?
What is the best way to loose weight with out going a diet? I'm having a very time getting this weight off
of me 5'9 at 242 it all in the belly...
Exercise : Adding exercise and self control by reducing portion intake and eating the right foods while counting calories is best. Increase fruit and fiber intake if not eating enough. Take a yoga course or start swimming if not already. Good, low impact exercises. If considering surgical options, know that the best procedures and surgtons usually require that one starts losing weight first. ...Read more
Recently I have been having pain in most of my body... I have started playing tennis to make some exercise and loose weight, I have been going 4 times once a week. Is it normal to have the exercise pain for so long? Which is what I assume... Thanks.
Exercise & Pain: Any time one starts a new exercise routine it is best to see a doctor to make sure all is well and that exercise is safe and appropriate. After that, a personal trainer at the gym can draw up a routine that suits your needs. Congrats on taking charge of your health. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is TSH .040 to 1.600 going to hypo side, what is a norma TSH to hyper side that will give me energy because I can't loose weight?
50, f, had arthro. Knee surg. 1 yr. Ago. When I don't exercise knee feels ok. But going walking hurts after. Xrays mris look good. Want to loose weight?
May need PT: Its not uncommon to have knee discomfort or even pain many months after knee scope. Knee may have subtle motion loss or strength deficits. You may benefit from physical therapy. If you have tried pt and you still have symptoms, get another opinion. It's rare to have normal studies and have pain. Something maybe being missed. ...Read more
I have a 9 month old baby and I have started to go to gym to loose weight but now I'm having a problem with my knee I have this painful pain on my knees ?
Is counting calories a good way to loose weight I am 19 i weigh 150lbs and im 5 3" i would like to loose 30lbs im starting to go the gym for one to two hours. There a lot of diets out there but i can't afford to be on the ones that work. I wanted to know
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