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What is gastrocolic reflex?

What is gastrocolic reflex?

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

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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


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Gastrocolic reflex in babies causes n treatment

Gastrocolic reflex in babies causes n treatment

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

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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

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

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I do not want to loose weight but i want to be fit. How do I go about it?

I do not want to loose weight but i want to be fit. How do I go about it?

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

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What to do if I do not want to loose weight but i want to be fit. How do I go about it?

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

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Is their any way to loose weight without going on a diet and without doing more exercise?

Is their any way to loose weight without going on a diet and without doing more exercise?

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 more

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Is there any way to loose weight without going down a cup size (breasts)?

Is there any way to loose weight without going down a cup size (breasts)?

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

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I have type 2 diabetes. Will it ever go away if i loose weight or will i always have it?

I have type 2 diabetes. Will it ever go away if i loose weight or will i always have it?

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 more

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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 ???

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

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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?

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?

Satiety can be: achieved w/good fats. Low fat diet will not do it. Please see a nutritionist and a trainer at a gym after you see your doc for clearance. Good fats include olive oil, fish oil, and coconut oil. Avoid transfats found in packaged foods. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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How can they help you loose weight?

How can they help you loose weight?

How can what help: You lose weight. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How can I loose weight more quickly?

How can I loose weight more quickly?

Slow is safest: You do not want to lose more than 1 to 2 pounds per week. That is the safest and easiest way to keep the weight off. Best way to lose weight is increase exercise and watch what you eat ...Read more

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