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Best Mini Trampoline For Overweight
Not proven: Rebounding trampolines have been advocated from making your vision better, glaucoma better, aligning the eyes to reducing migraines by movement of cerebrospinal fluid since wwii. But all are personal and scattered reports. But there is scientific data from nasa that showed it is a much better way of exercising for heart & body than treadmill and jogging. Certainly it won't hurt the eyes. ...Read more
I have bad knees and was wondering if rebounding (exercising on a mini trampoline) is a good or bad exercise for that?
Can I still do flips on. Trampoline with possible slipped disc in my neck as well as like a small soft Crack at the bottom of my neck? I did front flip I was just wondering
Best not too: Very dangerous thing todo with a normal neck. Better not chance permanent damage. If you land wrong you may have problems play it safe stay away from a trampoline! ...Read more
My son fell off a small trampoline and landed knee first he has a bump on his knee an he keeps complaining it hurts. Could it be a bone contusion?
HCG diet: I am a big advocate on my diet program called the HCG true diet. It allows your metabolism to change with HCG and a low calorie diet. It is a medically monitored program and creates new behaviors which can become habits over time. Most people lose 20-30 pounds per 12 week course. Even people on rehab. Can do this diet. ...Read more
No quick answer here: Your best weight loss efforts are likely to come from eating healthy, low-fat, high fiber foods and increasing your activity. Weight loss efforts are much more likely to succeed if you are active - and even walking counts! Have vegetables (no potatoes) for half of your dinner plate. Avoid "trigger foods" like candy, chocolate, chips, etc. It took a while for us to gain; it takes a while to lose. ...Read more
I do HCG diet in my: Pts, it works and is safe, see your fam doc or gyn doc so you can be evaluated for wt loss manangement. ...Read more
I am a 30 and overweight and want to know the best way to slim down some a little quicker and suggestions?
Eat fewer calories!: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more
What to do if I'm a teenager and I'm approximately 11.4 ponds overweight. What is the best way to lose about 10 pounds fast?
Just be sensible.: 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. Shoot for no more than two pounds weekly. ...Read more
Have not been physically active in a couple years what is the best way to start out slow I don't overdo myselfi'm only 22 but I'm 30 pounds overweight?
Walking is cheap, can be done at your own pace, and easy on the joints.
I suggest you go for a 15-20 minute walk three times a week, and gradually increase the pace, and then frequency. Stay disciplined, go with a friend with similar goals, and you will be on your way. This is the best exercise for anyone recovering from spine surgery as well. ...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
Several: I see the most consistent results and sustained weight loss with Weight Watchers. They're not trying to sell you products or have you do something strange your body won't be doing in the long run. They teach you how to make better decisions. Exercise is not an option, it needs to be done. You can also talk with your doctor about several prescription options. ...Read more
Try then out: The best mattress is the most comfortable mattress. Generally, one that doesn't sag is better for your back. I think a soft covering is nice. Most stores will let you lie down and try it. Don't be shy! ...Read more
Exercise: Begin with a daily walk of at least a half an hour. Gradually increase to 3 miles a day, and then gradually get the time for the 3 miles down to an hour or less, you can start doing light weight work 3 days a week also. It is important not to push too fast on progression. An increase every 2 weeks is plenty. Be sure to keep your caloric intake to 1500cal/day or less if you want weight loss. ...Read more
I have never exercised a day in my life and am overweight. Wanna get in shape. What is the best exercise to start with.
I am overweight and I would like to loose 10 pounds in 2 months. Is that too much? If not what is the best diet to achieve my goal?
Health: That sounds like an achievable goal if you are overweight. It is important to insure that you are actually over-weight before attempting to lose weight. Some gals consider themselves to be overweight when they aren't. Hydrate well (at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day) & get in 5 servings of veggies and 4 servings of fruit per day. Stay physically active every day. ...Read more
Where is the best place to put a Fentanyl Patch for someone who is moderately overweight in terms of the patches effectiveness?
How do I know if my ankles are just naturally fat/puffy or if they are like this for another reason? I'm a small person in general and not overweight
Need a medical consult with your internist first
if things are good then an ankle consult. ...Read more
Exercise & lower cal: There is no one right "diet" for every overweight teenager. Clearly exercising 4-6 times a week aerobically is key various recent studies have compared low fat and low carb diets and found when adhered to both cause equal weight loss. Given that fact, many teenagers have diets very high in excess carbs- french fries, donuts, candy, pasta and cake. If you do, then a carb restricted diet is best. ...Read more
Your question is???: Your statement followed by a question mark is not a real question. If you have a concern, please start over. The site is not a chat room and your submissions are not linked. Give basic information and ask a specific question so an answer can be formulated. ...Read more
See answer: Your true penis length is most likely normal as measured from the tip of the stretched penis back to the pubic bone: average flaccid length is 9–10 cm (3.5–3.9 in). The problem with being either overweight or obese is primarily the deposition of fat in the pubic area which causes the penis to be buried and making it seem small. Also, obesity often associated with low testosterone. Rx: weight loss. ...Read more
I'm overweight and have asthma. When I try to work out I get winded really fast. What are my best options?
Control the weight: Overweight asthmatics find that their asthma is much more difficult to control, and are frustrated that they can't exercise enough to lose weight. Please read "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. This explains that exercise is NOT the way to lose weight. Developing a low-carb diet is much more effective. You'll find that your asthma will be much easier to control once you get your BMI under 30 or 25. ...Read more
My breasts are quite small so there is not much fatty tissue there. I am also slightly overweight. If I lose weight will my breasts become smaller?
Unlikely: If you lose weight it will mostly be due to reduction of fatty tissue; since you don't have much in your breast it's likely that it will not change much with weight loss. It sounds like you might be concerned about having small breasts; while popular culture puts a premium on big breasts, many people find small breasts attractive. That said, the herb puereria mirifica can increase breast size. ...Read more
How can I make myself eat more? I have a healthy diet and not overweight (5'2", 120lb), eat 2 small to medium sized meals a day, much less than what people around me eat and feel full easily.
You may want...: You may want to add one to two healthy snacks in between your meals (such as fruit, smoothie, protein beverage like boost or muscle milk, trail mix, etc). Be careful not to overeat. You are within appropriate weight for height/BMI guidelines. Always remember your water intake daily and exercise. ...Read more
I'm a little overweight (like 11lbs) and don't have acne on my face. But I have pcos (small). Why is it so?
PCOS assoc. With DM: Suggest study: https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/230703, get a scale with 0.1 lb readout, weigh every am after arising & commonde, write wt. Down & review what eaten the previous day. This way you can track, experiment & see what works vs. What does not. Central visceral fat typically most metabolically active but not always obvious yet strongly associated with dm, pcos, cv ds, htn, etc. ...Read more
Gain less: The baby, placenta, amniotic fluid, breast enlargement, and increased blood volume can amount to 20-25 lbs. If you only gain 10 lbs with your pregnancy, your fat stores will decrease by 15 lbs. A small amount of weight gain during pregnancy is important to ensure you are eating enough protein and other building blocks for normal fetal development. Even if obese, a 10 lb wt gain is recommended. ...Read more
Left side on lower ribs have small and large fatty type lumps. Moveable. Pain also in area that has lightened up. 21F. Overweight. Cancerous??
Very likely not: Benign soft tissue, including fatty, lumps or tumors are thought to occur 10 times more frequently than cancerous growths. If a lump is greater than 2 inches in size, it has a greater risk of being cancerous. Being tender or painful is actually more often associated with being benign (possibly an infectious abscess); benign lumps tend to grow more slowly. Watch for changes and seek eval if changes ...Read more
I am an adult with metatarsus adductus and overweight what kind of shoe would be best support for 10 hour shifts on hard cement floors.
Varies: Usually something with a wide forefoot and have the capability to fight the tendency you might have to go into supination. An orthotic that is custom made might be helpful as well. ...Read more
I have snored my whole life while sleeping and snore quite bad. I have never been overweight and have always been naturally small my whole life.
Lifetime snorer: Not sure what the question is here it sounds more like a statement. What I can say is you are not alone, in fact it is not only people who are heavy that suffer from sleep apnea or constriction of the airway. You chould have your physician check out your overall health and maybe order a sleep study which may result in a significant increase in your quality of life. ...Read more
22yrs. F. Have small and med. Size fatty lumps scattered on left side rib & upper front ribs and abd. Only some spots painful. Overweight. Cancerous?
Not likely: Based on what you are describing, they sound like lipomas, which are benign. At your age, it is rare to see musculoskeletal cancers. You should get a physical exam in-person to better confirm. Hope this helps ...Read more