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Doctor insights on: Best Weight Loss For Middle Aged Women

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Which weight loss pills are best for women?

Which weight loss pills are best for women?

None: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.

Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.

Self-Image: I commend you for your commitment for weight loss and Training Exercises. Do not depreciate yourself by saying “saggy body”; Say, “All systems of your body are functioning well” Focus on your Inner Beauty of your qualities and achievements. Do Yoga; Feel the Wonder of muscles in action and beautiful Postures With continuous toning exercises, stretch marks will decrease. ...Read more

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Lymph node groin size of large olive painful to touch. Female age 26. Extreme bloating even with no eating. Unable to eat full meal. No weight loss.

Lymph node groin size of large olive painful to touch.  Female age 26. Extreme bloating even with no eating.  Unable to eat full meal. No weight loss.

Enlarged Lymphnode: Hello and welcome to HealthTap :) Is that the only enlarged lymph node you have? Any fever or chills? Any vaginal ulcers or discharge? How long did you had this lymph node? Any h/o trauma or injury to the lower extremity. Please make sure either you inbox me further details or see a doctor. This needs further evaluation and treatment. Thank you! ...Read more

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41 years of age female, migraine headaches everyday, loss of appetite, fatigued, unexplained weight loss what could be going on?

Med eval: You need an evaluation with your primary care physician. Fatigue, weight loss, frequent headaches may all be related to a single diagnosis. Thyroid disorders, diabetes, chronic infections, and other conditions may present this way and it is important to have an exam and lab tests to get an appropriate eval. Good luck! ...Read more

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I want to do regular exercise but fear losing weight so which exercise is best for me? Age 17, female

I want to do regular exercise but fear losing weight so which exercise is best for me? Age 17, female

Resistance exercise: Weight lifting and other resistance exercises like calisthenics build muscle and won't cause weight loss. ...Read more

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What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

Lifestyle: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more

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Best foods for weight loss?

Best foods for weight loss?

Try not to get: Caught up in the idea of weight loss foods. There are no foods that will radically lead to weight loss(in fact people have lost significant weight eating junk food, just very controlled/limited amounts.) Focus more on trying to make eating changes for the long run that will help with weight control/health: this means portion control and colorful veggies, fruits, lean proteins, healthy fats. ...Read more

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Best iphone app for weight loss?

Best iphone app for weight loss?

There are many!: My fitness pal is very good but so are calorie counter by fat secret.Com and diet and calorie tracker by sparkpeople.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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