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Bloat Less Lose Excess Water Weight
Im 5'4,135 lbs,19 y/o and want to lose 20 lbs.I'm drinking 2.2 liters of water a day and I feel bloated why? Am I going to lose weight? Also on a diet
Weight loss: Your weight is appropriate for your height, with a BMI of 23.7. Losing 20 lb is not advised, as that would put you close to a BMI of 19, which would make you underweight. A low BMI increases risk for illnesses, including Amenorrhea - absence of your period, which can put you at risk for infertility and premature osteoporosis. Eat healthy, drink 6-8 glasses of water daily and exercise moderately ...Read more
Hormone changes: When our hormones change and do the wacky, we can retain water. Changing estrogen levels can also slow down your gut and cause constipation. This can make you feel bloated too. Things you can do: eat lots of fruits and veggies, don't add extra salt, get regular exercise. ...Read more
I weight 114lbs 5`1 height. How can I stop bloating? And how can I prevent it. I drink alot of water but foods make me bloat
Eat probiotics: Add yogurt and Kafir and probitics to replenish the Gut bacteria. Try to find out what causes the problem either certain type of vegetables, or Bread/Pasta/Pizza or milk product. if you can associate with some thing, may eliminate that group of food for 2 week to see if symptoms resolve. If not reintroduce that gr. of food and move onto another. Make sure you are not constipated. Your weight OK. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I recently quit drinking diet coke and only drinking water. I feel bloated and gaining weight. Is this due to quiting diet coke?
No: I applaud your decision to quit an unknown concoction(coke's secret formula) for something that has sustained us forever.I suspect another cause for the bloating and weight gain-unless the coke had a secret diuretic to get you to drink more coke.Keep up with the water and i expect you to get back to normal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Was wondering if I could receive tips on how to drop water weight ? Do waist belts help ? What exactly is water weight ? Does it make my tummy bloat ?
Water weight?: Wondered the same thing myself...... Most of the weight in body is indeed water therefore water weight. But water remains in body only because of influence of salt - sodium in particular. If you eat a large amount of salt,you will retain water. Certain hormones can cause sodium retention as well. Taking a diuretic or eating a low salt diet can reduce water weight. ...Read more
I drink nthing but water all day i work all day sweating but my stomach is so bloated & stuck out like im gaining weight but I'm not, suggestions ??
Over hydrated??: I don't know how much water you are drinking.. But it possible that you are overdoing this water thing... And are all "water logged"??? There can be problems with drinking gallons of water each day such as electrolyte abnormalities hyponateremia or low serum sodium. You mention history of depression and anxiety. Please keep diary of how much water you ingest and present it to your doctor. ...Read more
Always thirsty, drink excessive water amounts, general bloated feeling, low urine output and skin test says I am dehydrated. Causes? Suggested Tests?
My mouth has been very dry but I'm not thirsty, I'm bloated and my period is very light. I've been urinating a lot due to the excessive water.
PCOS/prediabetes,no other issues.Obese/gaining weight in spite of low-carb diet/exercise.Bloating/water retention.Not too much salt/fat.What can I do?
4 "Fs"/exercise: Fish, foul, fruit, fiber and 2 types of exercise: burst interval high and low impact aerobics mixed with use of hand or free weights- 30 minutes 4-5 times a week>PLUS "photo imaging": get a photo of yourself looking your best/thinnest/sexiest. Tape it to your dressing room mirror. Stare at it daily. Amazing how your brain will heal you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mouth has been very dry but I'm not thirsty, I'm bloated and my period is very light. I've been urinating a lot due to the excessive water. Im 22yr?
See answer: It's quite likely that your symptoms are unrelated. Dry mouth could come from various causes. Sometimes it can be a side effect of medication. It can also be psychogenic. Other medical conditions are possible, but less likely. Usually no underlying disorder is found when a women complains of bloating. It is considered a functional disorder, likely psychogenic in origin. ...Read more