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Will diet, exercise and natural remedies help hyperthyroid - graves disease?

Will diet, exercise and natural remedies help hyperthyroid - graves disease?

No: Graves' disease is an autoimmune thyroid disease that needs to be treated with medication, radioactive iodine or surgery. While diet and exercise will help with other aspects of your life, it will not do much for the graves'. There is no natural remedies that will treat graves' disease. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Which exercises to do at home to lose weight are considered effective?

Which exercises to do at home to lose weight are considered effective?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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Can emotional stress make you lose 20lbs?

Can emotional stress make you lose 20lbs?

It is possible: While emotional stress and depression in particular can lead to weight loss it is important to check also whether something is going on physiologically/medically. It's probably a good idea to meet with your physician first to rule out medical causes. If you are going through some emotional stress meeting with a mental health professional to learn how you can cope with your stress will be helpful. ...Read more

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Home remedies to reduce breast fat?

Home remedies to reduce breast fat?

None: There is no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be breast fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. ...Read more

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What are different ways to lose weight with out resulting to crash dieting?

What are different ways to lose weight with out resulting to crash dieting?

Think veggie : Rather than crash diets, it is usually best to think of healthy food like veggies, protein, and grains. Make it a new habit of carrots, cucumbers, and celery with hummus. Learn to love and yearn for cooked peas, beans, an spinach. Simply avoid the greasy pizza, burgers, and chips. Get some good books and educate yourself. ...Read more

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Iam 30 pounds over weight is there any way to lose weight fast to avoid health problems?

Iam 30 pounds over weight is there any way to lose weight fast  to avoid health problems?

Fast isn't Best.: 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. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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I want to loose 25lbs. I have high blood pressure, will weight watchers be the easiest way? Maybe taking a weight loss supplement ? Safest supplemnt ?

I want to loose 25lbs. I have high blood pressure, will weight watchers be the easiest way? Maybe taking a weight loss supplement ? Safest supplemnt ?

Old fashioned: There is really no supplement, magic pill or system for weight loss. Although weigh watchers seems to work well, according to evidence-based trials, the cheapest and best way to lose weight is the old fashioned way: eat less calories than you expend. That is, plenty of fruits, vegetables, and high quality proteins like fish, nuts and beans, and find physical activities that you like. ...Read more

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How can you lose weight naturally with home remedies?

How can you lose weight naturally with home remedies?

No: Weight loss is about eating less and exercising more. The only weight you will lose with home remedies is the weight of the money in your wallet. ...Read more

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Really need to lose weight but limited exercise wise due to ailments, what's the best weight loss pill to help start me off?

Really need to lose weight but limited exercise wise due to ailments, what's the best weight loss pill to help start me off?

Review with doc: Based on your ailments you have and your overall health a professional could better help you come up with the best weight loss plan for you. ...Read more

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What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

Look into iodine : Look into iodine supplements for thyroid and ovarian support. It can be found in iodarol or i-thyroid. Consult with a nutritionist/medical doctor for dosing. Cinnamon is good for Insulin control as well. ...Read more

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Are there things i can do to prevent weight gain after being on a super-low calorie diet?

Are there things i can do to prevent weight gain after being on a super-low calorie diet?

Very easy.: While eating, when you realize that you can eat 5 more bites, stop. Wigh yourself in similar clothes, same time once a week and make a chart. See that you dont gain weight weekly. ...Read more

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What are some good, quick home remedies to lose access weight?

What are some good, quick home remedies to lose access weight?

Exercise: Try exercising 30-45 minutes daily and reducing your calorie intake by 150 cal per day. You shoul easily loose 1-2 lbs each month. ...Read more

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Which exercises to lose weight at home are considered effective?

Which exercises to lose weight at home are considered effective?

See military: For many years, the us miliitary (any branch) has published well-researched fitness exercises that can be done in place, requiring no equipment. There are also popular dvds with fitness routines to follow at all (and progressing) levels. You can pick from among these to find the ones that you can do and have fun doing. ...Read more

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Which exercises you can do at home to lose weight are considered effective?

Which exercises you can do at home to lose weight are considered effective?

Aerobic first: An aerobic exercise program with walking or running that works on cardiovascular conditioning [ key to metabolic changes from exercise] and expends a great deal of calories will be effective with weight loss. Calisthenics especially push ups situps and crunches to tone and maintain muscle mass are helpful as well. ...Read more

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I was on a diet which restricts calories. Are there any ways to prevent weight rebound to get back to normal diet?

I was on a diet which restricts calories. Are there any ways to prevent weight rebound to get back to normal diet?

Diet, weight loss: Well, as a start, i hope your weight loss is satisfactory. Furthermore, it's important to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. If calories in equals calories out, your weight should be level. I do stress the importance of adding strength training and aerobic activities to help maintain your health and weight. Lean body mass is more important than just your weight. ...Read more

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For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

No fast weight loss: Medication can be used for weight loss, but meds are not intended for fast weight loss. Recent studies show that most people who lose weight with meds will regain weight, as if they had never taken the meds, once the medication is stopped. You will need to make long term changes in your diet & exercise routine to lose weight AND keep it off. Eat veggies, protein, healthy fats. Avoid sugar! ...Read more

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What role does having a hysterectomy without hormone replacement play in weight gain? Can taking hormones help in losing weight?

What role does having a hysterectomy without hormone replacement play in weight gain? Can taking hormones help in losing weight?

Weight gain: Hysterectomy does not cause weight gain and hormones don't help with weight loss. After an evaluation to make sure that your thyroid is okay, exercise and calorie restriction help with weight gain. ...Read more

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Whats the easiest way to gain weight im 5"2 and only weigh 110lb can exercising help me? I've tried drinking the protein shakes but they not ar working

Why?: 110# at 5'2" is just right. I don't advise trying to gain weight. We come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Self acceptance is critical for happiness and health. Enjoy your body the way it is. That said, exercise is always a good idea. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more