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How many calories does an average teen burn while sleeping 7-8 hrs??

How many calories does an average teen burn while sleeping 7-8 hrs??

Burn cals. sleeping: If you sleep seven hours a day and weigh 110 pounds, you can expect to burn approximately 314.3 calories, according to Discovery Health. If you weigh 150 pounds or 200 pounds, you will work off an estimated 428.6 calories or 571.4 calories, respectively, in that same seven-hour stretch. ...Read more

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Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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How many calories can I burn during 9 hrs of sleep if I am 115lbs, female, 5foot 6?

How many calories can I burn during 9 hrs of sleep if I am 115lbs, female, 5foot 6?

Calories burned: You are making me do math this early in the morning!. (: you burn about 0.42 calories per pound per hour. So at a weight of 114 pounds you are burning 47.88 calories per hour (roughly speaking). Multiply that by 8 hours & you are burning about 333 calories per night. If you have a really high muscle mass - then you are likely burning more than that. ...Read more

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At what point does fat shed/burn off the body? Is it during sleep or during the workout? Please answer the direct question as some docs cannot.

At what point does fat shed/burn off the body? Is it during sleep or during the workout? Please answer the direct question as some docs cannot.

Continuously : Your body burns fat for fuel only when it is in a calorie deficit. In a balanced calorie deficit this happens as a continuous process, its not specifically "during sleep" or "during a workout" I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Acid regurgitation during sleep 3 to 5 times per year with burning and choking feeling. Any cancer risk with this frequency.

Acid regurgitation during sleep 3 to 5 times per year with burning and choking feeling. Any cancer risk with this frequency.

Yes need scope: It is the presence of reflux more than the symptoms that increase the risk of developing barrett's esophagus. Barrett's esophagus is associated with an increased risk of esophageal cancer and needs surveillance. So with symptoms like you have you should see a G.I. Doctor and have and egd upper-scoop. ...Read more

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I've been having a burn/cramp like pain in the ball of one foot during sleep, relieved by standing.Any ideas?

Overuse syndrome: This can be related to so many things, but the first thing to rule out is overuse syndrome. If the great toe is jamming or the foot is overpronating, it is not uncommon to develop cramps that are relieved by stretching or standing. This is the first r/o. ...Read more

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I have constant numbing tingling at times burning pain and weakness below elbow to fingers and below knees. Worsen during sleep?

I have constant numbing tingling at times burning pain and weakness below elbow to fingers and below knees. Worsen during sleep?

Vague: Depending upon the duration of your issues, i would see a dr. Asap whom may refer you to a neurologist. You may need some tests done. Could be a pinched nerve, but impossible to tell without a history and exam. ...Read more

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Sometimes during sleep suddenly I wake up with burp, which causes throat burning and It remain 5 to 10 min. Reason and medicine ?

Sometimes during sleep suddenly I wake up with burp, which causes throat burning and It remain 5 to 10 min. Reason and medicine ?

Probable reflux: Reflux tends to be worse at night. Gallbladder problems can also cause belching and reflux like symptoms. Talk to your physician for both treatment of the presumed reflux, and possible investigation of the gallbladder ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories does sleep burn an hour?

How to find out how many calories does sleep burn an hour?

Depends On Weight: During sleep, a person's weight and the number of hours he/she sleeps determine how many calories are burned. Normally, a person burns about 0.42 calories for every pound in one hour of sleep. For instance, a 150 lb. Person burns about 63 calories in one hour. If this person sleeps for eight hours total, he/she burns 504 calories for the whole duration. Rates vary with muscle mass and metabolism. ...Read more

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Can you burn calories in your sleep?

Can you burn calories in your sleep?

Yes, you do : Burn calories while sleeping -but not a lot. ** http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/280877-about-calories-burned-during-eight-hours-of-sleep/. ...Read more

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How can you burn calories when you sleep?

Cells...: The cells in your body require energy for you to just rest. Their activities constitute your basal metabolic activity, which is energy you burn just living without doing anything. ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more