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Can bad posture be a problem for weight loss?

Can bad posture be a problem for weight loss?

Back: Only if it prevents overall exercise and movement because of pain... Some good activities for chronic back issues - swimming, lower impact walking, core strengthening with trainer or therapist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. 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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Sir there is pain in heart for short span, breathlessness, hairloss,postural, hypotension, weight loss?

Sir  there is pain in heart for short span, breathlessness, hairloss,postural, hypotension, weight loss?

Symptoms: These are unusual and troubling findings for a 20 year old man. My best advice is for you to go to the nearest Emergency Room today. You will be carefully examined and recommendations made. With your symptoms it is possible you will be admitted to the hospital but that doesn't happen too often. Wishing you well soon. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you have a bad posture? Will you have back problems later on?

I'm curious what could happen if you have a bad posture? Will you have back problems later on?

Increases stresses: across your back, and joints. And predisposes you to having future issues with your back, also makes it easier to hurt your back. Try your best to assume a good posture as you only will have one back for the rest of your life, so take care of it well. Do not smoke, maintain a good body weight. ...Read more

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How bad is bad posture and back problems?

How bad is bad posture and back problems?

Usually not that....: Poor posture alters the load across the back in an abnormal way that usually will aggravate your symptoms .Occasionally, with certain diseases like ankylosing spondylitis or in severe osteoporosis, it can lead to permanent postural changes or deformities. ...Read more

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Are there any work out machines that bad for your back? Also is bad posture a real problem for disc or degenerative and pain issues in women/ men?

Are there any work out machines that bad for your back? Also is bad posture a real problem for disc or degenerative and pain issues in women/ men?

Machines and posture: Hello. Your back diagnosis and location of pain will determine which gym machines you need to either temporarily or permanently avoid. Poor posture can contribute to spine pain as well as muscle contractures (bent forward too long, muscles will resist being in an upright or arched position (stretching back since they will have become accustomed to the bad flexed forward posture). ...Read more

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Can bad posture for 10 years cause problems with stool exiting the body ?

Usually not.: Bad posture does not cause constipation, although I suppose if it were extreme enough to cause severe scoliosis, it may be possible. I would review your medications to see if any of them could cause constipation. I would also increase the amount of fiber in your diet, and the amount of your liquid intake. If these measures do not help, then I would speak with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can bad posture cause breathing problems?

Can bad posture cause breathing problems?

posture: To breathe efficiently your chest has to expand, both ribs moving and diaphragm descending. If your body posture impedes either or both such as with severe kyphoscoliosis, breathing problems can ensue. ...Read more

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Hello! I have stiff neck and shoulders due to a mix of really bad posture and bad anxiety. I've have been to an orthopedic and that was his diagnoses. Today I started exercising and I wanted to know if I should lift weights.

Hello! I have stiff neck and shoulders due to a mix of really bad posture and bad anxiety. I've have been to an orthopedic and that was his diagnoses. Today I started exercising and I wanted to know if I should lift weights.

Anxiety: I understand your discomfort of stiff neck and shoulders. I commend you for starting exercising. Due to stiff neck, wait for lifting weights. Feel good about all exercise you are doing. Have good posture while sitting, standing and walking. Do breathing and Music Relaxation, Meditation, Yoga and Visual Imagery for Relaxation. See Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication for Anxiety if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Abnormal Posture (Definition)

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