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Would purging for 3 days then eating bad food the day later cause weight loss or gain?

Would purging for 3 days then eating bad food the day later cause weight loss or gain?

Yes: Depends on what you mean by bad food. You need good nutrition on a daily basis. Purging is a symptom of an eating disorder called bulimia. There are treatment programs available if you need help establishing a healthy pattern of eating without feeling the need to purge ...Read more

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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 eating less and/or weight loss cause an increase in vaginal discharge?

Can eating less and/or weight loss cause an increase in vaginal discharge?

Detox: As you loose weight you can start to detoxify your body from storage of toxins in fat. Most commonly through bowel and urine, but also through sweat and mucous membrane. So yes it is possible and you should increase water and move bowels regularly to insure removal of toxins. ...Read more

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Will eating healthy and exercising cause weight loss?

Will eating healthy and exercising cause weight loss?

Most likely: As long as you are eating an appropriate amount for your desire weight then it should promote weight loss. One can eat healthy foods in excess and still not lose weight. Eating healthy foods in moderation along with moderate exercise is the best solution to long term health. ...Read more

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Will high anxiety cause weight loss even when eating normal or more then normal? no other symptoms.

Will high anxiety cause weight loss even when eating normal or more then normal? no other symptoms.

Yes.: High anxiety has many symptoms, such as constant worrying, increase in metabolism from the anxiety, agitation with increase in activity such as pacing, restlessness, and poor sleep. Make sure, though, that see your doctor to rule out a thyroid problem. ...Read more

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Would purging for 2 days on healthy food and then eating marshmallows, chocolate and pizza the third day cause weight loss or gain?

Not recommended: Why not eat healthy food every day? Healthy food every day, at a rate of calorie stores appropriate for you, would be best. There is not much value in marshmallows, chocolate or pizza, in that order. ...Read more

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Could excess and anxiety cause unexplained weight loss? I don't now what else it can be because i'm eating normally but keep losing weight.

Could excess and anxiety cause unexplained weight loss? I don't now what else it can be because i'm eating normally but keep losing weight.

It is not clear: What you mean by excess. Anxiety can cause weight loss, but if you were my client and you had a sudden weight loss with no other significant changes, i would encourage you to see your physician and check for other reasons. It could be a reaction to the mess or another illness. Check it out and let us know what you discover. ...Read more

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Does topamax (topiramate) cause weight loss due to fast metabolism or by loss of appetite? I havent noticed I've been eating less but seem to be very skinny.

Does topamax (topiramate) cause weight loss due to fast metabolism or by loss of appetite? I havent noticed I've been eating less but seem to be very skinny.

Unknown: The mechanism of how Topamax (topiramate) brings the weight loss is not yet understood. There are several not evidence based theories. The most popular one is that Topamax (topiramate) may reduce leptin present in cortisol. ...Read more

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Can facial skin sagging caused due to weight loss be cured by gaining weight and eating healthy diet?

Can facial skin sagging caused due to weight loss be cured by gaining weight and eating healthy diet?

Maybe, maybe not: If one ended up with sagging skin after weight loss, gaining some of the weight back can fill out the skin somewhat. It depends on how much weight was lost and why the weight was lost. Eating a healthy diet is always a good thing. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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