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Can Having Too Many Bowel Movements Make You 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
You should BM daily: It is normal and healthy to have at least one bowel movement daily. Bms are a way to eliminate undigested food material, toxins and waste from the body. One should not use bowel movements as a weight loss method. If you have unexplained weight loss you should check in with your healthcare provider. ...Read more
Besides obvious diet and exercise, what are good habits to have that can help me loose weight? I'm looking to loose 20 lbs
Will having a fast metabolism or PMSing make you hungrier and not gain weight from more food? and even make you loss weight if i don't eat enough
I am 16 and weigh 165 pounds. I'd like to lose as much weight as I can in a week. Can you give me some things that will work? I want to lose belly fat mainly
Tall Order !: Trying to lose a ton of weight in one week isn't safe ; you will probably be disappointed with the results. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most Wt Gain is H2O: Where starting & goals? ??muscle/fat/brain? Calories are units of heat to warm h20 as measured in a calorimeter, not by eating/digesting & routinely guessed at for ?$, per usual practices. Study: wikipedia.Org/calorimeter, nusi.Org, lustig, taubes, attia, enig, dietdoctor & videos: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, big fat fiasco, why we get fat & my answers on healthtap. ...Read more
Eat less, exercise: It's been shown time and again that increasing your activity throughout the day can be as effective as a dedicated block of exercise all at once. A step counter helps- just add 1000 steps to your baseline. A healthy diet with portion control will help. Count calories, keep a food journal, eat quality foods and don't snack- stay away from junk food. Don't skip meals. ...Read more
Yes, in children: Giardiasis is a great example of this..It is generally a self-limited infection in adults, and rare instance of peristent infection can be easily treated with some antibiotic such as Metronidazole etc..But is young children, this bug can attach to the lining of small intestines causing malabsorption, disaccharidase deficiency, wt loss, and growth retardation etc..Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more
How can I improve bowel movement without eating husk each night. I do eat fruits and vegetables. As a result i tend to have lot of gas as well.
Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will my body retain more fat if im constipated? And does "bowel habits" have anythingg to do with metabolism and/or weight?
Yes: Technically yes but it's an insinsible loss, much like sweating or urinating. It is not weight loss in the true sense of losing fat. From this prespective, every time you eat or drink you gain weight. This is why a persons weight varies throughout the day. The best way to probably weigh yourself is to weigh in the morning after using the bathroom and before eating. ...Read more
What can cause undigested food in stool and weight loss? I also get very weak, shaky and tachycardic after eating. Thank you in advance
IBD: Irritable Bowel Disease and Crohn's disease may cause the symptoms you are having. If you are losing a lot of fluid because you intestines are not absorbing nutrients and fluids, you could go hypotensive (low Blood Pressure) and Hypovolemic (low volume of fluid) and could cause tachycardia, and this could be causing weakness. See a physician immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely: The most common hormone problem that can affect bowel habits is hyper or hypothyroidism. A low thyroid will contribute to constipation. A high thyroid level will result in increased number of bowel movements. Primary hyperparathyroidism associated with high calcium levels can also cause constipation. ...Read more
Possible Reasons as to why I am losing alot of weight without changing any eating or exercising habits.i dont have any other symptoms ?
Weight loss: If you have lost a lot of weight without obvious cause you should see your doctor sometime soon. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
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