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Can I Take Anything To Help With The Weight Problem
My wife has a chronic weight problem. Even when she diets a lot, she can barely maintain. What tests can we take to understand the situation?
Can i take anything to help me lose weight? I have a hypothyroid problem and take 150mcg levoxyl (thyroxine)
See your doctor: Hypothyroidism cause cause weight gain, so you want to make sure that your current dose of lavoxyl is effective. Diet and exercise is always the cornerstone of a weight loss program. There are medications that are effective for weight loss, but they are not a substitute for diet and exercise. Note: please speak with your doc before starting an exercise program. ...Read more
A balanced approach: Healthy diet and regular exercise are the keys to a blanced approach to managing weight after seeing a medical docotr to determine medical contributors such as thyroid or other disease are not contributory. Starting slow and making steady improvement over time is far more likely to maintain progress than drastic and yo yo weight loss schemes. A dietician and trainer can help. ...Read more
Yes: One should choose an exercise he or she really enjoys. Any form of exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than he is using during his exercise, then his body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get fatter even though he is exercising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficult: Most people have to want to change their own health. No matter how hard we try, if they are not motivated you can not make them change. You can provide info, case examples of people that have changed and a great doctor you like to help the process. Inspiration i think is better than scare tactics. ...Read more
I have a weight problem i'm so fat and now i'm trying to lose weight but i can't stop eating not at all if there's any way to controll myself?
See your PCP.: See your primary care and he can refer you to a counselor to help you understand what is making you eat compulsively. ...Read more
My age is 37+, height is 5' 5''. Weight is 93kg. I have face the problem regarding the fat body. My weight is too high. How to reduce this weight?
Look at the calories: One should choose an exercise he or she really enjoys. Any form of exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than he is using during his exercise, then his body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get bigger even though he is exercising. ...Read more
I have a weighting problem and im not happy with my weight i think im fat even though other tells me im not fat i stopped eating and started to starve?
Hi doctor I m Khushi from karachi. I have some weight problem.looking forward for a solution from u.
Exercise: you might start by seeing your doctor to run a tests to make sure that you do not have any metabolic, endocrine, gland problems that could be causing the weight gain you need to eat healthy diet, more protent, less carbohydrate, and fat. drink a lot of water, it might make your stomac feel full all the time, exercise daily by walking, and running, or biking, or any kind of activity that burn cals. ...Read more
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