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How do you get a overweight wheelchair bound handicapped person to lose weight?

How do you get a overweight wheelchair bound handicapped person to lose weight?

Diet: Diet and some upper body exercises. If they are too heavy and not sucessfull with above measures i will consider biriatric surgery depending on their comorbid conditions. ...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


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Will being spiritual help me lose weight?

Will being spiritual help me lose weight?

Perhaps: If being spiritual helps you make wise food choices in reasonable quantities, coupled with moderate activity. ...Read more

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Can social workers help me lose weight?

Can social workers help me lose weight?

Maybe: Peer pressure can help, that is why some commercial programs work. If they can motivate you and keep you on track sure. Social workers are not designed to help in weight loss that i know of. ...Read more

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Which enzymes help people to lose weight?

Which enzymes help people to lose weight?

Orally? All digested: Biologic enzymes are primarily complex proteins, a tiny percentage of which utilize a particular vitamin (molecules present in the vast majority of foods) as a cofactor. All ingested proteins, including enzymatic proteins, are digested; i.e. broken down (to protect body from outside signals) to their amino acid building blocks & the amino acids are absorbed to used under brain/body controls. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Are you able to : swim? Able to work your upper body? Not sure - consider working with a trainer. Making healthy food and portion choices is critical for weight loss or maintenance. ...Read more

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Can orbitrek elite work for skinny people wanting to gain muscles?

Can orbitrek elite work for skinny people wanting to gain muscles?

Yes : The machine helps exercise and tone muscles. The resistive portion of the exercises can increase muscle bulk. You may need to increase your caloric intake so you don't start savenging your muscle mass because of a lack of calories and protein to maintain/improve muscle mass. ...Read more

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Can being vegetarian help me lose weight?

Vegetarian: Many people who are overweight are able to lose weight by being physically active and eating a vegetarian diet in moderation. ...Read more

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I'm driking detox water (lemon+cucumber+orange) to help me maintained and lose weight. Will it work?

Myths: No. Not in any way would this lead to any real or lasting weight loss. You have been sold a myth with no truth to it. ...Read more

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Can walking help me lose weight?

Can walking help me lose weight?

Yes: Walking at least 30 min regularly will help loose weight. ...Read more

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

No: None of the holistic/naturalistic/homeopathic food supplements have any proven benefit in weight loss. It comes down to diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Will dietary changes and exercise allow someone to lose the weight gained from Gabapentin?

Will dietary changes and exercise allow someone to lose the weight gained from Gabapentin?

Absolutely : Gabapentin is not notorious for weight gain. Unlike Depakote which is more notable for this side effect. The only way to lose weight is to reduce your caloric intake and increase your physical activity. Talk to your doctor about an exercise program and a diet program that are safe for you based upon your medical history. Best wishes for success in your healthy weight loss. ...Read more

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Can squats help you lose love handles?

Can squats help you lose love handles?

Love handles: Any exercise that burns calories can help but you need an overall aerobic and weight resistance weekly plan along with a plant based diet to succeed. Best ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Every little bit : Helps ! are you able to swim or do water aerobics? Have you considered working your upper body with a trainer? Muscle burns more calories and thus can ^ your metabolic rate. It will be especially important to examine what you eat and how much you eat. Try keeping a food diary. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed to lose weight. Take good care. ...Read more

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Do people lose weight while in comas?

Do people lose weight while in comas?

Usually initially: It is not unusual for patients in coma to lose weight initially as they are in a catabolic state from whatever disease caused the coma in the first place. Patients are usually provided nutrition via tube and calories and nutrition carefully calculated in coordination with a registered dietician. After a time, which is variable, the catabolic state is reversed and patient will begin to gain weight. ...Read more

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Can weight-lifting help you lose weight?

Can weight-lifting help you lose weight?

Yes: But, cardio is better..Have you seen a fat weight lifters ..Sure but not wide receivers, or long distance runers. So yes it will help but cardio , biking walking is better..Cut you sugar , decrease carbs and eat protein.See www.Weighstation.Net for help with your weight. ...Read more

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Can people who lose weight with diet pills look different than people who lose weight naturally?

Can people who lose weight with diet pills look different than people who lose weight naturally?

Tough question: Since most diet pills don't actually work, at least in the long term, the glib answer is that those who use them look different by being heavier. In general, the impact of weight loss on looks depends on how one does it. Calorie restriction alone can cause loss of both muscle and fat; adding exercise can sustain and even add muscle while reducing fat, which leads to a better look, overall. ...Read more

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Which exercises that will help to lose weight ?

Which exercises that will help to lose weight ?

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 more

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What are some healthy ways for a teen athlete to lose weight without losing muscle?

Carbs and sugars: The trick to losing weight without muscle is to give your body the requisite nutrients and continue to exercise. Eliminating simple carbs, foods with white sugar like donuts, juices and other sweets, can go a long way. Also eliminating fried/ fast foods, foods high in salt, and processed foods. Increasing vegetable and fruit intake, and fiber. For further guidance, consult a nutritionist. ...Read more

Dr. Elena Bravver
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Wheelchairs (Definition)

Wheelchairs are devices used for mobility by people who are temporarily or permanently ...Read more