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Can peeing a lot make you lose weight?

Can peeing a lot make you lose weight?

No.: Voiding will allow you to lose a small amount of water weight, but unless you stop drinking fluids or are a patient on diuretics, the weight will be replaced. More importantly, urine production is unrelated to the metabolism of the muscle and fat which are more important in maintaining a healthy weight. Make sure you consult a doctor before starting on any risky or unproven diets. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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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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I have been on a diet for two months now and have lost 27 lbs. I was the same weight but now am peeing a lot. Is this a sign that i'm losing weight?

I have been on a diet for two months now and have lost 27 lbs. I was the same weight but now am peeing a lot. Is this a sign that i'm losing weight?

Losing water not fat: Most obese people do retain a good deal of excess water weight, and early fast weight loss is often due to losing that excees water. While it does contribute to wieght loss, it is not the same as fat loss. ...Read more

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Have ulcerative colitis kidney stone and been peeing a lot. Lost weight now im around 98lbs. How can I gain a healthy weight back? Im 5ft 2in

Have ulcerative colitis kidney stone and been peeing a lot. Lost weight now im around 98lbs. How can I gain a healthy weight back? Im 5ft 2in

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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Will peeing help you lose weight?

Will peeing help you lose weight?

Urine and Obesity: Nope. Thus the old myth that diuretics can help is a false and dangerous myth. Urine will be expelled from your body as your kidneys do their normal function of cleaning waste from the blood. ...Read more

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I am peeing a lot ?

I am peeing a lot ?

See below: If you are having pain, urgency to go right after peeing, abdominal pain, fevers, nausea or vomiting or any of these symptoms, see you doc for evaluation of a urinary tract but there are a lot of other causes for "polyuria" like diabetes, increase fluid consumption, etc. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Lately I feel like I am peeing a lot?

Lately I feel like I am peeing a lot?

See your doctor: It may be a sign of infection, or an early sign of diabetes or nothing. Your doctor can do tests to see if there is a problem or not. ...Read more

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I been peeing a lot , is that normal ?

I been peeing a lot , is that normal ?

Lots of urination: The cause of your urinating a lot depends on the amount of fluids you are drinking. If you are drinking a lot, you will urinate a lot and your urine will be light in color, which is normal. If you are not drinking a lot with increased urination, you may have a problem. ...Read more

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Hi there IV being having admoinal pains or last 6 months and now peeing a lot for last month do I have something?

Hi there IV being having admoinal pains or last 6 months and now peeing a lot for last month do I have something?

Need more info...: To deduce the cause for your symptoms (Sx), one needs more info on detailed specifics & relevance of all Sx stressing sequence of events + physical findings + testing as needed. How to have such evaluation done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you surely can work closer & better with doc to reach right diagnosis for right care/ counseling. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Polyuria (Definition)

Polyuria is a symptom in which a person makes an abnormally large amount of urine, meaning a large amount each time he urinates (pees) and/or a large total amount throughout the day. Causes of polyuria include diabetes, use of diuretics, drinking ...Read more