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Catsuit That Fit Overweight Men
When symptoms appear: The us preventive services task force reviewed this and found that screening all overweight men without symptoms for diabetes was not clearly beneficial. However, if someone has increased thirst or urination, dizziness, fatigue or weight change, they should be checked - this is technically not screening if there are symptoms. A good iphone app for staying healthy is my health checklist 2012. ...Read more
Dr. we are trying for a baby.My husband is over weight.I had a miscarriage 1.5 month before.Overweight in men leads conceiving late?
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Weight and fitness: If you look at the linemen in a professional football game you will often see men who obviously have signficant fat on them. To be a professional football player you have to bet fit. It is possible but better likely to be lean and fit. ...Read more
After years of being overweight, if i got fit and strong will my stamina ever be on the same level of atheltes or is the damage already done.
You are young so: Likely to overcome any adversity if you stick with it. ...Read more
Use up the calories: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take multiple trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If an overweight middle-aged man desires to lose weight, how many days a week should he do cardio?
Diet and exercise: Exercise, exercise, exercise....Increase your exercise to 5-6 times per week at least 30 minutes to an hour and get your heart rate up. Once you are in the groove, add some muscle strengthening to your routine. This needs to be a permanent lifestyle change for you. Additionally lower your calorie intake and count your calories on a website like fatsecret.Com or sparkpeople.Com. Drink more h20! ...Read more
Muscle mass: The body mass index (bmi) is simply a calculation based on weight and height. It does not factor in body composition. Muscle is more dense and heavier than the same volume of fat. Therefore someone can have a higher muscle mass accounting for their weight giving her a higher bmi. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 34 year old man who is bit overweight and has breasts which are larger than normal. What should I do?
A Few Things: The most common cause is, of course, obesity and if you're overweight in general, genetics may do much of the rest in determining the distribution of that weight. If that's not the issue, it's often a side effect of a medicine called spironolactone, or a hormonal problem such as abnormal prolactin levels, steroid use, or abnormal testosterone/estrogen metabolism. See your md for advice. ...Read more
Why is the weight of a person important when prescribing medications?And can you prescribe for an overweight child the same dose given to a fit adult?
Dilution: The amount of a medication needed to work will depend on how strong it needs to be.Compare the process to putting a teaspoon of x in 4 ounces against a teaspoon in 6 ounces.You end up with one more dilute and not as strong.Prescribing by weight is important for most but not all medications.It is most important in childhood when weights at a given age vary by quite a bit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can overweight effects sexual activities and fertility of a man and also can it effect the ability to satisfy his partner sexually?
I am a healthy 70 year old man, never smoked etc., not overweight and my BP was 120 over 90. Would you prescribe BP medicine, if so what kind?
Not yet.: First i would have you repeat the BP at home and at another office visit to determine that it is persistently high. A six to eight week trial of lifestyle adjustment may be warranted. This would include reduced salt intake, eliminating alcohol and increased aerobic exercise. Obviously, not smoking and maintaining a healthy weight are already under control in your case. ...Read more
See your MD: You need to see your doctor ..You need a exam. ...Read more
Is blood pressure 127/80 - 135/80 normal for a 21 year old who has not exercised properly for a few years? Not overweight. Used to be very fit
Upper normal: But getting back to fit lifestyle will help! ...Read more