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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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What weight loss injections are most effective with mild exercise wanting to lose about 20lbs., lipoden, l-carnitine, and/or b12&hcg?

What weight loss injections are most effective with mild exercise wanting to lose about 20lbs., lipoden, l-carnitine, and/or b12&hcg?

None: There is no good clinical studies that show that any of these injections will assist with weight loss. Eating fewer calories, burning more with exercise are the only real way to lose weight and keep it off. ...Read more

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Are there long-term effects of weight loss surgery?

Are there  long-term effects of weight loss surgery?

Yes: Depending on the type of weight loss operation you have, the answers to this question are different. Gastric bypass, the most common operation, raises the risk for protein, vitamin b12, calcium, iron, and zinc deficiencies. Supplementation of all of these is critical for success in good health after weight loss surgery. I hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which hCG drops are considered the best for weight loss?

Which hCG drops are considered the best for weight loss?

Hcg: Hcg is not the first thing i would recommend that you focus on.What is your diet like?Are you exercising?How much water do you drink everyday?Have you had labwork to check your hormone levels?Start there first. ...Read more

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Which hgh is for weight loss for female and what other salt we can use with hgh for weight loss ?

Which hgh is for weight loss for female and what other salt we can use with hgh for weight loss  

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Hold your horses: B"sd research NOT on your side: Interest in using HGH for weight loss stems from a 1990 New England Journal of Medicine study that showed injections of synthetic HGH resulted in 8.8% gain in muscle mass and 14% loss in body fat without any change in diet or exercise. Although this study appeared to be promising, many later studies have shown no such benefit. I ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of medical weight loss using hcg?

What are the pros and cons of medical weight loss using hcg?

Doesn't work: Many good studies show that the weight loss is due to the very low calories, not the hcg. Claims for HCG weight loss are overstated.The fda has found the oral and spray forms of HCG to be fraudulent and illegal. See www.Fda.Gov/hcg. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for fallen arches for someone with significant weight gain? I'm in the process of losing weight.

What are treatment options for fallen arches for someone with significant weight gain? I'm in the process of losing weight.

Orthotics: You need orthotics, a custom molded arch support which will help your foot function properly in a shoe. Only get this made by a podiatrist who knows the biomechanics of the foot. You need to be evaluated to see if you have torn the tendon that supports the arch. ...Read more

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Is the bhcg diet effective for weight loss?

Is the bhcg diet effective for weight loss?

No: But it will lighten your wallet. To lose weight you need to achieve negative caloric balance, i.e., burn more calories than you take in. Reduce your intake, and exercise (easier said than done). ...Read more

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Can weight gaining supplements lead to the negative effects of hair loss and acne?

Can weight gaining supplements lead to the negative effects of hair loss and acne?

Who prepared them?: "weight gaining supplements" prepared in the gym have been known to be spiked with anabolic steroids. These can make acne flare and speed hair loss. Please be careful. Otherwise, get with your physician -- acne can be treated and if you wish, it could be possible to address hair loss. ...Read more

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What is a safe level of hgh for a women to take for weight loss, muscle building & boosting memory?

What is a safe level of hgh for a women to take for weight loss, muscle building & boosting memory?

What your body makes: There is no reason for a normal person to take human growth hormone. To boost memory: Think, read, and talk with others. To lose weight: Eat less and exercise more To build muscle: Eat healthy food and do strength training exercise. Trust yourself and the body your parents gave you! ...Read more

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Are lipotropic injections good for weight loss?

Are lipotropic injections good for weight loss?

Only if: You want to lose weight in your wallet. The only way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. The rest is garbage.Don't get your medical information from tv, friends, or the internet. They're all wrong! ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of trying hCG shots for treatment of low testosterone in 32 year old male? Are there any significant risks?

What are the pros and cons of trying hCG shots for treatment of low testosterone in 32 year old male?  Are there any significant risks?

Very complex answer: Need >400 chars, but: HCG is used more when fertility is desired bc testosterone can cause dec in testicular volume and sperm count. If ur lh/fsh hormone levels are elevated, then HCG probly won't work, but if not, the HCG will will stimulate leydig cells in testes to produce more testosterone. No significant side effects at usual doses. ...Read more

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Is a weight loss of 4kg in 3 months of chemotherapy a significant weight loss ?

Is a weight loss of 4kg in 3 months of chemotherapy a significant weight loss ?

4Kg in 3 months: Not pleasant but should be less of an issue as you continue to respond to the chemotherapy. If you have not yet discussed this with your doctor you should do so now. If you have a consult with another doctor would be OK. ...Read more

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I'm taking the b12&hcg injection for weight loss &getting retested for my vitamin d will the hCG effect my blood work and urinary analysis?

I'm taking the b12&hcg injection for weight loss &getting retested for my vitamin d will the hCG effect my blood work and urinary analysis?

HCG Diet: I would not advise using the HCG diet! the diet was introduce in the 1950's and every study has shown that it does not work. There are significant problems that the HCG diet can cause and most people that prescribe it do not know of all the possible complications. ...Read more

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What is a safe and effective weight loss supplement or med? I'm in need of weight loss. Im currently 5 foot tall weighing 174

What is a safe and effective weight loss supplement or med? I'm in need of weight loss. Im currently 5 foot tall weighing 174

Diet & exercise: There are no effective and safe medications for weight loss. It is easier said than done, but you need to reduce your caloric intake and increase physical activity. It requires a life long change in life style. It may help to join a group like weight watchers. ...Read more

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I’m on testosterone replacement therapy. Will asking my dr for finasteride for hair loss offset any gains from supplemental testosterone?

I’m on testosterone replacement therapy.  Will asking my dr for finasteride for hair loss offset any gains from supplemental testosterone?

Not exactly: Finasteride prevents the conversion of testosterone to dht. This only occurs in certain tissues (scalp/skin ; prostate). It is thought that too much Dht causes hair loss. Using Finasteride shouldn't effect your energy level or muscle mass, however there are reports that it can effect your libido. ...Read more

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Breast far apart no cleavage and after weight loss loss of upper pole fullness.can gaining weight reverse this?any treatment age 23

Breast far apart no cleavage  and after weight loss loss of upper pole fullness.can gaining weight reverse this?any treatment age 23

None recommended: Trying to gain weight to get full breasts is a bad idea. You are likely to get fat without fuller breasts. If you must, you may consider getting a breast implant. I am not recommending it, jut informing you of the option. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking raspberry ketone lean pills for losing weight?

What are the risks of taking raspberry ketone lean pills for losing weight?

Diet Frauds: There is likely no health risks, but you are wasting money on a product that in no way will lead to real or lasting weight loss. These products are fraudulent and designed only to separate the gullible from their money. ...Read more

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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