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Diet For Child With Sencitive Stomach
Was overweight as a child (29/m now). 215lbs. Is diet + exercise the solution to drop weight and tighten skin (abdominal). Belly is just always there?
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
I had a baby a year ago, and still can't loose the stomach. What would be the fastest way to loose it cause I've tried so many diets without any results?
Core exercise: Is the best way, try one of those home workouts on tv, you can get them cheap on ebay from all the people who have quit using them, hard to do, but works! ...Read more
35w4d US shows baby's abdomen larger than head- est wt 6lb9oz. With strict diet will baby even out by 39 weeks for vag delivery? Well controlled GD.
More detail: You will need to go over the specific details of the sonogram with your doctor. Ask if the enlarged abdomen is cause for concern or if it just a slight variation of normal. Poorly controlled Gestational diabetes leads to overall fetal growth especially in the shoulders not the abdomen ...Read more
Diet: There is not one diet that fits everyone as we need to individualize our diet. I would start by trying to avoid processed foods, keeping a record of which foods to not agree with your and avoiding these. Try to drink only water and you may also want to see your doc to make sure you do not suffer from helicobacter pylori or other bacteria in your digestive system. Good luck! ...Read more
Usually heartburn: The backwash of stomach liquids up the swallowing tube is the most common issue related to pain in this area. There are others. The process is aggravated by some foods, caffeine, acidic drinks and laying down after eating. Your pcp could conform this issue with a history & exam & look for other possibilities. ...Read more
Early kicks not felt: Most first timers will notice fetal movement between 18-21 wks while those with more experience feel it at 16 wks. ...Read more
No specific food: Even the most toned abdominal muscles will not reveal the abdomen you want if they are buried under a beer gut. Decreasing body fat thru eaiting healthy is a key component of washboard abs. That said, anything that strengthens your core (sit ups, crunches, leg lifts, torsion, etc) all play a role in building those muscles, especially if you've had a baby. Rarely a tummy tuck is needed. ...Read more
Nothing painful?!?!: Typical ultrasounds are brief & involve a kid on a gurney/bed. The abdomen is uncovered and a glob of clear gel is placed on the abdomen. The technician takes out a probe that looks like an over sized crayon hooked to a long thick wire & machine. The probe is placed on the goo & sends out painless sound waves that bounce off stuff in the belly allowing the machine to locate normal things & problems. ...Read more
You would have to: Burn a lot more calories then you eat - because ultimately weight loss would be required. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. ...Read more
After our 2nd child born my wife get fatty stomach how would she loose the weight please in details?
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
I dieted and think I now have a shrunken stomach. It is one fourth the size of normal. Does anyone have this?
Weird: That is a weird thing. I think you should be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
This is out of curiosity if you get hit in the stomach multiple time can that affect a women's chance of having a child?
I'm 5'0 & 147.6 lbs. Most of my wight is in my stomach. I'm looking to getting healthy. What is a great diet to start with?
See Dr. And eat less: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or 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
Is it possible to lose belly/abdomen fat especially on obliques, by following a diet and some abdomen exercises only? No cardio.
This is my second child, and I'm 6weeks2days. But, I'm already showing and my stomach is super hard already. And trust me, I've never been tiny so.?
Maybe off on dates?: You are correct that you shouldn't be "showing" yet, or feeling that baby bump. The fetus isn't any bigger than a blueberry at this point and the uterus is well within the pelvis. You need an ultrasound to confirm the size of the pregnancy. Most likely you are off on your dates. Stop watching so much twilight! ...Read more
5"1 120lb F.VERY healthy diet bt weight just doesn't drop especially abdomen. Just got 3lb hula hoop for exercise.1/2hr per day, how long till results?
I'm planning to lose weight. Should I exercise & diet? Or exercise and no diet? Which is better? I am not that fat. I want a lean abdomen. Thank you!
Both: Both are important for weight loss. Be sure to include weight training in your exercise regimen, since increased muscle mass will increase your baseline metabolism which will help with weight loss. For your diet, avoid carbs and processed foods and fast foods and sodas, and eat lean meats and fruits and vegetables. Good luck! ...Read more
I have been eating a clean and lean diet for about two months now. For the past week, I've been having on and off pain in my abdomen. I did buy a watermelon last week could that be it?
Umm, hard to say.: Heat rash. Viral rash. Allergy rash. Infectious rash. Insect bite. Eczema. Contact dermatitis. The best strategy is to determine the source of the rash then address that specifically. This should be an easy question to pose to your pediatrician, so set up an office visit. Without actually viewing the spots in person, any answer would be but a guess. Your child deserves better than a guess. ...Read more
Birth anatomy: Your question needs slightly more info. There is a term called malrotation and deals with abnormal rotation of the blood vessels an the small intestine and colon. Another possibility is if there is a defect of the diaphragm that allow the stomach to come through and twist. Ultimately it is usually an abnormal rotation of the intestines and blood supply. Can't be prevented or foreseen. ...Read more
BRAT diet: Brat diet is meant for stomach flu, which is layman's term for diarrhea in this context. It helps solidify your bms. It includes b-banas, r- rice, a- apples, t- toast. It gives your intestines time to recover as well so that it can tolerate the regular diet including protein and sugars in the diet. ...Read more
What do you mean?: "biting" is an unusual term to describe stomach distress--what symptoms are you indicating? Also, by "stomach" do you mean a particular abdominal location, or are your child's symptoms meal-related? Happy to help if we know what you're asking. ...Read more
How old a child? Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? He/she had surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? F? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers?
See your md to eval. ...Read more
Stomach problems: You don't say specifically what the stomach problem is. Fruits are pretty easy to digest, but if you are bothered by stomach acid then you might want to avoid acidic fruits like citrus, tomatoes and pineapple. ...Read more
No: That will not help you to lose fat or weight. ...Read more
Starts after birth: With the evidence we have, it appears that the stomach glands are inactive until birth, and begin secreting acid as soon as feeding starts. Proper digestion requires that the stomach contents reach a certain degree of acidity for the digestive enzymes to function properly. Since babies grow quickly after birth, the process is adequate for this need. ...Read more
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and at least 4 servings of fruit per day. Avoid junk carbohydrates. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more
Larger: Distended means the stomach feels larger than it normally would be, usually indicating a lot of air/gas in the stomach, but sometimes it can be retained stomach contents leading it to be bigger than it should be, it means either that she is overfilling her stomach and/or that her stomach is not emptying out as normally as it should be. Those would cause it to be too big. Discuss which with GI doc. ...Read more
Reduce carbs and FF: Cut back on carbohydrates including fruit. Stop eating all fried foods. Avoid soy based foods as they inhibit thyroid function. ...Read more
Sorry, but normally: Some weight loss is required. For a flat abdomen eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, >. ...Read more
Small portions: Stat out small and increase as tolerated. If making a sandwich, add one leaf of lettuce to it. Next time add two. If making a salad, use a small portion of lettuce or greens and increase it as tolerated. ...Read more
Maybe: There is a tendency for these kids to transition to adult type migraines as they pass through ado;escence. ...Read more
Diet is a bad word: Dieting implies short term changes. That is not what you need. Changing your eating habits and your life style are much more likely to help you look and feel better in the long run. Ask your family doctor to help you. ...Read more
Not so fast.:
Spot fat loss does
not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; >. ...Read more