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Doctor insights on: Diet For Quick Weight Loss Heart Patients

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Is there a weight loss supplement for heart patients ?

Is there a weight loss supplement for heart patients ?

Co enzyme Q10: Many people take coenzyme q 10. There is insufficient data for me to recommend it. Niacin is used to lower cholesterol and raise HDL ("good") cholesterol but, again, the data is mixed. The recent "aim-high" study showed no benefit in pts adding it to a statin. Eating fish is beneficial. Taking fish oils may be helpful but remains unclear. Some people take garlic but there's no proof of benefit. ...Read more

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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Is weight loss a sign of worsening condition in a patient with congestive heart failure?

Is weight loss a sign of worsening condition in a patient with congestive heart failure?

It can be: Weight loss can reflect appropriate dietary changes, salt reduction, and colirc reduction that may be beneficial if part of one's heart failure status is due to obesity and obesity related conditions. However, in severe, advanced heart failure, weight loss can be a sign of cardiac cachexia, suggestive of a worsened prognosis. ...Read more

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What would u say to obese patient who wants 2 exercise 2 improve heart health/lose weight, but doesn't due to a phobia about having heart attack? :(

What would u say to obese patient who wants 2 exercise 2 improve heart health/lose weight, but doesn't due to a phobia about having heart attack? :(

Get unstuck: Sometimes people don't exercise because they accept a specious argument against exercising. If there's a fear of a heart attack, i'd suggest a medical evaluation and clearance to exercise. If the fear persists, counseling can help. In reality, the risk of heart attack is greater from lack of exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could I do to break weight loss plateau on sacred heart diet..Eat more soup?

What could I do to break weight loss plateau on sacred heart diet..Eat more soup?

Calorie creep: We plateau because we are human and get tired of dieting! then we nibble just a little bit more than we think we're eating because we're hungry! try to break the cycle by doing a 1 day partial fast: eat only water based soup and no solid food. It will be hard. You'll lose weight. Don't binge the next day! you'll find that after the 1 austere day, your "regular" diet food will seem like a lot. ...Read more

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Can a heart condition cause weight loss?

Can a heart condition cause weight loss?

In certain very: Advanced cases like critical aortic valve stenosis but this generally rare. ...Read more

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Can weight loss pills worsen my heart condition?

Can weight loss pills worsen my heart condition?

Some can: Some stimulants can cause arrhythmias ... Some medications have been shown to cause heart damage, e.g. The valves damaged by fen-phen ... ...Read more

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Is hashimotos disease related to fast heart and weight loss?

Is hashimotos disease related to fast heart and weight loss?

No: Hashimoto's is more commonly associated with slow heart rate and weight gain if untreated. You get fast heart rate and weight loss if you are overtreated for hashimoto's. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss pill or anything else that doesn't increase heart rate?

Please describe a good weight loss pill or anything else that doesn't increase heart rate?

Do it naturally : Don't do with pills, they all carry side effects. Do it naturally...Search for natural and safer alternatives and speak to a nutritionist... ...Read more

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Whats a target heart rate during cardio (eliptical) for weight loss? Im a female 30yrs 148lbs

Whats a target heart rate during cardio (eliptical) for weight loss? Im a female 30yrs 148lbs

Aerobic threshold: The important principle is to keep under your aerobic threshold when you are training. Here is a good website that explains why and gives you a guideline: https://philmaffetone.com/180-formula/ ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

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