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Do braces make you lose weight?

Do braces make you lose weight?

No: Reducing caloric input coupled w increasing caloric utilization results in weight loss. When getting used to new braces teeth may be sore, resulting in less calories consumed and very temporary weight loss. Alas this is only temporary. Want to loose weight safely, see a nutritionist. Remake your body as you remake your smile! ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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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 got my braces 2 days ago and it's hard to eat right now. When can I eat solid/hard foods again? Because if I don't I will lose more weight..

I got my braces 2 days ago and it's hard to eat right now. When can I eat solid/hard foods again? Because if I don't I will lose more weight..

See answer: The braces are foreign to the teeth and they tight. This hurts the mouth. After about 3 days you will g
Feel better and can eat more solid foods. Then when the braces have to be adjusted you start all over again ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose due to getting teeth braces?

How much weight can I lose due to getting teeth braces?

You are in control: Braces by themselves won't cause you to lose weight : (

Hopefully they will encourage you to be more conscientious about what you eat. This lifestyle change can give you all the weight loss that you want. ...Read more

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Which types of foods make you lose weight faster?

Which types of foods make you lose weight faster?

Unprocessed foods: One of the keys to losing weight and keeping it off is to do it in a thoughtful and meaningful way. This includes having the right perspective on food, exercise, sleep, and stress. For food, eat mostly a plant based diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, seeds, and whole graims and for protein eat wild fish like salmon every other day. Avoid processed foods. Exercise up to 45 minutes. ...Read more

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Could Alli make you lose weight?

Could Alli make you lose weight?

It can assist with: Absorbing some fat content of food you eat but to lose weight you still need to be mindful of caloric intake and remain physically active. ...Read more

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How does adderal make you lose weight?

How does adderal make you lose weight?

Amphetamines reduce: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an amphetamine stimulant which reduces appetite when first used. This effect wears off. Thus, not a great 'diet pill' effect for thr long term. Interesting that Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a mixture of amphetamine salts very similar to an earlier preperation which was used as a diet pill. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)'s grandfather, benzadrine, was the first drup used to treat the condition we now know as add/adhd. ...Read more

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Do swedish bitters make you lose weight?

Do swedish bitters make you lose weight?

No - they don't.: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Can depovera make you lose weight?

Can depovera make you lose weight?

No: There is no biological or pharmacologic reason dmpa would make you lose weight. The majority of women on dmpa report weight gain, or no weight change. If you lose weight on dmpa it is for another reason. ...Read more

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Can hernia make you lose weight?

Not usual: BUT depends on location, size, pain, and associated symptoms.

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Can anusara yoga make you lose weight?

Can anusara yoga make you lose weight?

Anusara Yoga.: Yes, but it is a more static form of Yoga then some others, so effects are not usually dramatic. ...Read more

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Could laxatives really make you lose weight?

Laxatives: The answer is a clear and reliable no. Laxatives cannot in any way help you lose weight. Many people find that at first as their bowels clear out more rapidly that there seems to be a short term loss of weight and then they begin to obsess about this rapid transit of their stools thinking this leads to less absorption of calories. But, in reality this is myth and not true. ...Read more

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Can hCG 5000 drops really make you lose weight?

Can hCG 5000 drops really make you lose weight?

No: You need to see a physician to be administered the HCG injections, the only real and effective way to do the HCG diet.
http://www. Prlog. Org/12249227-hcg-diet-offered-in-new-jersey. Html. ...Read more

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Anxiety/stress make you lose weight, what to do?

Anxiety/stress make you lose weight, what to do?

Address the stress!: To address stress:
talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Does doing sit-ups everyday make you lose weight?

Maybe.: Only if the calories you burn doing sit ups is greater than the calories you eat. In general you would have to do a lot of sit ups to lose weight. Other forms of exercise burn a lot more calories per hour. Sit ups can be part of your routine but not the only exercise. ...Read more

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Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Its not the gum: Gum can be unhealthy because of artificial dyes, sweetners or sugar. Some xylitol gums are healthy. The behavior of the person chewing the gum will influence whether there is weight gain or loss. ...Read more

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Can taking about 9 laxatives a day make you lose weight?

Can taking about 9 laxatives a day make you lose weight?

NO...Dangerous: Taking that many laxatives is very dangerous. They can make you dehydrated, mess up your electrolytes which can cause heart problems, & make you dependent on using them to get a bowel movement. Laxatives work on your colon, not your small intestine where your food (calories) are absorbed. The only weight you would lose is from water (you want to keep that!) & stool. ...Read more

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Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Yes: This type of diet will result in some weight loss during the first week. Most of this will be water weight rather than body fat, however. Ketogenic diets can have adverse effects, so close physician supervision is recommended. ...Read more

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Will Metformin a 500 mg tablet two times a day make you lose weight?

Will Metformin a 500 mg tablet two times a day make you lose weight?

If you are: An obese diabetic - it can help in conjunction with hydration, exercise and nutrition/ caloric intake changes. ...Read more

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Does consuming sweetener instead of sugar make you lose weight faster?

Does consuming sweetener instead of sugar make you lose weight faster?

It's a better choice: You'll lose weight faster than if you had chosen sugar, but using the artificial sweetener does not make you lose weight by itself. ...Read more

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What are some good weight loss plans that work and make you lose weight?

What are some good weight loss plans that work and make you lose weight?

First eat less and E: Eat less energy and exercise more. If you can do both you will lose weight faster. Exercise alone will not work, so you have to cut down on your foods. Eat healthy which means foods that are low in fat and high in proteins. Sources of good proteins are eggs, fish, soy products and nuts. You should fill half your plate with salads, fruits and grains so that you can cut down on calorie rich foods. ...Read more

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Is there any safe pills on the market that will make you lose weight? Or does only perscribed diet pills work and the safest?

Is there any safe pills on the market that will make you lose weight? Or does only perscribed diet pills work and the safest?

Pills not the answer: Diet pills are not the answer. Learning to eat for you is the answer. Decrease carbs, increase protein, stop soda and sugar.See your md for help. Why we get fat a great book by gary taubes will give you good information. Also see our web page www. Weighstation. Net for more information. ...Read more

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How exactly does xenical work? I know it stops some fat from being absorbed but I don't understand how that can make you lose weight. Its only 30%!!!

How exactly does xenical work? I know it stops some fat from being absorbed but I don't understand how that can make you lose weight. Its only 30%!!!

Fat blocker: By blocking the fat absorption, your body is deprived of that fat/calorie, otherwise would have had that excess fat.
Bottom line is cutting down the intake. ...Read more

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Could weed make you lose weight?

Could weed make you lose weight?

Cannabis is not: A weight loss agent. Some people actually develop hunger after use of cannabis. ...Read more

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Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss meds: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat), Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more