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Doctor insights on: Do Girls Lose Weight After Period

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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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Is it true that its hard to lose weight when your period is irregular ?

Is it true that its hard to lose weight when your period is irregular ?

Not exactly: Irregular periods do not affect your weight but the opposite is true. Many women who are overweight will then experience irregular periods. Excess weight causes a hormonal imbalance and syndrome called pcos. The irregular periods are a symptom of being overweight. ...Read more

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I am fat and i stopped getting my period. If i lose weight, would i be able to get my period again?

I am fat and i stopped getting my period. If i lose weight, would i be able to get my period again?

Yes: Unfortunately, if you are seriously obese, the peripheral fat makes extra hormones that suppress the pituitary gland's normal function. Once you start a weight reduction program with exercise and nutrition the menstrual period may resume spontaneously. ...Read more

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What is a good way to lose weight when you have a under active thoird promble? And you can't walk for a long period of a time.

What is a good way to lose weight when you have a under active thoird promble? And you can't walk for a long period of a time.

Adequate thyroid Rx: If you are hypothyroid ; get adequate treatment you will have as much thyroid hormone as healthy people ; will thus respond better to diet ; exercise. However, many docs under-treat. Check free t3-if in the lower half of the normal range ask your doc to prescribe natural thyroid or liothyronine to get free t3 to upper half of range.I recommend dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet. See comment for links:. ...Read more

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How to lose weight with fruit and vegetables smoothies? Are they good for you? Do they help you feel less hungry over a period of time?

How to lose weight with fruit and vegetables smoothies? Are they good for you? Do they help you feel less hungry over a period of time?

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

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Whenever I try to lose weight I lose my period, even though my diet is not strict nor do I exercise vigorously. I'm 5'0" at 140 lbs and I was 176 lbs.

Whenever I try to lose weight I lose my period, even though my diet is not strict nor do I exercise vigorously. I'm 5'0" at 140 lbs and I was 176 lbs.

Wow that is good: It is common when you change the normal circumstances that you carry out with your body that then internal misfires can occur. I am not sure how long the period of time to lose that weight occurred but that is a large loss and is great. But it could trigger shift in the bodies functions and in women it is the menses that seems to be affected a lot of the time. Not enough time here to discuss. ...Read more

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In what period of time does a bulimic person lose weight?

In what period of time does a bulimic person lose weight?

No weight loss: Ironically, actual weight loss is not necessarily associated with bulimia. Instead, people with this disorder binge eat and attempt to prevent weight gain through compensatory behavior (e.g., vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, enemas, medications, fasting, or excessive exercise). ...Read more

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What are things i can do to lose weight in a short period of time?

Quick weight loss: Any quick weight loss tends to be followed by weight gain. The best solution for weight loss is a long term change in diet. ...Read more