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Do I Need To Starve Before Endoscopy
Gnawing and starving feeling every 3 hours,what could it be ?Endoscopy was fine , thyroid and glicemy are still " normal " I can't avoid to eat .thx
Weight: Most likely you are significantly overweight and becoming Insulin resistant. You feel "starving" when your blood sugar returns to normal after eating. No one has ever been harmed by hunger. If you eat every time you're hungry, you will gain further weight. Boredom, anxiety, stress, etc also increase hunger after meals. Diet, exercise, keep busy, get a hobby. All will help you ignore hunger. ...Read more
3500CALS/1 LB: Depends on your present weight and bmr..Say for example if you need 2000 cals to maintain your weight(your bmr+clories burnt by daily activity)if you starve you will be minus 2000x7=14000 cals divide by 3500 equals 4 so you will loose 4 lbs of real body weight you can calculate similarly for other daily calories requirements for others. ...Read more
Get her: To see a psychiatrist or attempt to institute legal proceedings if necessary. ...Read more
Malnutrition with: Failure to take in sufficient calories, protein, minerals, vitamins, fiber, water, etc. All lead to your body attacking your internal organs to obtain these nutrients. Since there's no benefit in starving and lots of risk, why even think about it. It's not a good way to lose weight either. ...Read more
Not that much: It takes burning off 3500 calories a day to lose a pound. If you're average height at approx. 5 feet 5 inchses, you will burn off about 1700 calories a day with no food intake and moderate exercise. Plus, your body will enter a conservation mode quickly, that will limit the number of calories you burn off. A caloric restriction and three meals/day with exercise is much more effective. ...Read more
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