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Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Yes. In a good way: Your head does shrink when you lose weight. But your self esteem enlarges. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Can you tell me if i lose weight will my head get smaller?

Can you tell me if i lose weight will my head get smaller?

See below: Your head will not shrink but your face will look thinner as fat all over your body, including your face, chin, and neck, is burned off. ...Read more

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I know a person's face can gain or lose weight, but is it possible for their head circumference also?

I know a person's face can gain or lose weight, but is it possible for their head circumference also?

In adults no, unless: the bony skull itself becomes bigger, such as in acromegaly, a rare endocrine disorder, if really concerned see your doctor / endocrinologist, wish you wellness ...Read more

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I've had 2 sinus surgries & it hrts my head to exercise due to ❤️ rate elevating. How can I lose weight? Clean eating just isn't enough to lose 20 lbs

I've had 2 sinus surgries & it hrts my head to exercise due to ❤️ rate elevating. How can I lose weight? Clean eating just isn't enough to lose 20 lbs

You can burn: calories going on a gentle hike or walk. Any physical activity can help burn calories if you can not tolerate significant physical exertion at this time. Take care. ...Read more

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I've noticed if I don't eat for more than a couple hours I'll get very shaky & dizzy & light headed. Makes it hard to lose weight. ?

I've noticed if I don't eat for more than a couple hours I'll get very shaky & dizzy & light headed. Makes it hard to lose weight. ?

Hypoglycemia: It may be that you are experiencing episodes of hypoglycemia. This could have many different causes. Best thing to do is see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pcos my vagina is always dry, get head ached, over weight and hard to lose weight. Could it be due to low estrogen?

I have pcos my vagina is always dry, get head ached, over weight and hard to lose weight. Could it be due to low estrogen?

A Body Mechanic View: Medical system approach to problems of an embodied soul connected to a mind, fragile brain + body is to pick apart inherently complex integrated life issues. Estrogen (a derivative of cholesterol) is 1 of many signaling hormones & may be involved but far from primary control. Pcos strongly correlated with Insulin resistance, body fat, lfhc foods. Suggest study: dietdoctor, taubes, attia, nusi.Org. ...Read more

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I'm 36. Cannot lose weight (healthy diet/exercise reg.) low libido, chronic constipation, dry skin on legs and my head sweats a lot! help!

Can't lose wt: Goblue, I am sorry you are having problems losing weight. If you haven't been checked out by your physician i would suggest doing so to make sure there are no underling physical problems. Hypnotherapy has been proven very effective in weight loss. Make sure you go to a licensed and certified mental health professional who does hypnotherapy. ...Read more

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How to lose weight in my face?

How to lose weight in my face?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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How to lose weight around my face?

How to lose weight around my face?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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How to lose weight around the face?

How to lose weight around the face?

You can not spot: Reduce. If you lose weight in general, often it may be noticable in the face early on due to loss of subcutaneous fat. However, there is no guarantee of this. ...Read more

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Does skin itch when you lose weight?

Does skin itch when you lose weight?

Usually not: Generalized itching has many causes, but weight loss usually isn't one of them. Thyroid disease, iron deficiency, and gall bladder or liver disease are some causes of itching that could be related to excessive weight loss. ...Read more

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How do you lose weight from your face ?

How do you lose weight from your face ?

Easily: Losing weight will reduce the fat in your face just like it reduces the fat in other locations. You can't selectively lose weight in a particular area without surgery. ...Read more

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In what way can I lose weight in the face?

In what way can I lose weight in the face?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose weight in your face?

Is there a way to lose weight in your face?

General: General weight loss reduces fat in the face but there is no way to target weight loss in the face specifically. The exception is that if the weight gain in the face is due to steroids or hormonal problems, the face swelling reduces when the steroids are stopped or the hormone imbalance is corrected. ...Read more

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If im fat and i lose weight will my skin hang?

If im fat and i lose weight will my skin hang?

Quick weight loss: Quick weight loss will sometimes result in sagging skin, exercise and slow and deliberate weight loss will allow time for skin to accommodate and lessen sagging. ...Read more

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What are some ways to lose weight in your face?

What are some ways to lose weight in your face?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to lose weight in your face?

Is there a good way to lose weight in your face?

Don't think so: I don't think you can selectively lose weight in your face. If you have excess weight in your face then undoubtedly you have it elsewhere. Losing overall weight should help decrease the excess facial weight. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight in your face?

What is the best way to lose weight in your face?

Lose waist weight: Selective weight loss is almost impossible, but most men lose weight around the waist first, where it makes hormones and lowers your testosterone.

Losing weight there allows your body to redistribute fat elsewhere. Few men have vey much fat in the face: double and triple chins disappear as men lose weight overall.

For an eating plan designed for men, see http://drjlp.com/Refuel1. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose weight around my face?

Can you tell me how to lose weight around my face?

Spot fat loss does : not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be subcutaneous facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to lose weight in my face?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. Running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight without getting excess skin?

How can I lose weight without getting excess skin?

Morbid obesity?: Except for extreme cases of obesity, a well-paced diet/exercise program should result in a slow and steady loss that has minimal if any excess skin. In the extreme cases, I expect the fat is no less attractive than loose skin and worse for health. Work w/ experts on a plan. ...Read more

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Supposing that i lose weight, will my face get thinner?

Supposing that i lose weight, will my face get thinner?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. However, with that said loss of subcutaneous fat from the facial area is usually noticeable early on. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my skin lighten when i lose weight?

What does it mean if my skin lighten when i lose weight?

To Lose Weight: I commend you for losing weight!
Please continue to eat healthy,exercise and deal with stresses of life and do not be concerned about lightening of skin when you you lose weight.
Seeing a Therapist go stress and self-esteem will be helpful. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to lose weight from your face?

What approaches work best to lose weight from your face?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Could a person's face gets thinner when they lose weight?

That is possible.: It is not uncommon to lose subcutaneous fat on the face when losing weight. ...Read more