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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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My mom age 49 years have myoma from past five years and anaemic due to heavy bleeding , and now having weight loss, can you please tell why?

My mom age 49 years have myoma from past five years and anaemic due to heavy bleeding , and now having weight loss, can you please tell why?

Fibroids: Uterine myomas (leiomyomas, fibroids) actually start in your 20's usually and grow with time as long as you are producing sufficient estrogen. If her anemia is severe enough she might experience some weight loss associated with it or it could be due to other problems like thyroid issues, diabetes, etc. She should have a gynecologist evaluate her. ...Read more

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My height is 4'10 and I weigh 275 maybe even more. Do I qualify for weight loss surgery. My weight has gotten so bad where my lower back hurts everytime I walk. I can't walk down the block for five minutes without pain?

My height is 4'10 and I weigh 275 maybe even more. Do I qualify for weight loss surgery. My weight has gotten so bad where my lower back hurts everytime I walk. I can't walk down the block for five minutes without pain?

YES: Your bmi is 58. Most insurance company provides coverage for bmi> 40. As your bmi gets closer to 60, your surgical risk is higher. You should get evaluated at a higher vol bariatric program for best treatment options. ...Read more

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How many glasses of water should I consume in a day if I am 230lb 5'7" and to help with weight loss.

How many glasses of water should I consume in a day if I am 230lb 5'7"  and to help with weight loss.

There is a lot: of support for including generous water intake in a weight loss diet. Ingesting water temporarily increases your energy expenditure burning more calories. Drinking water before meals suppresses one's appetite, especially for middle aged/older folks. Drinking water (zero calories) means you're NOT drinking higher calorie drinks. How much: up to 2 liters. Not much more...can be toxic. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does water help with weight loss?

Does water help with weight loss?

Yes...: Drinking lots of water will help keep you full and mitigate your appetite. It will also help prevent constipation if you are on a low calorie program. In fact if you drink ice water you can burn an extra 70 calories per day which translates into a 7 pound weight loss over a year! ...Read more

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Does cocaine help with weight loss?

Does cocaine help with weight loss?

See below: I do not want to get preachy so lets consider Cocaine solely as a medicine. It is extremely short acting so any effects will be over within 20~30 mins. Tolerance will develop to its effects. The dosage of what you get will vary by who the "dealer"is. There is a risk of seizures and heart issues if the dose varies too much. The risk is just too much to justify its use for this reason. ...Read more

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Can glutamine help with weight loss?

Can glutamine help with weight loss?

Yes: It is an essential nutrient more easily gotten from diet if you are not a vegetarian. It is popular in muscle building but not a magic bullet for weight loss. However, if you take it in conjunction with sensible diet and exercise, it can only help. ...Read more

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Does glutamine help with weight loss?

Does glutamine help with weight loss?

Yes: L-glutamine is essential for maintaining muscle mass and increased muscle mass is essential for increasing metabolic rate. Having said that let us be clear, there are many ways to lose weight and the hardest part is to maintain the loss long term. Life style, diet and mind set all help with long term goals. ...Read more

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How can water help with weight loss?

How can  water help with weight loss?

By filling stomach: Which produces a feeling of being full; so one can reduce further intake of food. Drinking a glassful with a salad before the main course, and with discipline to not overeat, would result in weight reduction. Regular exercises greatly helps also. Keep doing regular checkups with your gp. ...Read more

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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