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Does hyperhidrosis contribute to weight loss? Looking for a positive

Does hyperhidrosis contribute to weight loss? Looking for a positive

Hyperhidrosis & wt.: No, but on the other hand it does not contribute to gaining weight either! there is your positive. ...Read more

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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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Is Lipozene a good weight loss drug to try? Im obese, have a ton of problems and need something to help

Is Lipozene a good weight loss drug to try? Im obese, have a ton of problems and need something to help

Weight Meds: So many people are desperate for help - little has been done for them, they will try anything.First of all there is no miracle drug to take for weight loss.I wish there was, but there are so many factors.You are not the primary reason that you are obese yes, i mean that. I believe we need more rx meds for wt. Control.Specialists who treat obesity called bariatricians can help you.Don't give up! ...Read more

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Loosing weight may be a warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.

Loosing weight may be a  warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.

Loss of appetite: In presence of a malignant tumor, wt. loss is common even without other symptoms. Here depending on the malignant lesion loss of weight and appetite occur. The resulting process is referred to a cachexia or wasting syndrome in a patient not actively trying to lose wt. Tumors associated with cachexia found to produce TNF . When sequenced, the TNF was found to have same sequence as Cachectin ...Read more

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Does losing weight help to have a narrow face?

Does losing weight help to have a narrow face?

Facial weight loss: If you are heavy overall and lose weight then your are going to see some loss in the face. Selectively losing weight in the face is not possible. ...Read more

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I have a pituitary tumor which led to amenorrea, diabetes, early menopause, fatigue, inability to lose weight hair thin an dr. Not helping what to do?Help

I have a pituitary tumor which led to amenorrea, diabetes, early menopause, fatigue, inability to lose weight hair thin an dr. Not helping what to do?Help

Cushing's?: Hi. The only pituitary tumor likely to unify your symptoms is an ACTH-producing corticotrophin adenoma causing Cushing's disease. Do you have hirsutism? Purple stretch marks on your tummy and breasts? If it's not a Cushing's tumor, the symptoms may or may not be related to the tumor. Some pituitary tumors cause no problems at all. Talk with your doc about the plan to go forward. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which hgh is for weight loss for female and what other salt we can use with hgh for weight loss ?

Which hgh is for weight loss for female and what other salt we can use with hgh for weight loss  

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Hold your horses: B"sd research NOT on your side: Interest in using HGH for weight loss stems from a 1990 New England Journal of Medicine study that showed injections of synthetic HGH resulted in 8.8% gain in muscle mass and 14% loss in body fat without any change in diet or exercise. Although this study appeared to be promising, many later studies have shown no such benefit. I ...Read more

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How is mesotherapy used for weight loss? I've heard that mesotherapy can be used for weight loss in lieu of liposuction, but how does it cause fat to be lost? .

How is mesotherapy used for weight loss? I've heard that mesotherapy can be used for weight loss in lieu of liposuction, but how does it cause fat to be lost?

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Neither.: Neither one of the procedures you mentioned should be used for weight loss. A good candidate for liposuction surgery is a patient who presents with localized areas of diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue with good quality skin elasticity covering the area. ...Read more

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What can I do for good weight loss or dieting sites?

What can I do for good weight loss or dieting sites?

Weight Watchers: They are at least honest and reliable. Stay away from any supplements or internet cures or anything being sold by friends or neighbors. These are all garbage and a waste of $$$. ...Read more

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Is 5% (unintentional) weight loss in a year enough to suggest a thyroid problem?

Is 5% (unintentional) weight loss in a year enough to suggest a thyroid problem?

Could be: Thyroid problems or others. Hard to say without knowing more about you or if you have other symptoms. The only way to rule out thyroid problem is to get a blood test. ...Read more

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Struggle w/ wt loss and have hypothyroidism. Is it best to follow a certain ada diet to assist with weight loss?

Struggle w/ wt loss and have hypothyroidism. Is it best to follow a certain ada diet to assist with weight loss?

Weight Watchers: If weight is a struggle for you, you may find that the support of a program like weight watchers, overeaters anonymous, or take off pounds sensibly helps you more than trying to stick to a diet on your own. The best diet is one that you'll stick to! you'll definitely want to make sure your thyroid labs are normal so this is not working against you. ...Read more

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Does hydroxycut work for weight loss. Is it harmful to your health?

Does hydroxycut work for weight loss. Is it harmful to your health?

FDA warning: Fda is warning consumers to immediately stop using hydroxycut products as some of hydroxycut products are associated with a number of serious liver injuries. Fda has received 23 reports of serious health problems ranging from jaundice and elevated liver enzymes, an indicator of potential liver injury, to liver damage requiring liver transplant. One death due to liver failure has been reported. ...Read more

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Does the treatment of a thyroid disease lead to weight gain, or overweight gain? Or it just stabilize

Does the treatment of a thyroid disease lead to weight gain, or overweight gain? Or it just stabilize

Depends: On treating under active or overactive thyroid. Under active thyroid causes weight gain and treating it will stabilize or have weight loss. Overactive thyroid can have weight loss and treating will stabilize weight loss and may go back to baseline. ...Read more

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What pre workouts or weight loss pills have dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) in them? Or which will make you have a false positive for it?

What pre workouts or weight loss pills have dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) in them? Or which will make you have a false positive for it?

Should be none: Dextroamphetamine would be very illegal in a supplement. A drug screen done properly (not just at point-of-care) would not report any other substance, since all results must be confirmed by another chemical principle. Good luck. Exercise rather than pills will be your key to weight loss. ...Read more

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I have haito loss due to PCOS. I'm obese 256 pounds. Will exercise help stop the hair fall? Or is this permanent and I will go bald? Please help!

I have haito loss due to PCOS. I'm obese 256 pounds. Will exercise help stop the hair fall? Or is this permanent and I will go bald? Please help!

256 pounds: Time to start losing your weight. Please go to a nearby training facility and gradually lose weight under control of a weight specialist. Don't try and lose weight "overnight" - be patient! I don't think your weight will cause hair loss. Surely you have seen many markedly overweight women without hair loss. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss supplement to use and any ideas for losing weight before summer?

Please describe a good weight loss supplement to use and any ideas for losing weight before summer?

None: There are no good weight loss supplements. They are a total waste of money. You lose weight by eating less and exercising more, not by putting unknown chemicals into your body! don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is the cb-1 weight gain supplement bad for your or can cause death?

Is the cb-1 weight gain supplement bad for your or can cause death?

Not known for sure: Nobody really knows. The supplement is not a medication approved by the FDA. Such products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are (nor what benefits are real, if any). If a CB-1 user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good weight for somone who is 5'10? I want to look thin but be healthy....How can I lose weight. How many calories?

What is a good weight for somone who is 5'10? I want to look thin but be healthy....How can I lose weight. How many calories?

About 150 pounds: It often depends on one's body type (big-boned or not), and amount of muscle. Muscles have weight and breasts have weight, but women usually consider those as "good weight". ...Read more

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Can stress be a reason for hair loss in I youth ?

Can stress be a reason for hair loss in I youth ?

Yes: Yes, a condition known as telogen effluvium can be precipitated by stress. Typically this occurs anywhere from 3-6 months after a stressful situation, and can persist even longer than that after the situation is better. This should cause hair thinning all over (not in just patches) and should no cause any scarring. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to sleep with a weight loss belt?

Is it possible for you to sleep with a weight loss belt?

I would discourage: This. There isn't good data that indicates that these belts actually work. Sleep is the time that your body repairs itself physically ; emotionally. Allow yourself to do this unencumbered. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or ...Read more