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Doctor insights on: Does Losing Water Weight Make You Look Thinner

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I'm thin but want to be thinner. What kinds of things reduce water weight and prevent appetite?

I'm thin but want to be thinner. What kinds of things reduce water weight and prevent appetite?

Hmmm: Listen friend, I'm just an oncologist and not an expert in this field but when I hear someone say they are "thin but wanna get thinner", I get a bit worried. I humbly suggest you visit your doc to determine if you truly need to lose fat through exercise and thoughtful modification of food intake. It is good to eat well and exercise but in the right context and with proper supervision. Best to you. ...Read more

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Will losing water weight make you slimmer? Lost 8 lbs since taking chlorthalidone 10 days now

Will losing water weight make you slimmer? Lost 8 lbs since taking chlorthalidone 10 days now

That is just water: If you are overweight or obese, the best way to lose weight is changing the balance of calories. Losing calories with exercise, and restricting food intake is the best way. ...Read more

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How do I lose water weight?

How do I lose water weight?

Watch/ reduce Na: Watch and reduce sodium intake. Decrease fluid to 1000cc a day. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose water weight?

What can I do to lose water weight?

Exercise: Healthy eating and exercise will be the safest way. Use of water pill without HTN or peripheral edema is not considered standard medical care. ...Read more

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How to lose water weight fast but natural?

How to lose water weight fast but natural?

Salt restriction: Water retention is actually usually caused by sodium retention. That easiest way to reduce water retention is to reduce the amount of sodium intake. The recommended amount of sodium on a low sodium diet is 2000 mg per day. Most food items will have the sodium in milligrams label on them. ...Read more

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How much water weight can you lose overnight?

How much water weight can you lose overnight?

Not much: I have seen pregnant women with lots of swelling lose several pounds of water weight over night. ...Read more

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How can someone most easily lose water weight?

How can someone most easily lose water weight?

Go swimming: Or just tread water, or even sit in a water-filled tank up to your neck if you can find one. The pressure of the water in the tank will get extra salt water out of you. ...Read more

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Will fasting for days help me lose a lot of water weight?

Will fasting for days help me lose a lot of water weight?

Restrict salt use: Instead of fasting I would recommend restricting your salt intake to reduce water weight. Actually when people have a high blood pressure. The first course of act that a physician takes is to prescribe a diet with less salt. The western diet is extremely high in salt content. I would recommend only taking in a max of 1500 mg of salt. Salt is also called sodium. You can check sodium on labels ...Read more

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When you lose the first ten lbs, how much is water weight?

When you lose the first ten lbs, how much is water weight?

Impossible to know.: It's difficult to know what percentage of the pounds you're losing are water weight. If you're using a sweat suit, you could try collecting the sweat and other fluids you excrete after a workout and measure it that way (although it wouldn't be too fun). There are scales also that measure body fat and water percentage that you can get. Remember that losing water weight is always temporary! ...Read more

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How can I lose 5kg of water weight as I am already quite lean?

How can I lose 5kg of water weight as I am already quite lean?

A bad illness...: A normal lean person doesn't have 5 kg of water to lose. "water is life", as the saying goes. Losing 5 kg of water may occur if the person gets a bad illness, such as diarrhea and dehydration (like getting cholera), or gets a kidney disease in which he urinates out too much of his precious water. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight would I lose in a 2 day water fast?

Can you tell me how much weight would I lose in a 2 day water fast?

As Usual All Depends: How much water intake, how much water output, how hot, how cold, internal function & brain controls of heart, liver, kidneys, sweating, fear, relaxation and the list goes on. Do not dumb things down, never works. Instead pick, measure & track strategy, whatever it is & avoid all the dominant & widely marketed nonsense. Weight daily, after arising, nothing on, on scale to 0.1 lb accuracy, log/track. ...Read more

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Day 1 of water fasting how much weight can a person lose on that day?

Day 1 of water fasting how much weight can a person lose on that day?

Water fasting?: Reducing water intake won't help you to lose actual body weight, like fat mass. You'll lose water weight, which will simply, come back once you drink water again. So I'm uncertain of your long-term goal of water fasting. Water keeps us healthy. ...Read more

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I'm 120 lbs 5'1 how much weight will I lose doing a 16 day water fast?

I'm 120 lbs 5'1 how much weight will I lose doing a 16 day water fast?

PLEASE. ..: Don't engage in a lengthy water fast to lose weight. It is unhealthy. Your body will go into starvation mode. Your metabolic rate will drop and then you can easily put weight on. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight could I lose on a raw veggie and water diet?

Can you tell me how much weight could I lose on a raw veggie and water diet?

That depends on.....: That depends on a number of variables such as level of obesity, how many calories are consumed & how many calories are burned off through exercise. There really isn't a way to provide an accurate response with information available. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it true you have to lose water weight before you start losing proper weight?

Is it true you have to lose water weight before you start losing proper weight?

Well: When most people lose weight, they will likely start by losing glycogen that is stored in the liver. The glycogen holds a lot of fluid. So often a significant amount of initial weight loss may be water. ...Read more

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Is water good for losing weight?

Is water good for losing weight?

Water: Water is important for a health metabolism with excersize and diet can be helpful. ...Read more

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Why would water be good for losing weight?

Why would water be good for losing weight?

See details: It fills your stomach and reduces appetite and cravings. ...Read more

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What is a recomnended diuretic to lose water weight?

What is a recomnended diuretic to lose water weight?

Nope.: Contrary to what many people believe, diuretics actually remove excess salt (sodium and chloride) from the body via the kidneys into the urine. They are intended to be used for medical conditions where excess salt builds up in the body and not to "lose water weight". If diuretics are used inappropriately they can actually lead to potentially life threatening electrolyte disorders. ...Read more

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Could water weight be the reason im not losing weight?

Could water weight be the reason im not losing weight?

Weight Loss: Nope. Water helps you flush out toxins. Weight loss failure usually represents too many calories, too much sugar or carbohydrates or not enough physical activity.

Remember the scientific truths about weight loss:
1. Protein should comprise 60% of the diet.
2: carbs 25%
fats 10-15%.
Total calories 1500 to 1800
exercise should be with hr of 130 for at least 20 minutes five times per week. ...Read more

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I am trying to lose weight and am drinkiing water. How much water is unsafe. Is 240 oz to much?

I am trying to lose weight and am drinkiing water. How much water is unsafe. Is 240 oz to much?

That's too much: 240 ounces is 15 of the 16oz water bottles a day. That's too much water for a person living a normal everyday life. ...Read more

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Will water make you lose weight?

Will water make you lose weight?

Yes.: Especially if drunk before and with a meal. It fills you, and you eat less. Also, there may be some truth that your body must boost metabolism, if you drink "cold, " water. This is controversial, but the first statement is not. However, we all should drink two quarts per day! And it will help a diet. This question is the easiest nutritional support advice I can give! ...Read more

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What does water do to help you lose weight?

What does water do to help you lose weight?

Water: Flushed metabolic wastes from your body. It keeps your kidneys and intestines working smoothly - so they can do their job. Cells work more effectively when sufficiently hydrated. ...Read more

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How can water help you lose weight quickly?

How can water help you lose weight quickly?

Fills & Chills!: Drink a glass of cold water before eating. This will provide some satiation, and the cool water will decrease (short term) motility of your stomach. Make sure you drink another glass while you eat. Scientific studies have shown this helps with modest, but steady (not rapid) weight loss. Good diet maneuver! ...Read more

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How is water supposed to help you lose weight?

How is water supposed to help you lose weight?

Water flushes: Metabolic waste from your system. Staying well hydrate allows your digestive system to work smoothly. Your body's cells work more effectively when hydrated properly. ...Read more

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Might consuming lots of water help me lose weight?

Might consuming lots of water help me lose weight?

Yes: Drinking at least 8 8 ounce glasses of crystal clear water per day will assist you with weight loss & health. But you will still need to be physically active & to eat healthfully. ...Read more