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Can smoking weed stop you from gaining weight?

Can smoking weed stop you from gaining weight?

Weed & weight: Marijuana increases your metabolism and may help you lose weight if you are otherwise eating healthy and exercising regularly. But it also stimulates appetite and you may feel like eating more. So if you cannot control the munchies and eat a lot of junk foods without exercising, you will gain a lot of weight. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Fried
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Can you tell me how i can stop gaining weight?

Can you tell me how i can stop gaining weight?

Lifestyle changes: Eat healthfully ; 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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I am gaining weight very quickly if I stop my dite. What can I do to keep my weight as it is. Please help me.?

I am gaining weight very quickly if I stop my dite. What can I do to keep my weight as it is. Please help me.?

Diet: Unfortunately for most of us weight gain or loss is simple math. If we take in more calories than we use we gain weight, and to lose weight we have to take in less or use more. If you are very overweight your metabolism slows down even more so it is harder to lose. Get your thyroid checked just to make sure it isn't a cause. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Are you able to : swim? Able to work your upper body? Not sure - consider working with a trainer. Making healthy food and portion choices is critical for weight loss or maintenance. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Can you tell me how i can lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Every little bit : Helps ! are you able to swim or do water aerobics? Have you considered working your upper body with a trainer? Muscle burns more calories and thus can ^ your metabolic rate. It will be especially important to examine what you eat and how much you eat. Try keeping a food diary. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed to lose weight. Take good care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop gaining weight and lose 40 lbs about a two and a half month time span?

Is it safe to stop gaining weight and lose 40 lbs about a two and a half month time span?

Depends on weight: If a person weighs 400 pounds. Ten pounds is only 2.5 percent of his/her body weight. A person who weight 100 pounds, ten pounds would be ten percent of his /her weight. Ideally, one should not lose more than about 5 percent of one's body weight in a week. ...Read more

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How effective is Shakeology? I've tried everything and cannot seem to stop gaining weight. My friends who distribute it say it's amazing.

One of many ...: My review of Shakeology suggests it is one of many available meal replacement shakes. It appears to be one of the most expensive. It contains a non-soy protein among over 70 different ingredients. It does seem to suppress appetite well. Complaints include high price and poor taste. There is nothing magic about it: it is a way to consume an alternative to high fat/sugar food and control calories. ...Read more

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I love to eat and I am gaining weight. I try to stop, i try to control it but anything work. Do you think that might be a psychological issue?

Can't feed your mind: The only reason to eat is to feed your body. If you are trying to feed your mind, it will never be satisfied. Some people eat inappropriately because they are bored or anxious or upset, etc. The only reason to eat is because your body needs fuel. Therapy may help to recognize the reasons you are eating excessively. Overeaters anonymous is also a possibility. It is a 12 step support group. ...Read more

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If I stop taking lexapro, (escitalopram) will I stop gaining weight?

If I stop taking lexapro, (escitalopram) will I stop gaining weight?

Lexapro (escitalopram) ?: Is a good medication for depression and anxiety and has low side effect. If u stoop it u can get depressed again. Therefore , continue w Lexapro (escitalopram) and try to loose weight by cutting down on u calorie intake and excerzising. ...Read more

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Is there a way to stay on 10 Lexapro (escitalopram) and stop gaining weight?

Is there a way to stay on 10 Lexapro (escitalopram) and stop gaining weight?

Yes: You need to be very careful with your food plan, and also increase aerobic exercise daily. Avoid sugars, simple carbohydrates, and highly processed foods. Instead, eat fresh veggies, lean proteins, healthy fats (like avocado, olive oil, coconut oil, omega-3's, etc), some fruits, and complex whole-grains like quinoa, amaranth, brown rice, etc. Weight training will increase metabolism too. ...Read more