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Does Your Gallbladder Stop You From Losing Weight
Exercise : Women have higher body fat than men. However u can increase muscle definition / tone by incorporating a stengthening program in your daily routine. See a qualified personal trainer and dietician who can help you achieve your goals. Good luck! ...Read more
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
How to increase your metabolism to lose weight if you started gaining a lot of weight after menopause?
Exercise: There are no pills, hormones, or supplements that can increase your metabolism, unless you have a medical problem (such as hypothyroidism). The only real way to increase your metabolism is by doing regular aerobic exercise. I recommend walking the equivalent of 15 miles weekly or bicycling 45 miles weekly (the speed doesn't matter) ...Read more
Other way around: The nicotine in tobacco smoke actually is an appetite suppressant, so that a problem in people quitting smoking is that they gain weight. However, there are always idiosyncratic reactions that individual people have because of their biological variations. Losing weight is mostly a matter of eating less and exercising more. Some people need to eat much less and exercise much more. If u smoke, stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes;other causes too: It is common for young women to miss periods, due to anovulation (not releasing an egg in middle of menstrual cycle), especially with excessive stress, weight loss, or exercise. However, persistent missed periods (amenorrhea) can also be sign of pregnancy or other medical condition. See your clinician if pregnancy test negative or not sexually active and no period >3 months. ...Read more
What does taking vitamins while being anorexic do to you, does it keep your metabolism going would you gain weight?
When you get your periods after weaning breastmilk, does your estrogen get back to normal?Also since estrogen is fat burning, do you lose weight fast?
Could you explain when using bulimia to lose weight, does brushing your teeth stop them from rotting?
How much weight do you need to lose to decrease the size of your liver if it is borderline from fatty liver? Already lost 42 lbs.
How can you avoid gaining weight you lost on Vyvanse/amphetamines once you stop?Aside from suppressing appetite they DO increase Basal Metabolic Rate
Rebound weight gain: It is not unusual to experience wight gain after discontinuation of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or other stimulants due to rebound increase in appetite. If not kept in check, it can lead to weight gain, as would be expected. It does not increase BMR, as is commonly believed. The best way to maintain weight is to monitor calorie intake and activity level. This can be achieved with mindful eating and regular exercise. ...Read more
Can you tell me if i've given up drinking. Will the weight gain caused by stopping smoking be cancelled out by the weight loss due to not drinking?
It could: Congrats on quitting two bad habits. Weight gain after stopping smoking is rarely more than 5-10 pounds, and I have not seen many patients complain of weight loss after stopping alcohol (since they usually just substituted alcohol for other calorie sources). The health gains from quitting both will more than outweigh the risks of a little weight gain, and you can work on losing those pounds too. ...Read more
Maybe a little: Fat can be deposited anywhere in your body so when you gain or lose weight you can see the differences all over. If you are not losing weight all over, there is nothing specific you can do to just lose weight in your face ... at least enough to see a difference. Many factors influence how fat is deposited and if your face is just "a little fat", it is meant to be that way. Smile, beautiful! ...Read more
No: Gallbladder disease causes the opposite by interfering with eating. Patients with gallbladder disease and pain with eating, usually eat less and if anything, loose weight. ...Read more
Research is limited: The research linking diet coke to weight gain is mixed. Some feel that drinking an artificially sweet substance can trick your body and lead you to eat more calories. An association has been shown between consuming diet drinks and larger waist size, with possible metabolic syndrome. But this is not a cause-effect relationship, nor does it suggest that stopping diet coke leads to losing weight. ...Read more
Not losing weight but seem to be losing fat from chest/ ribs. Ribs starting to show. Not exercising or doing weights. What can cause this?
If your: Thyroid is underactive you will not burn up calories at a normal rate, and it is difficult to lose weight even with diet and exercise. Getting on the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement and restoring your thyroid levels to normal will return your weight loss ability to normal as well. You'll still need to eat less and exercise more, however. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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