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Can you lose weight in your nose?

Can you lose weight in your nose?

Surgically: The nose is bone and cartilage so not much you can do to alter its appearance aside from cosmetic surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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Can you loose weight of your nose?

Can you loose weight of your nose?

Nose weight: Agree w dr. Johnston. Furthermore, the nose grows over your life. ...Read more

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Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Head size: No head size once you have grown is fixed - you may see a loss of the fat from around the neck but the head size will be the same. ...Read more

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I was told your bones could shrink when you lose weight so underneath all this "flubber" I might be a size 6. Is that true?

I was told your bones could shrink when you lose weight so underneath all this "flubber" I might be a size 6.  Is that true?

See your PCP: Weight loss does not make your bones move. See your PCP for discussing your weight concern. It is an excellent place to start. ...Read more

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Where do fat cells "go" when you lose weight? Are they excreted? I doubt they 'turn into' muscle cells. Do they just "shrink?" want to understand.

Where do fat cells "go" when you lose weight? Are they excreted? I doubt they 'turn into' muscle cells. Do they just "shrink?" want to understand.

They shrink: The fat cells store fat. If the fat is used up, the cells shrink to a smaller size. If one overeats, there is more fat formed in the body. The fat cells take up that fat, growing bigger in the process. If the fat is again used up, the fat cells shrink in size again. ...Read more

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Will a hernia shrink as you lose weight on a diet?

Will a hernia shrink as you lose weight on a diet?

No: A hernia is essentially a hole in your abdominal wall musculature. Therefore once it is present there is nothing you can do to make the hole shrink or disappear on its own. Surgical repair is required. ...Read more

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How can you shrink thighs, get rid of cellulite and lose weight fast?

How can you shrink thighs, get rid of cellulite and lose weight fast?

Diet & Exercise: Depends on your starting weight and your goal weight but the cornerstone of all management options is diet & exercise. A small subgroup of patients have a familial tendency to being larger from the waist down and these patients do not change dramatically in the lower bodies even with massive weight loss secondary to bariatric surgery. See your dietition & plastic surgeon for your best option. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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