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How to flatten my stomach?

How to flatten my stomach?

Depends: It depends whether it is bloating or fat. Try cutting out dairy and yogurt for 1 week and if it does not get better see a doctor. ...Read more

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Distended Stomach (Definition)

A distended stomach results from air in bowel loops. Air in the colon can result in bloat. The passage of gas can relieve this. Air in small bowel is less common and is indicative of some other process such as obstruction or crohn's. This is more concerning and needs work-up. Motility disorders can also cause bloat such as gastroparesis which also ...Read more


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How can l flatten my stomach?

How can l flatten my stomach?

See below: A good book to get is the primal blueprint. It will teach you what you need to know. Teaches fundamentals of good but delicious diet and fun but not time consuming exercise. ...Read more

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What's a good way to flatten my stomach?

What's a good way to flatten my stomach?

More muscle less fat: Even the most toned abdominal muscles will not reveal the abdomen you want if they are buried under a beer gut. Decreasing body fat is a key component of 'washboard' abs. That said, anything that strengthens your core (sit ups, crunches, leg lifts, torsion, etc ) all play a role in building those muscles. ...Read more

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What exercises flatten my stomach quickly?

What exercises flatten my stomach quickly?

None!: It takes a good diet, regular "cardio" and resistance training, and often some weight loss to flatten your stomach. Beware of all the media that promise you miracles if you take certain vitamins or go on special diets. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to flatten your stomach?

What is the quickest way to flatten your stomach?

There is no such : Thing as spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What are some exercises that will flatten my stomach?

What are some exercises that will flatten my stomach?

Lose weight: For flatter abdomen eat healthy & get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more

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How can u get the hourglass figure and flatten ur stomach?

How can u get the hourglass figure and flatten ur stomach?

It is hard work!: Don't waste your money on "fat burners", laxatives, "cleansers", or anything else that promises an "easy way to lose weight." Sorry, but the only meaningful approach that is safe is appropriate exercise & making healthy food choices (avoid junk food & sugary drinks, watch portion size, moderate alcohol). Also, please review HealthTap answers on Body Sculpting. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can I eat to help flatten my stomach?

Doesn't work that : Way. There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed.However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse >>. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises to get a firm butt and flatten your stomach?

What are the best exercises to get a firm butt and flatten your stomach?

Sit-up squats lunges: Sit-ups, crunches, leg press, knee extensions, hamstrings curls, squats and lunges. Good nutrition including protein. ...Read more

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I have lost 40 kgs of by diet weight 2 years back my stomach is nearly hanging because of my lose body is there in way to flatten it again?

I have lost 40 kgs of by diet weight 2 years back my stomach is nearly hanging because of my lose body is there in way to flatten it again?

Difficult : Very difficult if not impossible if there a large amount of redundant skin. Many times surgical correction is needed in these cases of large weight loss. ...Read more

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I managed to shed excess fat through good diet and exercising but i can't seem to flatten my stomach completely. Any advice to help achieve my goal?

I managed to shed excess fat through good diet and exercising but i can't seem to flatten my stomach completely. Any advice to help achieve my goal?

Inner fat: An workouts can help.... Shredding another bit if fat can help with an definition as often then you are getting rid of mesentaric fat (inner stomach fat). ...Read more

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Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Remember: Your eating habits have a stronger effect on your "six pack" then abdominal exercises alone, as the "flatness" comes from have limited superficial body fat. So while exercises can help some element of tone, weight control has more of an effect. ...Read more

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Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Do core exercises flatten your stomach?

Yes: If you do them right and you are not fat. Setups both straight and obliques help a lot. Enjoy your six pack. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight and flatten my stomach?

What can I do to lose weight and flatten my stomach?

Paleo Diet. : Exercise doesn't really help with weight loss. Look into a low-glycemic diet, or paleo diet. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises that will flatten and tone my stomach?

What are some good exercises that will flatten and tone my stomach?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose, then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to flatten my stomach but, keep my thighs?

Can you explain if it's possible to flatten my stomach but, keep my thighs?

Flatten stomach: For flatter abdomen eat healthy & get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more

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I do crunches exercise to flatten my stomach . Does t affect my health o affect reproductory organs?

I do crunches exercise to flatten my stomach . Does t affect my health o affect reproductory organs?

No: I am not aware of any studies that show crunches would adversely affect your health or reproductive organs. In fact, an exercise program has been shown in countless studies to be beneficial for your overall health. ...Read more

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How can I flatten my stomach muscles?

How can I flatten my stomach muscles?

Pilates class: One of the most popular and effective ways to strengthen your abdominal "core" muscles is with pilates. You can usually find them offered at many different health/workout centers. ...Read more

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Will a colonic help flatten my stomach?

Will a colonic help flatten my stomach?

Don't do it!: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question. There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleansers, enemas, irrigation machines when the technique is accomplished to "detox" or eliminate "accumulated waste" or for weight loss. There are few real health benefits, but sigificant unjustified risk. Don't use colonics please unless prescribed. ...Read more

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I want to flatten my stomach, without it looking too 6- pack muscular. Any suggestions?

I want to flatten my stomach, without it looking too 6- pack muscular. Any suggestions?

Lose weight.: For flatter abdomen eat healthy & get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more

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Can you please list the most common home exercises to lose weight on my stomach and flatten my chest down?

Can you please list the most common home exercises to lose weight on my stomach and flatten my chest down?

Cardio Mix: You can not target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Will a stool softener flatten my stomach?

Will a stool softener flatten my stomach?

If you have marked: Constipation in which retained feces is causing your GI tract to expand, then passing that feces may give the abdomen a flatter appearance. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to do to flatten stomach with s stoma (colostomy in 2003). Permanent colostomy.

What are good exercises to do to flatten stomach with s stoma (colostomy in 2003). Permanent colostomy.

Isometric exercises: Isometric exercises will be helpful to build abdominal muscle and avoid big pressure changes inside your belly that could lead to hernia. The ostomy is technically a type of hernia. You want to avoid coughing, straining and lifting to decrease risk for parastomal hernia. Also using an abdominal binder can help with getting your muscle in space, while protecting your stoma. ...Read more

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Will eliminating wheat, sugar and potatoes, and other white stuff from my diet help flatten my stomach?

Will eliminating wheat, sugar and potatoes, and other white stuff from my diet help flatten my stomach?

Depends: Depends on what the cause of the distended stomach is. If it is from excess gas, you need to find out if it is a milk intolerance, a simple sugar intolerance, and overgrowth of bacteria. There are many causes. I would suggest starting with a evaluation by your physician. Some stomach intestine specialists, can do breath tests to determine specific causes of distended bellies. ...Read more

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How can you flatten your stomach? My belly buldges & sit up are nearly impossible are there any other ways to reach this goal?

How can you flatten your stomach? My belly buldges & sit up are nearly impossible are there any other ways to reach this goal?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How can I flatten my stomach, don't eat much walk all the time. I'm 5'0" 155lbs but i look good just better. I need to shave thunder thighs and pouch?

How can I flatten my stomach, don't eat much walk all the time. I'm 5'0" 155lbs but i look good just better. I need to shave thunder thighs and pouch?

Weight loss: Even if abdominal muscles are tight they will not be visible under a layer of fat. If after weight loss (goal < 133lb or bmi 19 - 26) there is excess skin, a tummy tuck may be an option. If the skin is not saggy after the weight loss, but there are isolated areas of subcutaneous fat accumulation, they can be removed by liposuction. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach hard and distended? I am skinny and always gassy. What could help make my stomach flatten? Drink more water?

Why is my stomach hard and distended? I am skinny and always gassy. What could help make my stomach flatten? Drink more water?

See your M.D.: I would see a gastroenterologgist. May be nothing, but have to get evaluated for celiac disease and crohn's. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i would like to flatten my stomach a bit but what do you suggest if i would like to keep my breast size?

Flatten abs: For flatter abdomen eat healthy & get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more

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How can I lose weight and flatten my stomach, i play softball everyday, exercise, and eat healthy yet i don't lose weight. Help?

How can I lose weight and flatten my stomach, i play softball everyday, exercise, and eat healthy yet i don't lose weight.  Help?

Lose weight ; tone: For flatter abdomen eat healthy ; get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in both weight training ; aerobic exercise (i.e. Running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding an 11 month old baby, still no period... Is this causing me to have a bigger stomach well it flatten some what once i get period?

Breastfeeding an 11 month old baby, still no period... Is this causing me to have a bigger stomach well it flatten some what once i get period?

No : Your breast feeding is not causing you to have a larger stomach or become bloated. You actually burn more calories breast feeding. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I flatten my lower abs?

I was just wondering how can I flatten my lower abs?

Work w a trainer.: For flatter abdomen eat healthy & get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more

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Why am I having pain in my lower stomach ?

Why am I having pain in my lower stomach ?

Get with me for the.: Hello, I can answer this more intensively if you contact me, I can tell you that there are many confounders to your concerns, the main thing to look for in the cause, is what is your diet consisting of? I can direct you to a couple of neat pain relievers, probiotic digestive regulators, and overall a couple other natural resources that can help treat or correct the issues you are experiencing. ...Read more

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Why am I having lower pains in my stomach?

Why am I having lower pains in my stomach?

Many causes: Lots of things can cause the stomach to hurt down low. The organs in the lower abdomen include the large intestines, bladder, and ovaries/uterus. Hernias can also cause pain in this area. See your doctor, and be prepared to answer the questions: is it associated with eating? What makes it worse/better? Do you have any diarrhea, constipation, nausea? Is it associated with your period? With sex? ...Read more

Dr. Navita Modi
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Large Stomach Veins (Definition)

In normal veins, valves in the vein keep blood moving forward toward the heart. With varicose veins, the valves do not function properly, allowing blood to remain in the vein. Pooling of blood in a vein causes it to enlarge. This process usually occurs in the veins of the legs, although it may occur elsewhere. Varicose veins are ...Read more


Dr. Frazier Frantz
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Stomach Disorders (Definition)

Stomach disorder is a condition in which a person has problems related to the stomach. Stomach disorders include acid reflux disease (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease (ulcers), viral stomach flu, internal bleeding in the stomach, cancer, ...Read more