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Tips on weight loss of 12 pounds in 3 months?

Tips on weight loss of 12 pounds in 3 months?

Cut calories: The only way is to reduce the calorie intake. Balanced diet, regular sane exercise and good rest are all that is needed. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight with little exercise 20-30 pounds in 3 months?

How can I lose weight with little exercise 20-30 pounds in 3 months?

Tall order for min: exercise. 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. ...Read more

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Unexplained weight loss of 58 pounds in 3 years. Drs found giardia. Able to gain weight when treated. Then lost weight again. No more giardias.

Unexplained weight loss of 58 pounds in 3 years. Drs found giardia. Able to gain weight when treated. Then lost weight again. No more giardias.

Weight Loss: I understand your distress. Commend yourself for concern about Health, Your weight is affected by your calorie intake, nutrient absorption, activity level and overall health. See a Physician for possible diagnosis of Coeliac Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Peptic Ulcer, Ulcerative Colitis, Hyperthyroidism; and have treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication for depression. ...Read more

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I'm concerned about my continued weight gain (around 6 kg in past 3 years )despite improvement in diet and exercise. Menapause &/or thyroid??

I'm concerned about my continued weight gain (around 6 kg in past 3 years )despite improvement in diet and exercise. Menapause &/or thyroid??

Thyroid / menapause: Please do see your doc who may check your thyroid or do blood work and take history to see about menapause. Lifestyle is also a factor to consider. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Weigh four pounds heavier in 3 days. Breasts feel watery. Is weight gain due to peeiod starting tomorrow. Never put this much weight on before?

Weigh four pounds heavier in 3 days. Breasts feel watery. Is weight gain due to peeiod starting tomorrow.  Never put this much weight on before?

It is easy for: Weight to fluctuate this much without any medical issues. But, retention of fluid associated with period is very common. It will normally diurese after your period starts. ...Read more

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Gained 20 pounds on Lexapro in 3 months in spite of diet/exercise...dr says Cymbalta (duloxetine) more weight neutral is this accurate?

Gained 20 pounds on Lexapro in 3 months in spite of diet/exercise...dr says Cymbalta (duloxetine) more weight neutral  is this accurate?

Agree: Literature supports Cymbalta (duloxetine) as less likely to cause weight gain. That said, everyone responds somewhat differently. Weight gain from Lexapro is typically gradual and reversible. Keep exercising and eating healthy foods. Hope you do well on Cymbalta (duloxetine). ...Read more

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Is rapid weight gain or slow weight gain better for Anorexic recovery? Current BMI at 17.7. Had BMI of 15 around early March...

Slow and steady: It sounds like you are making good progress. Slow weight gain will not tax your body and is more likely,to become a healthy way,of,eating. Rapid weight gain is more likely to overly tax your,body,which can be dangerous. Manage your exercise as well. Keep it moderate if you have been exercising. It is important to be followed by your doc, a nutritionist, and,therapist during,this process. ...Read more

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Lap chole 23 days ago. Lost 8lbs since. Currently weigh 106. Is weight loss normal due to the intake of low fat foods? How do I gain weight?

Lap chole 23 days ago. Lost 8lbs since. Currently weigh 106. Is weight loss normal due to the intake of low fat foods? How do I gain weight?

Eat more spend less: In a healthy person , gaining weight is easy loosing it is the problem , soon you will gain back to your original weight or even more , if you are taking low low fat diet for you health then it is ok , if it is for gb then there is no need , you will not get attacks as your gb is out . Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Will I gain weight in pregnancy?

Will I gain weight in pregnancy?

Yes: Weight gain during pregnancy depends on your pre-pregnancy weight. If you are normal weight, you should gain 25-35 lbs (5-10 lbs in the first 20wks of pregnancy and 1 lb/wk after that). If you are overweight, you should gain 15-25 lbs total. If you are expecting twins, you should gain 35-45 lbs total. Be careful not to gain too much weight in pregnancy. Ask your dr/cnm what is right for you. ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose in 3 weeks on a diet?

How much weight can I lose in 3 weeks on a diet?

A healthy goal: Would be a one to two pound weight loss per week. However, amount of loss could certainly be higher or lower than that. ...Read more

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How might you lose 5 pounds of bloated belly fat in 3 days?

Bloated: If you are bloated, it is likely water weight and/or intestinal gas, not fat. If it's water weight, it is possible to lose that fairly rapidly. However, in generally, trying to lose weight very rapidly is not only unhealthy, but is usually followed by regaining that weight back plus more. Just eat healthy and exercise. Weight loss will occur gradually but you have a better chance at keeping it off. ...Read more

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How much weight gain in first trimester?

How much weight gain in first trimester?

Very little: Weight gain in pregnancy will vary from person to person. I encourage people to be healthy instead of focusing on weight gain. You only need 300 extra calories per day during pregnancy and this is in the third trimester. In the first trimester when the baby is less than two inches long you should be gaining very little. ...Read more

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Lost 50 pounds in 3 months unintentionally. Possible explanations?

Lost 50 pounds in 3 months unintentionally. Possible explanations?

Several: Things that should be looked into- chronic infections- tuberculosis, aids/hiv etc, autoimmune problems-like lupus etc, malignant process/cancers, depression, other chronic conditions such as malabsorption from celiac sprue, inflammatory bowel disease etc. You should see your md and have a careful history and thorough examination. ...Read more

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How to loose 20 pounds in 3 weeks?

How to loose 20 pounds in 3 weeks?

Weighted Question:): Interesting question...If we had the answer here we could either all retire or line up for our nobel prize. Rapid weight loss of that nature would never truly be medically recommended. There are dr-created/medically formulated meal supplements that would allow you to take weight down at 3-5lbs per week...But i would want you to educate yourself on how to stay that way once your're to target. ...Read more

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How to gain excessive weight in 2 weeks?

How to gain excessive weight in 2 weeks?

Why?: Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, . ...Read more