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What are some home remedies for low body temperatures?

What are some home remedies for low body temperatures?

Many possible causes: Low body temp can be due to having a low grade virus in your system, or borderline to low thyroid hormone (if you suspect this, try adding kelp which has iodine, and tyrosine and selenium..They are all essential to the thyroid working better) try exercise to get your peripheral circulation up. If you consult a doctor areas to investigate that are common causes are adrenal, thyroid and infection. ...Read more

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Low Body Weight (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) uses a man or woman’s height & weight to estimate body fat. Many consider a BMI of less than 18.5 kg/ ...Read more


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For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

No fast weight loss: Medication can be used for weight loss, but meds are not intended for fast weight loss. Recent studies show that most people who lose weight with meds will regain weight, as if they had never taken the meds, once the medication is stopped. You will need to make long term changes in your diet & exercise routine to lose weight AND keep it off. Eat veggies, protein, healthy fats. Avoid sugar! ...Read more

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What are the natural home remedies for weight loss?

What are the natural home remedies for weight loss?

No - you have to: Work at it. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Which exercises to lose weight at home are considered effective?

Which exercises to lose weight at home are considered effective?

See military: For many years, the us miliitary (any branch) has published well-researched fitness exercises that can be done in place, requiring no equipment. There are also popular dvds with fitness routines to follow at all (and progressing) levels. You can pick from among these to find the ones that you can do and have fun doing. ...Read more

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I50 yr. Old f, 20 lbs. Over weight. Exercise and eat healthy. Is there a weight lloss pill my dr.Can prescribe? Have thyroid cond. Blood test good?

I50 yr. Old f, 20 lbs. Over weight. Exercise and eat healthy. Is there a weight lloss pill my dr.Can prescribe? Have thyroid cond. Blood test good?

Wt loss pill: There are currently 2 pills approved for weight loss use in the us: phetermine and orlistat. There is an over the counter form of orlistat that you can try called Alli without a prescription. Talk to your doctor about these options. ...Read more

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Which home exercises are considered the best for losing weight?

Which home exercises are considered the best for losing weight?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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What are some good, quick home remedies to lose access weight?

What are some good, quick home remedies to lose access weight?

Exercise: Try exercising 30-45 minutes daily and reducing your calorie intake by 150 cal per day. You shoul easily loose 1-2 lbs each month. ...Read more

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Which exercises to do at home to lose weight are considered effective?

Which exercises to do at home to lose weight are considered effective?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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What are good ways to boost appetite and/or gain weight in a healthy way?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. 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, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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Iam 30 pounds over weight is there any way to lose weight fast to avoid health problems?

Iam 30 pounds over weight is there any way to lose weight fast  to avoid health problems?

Fast isn't Best.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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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What weight loss injections are most effective with mild exercise wanting to lose about 20lbs., lipoden, l-carnitine, and/or b12&hcg?

What weight loss injections are most effective with mild exercise wanting to lose about 20lbs., lipoden, l-carnitine, and/or b12&hcg?

None: There is no good clinical studies that show that any of these injections will assist with weight loss. Eating fewer calories, burning more with exercise are the only real way to lose weight and keep it off. ...Read more

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Which exercises for losing weight in your thighs/butt are considered effective?

Which exercises for losing weight in your thighs/butt are considered effective?

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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Are there shortcuts for gaining weight (fat specifically); any certain foods which might help? I'm 19, bit over 4'9, 74 pounds, and low on iron.

Focus on muscle gain: First establish there are no metabolic issues like overactive thyroid or absorption problem like celiac disease. Find a provider who can help determine your basic metabolic rate and how many additional calories daily you need to get closer to 90 pounds. Focus on nutrient dense foods that provides lots of calories and do strength training exercise to gain muscle which weighs more than fat. ...Read more

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Are low carb high fat diets bad? You can lose lots of weight, but is a long term approach not good for your health?

Are low carb high fat diets bad?  You can lose lots of weight, but is a long term approach not good for your health?

Not necessarily: This depends upon the fats eaten. Make sure they are good fats and the low CHO portion should be low in simple carbohydrates. Search simple carbohydrates and unhealthy fats, and avoid them. ...Read more

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On an extremely low carb, fat, sugar diet and active, hip weight from prednisone wont come off and is disproportional to body. Any other suggestions?

On an extremely low carb, fat, sugar diet and active, hip weight from prednisone wont come off and is disproportional to body.  Any other suggestions?

IgA nephropathy: Prednisone is indicated in IgA Neph only if the biopsy exhibits substantial cellular proliferation in the glomeruli. Prednisone can diminish this cellular presence. Standard therapy for IgA is ACE Inhibitor, BP control, and avoidance of triggers to flares. Prednisone is reserved for the extremely proliferative biopsies. ...Read more

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Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Unhealthy: This incredibly low carb diet is likely to lead to rapid loss of glycogen, muscle breakdown and high potential to regain weight once off the diet. Some types of tuna can have high mercury content. This is not a healthy approach to weight loss (and certainly not a permanent solution). ...Read more

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On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.

On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.

I will be very: Careful with any weight loss program using natural supplements. When you have dilated cardiomiopathy, treatment require a fine balanced of low sodium diet, fluid intake and medications. Any changes of the above can decompensate the balance and start CHF symptoms. I will talk to your cardiologist and dietitian and do a careful search of the diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which exercises to lose weight and tone up body are considered effective?

Which exercises to lose weight and tone up body are considered effective?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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What do you consider as low body weight?

What do you consider as low body weight?

Depends on height: Body mass index is a formula for calculating under or over weight. Here is an online calculator http://www.exrx.net/Calculators/BMI.html You can plug in your height and weight and it will tell you if you are underweight or not. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Low body weight?

What is the definition or description of: Low body weight?

Low weight.: Body mass index (BMI) uses a man or woman’s height & weight to estimate body fat. Many consider a BMI of less than 18.5 kg/ m2 to be underweight. ...Read more

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My son initially diagnosed 17ohp and used hrdrocortisone but not now as reports come clear .He eats very much but he has low body weight and growth?

My son initially diagnosed 17ohp and used hrdrocortisone but not now as reports come clear .He eats very much but he has low body weight and growth?

Hard to know: Cah sometimes presents in boys with poor wt gain in early infancy. It sounds like your son may have failed the newborn screen, but then was found not to have that problem. Your mds probably share your concerns about the early confusion about the diagnosis and should think about this when evaluating his poor wt gain. They must consider many possible causes, including possible hormonal imbalances. ...Read more

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Would a person of a low body weight still experience menopausal symptoms please?

Yes and no: Hi. Since there's no relationship between a woman's body weight and whether she feels menopausal symptoms, the answer is certainly she could experience menopausal symptoms and certainly she may not experience menopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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Can there be anything a doctor can do for low body weight?

Metabolism: Blood tests can be performed to check metabolism to see if there is any other cause for low body weight. ...Read more

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Advice on low body weight while breastfeeding. Should I give it up?

Advice on low body weight while breastfeeding. Should I give it up?

Breastfeeding and we: Breastfeeding and weight loss. Weight loss from breastfeeding is well-known and most women who breastfeed for 9-12 months are back at their pre-pregnancy weight. However it is very unusual to lose too much weight. This may be due to not eating enough food ( dieting) or a medical problem. If you increase your food intake and still losing weight you may want to consult your physician.. ...Read more

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If i suffer from amenoherra due to low body weight s I am athletet should I stop exercise or increse clories intake or both?

If i suffer from amenoherra due to low body weight s I am athletet should I stop exercise or increse clories intake or both?

This has you listed: As a male. So i will assume that is not correct. Endurance exercise, low body mass index and rapid weight loss can all contribute to loss of period. You could try a combination of exercising less aggressively and caloric increase ; see where that takes you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between an extremely low body weight and worse ocd?

Is there a relationship between an extremely low body weight and worse ocd?

Not necessarily, but: If someone has obsessions about food being contaminated and such, s/he may be very cautious about eating -- and therefore lose weight. I've known patients whose obsessions covered many things, including foods. This can cross over into eating disorders. There's a syndrome called "orthorexia nervosa", where the person strives to eat absolutely perfectly. Unintended illness (& weight loss) can result. ...Read more

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Health checks show that my bones contribute to my low body weight, m olwys termed under weight cos of that, how do I boost that?

Health checks show that my bones contribute to my low body weight, m olwys termed under weight cos  of that, how do I boost that?

That is complicated: Discuss DEXA bone scan with your doc. You may also have malnutrition. Discuss mvi, (multivitamin) calcium, vitamin level and possibly supplement. This may become a long term problem if not fixed early. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, 2 1/2yrs old son, earlier17ohp case, now the tests r clear bt still very low body weight and not fair like my family .Confuse what 2 do?

Low cortisol: Low cortisol state in the body can lead to poor growth in children especially if there is concomitant "salt wasting". Please ask your pediatrician to refer you to a pediatric endocrinologist as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is 25 mg prostiq effective for slight depression, doctor hasn't increase as he is concerned of low body weight. ?

Yes, but: I have concerns about the dose you are taking as Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) does not come in a 25mg tablet, and you are not suppose to cut it in half. The tablet is designed to be slowly released into your system. If cut, it destroys this system releasing all the medication at once. This is a problem as the medication is out of your system to fast, and can cause it to be less effective and have more side effects. ...Read more

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My 4 year old child has Babinski reflex. Can this be normal? She is otherwise bright and healthy except for low body weight and high ALP as a baby.

My 4 year old child has Babinski reflex. Can this be normal? She is otherwise bright and healthy except for low body weight and high ALP as a baby.

Stop worrying: Quite a few people have Babinski's. Even assuming that this is not just withdrawal -- in a true Babinski, the other four toes fan out while the big one goes up -- it doesn't necessarily mean anything. When you're asleep, you have a Babinski. If the child is walking and talking and developing normally, that's fine. There's no real "normal" alk phos for a child -- it's often quite high. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody nose and low body weight. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

I am experiencing  bloody nose and low body weight. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

Weight and nose: Bloody noses indicate the POSSIBILITY that your blood may be a bit too thin. Please see your doc. He/she cal also check your weight to see if it is appropriate and if not, find out why. Perhaps hormonal imbalance. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing low body weight and dullness and pale yellow color if my face. The following also describe me: Impulsive or reckless behavior and B?

I am experiencing  low body weight and dullness and pale yellow color if my face. The following also describe me: Impulsive or reckless behavior and B?

Many possibilities: Your yellow color is worrisome for heptatitis; with nausea and vomiting, this should indicate the need for eval by a GI MD; The dullness accompanied by reckless behavior suggests a bipolar process. you need to see your PCP for a full eval and referral to either Psychiatry or GI or both. ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty concentrating, low body weight, pounding heart (pulse) (worsened by: psychological stress) , fatigue, feeling depress...

I am experiencing  difficulty concentrating, low body weight, pounding heart (pulse) (worsened by: psychological stress) , fatigue, feeling depress...

Anxiety state: Anxiety state, panic attacks and depression are REAL issues and can be addressed Look into your lifestyle, try meditation, literature music etc If all fails see a psychiatrist They have been trained to treat conditions just like yours! ...Read more

Dr. David Wyatt
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