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How Can You Prevent Stretch Marks From Weight Gain
Stretch marks: Yes. You can speed the process by using cocoa butter or other skin cream to have them disappear faster. ...Read more
Slowly: Ideally, less than one pound per month. ...Read more
Is it possible to have high levels of cortisol without weight gain? I have high levels of stress and unexplained stretch marks, but no weight gain.
Hormone testing: You should be evaluated by your doctor. Exam and lab testing are probably indicated. ...Read more
What happens after you cure cushings? The stretch marks and weight gain in the stomach from the excess cortisolonce the tumor causing all the issues is removed.Will i lose the weight?
Normalize hormones: Cushing's disease (presumably of pituitary origin) leads to excess cortisol secretion. This leads to hypertension, increased heart size, weight gain, diabetes mellitus, increased infection risk. With normalization of the cortisol levels, there is improvement in the blood pressure, blood glucose levels, and weight loss. Although there may be decrease in fatty tissue, the stretch marks may remain. ...Read more
Exercise, diet: Lithium is a very effective medication but unfortunately, weight gain is a side effect. Maintaining an active lifestyle with a healthy diet, go a long way in addressing the weight gain associated with lithium treatment. You may also discuss with your prescribing physician to see if a medication change or the addition of another medication to slow down the weight gain is an option for you. ...Read more
Prper diet/Exercise: As you get older your metabolism slows down and if you don't do anything about it you will gain weight. The only way you can prevent it is by proper nutrition and exercise. You have to reduce total calories and eliminate simple sugars like glucose, fructose and sucrose, avoid sodas, and consume fats in moderation. ...Read more
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