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How Do I Lose Weight On Birth Control
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
What to if I am on the weight watchers diet will i start gaining weight if i get on birth control pills?
See below: You shouldn't gain any significant weight attributable to the pill. ...Read more
Good nutrition: Although the oral contraceptive pills do slightly affect thyroid levels by increasing thyroid binding globulin the minimal dosage of the pill no longer causes "estrogen bloating and water retention, a leading cause in weight gain. Eat a proper balanced diet, exercise, and get plenty of sleep and you will not "look like the stay puff marshmellow man". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if I don't gain weight on one type of birth control will I not gain weight on another?
I'm on the birth control orsythia and i gained 8 pounds?! what can I do to lose this weight?! how can I lose this weight?! i'm on a healthy diet?!
Diet and Exercise: It's easy to say than done. Calorie count in the diet is important. Exercise for atleast 30 mins a day for a minimum of 5 days a week. Some diseases and medicines can promote weight gain, so get yourself checked for them ( under secreting thyroid hormone etc ). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Find a new: Girl friend. You can try talking with her, but the chances of changing her behavior are thinner than she is. ...Read more
How to loose weight in healthy way while taking birthcontrol. Can birthcontrol sabbotage my weight loss? What can I do?
Not a great idea.: 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, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more
Diet/ exercise: You may not like my answer but diet and exercise are important while taking a medication such as an ssri. The good news is that you should not gain an excessive amt of wt with this med. (2-10 lbs). If you are gaining more let your dr. Know because wt gain will predispose you to other problems. So hit the trails and start eating healthy! ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
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