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How do you know if your metabolism has slowed down?

How do you know if your metabolism has slowed down?

Check metabolic rate: The formal medical method to calculate one's metabolic rate is to use a breath test that can measure the amount of calories that one is using up in a resting state. (known as the resting metabolic rate). This may determine whether your metabolism has changed over time. The results of the test can predict how many calories used at rest, at moderate exercise, intense exercises, etc. ...Read more

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If i'm not hungry, is that a sign that my metabolism has slowed down?

If i'm not hungry, is that a sign that my metabolism has slowed down?

Not hungry: Metabolism changes are not necessarily indicators of appetite changes. You need thorough evaluation by your doctor to rule out endocrine, vascular and metabolic attributes can be explored.Anomalies, as well as review effects of any medications or supplements u might be taking, and if all physiological factors are ruled out, emotional. ...Read more

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I'm 43 years old. My metabolism seems to have slowed down in 3 years. I've gained weight and have been struggling with it! what do I do to change it?

I'm 43 years old. My metabolism seems to have slowed down in 3 years. I've gained weight and  have been struggling with it! what do I do to change it?

See doctor: First thing is to schedule a doctors appointment and get a phyican examination. Your doctor will want to check your tbyroid and other blood chemistries. ...Read more

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I actually was going on diet ,i stopped my diet for 4 days , increased my calorie intake coz i felt my metabolism slowed down , i gained 1kg in 2daysY?

I actually was going on diet ,i stopped my diet for 4 days , increased my calorie intake coz i felt my metabolism slowed down , i gained 1kg in 2daysY?

Diet: When the person fast for long time and eats rarely then the metabolism slows down, but if you elect to eat the same amount of food by in multiple divided small meals then your metabolism will be faster and there is a good chance your diet would work better especially if also you do some physical activity. Drink a lot of water, and introduce yougurt in your diet and you will get a better diet regim ...Read more

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How can I slow down my metabolism?

How can I slow down my metabolism?

You can't control it: You have no way of controlling your metabolism. Only food intake and exercise are under your control. So eat more or less depending on your daily needs and exercise more if you need to and you will do fine. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to slow down your metabolism?

Can there be a way to slow down your metabolism?

Check why: If you have an abnormally high metabolism you should check with your physician about hyperthyroidism, since it is a treatable cause of hyper metabolism. ...Read more

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What can I do or eat to slow my metabolism down?

What can I do or eat to slow my metabolism down?

Relaxation exercise: Relaxation exercises like yoga, muscle relazation and abdominal breathing are known to decrease intensity in your metabolism. ...Read more