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How long after giving up beer do we start losing weight?

How long after giving up beer do we start losing weight?

Depends: Depends - it's all about the calories. If you gave up beer, but are eating more (or drinking more of something else), you won't lose weight. Try to cut back on calories and start some gentle exercises (if new to you) - you'll lose a lot more if you combine these. You should feel better too. ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Definition)

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


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When after giving up drinking beer do we start losing weight?

When after giving up drinking beer do we start losing weight?

NO RELATION: Are you following a diet.Giving up beer as a way of loosing weight is not a reliable diet.Exercise, eat healthy and give up alcohol at the same time then you can talk about loosing weight. ...Read more

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Can i lose weight by giving up beer?

Can i lose weight by giving up beer?

Yes, as long as: You don't fill in the same number of calories from another source.Calories burned must > calories consumed. ...Read more

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How long does someones blood sugar need to be high to start losing weight?

How long does someones blood sugar need to be high to start losing weight?

If it is about 180: Or so you will begin to lose glucose in your urine, but that's a very poor and dangerous way to lose weight. You could get your sugar normal and still lose weight by diet, exercise and medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take before you start losing weight on glucophage (metformin)?

How long does it take before you start losing weight on glucophage (metformin)?

Right away...but.: Glucophage (metformin) works by making Insulin work better in your body. This helps lower appetite and does not cause any weight gain. Any weight loss you have will be due to your proper attention to diet and exercise. That said, you should have better results dieting while taking the metformin than if you weren't taking it. ...Read more

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I have been hearing a lot about isagenix for losing weight and for giving the body total nutrition. Is it safe?

I have been hearing a lot about isagenix for losing weight and for giving the body total nutrition.  Is it safe?

Hard to say: Though most fad diets are generally useless for long term weight loss. Most of them do not work, and if they do, you usually will not be able to keep the weight off after you stop it. The best for weight loss continues to be dieting and exercise. Bariatric surgery is a last resort at this time, but is becoming more common. ...Read more

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How long before i start losing weight and also how long can blood sugar be this high before it gets to dangerous?

How long before i start losing weight and also how long can blood sugar be this high before it gets to dangerous?

Weight loss: Unclear what your question is. Please rephrase it. Weight loss can begin with decreased caloric intake & more exercise. Blood sugar levels should stay close to 100. ...Read more

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How long should it be before you start losing weight on topamax (topiramate) and what dose do you need for it to start?

How long should it be before you start losing weight on topamax (topiramate) and what dose do you need for it to start?

No guarantee: Tpm is indicated for the treatment of certain types of seizures in children and adults, and for the prevention of migraine headaches in those that have them frequently. Not everyone loses weight on tpm. Standard dosing for migraine is 50 mg twice daily; for seizures the dose is higher. Tpm does not have an fda-indication for weight loss. Many possible side effects so wudn't use unless indicated. ...Read more

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I was bulimic for a long time as a teenager. Now, as an adult, losing weight is almost impossible. I've had three kids, exercise and eat right. Help?

I was bulimic for a long time as a teenager. Now, as an adult, losing weight is almost impossible. I've had three kids, exercise and eat right. Help?

Depression: Commend yourself for exercise and eating right! I understand your frustration for not losing weight Thank you for informing about Insomnia and Depression. At age 24, stresses of taking care of 3 kids, relationship, work and finances can cause Insomnia and Depression Do not think a lot about weight Focus on Blessings and Wonders of your Body and its Healing Power! See Psychiatrist for Therapy. ...Read more

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How long before i can start losing weight after childbirth?

How long before i can start losing weight after childbirth?

Immediately: If you are nursing that helps a lot. It is good for you, the baby and your weight loss. ...Read more

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How long would it take a new anorexic to start losing weight?

How long would it take a new anorexic to start losing weight?

Not recommended: It sounds like you're intending to use being anorexic as a method of weight loss, and not understanding that anorexia nervosa is a serious illness which can result in death. If you do need to lose weight, there are healthy ways to do this. But, please consult with your physician first. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Megace to get out of my system and for me to start back losing weight will I go back to my normal weight size I hope?

How long does it take for Megace to get out of my system and for me to start back losing weight will I go back to my normal weight size I hope?

Dobtful its Megace!: Megace does cause some weight gain but it is not very common. So lets not blame it entirely on megace...it gets out of your body in 2-3 days. If you are serious about losing weight, begin to cut down on your daily calories by cutting down quantity of food and avoid rich, oily or fried foods. Shift to plant based foods , taking veggies and fruits to fill half of you food plate at each mealtime. ...Read more

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I feel like giving up on losing weight, how do I keep it going?

I feel like giving up on losing weight, how do I keep it going?

Weight loss: Talk with a friend, make small advances, reward yourself with a non-food treat. Baby steps. ...Read more

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How long its takes before you start losing weight when you jogging?

How long its takes before you start losing weight when you jogging?

It Depends!: Weight loss only occurs if your caloric intake is less than output. In other words, you burn more gas than you put in. If you have started a running program but not changed your diet, you may never lose weight. Every day that your output (daily expenditure plus exercise) is bigger than input, you will lose some weight. String a bunch of days together and you will notice the difference. ...Read more

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How long does it take to start losing weight when eating healthy food as a child?

How long does it take to start losing weight when eating healthy food as a child?

Depends: It is not food alone need to focus on healthy habit and workout to see weight loss - kids do well if they have growth spurts so use Amino Acids like ornithine, arginine and lysine to stimulate growth hormone. ...Read more

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After giving birth and losing weight my breasts have become saggy and small. How to make them big and firm?

Breast size is: Likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy, breast feeding ; possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise ; weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more

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Been 15 days i was due for a Depo-Provera shot .How long till will it be until i start losing weight or will it be out my system ?

Been 15 days i was due for a Depo-Provera shot .How long till will it be until i start losing weight or will it be out my system ?

Sadly...: The weight that can be gained while using depo doesn't usually go away just by stopping the medication. For most people, the medication wears off by the end of the 3 months, but it can (rarely) stay in a persons system fo rmany months, just impossible to know. ...Read more

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Iv been on a high protein calorie deficit diet for 10 days and IV lost 4 kilograms. How long can I do it for until my body stops losing weight?

Iv been on a high protein calorie deficit diet for 10 days and IV lost 4 kilograms. How long can I do it for until my body stops losing weight?

Depends on...: lots of factors, including but not limited to: baseline weight, percentage body fat, level of activity, amount of protein and calories in the diet, other. Initial weight loss includes relatively lots of fluid loss ( due to protein metabolism and waste removal). "Hard" part comes later, slower. Such diets can cause lots of fluid and electrolyte (blood chemistry) problems- need medical supervision ...Read more

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Iv gained 45 pounds in a year and now have extreme lower back pain whenever I stand or lift for to long. Should this pain go away after losing weight?

Iv gained 45 pounds in a year and now have extreme lower back pain whenever I stand or lift for to long. Should this pain go away after losing weight?

Many Issues: Many more answers are needed. This could be everything from a herniated disc to spinal stenosis to facet arthritis to episacral lipoma, Or if the pain is in a different location meralgia paresthetics or even a hernia or an intra abdominal issue. Alot can be figured out without a physical exam, but more details are needed. ...Read more