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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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I am over weight can I eat low carb or low fat to lose weight during this pregnancy. I'm 295 at last weigh in. I don't look it but I am. What to do?

I am over weight can I eat low carb or low fat to lose weight during this pregnancy. I'm 295 at last weigh in. I don't look it but I am. What to do?

Decrease intake.: Controlling how many calories you consume daily will be your best bet to control your weight. Your height also plays an important role (bmi) in your risk for complications of pregnancy, so consult with your obstetrician to set realistic goals of weight by the end of the pregnancy (gain less than 10 lbs would be a good idea). Avoid sodas, bread, pasta, fried food, eating out - prefer grilled food. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose weight from pregnancy?

How long does it take to lose weight from pregnancy?

2-3 month: If you were unlucky ones who did not lose much weight after birth, check your face, hands and ankles. Are they swollen? The good news is that you should lose most that fluid weight in about 2-3 weeks by urinating and perspiring more frequently. ...Read more

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How long does it take most women to lose weight after pregnancy?

How long does it take most women to lose weight after pregnancy?

Too long: Sadly most women do not lose their pregnancy weight. It can be challenging unless you are motivated and disciplined. Breastfeed, start exercising as soon as your doctor tells you to, and eat largely a plant based diet of unprocessed foods. ...Read more

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How long does molar pregnancy last?

How long does molar pregnancy last?

Depends.: In a molar pregnancy the placenta doesn't form properly and instead forms a tumor. It can be benign (lydatidiform mole) or malignant (choriocarcinoma). Usually there is no fetus and the problem is detected in the first or second trimester. There can be a partial molar pregnancy where there is a placenta and fetus, which can rarely go to term. ...Read more

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Is it safe if a pragnant woman take weight loss drink during pragnancy?

Is it safe if a pragnant woman take weight loss drink during pragnancy?

Depends on the drink: Some weight loss drinks are just extra fiber and water, so those should be fine. The drinks that have drugs and chemicals as ingredients are a bit worrisome, so one should bring the drink to her ob-gyn appointment and ask the doctor. ...Read more

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What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

Could be diabetes: - with the classic "three "p"s present. Polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria. Do you have a an appetite and consume large quantities of food and still are losing weight? Are you urinating very frequently? Of course other conditions can cause xerostomia, weight loss, and fatigue. So the best approach is to see a pcp and have a workup. ...Read more

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60yr. Old male burns when urinates. Extreme thirst. Sudden weight loss. Dry mouth. What could be wrong?

60yr. Old male burns when urinates. Extreme thirst. Sudden weight loss. Dry mouth. What could be wrong?

Many things: These symptoms are quite significant and require immediate assessment by a doctor. Diabetes, among many other conditions need to be looked for. Please see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Best way to stop snoring? Weight loss done. Smoking stopped. Alcohol stopped. Nasal strips tried. Mouth guards tried. Nothing has worked

Best way to stop snoring? Weight loss done. Smoking stopped. Alcohol stopped. Nasal strips tried. Mouth guards tried. Nothing has worked

Consider sleep study: You may want to consider undergoing a sleep study to observe how you sleep and also to take measurements to see if you have obstructive sleep apnea = a condition where your airway is more obstructed only during sleep causing the sound of snoring. If you have this condition the best treatment is a breathing machine called cpap, which helps to keep the airway open and eliminate the snoring. ...Read more

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Unintentional weight loss my unintentional weight loss, has been going on for a month now. Many people I know, have been concern about my drastic weight. I went from a size 40 waist to a 36, had to buy new pants.... And I have strange taste in my mouth

Unintentional weight loss my unintentional weight loss, has been going on for a month now. Many people I know, have been concern about my drastic weight. I went from a size 40 waist to a 36, had to buy new pants.... And I have strange taste in my mouth

Hello.: Hello. Don't know if you follow your blood sugars or not. Recommend that you be evaluated by your physician to determine the cause of this weight loss. This does not sound normal and is important to determine the etiology. ...Read more

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Unintentional weight loss my unintentional weight loss, has been going on for a month now. Many people I know, have been concern about my drastic weight. I went from a size 40 waist to a 36, had to buy new pants.... And I have strange taste in my mouth

Unintentional weight loss my unintentional weight loss, has been going on for a month now. Many people I know, have been concern about my drastic weight. I went from a size 40 waist to a 36, had to buy new pants.... And I have strange taste in my mouth

A: A medical evaluation is in order here. You could be dealing with a thyroid issue, diabetes, malignancy, infectious process, etc. It is very hard to say without a complete history and physical. Please see your primary care provider.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I had a tympanic neurectomy to help stop mouth watering, now severe vomiting and 80 lb weight loss in 4 months. What can I do?

I had a tympanic neurectomy to help stop mouth watering, now severe vomiting and 80 lb weight loss in 4 months. What can I do?

Emergency: You should see the doctor that performed this proceedure immediately. If this is not possible please go to the emergency room to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Small little bumps in the inner cheeks of my mouth followed by rapid weight loss and irregular heart beat

Small little bumps in the inner cheeks of my mouth followed by rapid weight loss and irregular heart beat

Be seen!: Rapid weight loss and irregular heartbeat are both very concerning! Please see your primary md asap! Likely he/she will start with laboratory eval and cardiac work up. ...Read more

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Can a bad bad tooth cause, trouble urinating. Weight loss and a lot of back pain. Been in mouth for three yrs its black one side, big lump high gum?

Can a bad bad tooth cause, trouble urinating. Weight loss and a lot of back pain. Been in mouth for three yrs its black one side, big lump high gum?

Have it checked.: It will be worth your trouble to see your doctor and have it checked out. It has been there long enough and with the wt loss and back pain and trouble urinating you want to make certain you are OK ...Read more

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Rapid weight loss, breast abscess lump in right breast dry mouth extremely tired have sin 1 pap result and migraines cause?

Rapid weight loss, breast abscess lump in right breast dry mouth extremely tired have sin 1 pap result and migraines cause?

See your PCP: For evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment options. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to lose weight during pregnancy if I was overweight before I was pregnant?

Is it normal for me to lose weight during pregnancy if I was overweight before I was pregnant?

CanHappen, GetChecked: Especially during 1st tri. Could be you are unable to keep food down due to nausea. Also, your body is supporting growth of a baby, which requires more energy than u commonly use, resulting in weight loss. Also, HCG (pregnancy hormone) can cause some weight loss. So long as the baby is growing/gaining weight & you are healthy should be ok. Most important: check w OB about health of you & baby. ...Read more

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Exercises post pregnancy to lose weight to get back in shape?

Exercises post pregnancy to lose weight to get back in shape?

Be active: After your OB has cleared you for normal activities, you can enjoy any form of excercise. Aerobic, strength training, yoga.
It is important to have a healthy diet, avoid junk foods, drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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How long it takes the partial molar pregnancy to develop into cancer?

How long it takes the partial molar pregnancy to develop into cancer?

It can vary: These type of neoplasms have a variable course and require close follow up with your doctor, typically with regular blood examinations after evacuation to ensure this regrowth or transformation is not occurring. ...Read more

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Is losing weight an early sign of pregnancy? No morning sickness, but been losing weight in the past week. Period is late.

Is losing weight an early sign of pregnancy? No morning sickness, but been losing weight in the past week. Period is late.

Not a good indicator: Losing weight is not one of the common signs of early pregnancy. In fact, many women have no symptoms at all when they become pregnant. The best way to know if you're pregnant is with an at home urine pregnancy test. Symptoms like weight gain, bloating, vaginal bleeding and nausea are very unreliable indicators. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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I had a dnc last year due to molar pregnancy & also my husband is uncircumcised, could that stop me from getting pregnant?

I had a dnc last year due to molar pregnancy & also my husband is uncircumcised, could that stop me from getting pregnant?

Probably not: It depends on how simple the D&C was. If it was straightforward, then your uterine lining should be back to normal. Not being circumcised does not effect a man's fertility.

Please see your ob/gyn for further discussions to perhaps include starting an infertility workup for both you and your husband. ...Read more

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I'm 23, 5'5, 160lbs, how to tighten a post pregnancy pouch and lose 25lbs quickly? I'm scared that just losing weight will cause loose skin..

I'm 23, 5'5, 160lbs, how to tighten a post pregnancy pouch and lose 25lbs quickly? I'm scared that just losing weight will cause loose skin..

Breastfeeding to use: Use breastfeeding to burn up stored calories. One can get her pre-pregnancy weight back, and work out with weights to get in great shape again, but cannot truly get her "pre-pregnancy" body back. That is because a pre-pregnancy body is a different stage in a woman's life than a post-pregnancy body. Also, one's age is older, and some NORMAL permanent changes have occurred after a having a baby. ...Read more

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I can't lose weight gained with first pregnancy. We eat very healthy and I work out like no tomorrow. Doctor said no to tiyrid issues. What can I do?

Get help: It is difficult to loose weight, especially on your own. You should consider weight watchers, or a local group where you can do it together. I have seen people who were overweight for years finally reach their goals through the encouragement of friends and family in a structure setting. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight during pregnancy without exercising and not know your pregnant?

Can you lose weight during pregnancy without exercising and not know your pregnant?

In early pregnancy: It is not unusual to lose weight in the first 3 months of pregnancy due to eating less if you have morning sickness, and obviously many women don't know they are pregnant until they miss a period and take a pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are cheap, accurate and widely available so time to stop wondering and take a test! ...Read more

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Can you tell me for the women that got really large during pregnancy, how to lose weight?

Can you tell me for the women that got really large during pregnancy, how to lose weight?

Same way as anybody: Else. 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. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to lose weight faster and the stretch marks after pregnancy?

How to lose weight faster and the stretch marks after pregnancy?

Weight loss: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. As for stretch marks - that is a tough one. ...Read more

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If I am pregnant how do I lose weight and still have a healthy pregnancy?

If I am pregnant how do I lose weight and still have a healthy pregnancy?

You don't: Pregnancy is not the time to be on a weight-loss regimen. The wisest thing you can do is maintain activity, eat healthily, and try to limit your weight gain with the baby. Talk to your OB about your concerns. But please do not go on a weight loss diet when pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it normal to lose weight in pregnancy if I was overweight to begin with?

Is it normal to lose weight in pregnancy if I was overweight to begin with?

No: No, it is not normal to lose weight while being pregnant. It is a great idea to try to be at a more optimal weight before trying to conceive though. A weight gain of at least 15-30 pounds is ideal. ...Read more

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Lose 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


Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more