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How Much Weight Did You Lose After Tonsilectomy
Diet and exercise: Losing weight after acl surgery is no different than losing weight any other time. Watch your calorie intake, eat healthy (lean proteins, lots of fruits and vegetables, avoid sugary and/or alcoholic drinks, avoid carbs), and of course exercise regularly and increase your overall activity level (i.e. Take the stairs instead of the elevator, park farther away, etc). ...Read more
Restricting calories: Below base metabolic rate (wt in pounds x 10) triggers starvation mode for the body causing you to overeat when food is available. You may lose a little weight at first but then the body will try to store fat to fight starvation. You'll gain it back and it will be harder to lose. Best to work with a nutritionist/health coach on a life plan for steady healthy sustained weight management. ...Read more
Fasting and Death: Hi this is an interesting question. I strongly would advise against conducting this experiment. Going more than a week without some nutrition can put you at significant risk of dying. I would hesitate to guess how much weight one would lose given this scenario, but would caution that you may lose your life if you conduct this experiment. Weight loss is hard work. But, it is worth it! ...Read more
Lose muscle not fat: This is not a good idea at all. You will lose muscle before fat, and could end up very seriously ill and can cause permanent damage. There are many reasonable and simple ways to lose weight without hurting yourself. Count calories in what you do eat so you know what you are doing. Try Weight-watchers or Slim Fast (which is cheapest and easiest to do). Be smart, be safe, be healthy. ...Read more
Depends: All medications approved by the fda for the treatment of adhd in children may have weight loss associated with their use, not just amphetamine derivatives. Methylphenidate, atomoxetine, guanfacine, desmethylphenidate all can decrease appetite leading to weight loss. This is because of their impact on separate centers of the brain, and totally unrelated to their supposed addictive potential. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Well, if weight loss: Is your goal - this is likely to backfire on you. Your body's defenses kick you into starvation mode. This means that your metabolic rate drops and when you start eating again - you can gain weight more quickly. ...Read more
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
Not clear: I am not certain what you are asking. Corticosteroids can cause muscle weakness what we call steroid myopathy. Some people use Anabolic steroids to build up their muscles but this is not an fda indication and which may lead to side effects especially over the long term.Caution - this is in the caution range. Not advised. ...Read more
Varies: The amount of weight you will lose after gastric sleeve surgery varies. It depends upon your motivation, your diet, your exercise,… There are studies that show that people will lose an average of 60% of what they are overweight after the gastric sleeve surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me how to lose a lot of weight and how much weight will i lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?
Varies.: 3500 calories is 1 lbs. Your metabolism and the exercise you do daily will add up the calories the body will burn daily. If during exercise you burn 300 calories which is walking 3 miles. And your body burns 1400 calories in metabolism daily. You will have 1700 calories burned daily. 800-1700 = 900 calories burned daily = 4 days to lose 1 pound. which is 4 lbs in 16 days or about 2 weeks. ...Read more
How much weight will i lose after stopping birth control and how long will it take to lose that weight.
Unanswerable : Wow. This is a big question that is impossible to answer. There are so many variables...Including the fact that many people do not lose weight and many who do not put on weight with birth control. But on both parts of your questions "how much weight' and 'how fast' would be variable from female to female. ...Read more
3500CALS/1 LB: Depends on your present weight and bmr..Say for example if you need 2000 cals to maintain your weight(your bmr+clories burnt by daily activity)if you starve you will be minus 2000x7=14000 cals divide by 3500 equals 4.So 3weeks is 12lbs so you will loose 12 lbs of real body weight you can calculate similarly for other daily calories requirements for others. ...Read more
Depends: Breastfeeding mother statistically lose more weight than those who do not breastfeed. How much weight you should lose is largely dependent of your pre-pregnancy weight, normal weight, underweight, or overweight and how much weight you gained while pregnant. Warning, rapid weight loss can adversely affect your milk production which is dependent of mom's diet and fat stores. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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