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How do you get rid of extreme belly fat after having a hysterectomy and laproscop. Sigmoid colectomy? I have changed all my eating habits and exercise

How do you get rid of extreme belly fat after having a hysterectomy and laproscop. Sigmoid colectomy? I have changed all my eating habits and exercise

No special way: It is difficult or impossible to target the removal of a certain area of body fat other than by surgical means. It is best to apply an overall weight loss strategy and work to strengthen your abdominal muscles through exercise. ...Read more

Dr. James Chappell
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How to get rid of a droopy belly after a hysterectomy?

How to get rid of a droopy belly after a hysterectomy?

Abdominoplasty: You can try exercise, weight management, abdominoplasty or liposuction depending on what is causing your problem. Hysterectomy doesn't change your body configuration except for incisions and related scars. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the bump, scar tissue on lower abdomen after a hysterectomy? It's been 7 months

How to get rid of the bump, scar tissue on lower abdomen after a hysterectomy? It's been 7 months

Abdominal Scar: An abdominal scar following c-section or abdominal hysterectomy can be improved by non-surgical or surgical treatment depending on the nature of the scar. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to learn about your options. ...Read more

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How to get rid of belly fat after csection?

How to get rid of belly fat after csection?

Belly fat: I strongly recommend you see a dietitian - over time she will help you get rid of belly fat and then enjoy life. ...Read more

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What can I eat to get rid of belly fat?

What can I eat to get rid of belly fat?

Food has calories: If you eat more calories (of any food type) than your body burns causes the food to be stored as fat. Reducing calorie intake and/or burn more calories is the way to lose "belly fat". ...Read more

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How do you get rid of belly fat quickly?

How do you get rid of belly fat quickly?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat fast?

What do I do to get rid of belly fat fast?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What is a quick way to get rid of belly fat?

What is a quick way to get rid of belly fat?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat, what foods should I eat?

What do I do to get rid of belly fat, what foods should I eat?

High Protein, lo Cal: When we eat fewer calories than needed, our body breaks down fat to make up for that. Where it chooses to take it from is usually (1) inside belly, (2) breasts, (3) face, (4) buttocks, (5) arms, (6) legs. So, to answer your question: a 1500 calorie-a-day low fat, high fiber, high protein 60g, zero calorie liquids eating plan is a sensible way to lose weight; you've no choice where it's taken... ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat to have a nice flat belly?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to get rid of belly fat?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How can doing crunches get rid of belly fat?

How can doing crunches get rid of belly fat?

Burns calories: Exercise burns calories. Eat less and you will lose weight, it is simple. Crunches get the abdominal muscles in shape, which can give "tone" to the muscular abdominal wall. This "holds the fat in" better (so to speak). ...Read more

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Best ways to get rid of belly fat and strechmarks?

Best ways to get rid of belly fat and strechmarks?

Use trusted methods: There are four non invasive ways to reduce belly fat; exercise, diet, stress removal and quality sleep. You should learn about them for maximize benefits. For stretch mark removal there are some OTC meds with limited effectiveness as well as laser and surgery called tummy tuck. Let your doctor help you choose the best method for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you suggest a workout plan/diet tips to get rid of belly fat?

Can you suggest a workout plan/diet tips to get rid of belly fat?

Interval training: The best form of exercise you can do is a combination of cardio and strength training, called interval training. Using cardio and light weights you gain muscle and increase your overall fitness. I use the nike training club app on my phone. There are likely interval classes at your local gym. You can specifically target your abs as well, with workouts that have more abs. Good luck! ...Read more

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Most preferred exercises to get rid of belly fat in front of abs?

Most preferred exercises to get rid of belly fat in front of abs?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Can you help? Could running with a garbage bag get rid of belly fat and keep it off?

Can you help? Could running with a garbage bag get rid of belly fat and keep it off?

It depends: Upon the number of calories burned up that you don't eat, not the type of exercise. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Any exercise can be effective, except your body will choose where to lose the fat and you can't direct it to a specific place. Running with a garbage (i assume you mean wearing the bag not carrying it) causes more water loss, but not real weight. ...Read more

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Been eating right and exercising, down 88lbs. I'm 49 in December, how can I get rid of belly fat. I do 100 crunches a day. Hmmm can you help? Thanks

Been eating right and exercising, down 88lbs. I'm 49 in December, how can I get rid of belly fat. I do 100 crunches a day. Hmmm can you help? Thanks

Congratulations on: Getting so healthy. Sound like you are doing all you can short of liposuction to get rid of the belly fat. You might want to consider liposuction as a possibility. It's hard to spot reduce in the body. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it good to join a gym to get rid of Belly fat or jogging is enough? My body is good but belly is bulged out and looks dirty. Gym or jog? Plz help

Is it good to join a gym to get rid of Belly fat or jogging is enough? My body is good but belly is bulged out and looks dirty. Gym or jog? Plz help

Neither is best!: Exercise helps, but low carb diets work best. By decreasing insulin, you get rid of abdominal fat. Selective exercise will help lose fat, but in no specific location. ...Read more

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I can't get rid of belly fat is there a prscription for it I can get from my doctor?

I can't get rid of belly fat is there a prscription for it I can get from my doctor?

Abdomonoplasty: Cardiovascular work up 3-4 days a week or abdominoplasty can help you with your problem. Medications can help you to loose some weight, but without exercises results will be less then optimal. Personal trainer is the best place to start. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of belly fat?

How can you get rid of belly fat?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a some will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat?

Lots of work.: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Get >>. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat?

What do I do to get rid of belly fat?

Targeted exercise: Diet, exercise and weight loss - with targeted exercise toward your abdomen. It will help strengthen the abdominal muscles. It sounds like you're developing male pattern weight gain, which is usually due to obesity and Insulin resistance, often pcos. ...Read more

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How to get rid of belly fat really quickly?

How to get rid of belly fat really quickly?

No fast method: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of belly fat?

Diet and Exercise: You can't target weight loss from a specific area, but loosing weight in general will help. You need to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet-eat healthy, cut out junk food and exercise several times a week. If your stomach is what you're unhappy with, you can tone up the muscles-sit ups are a good way to start. Anything that uses your abdominal muscles will add tone. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of belly fat?

Spot fat loss does: Ot occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read more

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What is the easiest way to get rid of belly fat?

What is the easiest way to get rid of belly fat?

Losing weight: Some of the belly fat is under the skin, some of it is inside your abdomen around yout guts. Both parts will diminish with losing weight however, in women the lower abdominal fat and in men the love handle areas have slower metabolism and may persist. For that localized fat, liposuction is ideal. ...Read more

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Will hula hooping by itself get rid of belly fat?

Will hula hooping by itself get rid of belly fat?

It can contribute to: Fat loss - but won't do it by it's self. There's no such
thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can get rid of belly fat?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat in under two weeks?

What do I do to get rid of belly fat in under two weeks?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more