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Can you tell me how I could hide my weight loss?

Can you tell me how I could hide my weight loss?

This is worrisome: Have you lost an unhealthy amount of weight? Are you concerned that others may be alarmed. If you are having issues with excessive weight loss, poor body concept or unhealthy eating please seek medical attention. Take care. ...Read more

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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 feel like i always self sabotage my weight loss. I lost 35 pounds & as soon as my friends & family start telling me i look good i gain it back!

I feel like i always self sabotage my weight loss. I lost 35 pounds & as soon as my friends & family start telling me i look good i gain it back!

See Bariatrician : Weight loss may be easy to archieve with very low calorie diets and extreme exercise . However it is even easier to gain back with just decrease in exercise and increase in calorie . At mercy medical a comprehensive approach including behavioral, nutritional, stress management and individualized treatment minimizes risk of regaining the weight and even lose wt after the prog. ...Read more

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I have heard from my friends that masturbating can lead to weight loss. Is it true?

I have heard from my friends that masturbating can lead to weight loss. Is it true?

Not an effective: Method to lose weight. The calories burned over resting state do not compare with active aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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My biggest weight loss obstacle is my friends. We always go out to eat or havee drinks, how do I lose weight without becoming antisocial?

My biggest weight loss obstacle is my friends. We always go out to eat or havee drinks, how do I lose weight without becoming antisocial?

Do you have to: Do what your friends do just to have friends? If so, they aren't very good friends and you need to find some new ones who have more concern for you and your health than the current ones do. ...Read more

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Have you heard of breast assured? Friends breasts were enlarged by this! is it possible? I can't afford surgery.Weight loss gave me small saggy breasts

Possible, but:: If it contains plant estrogens, it may have serious side effects. There is no requirement to test natural products for safety, so they only come to our attention when they injure a lot of people (like people who died after taking ephedra.). ...Read more

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Insanely jealous of friends rapid weight loss. Can I also take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Insanely jealous of friends rapid weight loss. Can I also take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not recommended: First of all, unless medically necessary, u want to have gradual & steady weight loss instead of rapid weight loss. People with rapid weight loss usually will not be able to maintain whatever drugs/diet they are on and will gain everything back and more. Second, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not a weight loss drug. It can cause dependency, depression, psychosis. Aggressive behavior, severe high blood pressure... ...Read more

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What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

Lifestyle: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more

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Weight loss tips?

Weight loss tips?

Another Tip: Moderate activity will maintain health. Walk 30+ minutes a day to stay active ; lift light weights! ...Read more

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Quick weight loss?

Quick weight loss?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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