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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Does nicotine increase metabolism? So will I for sure gain if I quit smoking? What if I work out?

Does nicotine increase metabolism? So will I for sure gain if I quit smoking? What if I work out?

Exercise will help: Tobacco lowers appetite and raises heart rate, in a way increases metabolism. It also increases blood pressure and has negative effects on blood vessels, so your overall health risk goes up. Exercise is a perfect antidote - it works against weight gain, helps fight sugar cravings that happen after quitting, and reduce desire to smoke. Have low-cal snacks, use nicotine gum/lozenges if needed. ...Read more

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How can I increase metabolism for a 17 year old male?

How can I increase metabolism for a 17 year old male?

Metabolism: This should start with healthy lifestyle changes. More than looking into "increasing metabolism", your lifestyle should reflect healthy diet and exercise.
Aim for servings of fruits, vegetables, lean meats, whole grains with meals
avoid high fat, high calorie foods, avoid greasy or fast foods
exercise at least 5 days per week, aim for 60 minutes of exercise per day.
proper sleep too! ...Read more

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I am trying to eat healthy what are some good foods that would increase metabolism?

I am trying to eat healthy what are some good foods that would increase metabolism?

Green tea: Green tea is one food-drink that can increase your metabolism and it has antioxidants. Other drinks that might increase your metabolism would be those that contain caffeine- cause caffeine would increase your metabolism. Please use moderation, as too much of a good thing can cause heart palpitations and irregular heart beats, as well as jitteriness. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight on antipsychotic? Always lose weight not being on them how do I increase metabolism? Read they mess with metabolism increase weig

How do I lose weight on antipsychotic? Always lose weight not being on them how do I increase metabolism? Read they mess with metabolism increase weig

THere is no way: To increase metabolism except with exercise. You can still lose weight even while on antipsychotics by eating less and exercising more, just like anyone else, it's just more difficult. ...Read more

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Does Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) truly increase metabolism? If I stop it, is it true I will have no control over weight gain since i'll go back to my "real" metabolism?

Does Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) truly increase metabolism? If I stop it, is it true I will have no control over weight gain since i'll go back to my "real" metabolism?

NO: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and other stimulants can decrease appetite and so fewer calories are consumed which is why some people lose weight. There are some people who have minimal effect on appetite and do not lose any weight with the stimulants. If you do not increase the number of calories you consume or do not decrease your activity level there should not be much change in weight off the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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How often can you need to do workouts that increase metabolism to keep it up?

How often can you need to do workouts that increase metabolism to keep it up?

Add weight training: Aerobic (running, biking, swimming, elliptical, etc...) exercise increases metabolism only for the duration of that exercise. If you want to keep your metabolism going after your workout has stopped you need to add weight lifting to your program. Not light dumbell exercises, but real lifts like squat, deadlift, heavy kettlebells, etc... Work with a trainer and ramp up slowly. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best calisthenic exercise routine to increase metabolism?

How do I find what's the best calisthenic exercise routine to increase metabolism?

Calisthenic: Where I live there are many exercise facilities that instruct you in an exercise routine best suited to you. If you can locate a calisthenic program close to you, go there and see if that is what best suits you.
Another approach is to team up with a friend and get exercises in. ...Read more

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Someone said thyroid meds change metabolism & could be why I grew 2-3 inches after age 37. Could you explain how that would cause increased height.

Someone said thyroid meds change metabolism & could be why I grew 2-3 inches after age 37. Could you explain how that would cause increased height.

Growth after 37: All of your growth plates in your bones should be fused by the end of puberty. You really should not be able to grow at or after the age of 37. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the best ways/foods to increase metabolism (n speed up weight loss)?

What are the best ways/foods to increase metabolism (n speed up weight loss)?

Fun activity: Diet and weight loss comes down to input calories vs output activities. No food will ever help as much as more fun aerobic activity, something you enjoy and makes you sweat. Then look for foods low on the glycemic index - vegetables in particular. ...Read more

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How can I increase metabolism?

How can I increase metabolism?

Exercise: Exercise is the best known method for increasing metabolism. For some individuals, drinks and supplements containing caffeine will increase the metabolism for a short time. There are some medications that may speed up metabolism in some individuals. I do not recommend street drugs, such as speed, crystal meth, etc., but they will also increase metabolism, but are addictive and lethal. ...Read more

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How to increase metabolism? Will it help to loose weight fast?

How to increase metabolism? Will it help to loose weight fast?

Please stay in touch: W/your doc. That's a low amount of calories. Some folks find a ketogenic diet helpful. It's fat burning but ask your doc first. Peace and good health. Good fat is good for us. Beware of low fat misinformation. Green tea and EGCG capsules from green tea can boost metabolism but lifestyle, exercise, is also important. ...Read more

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Is it possible for insulin to increase metabolism helping me to lose weight?

Is it possible for insulin to increase metabolism helping me to lose weight?

No: Use Insulin only if you have diabetes and your physician prescribes it. Using Insulin in someone who does not have diabetes will result in low blood sugars which could cause harm. ...Read more

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How ti increase metabolism for weight loss?

How ti increase metabolism for weight loss?

Diet/exercise: If your thyroid is normal, the only way to increase metabolism is through diet and exercise and weight loss. Don't fall for the internet scams, they don't affect metabolism and can harm you as well. ...Read more

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How to increase metabolism while doing weight loss?

How to increase metabolism while doing weight loss?

Eat first: Eat a light meal before every work-out. It tells the body that you are not in starvation mode and lets the body rev up your metabolism during the work-out. However, don't work-out more than 45 minutes at one time because that slows down your metabolism again. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for people (or rats) that have had their thyroid removedwould injections of trh increase/decrease/or not affect metabolism?

Can you tell me for people (or rats) that have had their thyroid removedwould injections of trh increase/decrease/or not affect metabolism?

Depends: If treated appropriately a person would be given thyroid medicine (small pill once a day for life). Their hormone levels monitored and dose adjusted to an effective level. Once a patient has adequate thyroid hormone replacement, metabolism shouldn't be affected. ...Read more

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How to naturally increase metabolism fast?

How to naturally increase metabolism fast?

Increasing Metabolic: First, eating first thing in the morning and then grazing through the day instead of three large meals. Second is exercising regularly to keep your muscles burning calories round the clock.

Eating and exercising. The secrets to good weight, good health, and good metabolism.

Notice what is not here: starvation. Starvation turns down the metabolism and one can actually gain weight then. ...Read more

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Have scientists found ways/exercises/techniques to increase metabolism rate?

Cardio & resistance: Cardio and resistance exercises will increase the metabolism rate.

Cardio also affects and improves lipid metabolism.

They both increase muscle mass which increases basal metabolism. ...Read more

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Does hCG injections increase metabolism?

Does hCG injections increase metabolism?

No: Unfortunately the HCG injection weight loss claims have not been supported by science. It is sadly mostly a money-making gimick. Sorry. ...Read more

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What is good for a 50 year old woman to take to increase metabolism during menopause?

What is good for a 50 year old woman to take to increase metabolism during menopause?

Try increasing your: Muscle mass to increase your metabolic rate (not pills). Bigger muscles burn more calories. ...Read more

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What to do if I heard green tea, and grape fruit juice increase metabolism. Is it true?

What to do if I heard green tea, and grape fruit juice increase metabolism. Is it true?

Not proven: Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties.

More info:

http://nccam. Nih. Gov/health/greentea? Nav=gsa. ...Read more

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What to do and eat to increase metabolism? Already exercise about 1hr/day and eat pretty healthy

What to do and eat to increase metabolism? Already exercise about 1hr/day and eat pretty healthy

Why do you need to: What makes you think increasing your metabolism is what you need. It sounds like your diet and exercise regimen is good. What is the problem? I can only guess that if you have reached some sort of weight plateau and want to speed yourself up, you could be eating healthy but not enough. Sometimes, more calories are needed to get things moving again. ...Read more

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What causes the weight gain associated with anti-depressant drugs: slowed metabolism, increased appetite, increased insulin resistance, other?

What causes the weight gain associated with anti-depressant drugs: slowed metabolism, increased appetite, increased insulin resistance, other?

All of the above: It is possible the underlying condition resulting in the use of medication could be a problem. If 25-oh vit d 3 levels are normal, free T4 levels are normal, and cortisol is not high in the evening, eating 6 small equal meals, managing stress skillfully, and moving though the day with some thing as simple as pretend jump roping for 60 minutes spread out in 1-2 minute intervals should help. ...Read more

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How can I boost my metabolism to lose weight? And I have thyroid problems

How can I boost my metabolism to lose weight? And I have thyroid problems

Exercise: Metabolism can be helped by increasing exercise, irrespective of your thyroid status. A combination of aerobic and strength training works best. Aim to do exercise every single day, rain or shine, at an intensity that makes you sweat and feel a bit breathless. Cutting back on calories (and carbs) will also help. I know its difficult to lose weight, so do it a day at a time. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a problem gaining weight I have a high metabolism but mine is beyond high I used to weigh 120 but I googled symptoms couldit be a thyroid probl?

I have a problem gaining weight I have a high metabolism but mine is beyond high I used to weigh 120 but I googled symptoms couldit be a thyroid probl?

Thyroid: There is only one way to find out and that is to be tested at your doctor's office. There is little else here to comment on since you imply weight loss but there is no current weight provided. ...Read more

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I exercise every day and my weight doesn't change. Metabolism is slow. If I don't do it I won't get it done. I think my thyroid is off.

I exercise every day and my weight doesn't change. Metabolism is slow. If I don't do it I won't get it done. I think my thyroid is off.

Weight loss: Certainly, thyroid problems can affect weight change, but more likely it is related to caloric intake. Even with exercise, your weight loss goals won't be attained unless you adhere to a strict diet. Your total calories in must be less than your calories out over an extended period. Reassess to see if your weight loss goals are realistic. No more than 1-2 lbs of weight loss a week is recommended. ...Read more

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I eat properly and have a normal metabolism. I do not have thyroid but my hands are freezing most of the time. Is this normal? What can I do?

I eat properly and have a normal metabolism. I do not have thyroid but my hands are freezing most of the time. Is this normal? What can I do?

Cold hands: There is a condition known as Raynaud's disease where there is spasm of the blood vessels to the hands and/or feet, esp in response to cold. It is usually more of a nuisance than a problem. There are medications that can help. Occasionally, Raynaud's is found in association with other autoimmune diseases, like Lupus, Hashimotos. (I see you list thyroid issues) Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does the metabolism depend only on the thyroid? If yes what's exactly the effect of the sport on the metabolism?

Does the metabolism depend only on the thyroid? If yes what's exactly the effect of the sport on the metabolism?

Other factors too: While the thyroid controls the general level of metabolism, other factors also have a rĂ´le.
the adrenal glands are important, and their hormonal production increases with exercise. There are a number of reviews online about the relationship of sports to metabolism. Webmd. Com is a good place to start. ...Read more

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Does your metabolism and thyroid control how frequently you poop? If not - what does?

Does your metabolism and thyroid control how frequently you poop? If not - what does?

Constipation: Women frequently suffer from constipation. A daily dose of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help you stay regular. Yes, people with hypothyroidism do suffer with constipation so metabolic rate has some relationship to gut motility. ...Read more

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If you have a normal thyroid, does that mean your metabolism is normal?

No: It only meanns your thyroid is normal, and if you are having metabolic symptoms, best to see a gastroenterologist or an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of thyroid or other metabolism slowing disorders?

What is the frequency of thyroid or other metabolism slowing disorders?

Thyroid somewhat: Thyroid disorders, including hypo or under active thyroid, are not uncommon. Other disorders which "slow" metabolism are only seen in internet commercials and other scams, they don't really occur in real life. ...Read more