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How To Lose Belly Fat If You Have A Short Torso Long Legs
What doctor should I see about spinal growth(non-scoliosis)? I should be ~5'10 but 5'6 instead because of my extremely short torso and long legs.
Primary care: I would start this discussion with your primary doctor, who can discuss your concerns and run some routine labs in order to determine whether you may need to see an endocrinologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Does your torso grow last? I'm a 20 year old male with long legs and arms but I have a very short torso. I'm just now getting beard peach fuzz.
See endocrinologist: Hi. What you describe is call eunuchoid proportions and is associated with hypogonadism. Are your penis and testes under developed? You will need to have testosterone, estradiol, LH, FSH, and karyotype checked for starters. Depending on diagnosis, there may be treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
I am a 25 year old african american female with extremely long legs, long arms, and a very short torso. I suffer from mid and lower back pain. Is there a way to lengthen my torso at this age?
Weight loss: Due to reducing your food intake. Don't fall pray to internet or tv scams. They only reduce the weight of your wallet. None of them help with anything. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
I am 198 lbs. Every time i exercise, i end up straining something in my body. I also lose weight only in my legs, arms, and face. How can I loose belly fat?
Nutrition: The problem with 'belly fat' is that it's so easy to gain it and so hard to lose it. Try to focus on nutrition first, and avoid carbs like bread, rice, potato, pasta, and desserts. For exercise, try to work on getting cardio fitness rather than weight training. As you burn more calories and eat healthier, the mid-section body fat will slim down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diet , Exercise: Lower your caloric intake and move your muscle to burn the calories ....More than you consume. ...Read more
Change parents.: Body shape is genetic. Many cultures or families genetically have broader chests and thinner legs, others are long-limbed, or short. You cannot change the genes you were born with. You can dress and exercise to tone, shape and minimize the difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have hypogonadism with normal sized genitalia? I'm 17 m, tiny muscles, weird fat distribution, long legs, no facial hair, very late puberty.
See Pediatric: Endocrinologist, ask your doctor for referral, goodluck ...Read more
No: Stretching will not make you grow taller. ...Read more
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