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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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


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Is weight gain associated with post myomectomy for removal of adenomyosis?

Is weight gain associated with post myomectomy for removal of adenomyosis?

No: No actual weight gain results following myomectomy. Temporaray weight gain due to swelling and water retention is common, and usually resolves in the first few weeks post-op. ...Read more

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Experiencing incontinence but never had a baby. Had myomectomy recently to remove fibroids but still have issues. I do light weight lifting. Cause??

Experiencing incontinence but never had a baby. Had myomectomy recently to remove fibroids but still have issues. I do light weight lifting. Cause??

Many possibilities: Urinary incontinence could be due to pelvic floor weakness, medications, bladder infection, chronic illness, back injury, or from mass effect from an enlarged uterus. Stress incontinence is one type of incontinence that is caused by injury to or weakness in the pelvic floor; this is most commonly caused by child birth but a long history of weight lifting could do this as well. ...Read more

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It's been 3 month since my abdominal myomectomy. When can I do weight lifting? when can i have sex? when can i have my laser bikini hair removal done?

It's been 3 month since my abdominal myomectomy. When can I do weight lifting? when can i have sex? when can i have my laser bikini hair removal done?

Ask Your Surgeon!: Your surgeon should be monitoring your progress. If you have no complications, you should be able to start progressive weight lifting. That depends upon what you were doing before the surgery and how well you are healing. If you are well healed, you should be able to start having sexual intercourse. Your surgeon will tell you when you can have the laser hair removal. ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight gained by medicine?

What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight gained by medicine?

How to...: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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What foods should be removed inorder lose weight or not to gain weiht?

What foods should be removed inorder lose weight or not to gain weiht?

Food: The main foods to avoid are those high in carbohydrates.You do need carbs but eat the right kind.Look up 'glycemic index'.Eat those foods with glycemic index less than 40, and you will be more successful at weight loss.Fats and proteins are good and usually the glycemic index for these foods is low. ...Read more

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Do we lose weight gained from allopathic medicines?

In order to lose : Weight that is gained as a side effect from medications - one usually has to make a concerted effort. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned. ...Read more

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How to lose weight and gain more muscle?

How to lose weight and gain more muscle?

No quick results!: Mentally prepare yourself. This is hard work! high protein intake (1 gr/ 2, 2 lbs of body weight), include low rep resistance activity. Cut carbs, which will be replaced by protein. Keep hydrated. Exercise 5 x /wk alternating muscle groups! you will need two break days to repair and build muscle! ...Read more

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Myomectomy (Definition)

A myomectomy is the procedure when fibroids are removed and the uterus remains. Myomectomies can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the location of the fibroids. Fiboids in the uterine cavity can often be removed hysteroscopically, with no abdominal incision. Depending on size and location, myomectomies can be done laparoscopicaaly, ...Read more