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How To Slow Down A Fast Metabolism
Yes: Nicotine raises blood glucose level and Epinephrine from the adrenal medulla, hence raising the metabolism and suppressing appetite. So some smokers are thinner compared to non-smoker counterparts. Smoking cessation in smokers lowers metabolism. Also eating more simple, processed food lowers metabolism and increases risk of obesity (not recommended). Avoiding stimulants, like caffeine, pepper, et. ...Read more
Often a bad diet: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Cardio training: Physically/aerobically well conditioned folks recover much quicker than non-fit people. If u r well conditioned, your heart won't be that fast to start and being fit, u can recover quicker and thus able to lower heart rate faster--don't stand still after intense work-out. Make sure you do sufficient cool down-walk around in cool/shady areas to avoid fainting etc..Good luck. ...Read more
No gauge : Metabolism is not usually as simple as a needle on a dial. Are you underweight, overweight, or normal? Do you eat a little or a lot relative to your acquaintances? It's very laborious and complex to measure your metabolism. If there are any issues, at least have your thyroid checked. ...Read more
Slow Metabolism: M asks: How 2 solve slow metabolism. ANS: Changing ur metabolism is difficult. What you can change is the number of calories u eat and burn. I recommend getting & out. If you watt to lose weight eat less, burn more, If you want to gain weight eat more burn less. Simple in concept. Difficult in execution. Good luck. Keep us posted. Good book is ISBN 13: 978-1-43914-059-8. DASH Diet: perfect 4 most. ...Read more
Yes: Meditation does the slow the heart rate. It's not a matter of how. If you can successfully lose yourself in meditation, your heart rate (assuming normal rhythm, not a pathological rhythm like atrial fibrillation or svt) will slow. Self-hypnosis, transcendental meditation, yoga, prayer - all will slow the heart as does sleep (every night!). But it only works while you're doing it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise daily: It is not quite clear to me what is your exact question, so give us some back ground. Do you have excessive weight? To lose weight, you need to reduce your food intake(Ovoid oilyy/fried foods and reduce milk products and cut down on sugar and all sweets(Cakes/candy and ice cream). Daily exercise is the best remedy to keep your body healthy, fit and metabolically active! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Many reasons for low BMR and low pulse, no direct correlation. ...Read more
Eat and exercise.: You need to focus your exercise regimen more on weight training than aerobics. As well, make sure you eats lots of food, and focus on complex carbohydrates and lean protein sources. We don't focus on slowing down a fast metabolism; we work with it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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