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I'm a 47 yr male heavy set but healthy as for my physical. I exercise everyday walking lifting jogging ect. I can't lose weight?

I'm a 47 yr male heavy set but healthy as for my physical. I exercise everyday walking lifting jogging ect. I can't lose weight?

Metformin: As we get older, we tend to become Insulin resistant. Metformin acts like a metabolic rejuvenator, and restores Insulin sensitivity. I recommend 500 mg metformin three times daily. Metformin will normalize blood sugar, but will not cause hypoglycemia. My non-diabetic patients on metformin invariably feel better, have more energy, lose their carbohydrate cravings, and lose body fat. ...Read more

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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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Why women out there can't lose weight despite healthy diet and exercise?

Why women out there can't lose weight despite healthy diet and exercise?

Different situations: Weight loss it s not as easy at it seems. If someone is morbid obese it is very difficult to exercise so burning calories it s almost impossible. Also lack of motivation is another reason. Healthy food is more expensive than junk food and requires time for cooking. If you want to loose 6 or 8 pounds this can be achieved with diet exercise and motivation. When you want to loose 50-60 pounds is hard. ...Read more

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Which other women out there can't lose weight despite healthy diet and exercise?

Which other women out there can't lose weight despite healthy diet and exercise?

Def not alone: It's much harder for women. You can see it on biggest loser. With diet it's scary how few calories we need. You might have to learn to count calories with weight watchers or lose-it app. I assume you've already cut down on sweets, starches and animal fat. Some moderate weightlifting can help your muscles burn more calories for you even while you sleep. ...Read more

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Good diet, exercise, tried everything in the world, can't lose weight, gain a few pounds; ate "junk" food and lost a few pounds. What is this?!

Good diet, exercise, tried everything in the world, can't lose weight, gain a few pounds; ate "junk" food and lost a few pounds. What is this?!

An attempt: To justify the eating of junk food rather than significantly decreasing your total food intake, eating high quality food and exercising more to lose weight and live healthier the rest of your life. You're looking at a coincidence to justify your current unhealthy behavior. ...Read more

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I am overweight, eat healthy, exercise but still can't lose weight. I really need help.?

I am overweight, eat healthy, exercise but still can't lose weight. I really need help.?

See doctor: Basic biology tells us that if you eat more calories than you use, you gain weight. If you eat less calories than you use, you lose weight. Make sure you've done a calorie diary so that you know how many calories you're actually eating each day. Then see your doctor with the information & estimate your calorie use. You doctor can be of great help here. Certain metabolic diseases can cause it too. ...Read more

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I intensely exercise and on diet but can't lose weight and tried fatburns with no effect at all and thyroid test are normal what can I do?

I intensely exercise and on diet but can't lose weight and tried fatburns with no effect at all and thyroid test are normal what can I do?

Losing weight: The first question I would ask you is how are your clothes fitting? If you are more active eating well then you can be building muscle and bone density at a rate that keeps your weight the same even though your body fat is dropping. The second question is what is your height, weight and what is your calorie intake? Trying to loose weight when there is no fat to loose is unhealthy and won't work. ...Read more

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Ibs-d, lethargic, and can't lose weight or exercise. How do I get over this?

Ibs-d, lethargic, and can't lose weight or exercise. How do I get over this?

Slowly and carefully: You just need to start slowly and build up on a constant but persistent basis. Also, keep a careful inventory of what you eat. There are good apps that can track your daily calories and this can be very helpful. There are also medicines that can help. Also, very important to diagnose and treat any underlying diseases such as sleep apnea, diabetes, etc. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can't lose weight, I'm 135 lbs, normally 120 lbs. Healthy diet. I exercise, starved myself thyroids are normal. Could it be I am magnesium deficient?

Can't lose weight, I'm 135 lbs, normally 120 lbs. Healthy diet. I exercise, starved myself thyroids are normal. Could it be I am magnesium deficient?

Depends: Inbility to lose weight means you need to get a resting metabolism rate done to see what you can eat to maintain weight vs lose weight. Also subclinical thyroid is important to treat as well as adrenal fatigue which can cause weight gain or difficulty losing weight and vitamins. Magnesium can help with insomnia, anxiety, muscle cramps but not with weight loss. Food intolerances r a possiblity. ...Read more

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I eat healthy and do a lot of exercise but still can't lose weight? How do you know if you have thyroid problems?

I eat healthy and do a lot of exercise but still can't lose weight? How do you know if you have thyroid problems?

Blood tests: Simple blood tests can quickly determine thyroid function. Most weight gain problems are not thyroid related. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can't lose weight, bad headache after any exercise, around 2pm I feel weak and shakey I can't even stand, always tired, what is this? No daily caffein

Can't lose weight, bad headache after any exercise, around 2pm I feel weak and shakey I can't even stand, always tired, what is this? No daily caffein

Weakness @ 2 pm: MAY mean drop in blood sugar. Other hormones may be involved w/the weight situation. Please see you doc. He/she may refer you to an endocrinologist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have tried everything. I can't lose weight. TSH level OK. No amount of exercise can help me. Diet is healthy. Please help. I'm depressed!

I have tried everything. I can't lose weight. TSH level OK. No amount of exercise can help me. Diet is healthy. Please help. I'm depressed!

It is impossible...: It actually is impossible for a human to be unable to lose weight, because weight loss follows a fundamental law of nature. If a person takes in more calories than she needs to live on, she will gain weight. If she takes in fewer calories than she needs to live on, she will lose weight. Every human follows this natural law, so every human loses weight if she eats fewer calories than she needs. ...Read more

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I eat lots of protein, slow burning carbs, and I STILL can't lose weight, even with a 6 day a week exercise routine. Do I have insulin resistance?

I eat lots of protein, slow burning carbs, and I STILL can't lose weight, even with a 6 day a week exercise routine. Do I have insulin resistance?

Weight loss: Exercise may build muscle, which can add to weight, even though you are more trim. However, most of us eat more than we think, and exercise less than we think. Recommend getting a fitbit or equivalent and use not only the exercise features, but the calorie/food counting features. If you tally up all your food every day, you may have some surprises. ...Read more

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Why don't diet & exercise work for me to lose weight?

Why don't diet & exercise work for me to lose weight?

Hard to tell: Hard to tell from your question alone. You should visit a physician and start with a full history and physical. There are many reasons for inability to lose weight. ...Read more

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I would like to lose weight, but I can't exercise due to medical conditions. Help?

Diet: Proper dietary intake. Eat small meals more frequently. Supplements can be added for improving basal metabolic rate. ...Read more

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What would cause someone to lose weight, but eats regularly, and doesn't exercise??

Many cause: Here is a site that lists possible causes of unexplained weight loss:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/unexplained-weight-loss/basics/causes/sym-20050700 ...Read more

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What's the best way to lose weight I exercise but it won't just fall off any suggestions?

What's the best way to lose weight I exercise but it won't just fall off any suggestions?

See Dr.; avoid sugar: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

Exercise: Exercise is good at reducing stress, improving cardiovascular health, and conditioning the musculoskeletal system to the demands of physical activities that could otherwise cause an injury. Also, a recent study reports that "xercise doesn’t only strengthen your heart and muscles – it also beefs up your brain." (drmarkgalland. Com, 2/27/13). ...Read more

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How can I lose weight if I do exercise two times a week and eating two times a day? Doesn't make sence...

How can I lose weight if I do exercise two times a week and eating two times a day? Doesn't make sence...

See dieticain: You need to speak w/ a dietician. Most hospitals employ one. Metabolism varies among people. You may have to " work out " 4 days a week and eat smaller portions. A dietician can guide and help you. Also, u have to be disciplined in your desire to lose weight. If u follow their reccommendations, the weight will eventually come off. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to lose weight it diet and exercise don't work?

How to lose weight it diet and exercise don't work?

Professional: Seek the help of a professional who can review your diet and your exercise plan. They are experts in the field and can help you in your approach. There is too much misinformation on the internet and too many people trying to sell you something. ...Read more

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What are things I can do to lose weight when diet and exercise don't work?

What are things I can do to lose weight when diet and exercise don't work?

See details: Diet and exercise work. If it doesn't that means you are not dieting correctly. In other words, you are cheating. Minimize carbs (no breads, pasta, cheese, sweets, desserts, fast food, snacking between meals, etc.). Also, control portion size. ...Read more

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I am trying not to eat rice for a week. Will I lose weight even if you don't really exercise?

I am trying not to eat rice for a week. Will I lose weight even if you don't really exercise?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What can I do if my mum can't exercise because of a medical condition but needs to lose weight?

What can I do if my mum can't exercise because of a medical condition but needs to lose weight?

Discuss options...: With the physician who is treating her medical condition. He/she may be able to suggest exercises your mother can do. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to lose weight, I walk everyday but I don't do any major exercise. Can I still lose weight?

What do you advise if I'm trying to lose weight, I walk everyday but I don't do any major exercise. Can I still lose weight?

Easy as 1-2-3.: Losing weight, simply stated, is a matter of calories in and calories out. If you burn more than you take in, then you will be fine. All other considerations are just putting a fine edge on it. ...Read more

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I've been trying to lose weight & it seems the more I try the more I gain. I exercise when I can & don't snack. Do u suggest any pills I could try?

I've been trying to lose weight & it seems the more I try the more I gain. I exercise when I can & don't snack. Do u suggest any pills I could try?

Team approach: I've found the best results with weight loss come from places that take a multidisciplinary approach - the doctor working together with a nutritionist, and being supported by a group weight loss program like weight watchers. There's no magic pill that gives sustained weight loss, but your doctor will first rule out other causes of obesity like thyroid. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How to lose pure body fat, I hate exercise and don't know how, nor do I like to cook much. How can I lose weight when I don't have good self-disaplin?

How to lose pure body fat, I hate exercise and don't know how, nor do I like to cook much. How can I lose weight when I don't have good self-disaplin?

You can't: You know the rules and self discipline can be acquired by starting to do something about it. You are the long term loser. Try eating some raw food like salads. That does not need cooking skills. ...Read more

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I have had 1 kid and have tried exercise and diet and I lose weight but my body won't tighten back up instead it just seems to sag more what can I do?

I have had 1 kid and have tried exercise and diet and I lose weight but my body won't tighten back up instead it just seems to sag more what can I do?

Exercise and swim: At nineteen your skin should have enough elasticity to firm after weight loss. Try light weight repetitive activities to tone the underlying muscle. To improve skin tone try swimming in cool water to tighten the dermis. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more