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I Lost 30 Pounds In 2 Weeks
NO: Not likely of concern but must watch for swelling of your feet. Talk to your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Almost 18, overweight 240, tried losing weight in grade 9 lost 10 lbs in a month but exams came & gained 7 lbs in a week. Why?
Probably because...: One ate more food or drinks, meaning calories, than one used up during that week. Some women also hold onto water-weight and/or poop-weight during certain days of their menstrual cycle. If those days happen to be at the same time as when she eats too many calories, then the sudden weight gain will even be more striking. To not gain weight, one cannot eat more calories than one uses up! ...Read more
Your goal weight: loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs / week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. Change your goal. ...Read more
Do the math.: You would have to burn off about 2300 more calories a day than you take in for 30 days in a row to lose this much weight in one month. Unless you are extremely active physically or very obese, it would be difficult for you to maintain your nutritional requirements with such a drastic calorie deficit. You should do this only under the supervision of a licensed medical proessional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a baby 2 weeks ago via c sect. Lost about 10 pounds immediately. Since then I have lost another 20 pounds. Am i losing weight too quickly?
Why am I not losing weight? I have gained over 15 lbs in 2 yrs. I joined Curves 2 months ago. I have been taking G.C.also. In 2 month I have lost 3 lb
Im obese i used to weigh 210 lbs now i weigh 180 lbs i lost 30 pounds in 2 months how to lose more? I am 17 yr old female
Desired weight loss: Congratulations on your weight loss. 30 pounds in 2 months is rather significant & very impressive. Just keep doing what you've been doing to achieve this success, eg eat less & exercise more. To be safe, keep checking in w/your family doc for close monitoring. Good luck! ...Read more
Losing weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 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
Sure: But watch it... The adage you're eating for two should be tempered by the fact that too much weight gain places you and baby at risk for significant health complications...And research suggests not just during the pregnancy either - quite possibly long-term consequences for both of you... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MD or DO input: Unless you have been directed to lose weight this rapidly by a physician, would encourage you aim for a rate of loss of 2 or less pounds per week. 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. ...Read more
Your goal weight: loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
I'm 18 & a male! i lost 45 pounds from dieting. Now my skin is extremely saggy. It's been 2 months since I've lost this weight, how do I fix the saggy?
Give your self time: If it has been only 2 months since your weight loss, i would give it more time. You are young and you should do what is healthy for you. Continue on achieving your goals. If the loose skin does not improve after 6 months, speak to a plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lost 35 lbs: Hard to believe that you lost 35 pounds in 2 weeks. I do believe you and you MUST get either to the Emergency facility or your primary doctor. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Yes: Weight gain early in pregnancy is not and should not be the issue so many people want to make it into. As long as you are eating regularly, taking in good quality food in reasonable quantities and taking a multivitamin (prenatal), i would not worry about weight gain. On the other hand, if you are not eating for whatever reason, that needs to change. If it's nausea, seek your obgyn's help. ...Read more
My baby is 8 months old. I gained 30 pounds during pregnancy. I lost around 10 pounds by nursing, still i looks like 6 months pregnant. Plz advise?
Pregnancy Weight Gai: 30 pounds of weight gain can take a while to lose, and many women don't return to pre natal weights after a pregnancy. You should follow a prudent diet and exercise program, gradually ramping up your activity after you're through with breast feeding. This article provides some helpful answers==>http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/features/expert-qa-losing-baby-weight. It may take upwards of a year to lose. ...Read more
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