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I'm Getting Leaner But Not Losing Weight
Not sure what you're: doing to lose weight. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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
Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. 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
I have an Lvad and I'm having trouble losing weight but that's the only way I'll get a new heart. I've tried everything and I'm lost on what to do?
Weight loss: Losing weight when you can't exercise to increase your metabolism is very difficult. You have to try and decrease your caloric intake while maintaining nutrition as much as possible. Weight loss pills aren't a good option. If you can be in a cool/cold environment without artificial heat or much insulation, you may be able to force some increase in metabolism that way. Good luck......... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to force myself to eat n can barely swallow what i'm eating bc i get nauseous. I keep losing weight, any suggestions?
How do I get my dr to listen instead of preaching about losing weight? I know i need to but i'm tired of hearing it and I have other concerns.
My thyroid levels are really high and I'm having trouble losing weight what can I do. And how can I get on synthroid?
I don't have aids but I'm severely losing weight and can't gain weight what specific blood tests can I get done?
Not a do it yourself: issue. If you have had unintended weight loss that needs to be investigated. If you are not gaining weight that may not be anything to be concerned about. It appears that you are under the care of a doctor and you should follow her/his advice. If you are not satisfied with that, it is reasonable to seek a second opinion. ...Read more
I'm nauseas, coughing, fever, losing weight , no appetite, and bm's are painful, causing bleeding. What is wrong with me? How do I get better?
Flu and hemorrhoid : You have two problems. You have the flu and a hemorrhoid. For the flu, try to drink plenty of water to keep hydrated. For the hemorrhoid try some colace or milk or magnesia. You must also try to lubricate the backside. You can try some preparation h if you have any aches try tylenol or motrin. Feel better. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a hard time losing weight i'm starting to cry and get more depressed how can I lose more weight and faster then 2 pounds in 2 months?
Reduce weight: Don't get discouraged. The best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs/sugars/junk food/soda, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, bike, treadmill). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the best way to conceive I'm over weight and have a tilted uterus I've tried losing weight but get depressed when i dnt conceive n gain it back?
Still...: Unfortunately the answer is still to persist in the weight loss efforts. That is going to be the "biggest bang for your buck" - meaning it will have the most impact on your fertility. Try a new approach to weight loss - I like Take Shape for Life but there are many others to look into. Also go to www.myfitnesspal.com also for support and encouragement. Don't give up, get determined! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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