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If I Lose More Weight Will I Get More Loose Skin
Depends: Depends on how much you weigh and where you carry your weight. In my experience, if you have greater than 50% body fat, you are more likely to have this problem and if you have less than 35% body fat you are less likely to have this problem. See a weight loss specialist for a body composition analysis. ...Read more
Depends: I find that loose saggy skin after surgery is more a reflection of how much weight one needs to lose versus how fast. Individuals needing to lose 20-30 lbs most likely won't experience sagging skin, even if they lose it quickly. Age, hydration and elasticity of the skin also play a role. Younger individuals with good skin have less problems. If over 100 lb most likely will have some loose skin. ...Read more
Very possible.: There is a strong possibility that your skin will sag. Many people address this with surgery after their weight loss. Hydrate well with water and remain physically active. ...Read more
Depends: On your current weight and the condition of your skin. Stretch marks may cause the skin to be loose with very little weight lose. The older you are the more likely it is to sag as well. I wouldn't worry about this it is far better for you to be at a healthy weight than to avoid losing weight to keep from having saggy skin. It will sag regardless as you age. Consult a plastic surgeon if it sags. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lax skin not strain: Slthough previous striae may become worse looking with weight loss, they will not be caused by the weight loss. For the most part they were caused by the weight gain that preceded the weight loss. However, it is common for patients to become suddenly aware of pre-existing stretch marks with weight loss and seek surgical correction or other treatments after successful weight losses. ...Read more
Cannot: You need to control your intake on an ongoing basis or you will gain you weight back. ...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 1 more doctor answer
Im 21 years old and 100 pounds over weight and i want to lose it? I want to be healthy and more active. Is their any natrul pill or anything i can do while i excersice to lose more weight?
I'm 18 years old, It's so easy for me to gain weight and even if I eat good and exercise Its hard to lose weight. Can I get pills from a doctor to help me lose weight easier?
Not online: But if you work with a doctor in person and depending on your situation, pharmacotherapy(medications) may be a part of your weight loss regimen. Remember, that all medications are really only a temporary aid in weight loss with the key to weight loss remaining caloric restriction augmented with increased physical activity. ...Read more
I know it's not healthy to loose weight fast but i need to see results fast or i get discouraged, how can I loose weight very fast?
Fast Wt. Loss: BAD: Perhaps we need to work on your mental readiness for changing your life and your body. Fast or rapid weight loss in general is bad weight loss. It nearly always fails to translate into good and permanent weight loss. Slow and steady loss of excess sugars and fats takes time; it takes daily commitment to low calorie, small meals, and high protein intake with exercise. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the amount of weight loss and the age of the person. The most favorable results are in the young due to increased skin elasticity and in those with minor weight loss. If it is going to retract, should take less than a year. Massive weight loss often results in skin excess that will have to be surgically excised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wound healing: Wound healing is a complex and dynamic process of restoring cellular structures and tissue layers. The human adult wound healing process can be divided into 3 distinct phases: the inflammatory phase, the proliferative phase, and the remodeling phase. Within these 3 broad phases is a complex and coordinated series of events and not based on your weight. ...Read more
More than calories : If you are trying to lose weight its not just how many calories you eat, but what you eat, and how you exercise that matters. Many say that only calories matter but it's not true. You need to have high quality food that nourishes you and exercise to lose weight and have a balanced body. ...Read more
What to do if I eat and lost about 12 pounds but I want to lose weight faster. will walking for 30 min have an effect?
Physical activity: such as walking helps to burn calories and maintain your metabolic rate. ...Read more
Will I lose weight if I eat less calories than what I need? Say if I have to eat 1800 cal and I only eat half of that will I lose weight?
If you cut calories: in half you can loose weight but you may also damage your health. Weight loss programs needs to be carried out w/the help of your doctor. A food plan fit for your needs along w/moderate exercise can result in overall health. Your doc may OK a low carb higher protein diet, which can work well for folks. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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