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I've been loosing weight but if i binge on food i get a real bad stomach and diareah why?

I've been loosing weight but if i binge on food i get a real bad stomach and diareah why?

One problem first: The primary question is why you have been losing weight. To approach this intelligently a doctor will need to get a full history, perform a physical exam and perhaps do some tests. The abdominal discomfort and diarrhea may be related to the first issue, or may simply be a reflection of your body reacting to overeating. Why are you bingeing? See a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Losing 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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Friend hasbeen loosing weight constipated andcant keep food down and says her stomach hurts really bad?

Friend hasbeen loosing weight constipated andcant keep food down and says her stomach hurts really bad?

Seek medical care: This situation could represent a bowel obstruction which can have many different causes. Depending on the age, previous surgeries or medical problems, obstructions can be caused by scarring, congenital defects, hernias, tumors, or twisted bowel (volvulus). Also inactivity of the bowels ( ileus) can be a cause. The vomiting could lead to electrolyte problems and dehydration which could be serious. ...Read more

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My doc moved my Synthroid (thyroxine) up from 25 to 75 & i think my thyroid is "hyper" now. Can't stop eating, loosing weight, anxious, jittery, pulse-125+. Bad?

My doc moved my Synthroid (thyroxine) up from 25 to 75 & i think my thyroid is "hyper" now. Can't stop eating, loosing weight, anxious, jittery, pulse-125+.  Bad?

Thyroid activity: Your expressed symptoms, except inreased eating, are consistent with hyperthyroid activity. Please call your md asap. A heartrate of 125 BPM is concerning, communicate with youecdoc and recheck ll measurements! ...Read more

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What is the best plan for loosing weight?

What is the best plan for loosing weight?

Weight loss: 3500 calories equal a pound. To lose weight is to cut the amount of calories you take in and increase the amount of calories you burn off with exercise. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having difficulty loosing weight?

What to do if I'm having difficulty loosing weight?

NUTRITIONIST: FIRST MAKE SURE YOU ARE UP TO DATE WITH YOUR CHECKUPS AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH. NEXT, SPEAK WITH A NUTRITIONIST. IT IS DIFFICULT TO ADAPT LIFE STYLE CHANGES, BUT IN MY OPINION WEIGHT LOSS IS 80% WHAT WE EAT AND 20% EXERCISE/ACTIVITY. START WALKING FOR 60 MINS X 5 DAYS/WEEK. I AM A HUGE FAN OF FRESH SMOOTHIES AND HAVE ONE CHEAT DAY/WEEK TO ENJOY MY RESTAURANT MEAL. ...Read more

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Please describe ways of loosing weight fast & easy?

Please describe ways of loosing weight fast & easy?

None that I know of.: This requires a commitment and an effort. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determined calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Could you recommend foods that i need to avoid while loosing weight. What are processed foods?

Could you recommend foods that i need to avoid while loosing weight. What are processed foods?

Eat whole foods: Processed foods are foods that are created and sold by our nutritional industrial complex. If something has more than 4 or 5 ingredients in it, stay away if possible. Eat mostly vegetables, fruits and natural products and the weight will come off. Before eating, ask yourself.......Was this a food 75 years ago? If the answer is yes, then enjoy it! ...Read more

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I am loosing weight what is.The reason?

I am loosing weight what is.The reason?

Don't know: Are you physically ill? Has your caloric intake dropped? Has your activity level increased? Has your water consumption increased? I am sorry but there is inadequate info provided to give a more thorough response. Take care. ...Read more

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Does lemons help in loosing weight faster?

Does lemons help in loosing weight faster?

See below.: Only if they replace the intake of something higher in calories or suppress your appetite. They have no intrinsic weight loss potential. ...Read more

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