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Is It Normal For My Newborn To Be Losing 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
ALL babies do: This is a normal process in newborns. They body is made up with more water than older babies and this is mostly water weight loss. Normal babies lose up to 10% of their birth weight in the first few days, then get back to birth weight by 7-10 days of life, and then gain about an ounce per day or a pound every two weeks. If you are in those ranges, then you are alright. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a former bulimic and I am losing weight quite fast without practicing bulimia is that normal?
Not sure: Weight loss may come by limiting food intake, exercising, taking certain drugs, gastric surgery procedures -- and also temporarily via laxatives or diuretics. None of these are "practicing bulimia, " but they vary in healthfulness and sustainability. Certain medical illnesses can cause rapid weight loss also. It would be helpful to check in with your physician about what's happening with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm eating normal healthy foods but am losing weight. I'm a male 5'5" & weigh 141lbs....Is that normal?
Unexplained wt loss?: 5'5" and 141 is normal weight. Losing weight for no good reason? See md. If "healthy foods" are low fat, low calorie, then may have an explanation there, especially if recent diet change. Otherwise, could be due to thyroid, infection, inflammation, problems with gut, digestion, etc. See md, bring diet history (3 days), get examined, maybe get tests. ...Read more
Wanting breasts back to normal after losing weight. What can I do to get them bigger, to what they were before?
I'm overweight and I've recently started losing weight by eating healthier but now I feel hard spots on some parts of my fat. Is that normal?
Probably: As you are losing fat, you are feeling things that you could never feel before. Most all of us have firm accumulations of fat called lipomas or benign cysts within our subcutaneous tissues under the skin. Keep track of the lumps and make sure they don't seem to be enlarging. They should also be painless. Any questions? Have your doctor take a look at them. Good wishes:) ...Read more
I lost 10 pounds in 4 months since I've stopped drinking and seems like I'm still losing weight is that normal?
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