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Eliminating Body Fat
Decrease fat: In order to decrease fat you need to eat less (decrease your caloric intake) and increase your metabolism (exercise more). You will not be able to work on getting rid of the problem areas of fat until you get down closer to your ideal weight. The only other way to reduce fat would be surgically with liposuction or other similar cosmetic procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi.. I have a noticed buttocks and i want to reduce it.. Which exercise should I do to get away with the volume.. Without loosing much weight?
I have incredible pain in the lower intestine after eating to the point I cannot walk or drive any ideas what it is and what I can do to avoid it ?
Abdominal pain: Make a list of each and every symptom and the times they appear and their relationships to each other and to your dietary intake. Then take this with you along with a prior medical history and all your medications to a gastroenterologist and have them thoroughly evaluate you. This is quite abnormal, and if the pain is that severe you should go ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more
How long do I have to fast before bloodwork? Im type 1 diabetic and sometimes my blood sugar goes low in the middle of the night and I have to eat. Is there anything i can eat to avoid having to wait all day to eat anything in order to pass this blood wo
U can't with a low: If you have a low blood sugar in the middle of the night, you have to treat it. That would put a kink in morning fasting labs. My concern would be to prevent the lows; you shouldn't have to feed your diabetes to get thru the night. The problem is to sort out why you're having overnight lows and prevent them. Please discuss with ur doc. Fasting is going 8-12 hours without food. ...Read more
What to do if I have my period and i'm scered that it would leak in my pants ..What should I do to avoid that to happen?
Double protection: Tampon + pad, overnight pads, also if periods are heavy, should seek evaluation from a GYN provider ...Read more
I exercise three days a week and I have little belly fat that i would like to lose. How can I do this in the same time that i build my body?
Nutrition is the key: The crucial part about losing a little more fat has to do with diet. It seems you have the proper exercise routine but you should evaluate your nutrition and what kind and how much food you are eating. Doing crunches will build muscle, but to get rid of the fat around the midsection you need to eat right. ...Read more
What to do if I have my period and im scered that it would leak in my pants ..What should I do to avoid that to happen?
What to do if I have gained allot of fat this past year and i want to get rid of it. Would biking be a good way to lose my fat?
Biking is excellent.: 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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. Running, swimming, nordic track, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more
If I have varicocele and hydrocele and i go to the gym, can creatine be bad and do I have less chances to have one day kids ?
What is the role of lymphocytes in the body, should I worry if I have it low? And how to boost it up ?
Army intellligence: The different sorts of lymphocytes perform different regulatory tasks and generally govern the rest of the immune system for the war on disease. I trust the lymphocytes are not extremely low so as to get your physician's attention, and you've been HIV screened. Just the stress of illness or life can raise / lower the number dramatically far outside reference ranges. Don't treat a lab value. ...Read more
I am on a diet, i know what to eat and how much i have to eat but the problem is that i don't have control when i see sweat in front of me! ?
What to do if I have gained 45 pounds in one year. I have very low energy and I do not want to do anything. can this be something serious?
Cannot tell you the : cause of these symptoms with the available info. Have you felt depressed? Medical evaluation may help to answer that question. ...Read more
I have pain in the back of my ankle . What can I do for it ? Also do I need to see a Dr about it ?
Achilles......: More detail is need to determine the severity of your problem. In general , pain in this area should be evaluated by a physician. The main consideration is Achilles tendinitis and the problems associated with that condition. ...Read more
What does it mean to have water in your heart, how bad is it and what steps can I take to get better? I have problems breathing, i been to the doctor and had a ultrasound and left the hospital with no information or ways to feel better. I was told i have
Did : Did they mean water around your heart? Or around your lungs? Please call your doctor and talk to the doctor or his nurse. It is very important that you completely understand your condition and that you are receiving appropriate treatment. Water in the lungs or around the heart can be very serious so you must call and find out more about your condition and be sure you are receiving the proper treatment immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arthritis in my low back from L1 to L5 what can I do I want to be here to be a good mom to my 8-9 yr olds but this pain severly limits what im able to do. Help?
Spine doc: See your spine doc or pmr doc. There are options. ...Read more
What should I do if I have an itching in the vulva area only the skin though. What could it be and how do I bring it up to my mom?
GYN REFERRAL: See your ob-gyn for best results and testing. ...Read more
What kind of exercisesis should I do if I have a broken disc in my lower back and I have asthma so I can't run and im trying to get in shape ?
Broken disc?: Depends on you actual diagnosis, wether you perhaps have a bulging disc, or a herniated disc, and wether or not the protruding disc material is intruding on any neural structures or your spinal cord. Discuss your MRI results with your dr. Physical therapy may be an option, and if so you physical therapist besides stretching and strengthening exercises would be able to recommend appropriate cardio. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I eat pure protein in my this age (17 years) and if I eat then what results will it have given me in future because I need tobe fit,now Im thinner?
Eat moderately: This is a common question.My opinion is to eat a mix of healthy lean protein available naturally. Chicken, tuna, soy, nuts, yogurt, cottage cheese, eggs, beans and other legumes. It is better to not depend of protein shakes and concentrates...they are expensive and processed many times, form simple foods. ...Read more
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