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Lose Last 20 Pounds
Depends on Situation: You may benefit from “consultation” with personal trainers and/or nutritionists. On the other hand, if you feel like you have reached a long-term stable weight, it may be time to seek consultation with board certified plastic surgeons. Sometimes procedures such as panniculectomy may be very helpful even though patients are not quite at their long-term stable weight. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Patience: Stay the course of exercise and calorie control. Give your body's metabolism a chance to balance itself at your new lower weight. Try not to watch the scale too much. Keep your doctor involved in your weight management routine, asking her to measure you as well as weigh you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm about 2 pounds over weight. What foods and excersies can I do and eat to lose these last few pounds?
2 pounds overweight: That may not be significant as your ideal body weight could be adjusted for your built and origin. Depending on your height and body composition it may not be necesary. However a diet low in high index carbs, high in vegetables, lean meat or fish and good fat will help in weight loss coupled with exercise and adequate sleep ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have gained 15 pounds in the last two month and are not to sure why! what is a good way to lose weight? And affective?
Losing 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm already eating right, and exercising. What can I do to lose weight quicker, in a safe way? Only lost eight pounds last month.
8 lbs !: Congratulations. That is a very aggressive weight loss program. I do not know that I would try to lose weight any faster than that. 2 lbs of wt loss per week equates to a deficit of 7000 calories per week or 1000 calories per day. That's about 50% of your daily total caloric intake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm an active, healthy 39 year old male who can't lose the last 10-15 pounds. Is a registered dietician the way to go or do I look elsewhere?
If pregnant: It may not be the right time to try to lose extra 10-15lbs. If not pregnant and BMI is above 25, will suggest evaluation by a Bariatrician. The Bariatrician after evaluating you may refer you to a dietitian,or may use an apetite supressor or fat absorption blocker or Belviq (lorcaserin) to aid in reaching your goal as he deem appropriate ...Read more
Healthy way for a teenager to lose 20 pounds? I had my spine reconstructed last august and got horribly out of shape during my recovery.
Calorie reduction: Losing weight is not just about exercising but calorie restriction is vital. You'll still need to balance your calories properly. Find a physician to get a plan of action or a nutritionist who can help you figure out the best kinda of diet for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I be worried if I have lose 35 pounds over the last year and a half for no apparent reason? I am a 5'8, 20 year old male and now weigh 118 lbs.
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