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Lose 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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Does weight training increase bone density?

Does weight training increase bone density?

Absolutely: Evidence shows that exercise help build and maintain bone density at any age. Studies have seen bone density increase by doing regular resistance exercises such as lifting weights for 20mi, 2-3 times a week. This type of weight-bearing exercise appears to stimulate bone formation via bone stimulation through muscle contraction. ...Read more

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Does a dislocated ankle look weirdly pronated without weight bearing?

Does a dislocated ankle look weirdly pronated without weight bearing?

It can: Depending on the direction of the dislocation, it is possible that the ankle can look pronated without weightbearing. ...Read more

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Positive, intense uptake on bone scan, lose spinal hardware, bone marrow edema , family history, paternal taking Forteo to strengthen bones. ??ideas?

Positive, intense uptake on bone scan, lose spinal hardware, bone marrow edema , family history, paternal taking Forteo to strengthen bones. ??ideas?

For one: You probably should remove the hardware. Increased uptake is informing you there is bone activity. You don't state on what phase. This could indicate a fracture or infection.... The doctor should have a clinical suspicion of what he is looking for. If removing the hardware a bone biopsy can be performed if suspecting infection. ...Read more

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Doses of L-carnitine for weight loss(with exercise)? Weight 91kg , height 174 cm

Doses of L-carnitine for weight loss(with exercise)? Weight 91kg , height 174 cm

Carnitine: L carnitine is an Amino Acid that helps the body build protein, muscle. So working out with muscles and taking a protein supplement can help build muscle. Muscle dictates metabolism and helps burn calories. ...Read more

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Does wearing ankle weight can increase height (lower body- legs)? Or hanging? Am 18 (weight-54)

Does wearing ankle weight can increase height (lower body- legs)? 
Or hanging? 
Am 18 (weight-54)

No: There is not a way to increase your height from what it is predetermined genetically to be. You can not be "stretched". ...Read more

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Will losing body weight help in reducing the osteoarthritis knee pains?

Will losing body weight help in reducing the osteoarthritis knee pains?

Wt loss+exercise: Modest weight loss plus moderate exercise tof ether have been shown to be better than either intervention alone in overweight (bmi>28) individuals; both aerobic and strength training exercise programs have even shown to help reduce pain and improve function in people with knee osteoarthritis. Talk to your doctor about how to get started. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it ok to do weight lifting and weight bearing excercises if diagnosed with stage 2 knee and hip osteoarthritis ?

Is it ok to do weight lifting and weight bearing excercises if diagnosed with stage 2 knee and hip osteoarthritis ?

Yes: Your limitations will be based on your endurance limit and tolerance. The concept of saving the joint does not apply. Use it as much as you can. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to lose body fat at certain regions while gaining muscle at others. Ex. Losing fat in glutes, gaining muscle in arms? Thanks

Any suggestions on how to lose body fat at certain regions while gaining muscle at others. Ex. Losing fat in glutes, gaining muscle in arms? Thanks

Exercise: to gain muscle in arms, you need to do resistance and weight training with your arms. to lose fat in your glutes, you need to eat less calories than you need in a day. A nutritionist can tell you how many calories you need. ...Read more

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Would losing weight affect my arthritis?

Would losing weight affect my arthritis?

Reduces trauma: Losing weight: 1. Decreases trauma while active and weight bearing to your joints, especially hips, knees, ankles, and feet. 2. Weight loss in the abdomen, straightens posture, and reduces stress on the facet joints of your back. 3, finally, you become a pro-active patient, one that does not just say, " dr. Give me a pill." this will spill over into other problems you may have, or may develop! ...Read more

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I gained 2kilos on the scale on 1, 200-1, 300cal a day plus weight baring exercises why? Did the exercise make me gain muscle weight? Frustrated! :(

I gained 2kilos on the scale on 1, 200-1, 300cal a day plus weight baring exercises why? Did the exercise make me gain muscle weight? Frustrated! :(

Gaining weight: It is possible that your exercising (weight lifting) has caused you to add muscle mass which will increase your weight. If you are losing inches though, it's fine, because it would mean you are losing fat and replacing it with muscle. ...Read more

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Lost 35 lbs and did not lose a full pant size. Why? Cannot do weight bearing exercise. Did indoor walk w/cardio, weights and low impact leg exercises.

Lost 35 lbs and did not lose a full pant size. Why? Cannot do weight bearing exercise. Did indoor walk w/cardio, weights and low impact leg exercises.

DOES NOT MAKE SENCE: Loosing 35 lbs and not loosing a full pant size does not make any sence you should consult your doctor and get a thorough physical exam with weight height/bmi, blood tests etc, and discuss your weight loss of 35 lbs and no loss in the waist line, and what exercses you should be doing. ...Read more

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Will belly dancing add hip and thin waist?

Will belly dancing add hip and thin waist?

Maybe/Heart Death: Exercise helps the heart even if you do not lose weight. If you really have fun with it, go for it, since it is hard for some to find fun exercise. If you have weight resistant to exercise and careful eating, other issues may be present--low free t3, (liothyronine) low dht, c4a ria/mmp-9/c-peptide and many others may show systemic inflammation is high. With this weight loss is hard. Try to avoid eating late.. ...Read more

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Which weight lose surgery cause faster weight loss--band, other ?

Which weight lose surgery cause faster weight loss--band, other ?

Gastric Bypass: Gastric bypass tends to cause the most rapid weight loss of the most common bariatric or weight loss surgeries. Still, if you don't correct poor eating habits, you may gain the weight back after surgery. ...Read more

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Falling below normal height or weight required for gymnastic stars?

Falling below normal height or weight required for gymnastic stars?

Eval: Usually gymnasts are more concerned about exceeding height and weight norms, not falling below them. Because height and weights for competitive gymnasts tends to be low already, i would consult with your physician for medical evalation. Depending on the cause for low height/ weight the physician may recommend working with a nutritionist or other measures. ...Read more

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Can endura mass really helps in weight gain in girls?

Can endura mass really helps in weight gain in girls?

Endura mass: Endura mass is loaded with sugars that can cause dental decay.. Talk to your doctor for a referral to a nutritionist to help you gain weight properly ...Read more

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Can losing weight display more facial bone structure?

Can losing weight display more facial bone structure?

Yes: Just like any other part of your body your face "gains weight" your facial structure can become more defined with weight loss. ...Read more

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Lost 7 pounds of weight accidentally while on probiotic supplement for 4+months. Cant seem to gain weight. How to gain back the weight?

Lost 7 pounds of weight accidentally while on probiotic supplement for 4+months. Cant seem to gain weight. How to gain back the weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more