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Will you lose weight if you hit puberty?

Will you lose weight if you hit puberty?

Maybe,maybe not: Some grow into their earlier fluffy weight & convert it to muscle & bone growth. However, a balanced dietary intake, exercise & avoiding sedentary activities like computer games & tv are needed to slim down. If you continue feeding in excess of need, puberty will just push you to get heavier faster. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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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Should I lose weight or am I still going through puberty?

Should I lose weight or am I still going through puberty?

Impossible to say: You have provided no useful information upon which to base the answer.When using the site, submit basic information like height, weight, ailments if any, etc. Then ask a question. The public site is not a chat room, so your submissions are not linked and site docs do not have access to your profile,other than age and gender. ...Read more

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Has it really been shown that guys lose weight when puberty is over?

Has it really been shown that guys lose weight when puberty is over?

Yes and no: Once we finish with puberty the urges to eat to fuel our growth do go away. On it's own this would mean that the "puppy fat" would go away. However, if we do not eat and exercise responsibly the weight will remain and continue to increase. ...Read more

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Will losing weight affect puberty in a 15 yo boy?

Will losing weight affect puberty in a 15 yo boy?

Depends: What is the boy's body mass index (bmi)? With a high bmi, weight loss if done properly without skimping on essential nutrients from whole foods and wild salmon can be healthy. Losing weight with a normal bmi could be unhealthy and should be discouraged. ...Read more

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I've been having a problem with gaining weight since childhood and now i'm constantly losing weight if not stuck in that weight. In my puberty i eat a lot three times. After i start to work and college my portion is reduced. I eat cereals in morning, lunc

I've been having a problem with gaining weight since childhood and now i'm constantly losing weight if not stuck in that weight. In my puberty i eat a lot three times. After i start to work and college my portion is reduced. I eat cereals in morning, lunc

Weight loss : If you are constantly losing weight that is not good. 1st you need to eat healthy balanced diet with small frequent meals and snacks every 3-4 hours, see your doctor for a complete physical exam, request a referral to endocrinologist & a dietitian & hopefully they figure out why you're loosening weight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've had pcos since puberty, it has been untreated for the last 10yrs. After losing weight my periods have become regular. Will the excess hair & deep voice likely resolve themselves too? Treatments?

I've had pcos since puberty,  it has been untreated for the last 10yrs. After losing weight my periods have become regular. Will the excess hair & deep voice likely resolve themselves too? Treatments?

Maybe: Voice may change slightly; if not, make sure lab has normalized and doesn't need further treatment. Hair growth may decrease in rate of growth; male hair may be less likely to spread to other areas, but once hair follicle is masculinized by higher male hormone levels, it never changes back. Only laser or electrolysis can remove it but expensive. Metformin help further lower Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Will I ever lose weight?

Will I ever lose weight?

Yes, it's possible.: First you should speak with your primary doctor. There could be a medical reason why you can't. Maybe you snore and have sleep apnea, if that does not work go see a obesity specialist. You could find one at asbp.Org. The bariatric specialist will evaluate you and will recommend an integrated program including a dietician, counseling, and excercize (such as a 5 min walk to start.) you can do it! ...Read more

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How can one lose weight?

How can one lose weight?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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Best diet to lose weight?

Best diet to lose weight?

One you stick with: Need to have ample protein, decreased calorie intake, spend more calories (increase activity). Consumers reports rated diets recently. Dash diet (diet approach to stop hypertension) is a good one: balanced, ample antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, tasty, easy. Can go online. Lots of others. Some want no guesswork-preordered fixed calorie meals, snacks; ok too. Weight watchers, jcraig work too. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight fast?

How do I lose weight fast?

Stop Eating......: This may sound smart alec, but it is accurate; ever seen people not fed who end up overweight, e.g. Concentration camps or starving? 2 rx agents on us market with track record of excellent safety & wt loss are victoza (liraglutide) & symlin, fda approved for diabetes tx (not wt loss per se). Stay away from otc products. Best cut carbs & quantity, study nusi.Org, robert lusting’s sugar: the bitter truth, etc.... ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Puberty (Definition)

Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more