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Do sleep deprived people lose weight or gain weight..?

Do sleep deprived people lose weight or gain weight..?

Wt causes sleep depr: Ivation. Obesity is often associated with obstructive sleep apnea. So it may be that sleep deprivation is the result of weight gain rather than the causse of weight gain. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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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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Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?

Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?

Yes/depends: Depends on the type but if you get the correct one for your need it works. ...Read more

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Do weight loss patches help you lose weight?

Do weight loss patches help you lose weight?

An additional way: Patch will work but you would have to use additional methods too. Any one product is not effective - some patch has sea kelp which helps thyroid, some has anti- inflammatory products some have carnitine so each helps in a small way. ...Read more

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I'm trying to lose weight and stop smoking?

I'm trying to  lose weight and stop smoking?

Go for it: to lose weight go on low carb diet that consists of meats and above ground veges. cut down on grains-bread pasta rice oatmeal etc and potato sweet potato etc for smoking go cold turkey . it is addiction you cannot cut it down. if you quit right away it takes 4-5 days to go thru withdrawl and then be ok elapses are frequent with trying to cut down ...Read more

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I weight 225 pounds 6'0ft i need to lose weight fast. What weight loss products can I use to lose 70 pounds?

I weight 225 pounds 6'0ft i need to lose weight fast. What weight loss products can I use to lose 70 pounds?

Agree w Dr. Rahimi: 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 more

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Ca you gain weight using weight gain pills while hiv+?

Ca you gain weight using weight gain pills while hiv+?

Sure: The real question is why you would want to. A lifestyle change is far more effective. Your muscle mass is a function of your genetics and how hard you force your muscles to work in your job or fitness regimen. Your body fat is calories in versus calories out. Many people who take protease inhibitors for HIV prefer a low body fat look because fat when present tends to distribute in odds ways. ...Read more

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Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Dangerous: Phentermine is a stimulant like methamphetamine. It is addictive, cause irritability, anxiety, sweating, tremor, insomnia and dry mouth. More importantly it increases blood pressure and heart rate. A similar drug called Meridia was withdrawn by the fda after it was shown to cause heart attack and strokes. Unfortunately, the modest weight loss with Phentermine and tenuate is not worth the risks. ...Read more

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Why do I gain weight quickly, and lose weight slowly?

Why do I gain weight quickly, and lose weight slowly?

Gain weight fast: Our bodies, like animals, are designed via evolution to be efficient. The body tries to waste as little energy as possible and store as much as it can. Therefore, we store energy easily (gain weight), and find it tough to lose weigh. The key is to burn off more calories than you take in through routine exercise and healthy eating. ...Read more

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Do weight loss pills work?

Do weight loss pills work?

No quick fix: The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. ...Read more

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How come anorexics lose weight by starving but i gain weight?

How come anorexics lose weight by starving but i gain weight?

Because you: Eat in-between and eat to excess after your periods of starving. Anorectics also abuse laxative and induce vomiting to cut caloric intake even further, and they do it for months and years, not just hours and days like you do. That's why they develop such severe and often life-threatening illnesses. ...Read more

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Do vegetarians lose weight easier?

Do vegetarians lose weight easier?

Usually: Research shows that on average vegetarians consume 500 less calories a day than meat-eaters, and this will lead to weight loss, but it depends on the details of your diet. If you eat lots of french fries, sodas & ice cream you might be vegetarian but won't lose weight. Eating lots of vegies and limiting sugars and grains will help. See http://weightloss.About.Com/cs/nutrition/a/aa092903a.Htm. ...Read more

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Wil phetermine help you lose weight?

Wil phetermine help you lose weight?

Yes: Phentermine can help with weight loss, to be used for short period of time, however, tolerance to the drug happens so you will not see further wt loss after prolonged use. ...Read more

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Does weight training help lose weight?

Does weight training help lose weight?

Absolutely!: And increasing muscle mass increases resting metabolism. Keep in mind, leanness is the goal! ...Read more

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Should i gain weight to lose weight?

Should i gain weight to lose weight?

If you have had a: Very low caloric intake that has caused your metabolic rate to slow - sometimes you need to ^ calorie intake back toward normal before weight loss can occur. (i.e. ^ metabolic rate). ...Read more

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Do everybody gain weight when taking Gabapentin and cannot lose the weight?

Do everybody gain weight when taking Gabapentin and cannot lose the weight?

Causation: In my experience, most folks who take gabapentin do experience some weight gain, and on occasion, significant gains. This is indeed one of the limiting aspects of this drug. It would help, if you want to lose weight, not to take gabapentin concurrently. ...Read more

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Will carbonated beverages cause weight gain/ prevent weight loss?

Will carbonated beverages cause weight gain/ prevent weight loss?

Don't have: Any effect. It's the calories that control whether you gain or lose weight, not the carbonation. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Are you able to : swim? Able to work your upper body? Not sure - consider working with a trainer. Making healthy food and portion choices is critical for weight loss or maintenance. ...Read more

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Can diet pepsi cause weight gain or stop weight loss?

Neither: It you eat more than you burn off you will gain weight. If you burn off more than you eat you will lose weight. It's very simple. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. It's just brown, artificially sweetened bubbly water with some caffeine. ...Read more

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I could lose weight/get lean and stop cpap, but i wanna start bodybuilding and ill prolly have 2 continue cpap, but am embarrassed by it. What do I do?

I could lose weight/get lean and stop cpap, but i wanna start bodybuilding and ill prolly have 2 continue cpap, but am embarrassed by it. What do I do?

lose the weight: If you need CPAP at 18 you need to get the weight issue undercontrol, exercise is encouraged as part of this process. Embarassed by CPAP is better than suffering from sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Can you loose weight using cpap machine?

Can you loose weight using cpap machine?

YES!: Proper treatment of sleep apnea may cause weight loss in obese/overweight patients. To put it another way, patients with sleep apnea gain weight if not properly treated. ...Read more

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How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Have you a mind: Of your own? There are no short cuts and you must look to the renewed vigor and health that you will bring to yourself. ...Read more

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Can you advise me to lose weight and stop snacking!?

Can you advise me to lose weight and stop snacking!?

Quit sugar: I know this sounds simplistic, but if you stop eating everything with added sugar it will likely help you to stop snacking which will help you to lose weight. For most people the more sugar you eat the more you want. If you cut it out the first week will be very hard, but after that it gets much easier. Once you have cut out sugar you can work on the next dietary hurdle. ...Read more

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Should i stop eating bread if i want to lose weight?

Should i stop eating bread if i want to lose weight?

MAYBE: If one wants to lose weight one must be willing to give up at least one comfort food or food one most enjoys. This because such a food is likely a food addiction and/or food igg allergy. If a food igg allergy is present, the reaction is often delayed and unnoticed by the individual. However, such an inflammatory reaction may interfere with metabolism. Get a food test for igg antibodies. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Are you able to : swim? Able to work your upper body? Not sure - consider working with a trainer. Making healthy food and portion choices is critical for weight loss or maintenance. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Can you tell me how i can stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Junk food cravings: Junk food has little nutrition for our bodies. Try to remember why you want to adopt a healthier diet, and focus on how your body feels after you have eaten healthier choices. It may take a while for your tastes to change, but if you stick with it, the rewards are big. Good luck! ...Read more

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I want to lose weight but can't stop eatting when i'm stressed .?

I want to lose weight but can't stop eatting when i'm stressed .?

Avoid food, and...: One must avoid food, and get help from her primary care doctor for treating excess stress or anxiety. In order to avoid food, one must not buy the food nor have it around. That way, when stressed, there is no food around to snack on. Not easy to do, but definitely possible. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i stop putting salt on top of my food will i lose weight?

Can you tell me if i stop putting salt on top of my food will i lose weight?

Less salt will help: Less salt added to food will help you lose water weight. To lose adipose, you must eat fewer calories than you burn. -- TO DO: eat no saturated fats, eat no bread, sugar, refined carbs, pizza, muffins, pasta. Eat whole fruit and whole veggies and whole grains, mostly; eat no fried food; exercise twice a day; eat no snack after 8 pm - unless simple egg white or simple poultry piece ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Can you tell me how i can lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

Every little bit : Helps ! are you able to swim or do water aerobics? Have you considered working your upper body with a trainer? Muscle burns more calories and thus can ^ your metabolic rate. It will be especially important to examine what you eat and how much you eat. Try keeping a food diary. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed to lose weight. Take good care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop over eating and lose weight without cheating myself?

Can you tell me how I could stop over eating and lose weight without cheating myself?

See below: see www.weighstation.net and call or e-mail our dietitian Tricia and should give you some real helpful suggestions. ...Read more

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I need to lose weight how do I stop the pangs for food between meals ? Will hunger suppresants work

I need to lose weight how do I stop the pangs for food between meals ? Will hunger suppresants work

Stay away from drugs: Try eating a lot of small snacks, and make sure the snacks have a mix of protein and fats. Nuts and cheese are the best for that. Make your afternoon meal the one with the carbohydrates and then more fresh vegetables and some protein with the evening meal. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight but i'm lazy and i don't know how stop bring lazy and actually want to workout or excersise. Anyone know any ideas?

I want to lose weight but i'm lazy and i don't know how stop bring lazy and actually want to workout or excersise. Anyone know any ideas?

Exercise Motivation: I usually recommend that you begin an exercise program that is low intensity that is enjoyable to you. Progress as you are able. Try to change your activity life style for 6 weeks before giving up. Have this short term goal. Bet you won't go back to the couch after 6 weeks. You will feel better, look better, and want to continue. ...Read more

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Will I lose weight if I just stop eating completely?

Will I lose weight if I just stop eating completely?

Bad Idea: Your body will go into starvation mode. Your metabolic rate will slow down and you will burn fewer calories. This is likely to back fire on you. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to stop eating to lose weight you gained?

Don't "stop" eating: If you stop eating (fast) or don't eat enough of the the right types of foods, your weight loss will slow os vanish. Successful weight loss usually takes a commitment to choose the right foods in the appropriate portions, combined with adequate sleep, stress control and enough exeriise (aerobics and resistance exercises). No magic bullet! consider appetite control medications with a physician. ...Read more

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How can I stop feeling discouraged when I cannot seem to lose weight?

Step back: Recognize that the problem is a disease and there is no one-time for-sure cure. Step back, reassess what and how you're eating, what you're activity level is, and then readjust your expectations if your goal is a fast fix rather than a lifestyle change. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight but can't stop eating sweets! how can I stop my cravings?

I want to lose weight but can't stop eating sweets! how can I stop my cravings?

Behavior Mod: Ways to stop sugar craving: 1) sugar leads to more sugar: is almost self-addicting. A roller coaster of blood sugar levels with episodes of low blood sugar triggering sugar craving. 2) think of sugar as poison. Realize how harmful sugar is. Create mental images (behavior modification) about bad sugar. Create good mental images about fruits and vegetables. 3) eat small portions every three hours. ...Read more

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I am trying to lose weight and i wanted to know about what time I should stop eating?

I am trying to lose weight and i wanted to know about what time I should stop eating?

Forgive me ....: No disrespect is intended. The time of day does not matter. You should stop eating before you feel satisfied with the amount you have eaten. Please stay physically fit, doing aerobic exercise; this helps your brain bring your appetite back into line with what's really right for your body. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (Definition)

Continuous positive airway pressure involves the constant application of external pressure to all phases of breathing. The patient would feel as if breathing against the constant headwind. Inhalation would be easier as the pressure enables air entry. Exhalation prevents complete relaxation. This can be helpful in obstructive sleep ...Read more