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Can losing weight cause my skin to sag?

Can losing weight cause my skin to sag?

Marked or rapid : Weight loss may lead to sagging skin - especially if the person is older or doesn't exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Can losing weight (face thinner) fix bite problems too?

Can losing weight (face thinner) fix bite problems too?

Unlikely: Losing weight, including from the face is not likely to affect the bite as that is dependent on bone structure. It would be prudent to consult a dentist. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of losing weight very rapidly in your early 20s?

What can be the cause of losing weight very rapidly in your early 20s?

Many factors: This is definitely something that should be assessed by a clinician. There are many factors that can effect weight loss such as increased activity, decreased food intake, hormonal imbalances, infections, intestinal disorders, medications, drugs, tumors..... ...Read more

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Hi docs, would losing weight cause my skin to sag?

Hi docs, would losing weight cause my skin to sag?

Skin grew: Skin grew larger to encase the larger body. Fat lost, body smaller, skin still stretched out. Now skin too big. Especially as you get older, the skin remains too big. Can be surgically reduced, removing extra folds. ...Read more

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Does losing weight help to have a narrow face?

Does losing weight help to have a narrow face?

Facial weight loss: If you are heavy overall and lose weight then your are going to see some loss in the face. Selectively losing weight in the face is not possible. ...Read more

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Does losing weight help you with having a narrow face?

Does losing weight help you with having a narrow face?

Clarify: Will losing weight give you a narrow face? Not unless it was narrow to begin with. Our skulls and musculature define the shape of our head/face...Some people have oval, heart shaped, square faces. Extra weight tends to make everyone a little rounder so losing weight helps recover your natural shape. ...Read more

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Could losing weight help to end up having a narrow face?

Could losing weight help to end up having a narrow face?

That is possible.: Weight loss often shows in the face due to subcutaneous fat loss. ...Read more