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Doctor insights on: Losing Weight Too Fast And Too Much Causes This

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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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I am losing weight too fast what might be my problem?

I am losing weight too fast what might be my problem?

Is eating okay.: Need to r/o common things like anxiety leading to appetite loss, hence wt loss, over active thyroid, diabetes meliitus-especially Insulin requiring type, chronic infections like tb, HIV, and hidden cancers. Go to your pcp and get evaluated in detail. ...Read more

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Which froot I eat for losing weight fast?

Which froot I eat for losing weight fast?

Fruit is not diet: None. Fruit is 100% sugar and sugar is the enemy if you want to lose weight. To lose weight your calories must be limited and must be 60% proteins and only 25% carbohydrates. ...Read more

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What is a fast working diet to losing weight?

What is a fast working diet to losing weight?

Fast diets usually: Aren't healthy diets. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Get in at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Avoid excess junk carbs and fats. 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of exercise. ...Read more

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Can you offer me some tips on losing weight fast?

Can you offer me some tips on losing weight fast?

Join a group: Have a buddy or a group to be accountable to and give you emotional support will help you to stay on track. If you make a mistake, or cheat, don't use that as an excuse to blow off the entire day. Forgive yourself and get back on track. Eat whole foods. Avoid processed foods made from white flour. No soda or juice. Don't skip meals. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm not losing weight as fast as I wished?

What to do if I'm not losing weight as fast as I wished?

Consider working w a: Nutritionist. 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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I'm losing weight fast what can I do to remain a healthy size?

I'm losing weight fast what can I do to remain a healthy size?

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

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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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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

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Is there any fast losing weight method for a 15 year old?

Is there any fast losing weight method for a 15 year old?

No.....: Short of cutting off your arm, there are no safe ways to lose weight rapidly at your age. Rapid weight loss usually means you dehydrate yourself, and this can lead to passing out, heart problems, digetive problems...The list goes on. Ask yourself why you really need to lose rapidly - who or what is so important that you would risk your life. Then, is that worth it? My guess is no! ...Read more

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Does losing weight cause your mammogram to look different?

Does losing weight cause your mammogram to look different?

Yes: Weight loss obviously causes your breasts to be smaller and less dense. Your mammograms will look different. Fat doesn't show up on a mammogram; it is the grey in the background. The breast ducts and vessels do show up. If you lose fat in your breasts, you may see more ducts and vessels in your mammogram. ...Read more

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Which was your best daily meal plan for losing weight fast?

Which was your best daily meal plan for losing weight fast?

Whole foods...: The foods you eat will have a major impact on your weight, but they are not the only factors. For detailed discussion of why people gain and lose weight, please read my blog at www. Mdprevent. Blogspot. Com. Read "why you get fat" first and then "why you stay fat.". ...Read more

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Losing weight cause of leukocoria. How to gain weight again?

Losing weight cause of leukocoria. How to gain weight again?

Discuss w your Dr.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more

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If I'm losing weight should I avoid lifting weights? I don't want to gain muscle just to lose it since I don't eat too much.

If I'm losing weight should I avoid lifting weights? I don't want to gain muscle just to lose it since I don't eat too much.

It depends on Ur -: -weight now over, under? Best is this eat a balanced diet do weight training every other day. U can supplement with whey protein on Ur lifting days, remember U need 50gms/day of protein for maintenance. Add if U R deficient in daily requirement. U can use a phone app 2 watch calories in & out. They keep track of cals in & cals burned. Loose fat U gain muscle which is heavier. U will look toned&BHap ...Read more

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Can losing weight cause loose skin?

Can losing weight cause loose skin?

Loose skin: Losing a large amount of weight faster than the skin can accommodate will definitely lead to loose skin. Weight loss of 10-30 pounds shouldn't cause that. ...Read more

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