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Doctor insights on: Loss Of Height

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Does extreme weight lifting causes increased loss of height in elderly age?

Does extreme weight lifting causes increased loss of height in elderly age?

NO: Height is genetically preset , very little alteration one can do with diet, exercise , and environment ...Read more

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How to get rid of loose skin after wieght loss?

How to get rid of loose skin after wieght loss?

Loose skin can be ..: removed surgically in most areas of the body. Common procedures are arm and leg lifts breast lift and tummy tuck. Congratulations on you weight loss. A consultation with a Plastic Surgeon can help you decide if the trade off of a scar is worth removal of the extra skin., ...Read more

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I have heard that ritalin (methylphenidate) causes height loss. Do otherpsychiatric drugs cause height loss?

Ritalin (methylphenidate): Ritalin (methylphenidate) does not cause height loss but long term use of Ritalin (methylphenidate) might affect final height. It has been reported that onemay lose as much as an inch and 4 1/2 pounds with long term usage. ...Read more

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Loss of height at 20 years old? Is that possible?

Loss of height at 20 years old?  Is that possible?

Unlikely: Unless the person has a debilitating bone disease, it is very unlikely. Most likely is that person was measured inaccurately or with different methods. ...Read more

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What causes you to have a loss of height when you have osteoporosis?

What causes you to have a loss of height when you have osteoporosis?

Fracture: Compression fractures of the spine lead to height loss. The bone collapses and you shrink.. These can be painfree, so if you lose more than an inch in height, see your doctor and consider an xray. ...Read more

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Can you have a loss of height from heavy weight lifting?

Can you have a loss of height from heavy weight lifting?

No: Your height is dependent on your bone structure, not muscle mass. So, you will not lose height by lifting weights. However, since gaining mass will make you look wider, it may give you the illusion that your height has decreased, even though it is not the case. ...Read more

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What to do for weight loss? My height is 5.7 and weight is 95.

If you mean 95: Pounds, then you are severely underweight. If you mean 95 kilos, or 209 pounds, then you are 50-60 pounds overweight. If you eat 3500 calories less than you burn up you will lose a pound. Try to learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. A reduction in intake of 250 cal/day will lead to 1/2 pound weight loss/week, or correction of your weight in approx 2 years. Do it slow and st. ...Read more

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Does extreme weight lifting causes increased loss of height in elderly age?

NO: Height is genetically preset , very little alteration one can do with diet, exercise , and environment ...Read more