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Can making yourself throw up help you lose weight faster?

Can making yourself throw up help you lose weight faster?

Don't do it: There are so many health problems with making yourself vomit. Don't do it. If you are so concerned about your weight or the way you look that you are considering this as a weight loss technique, you should speak to your doctor. Self induced vomiting may start out as an effort to lose weight, but it can quickly spin out of control and become an enormous problem that you can't control. Don't do it. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Could forcing myself to throw up make me lose weight?

Could forcing myself to throw up make me lose weight?

BEWARE: Of bulimia. This is a dangerous procedure and stop doing it if you still have the willpower. It may become automatic as bulimia. ...Read more

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Is it ok to throw up after eating? Want to lose weight

Is it ok to throw up after eating? Want to lose weight

Bulimia : When you vomit after eating you deprive your body of nutrients. The acid from your vomit is harmful to your esophagus and teeth. When your body is deprived of nutrients it gets the nutrients from other parts of your body, affecting your muscles, your heart, your bones, kidneys, etc. ...Read more

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I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 40 msg once a day and its takes away my apetite. Trying to eat is impossible, i throw up. I lose weight and feel weak. Is this normal?

I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 40 msg once a day and its takes away my apetite. Trying to eat is impossible, i throw up. I lose weight and feel weak. Is this normal?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Nope. You need to talk to your prescribing doctor about your symptoms ; ask if adjusting the dose is feasible. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and weigh 210lbs, 5'8. I'm play basketball and throw for track. I've been trying to lose weight but nothing works? What should I do?

I'm 17 and weigh 210lbs, 5'8. I'm play basketball and throw for track. I've been trying to lose weight but nothing works? What should I do?

Loosing wt easy from: physics, just not human viewpoint; using food for comfort, taste, widely available, few restrictions. Carbohydrate foods most stored as fat. Study: http://goo.gl/uDGIwD, H-Fat, especially MCT foods least likely: http://goo.gl/fSV2kU & can help ? body fat: http://goo.gl/Z8g5US, Study: HFLC ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more