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I have low vegf. I have lost a lot of muscle mass and weight loss and simple tasks are extremely tiring. What dr specializes in this?

I have low vegf.  I have lost a lot of muscle mass and weight loss and simple tasks are extremely tiring. What dr specializes in this?

Low VEGF: I would contact ameet r. Kini, md, phd, an associate professor in the department of pathology and cardinal bernardin cancer center of loyola university chicago stritch school of medicine who has done research in this area. Hopefully he could direct you. ...Read more

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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 anabolic steroids help to weight loss (fat) while helping to increase muscular mass?

Can anabolic steroids  help to weight loss (fat) while helping to increase muscular mass?

Nope: There is 0 good re Anabolic steroids from a medical perspective. You can't expect wght loss from them alone. The idea is, if you build up muscles (pro athletes have proven you can (illegally) on a. Steroids), the muscles will burn the calories that you eat, so you won't get fat. But you have to get the muscles first. Fat athletes are rare. Get big muscles, stop eating, then wght loss. But hunger. ...Read more

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How can one tell they are losing skeletal muscle mass from cancer vs. just regular weight loss?

How can one tell they are losing skeletal muscle mass from cancer vs. just regular weight loss?

Intentional or not: Are you attempting to lose weight? Weight loss with cancer is usually unintentional. Cancer also usually has other signs and symptoms that can include pain (including at rest), no appetite, fever/chills, frequent illnesses, night sweats, organ dysfunction, etc. If concerned about cancer, then a visit to your primary care doctor for a discussion, exam and labs would be wise. ...Read more

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I have a mass on my 3rd and 4th rib, i have unintentional weight loss, no appetite, and abdomenal pain?

I have a mass on my 3rd and 4th rib, i have unintentional weight loss, no appetite, and abdomenal pain?

Why the wait?: You need to be seen, have history and physical exam by your doctor, it can be something minor, but you need to be seen, as you may need some blood/imaging studies too, best wishes ...Read more

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I was smoking ciggrate from last 6 months.Also beer every week.I stopped everything.Feel dizzy, weakness in legs . No weight loss but reduced body mass?

I was smoking ciggrate from last 6 months.Also beer every week.I stopped everything.Feel dizzy, weakness in legs . No weight loss but reduced body mass?

Unhealthy Life: I am not sure what you want us to tell you. You made some very unwise choices as far as health goes. I would believe that the longer you go without smoking or drinking alcohol, and by choosing to eat a balanced diet and to get enough sleep daily you should just be fine. ...Read more

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I have a 3cm ant medistinum mass, weight loss and a cough. Can it be lymphoma or can doctors tell if it's thymoma? Pet and CT scan were inconclusive.

I have a 3cm ant medistinum mass, weight loss and a cough. Can it be lymphoma or can doctors tell if it's thymoma? Pet and CT scan were inconclusive.

Needs biopsy: A pet scan negative (no hypermetabolic lesions) is good news but some of the cancers are not pet avid and therefore a biopsy is warranted to rule out malignancy. ...Read more

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F41 w 6.3cm complex cystic r adnexl mass, ca125/106, ESR 32, CRP 10.6, IUD use 9y. Normal wbc, low fever, weight loss 40 lbs over 8 mon, any ideas plea?

F41 w 6.3cm complex cystic r adnexl mass, ca125/106, ESR 32, CRP 10.6, IUD use 9y. Normal wbc, low fever, weight loss 40 lbs over 8 mon, any ideas plea?

See a doctor: You need a full detailed history, physical exam and possibly further imaging studies depending upon findings of above. What you have transmitted is useless without this info and the opportunity to see you face to face. Find a good pcp with an excellent clinical reputation and go soon. ...Read more

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Have a 3cm ant mediastinum mass and 2 enlarged lymph nodes. Can docs tell if it's lymphoma or thymoma? Weight loss and bad cough as well.

Have a 3cm ant mediastinum mass and 2 enlarged lymph nodes. Can docs tell if it's lymphoma or thymoma? Weight loss and bad cough as well.

Medistinal mass: No, doc can not give you histology diagnosis without a biopsy. Given your symptomatic medistinal mass, enlarged lymph nodes, and weight loss, you should see your doc to arrange a biopsy. ...Read more

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Does a dieting person more accurately lose mass or lose weight?

See details: If you lose weight, you lose some of your mass of fat. If you exercise and strength train you will gain, not lose, muscle. The more muscle, the more calories you burn with activity. ...Read more

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How to lose weight but gain muscle mass?

Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. To lose weight you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight and exercise. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight without sacrificing muscle mass?

How can I lose weight without sacrificing muscle mass?

Weight loss: Maintaining a healthy diet for your age and acivity conataining all nutrients with their correct daily requirements will not lose muscle mass. However, you should increase your physical activity to lose weight and increase your muscle mass. ...Read more

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What are things i can do to lose weight without sacrificing muscle mass or strength?

Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. To lose weight, you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight and exercise. ...Read more

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Need tips on how to maintain muscle mass and still lose weight?

Need tips on how to maintain muscle mass and still lose weight?

Nutrition & exercise: Good nutrition including protein. Optimal range of protein intake for an athlete trying to gain muscle is .72-.81 grams per pound per day. If your goal is to maintain muscle, the range is .54-.64 grams per pound per day. Resistance traing(weight lifting). ...Read more

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What should I eat to stop losing weight and start gaining more muscle mass w/o losing tone?

Exercise, & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive.Maintain protein intake of about one gram or more/kg of body weight. ...Read more

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What is the best way for an endomorph to lose weight & get completely ripped without losing muscle mass?

What is the best way for an endomorph to lose weight & get completely ripped without losing muscle mass?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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What to do if I have tried so hard to lose weight instead i gain muscle mass, is there a way to lose weight without gaining muscle mass?

What to do if I have tried so hard to lose weight instead i gain muscle mass, is there a way to lose weight without gaining muscle mass?

Increase muscle good: Typically, we will start to gain a little weight when starting an exercise program as we gain muscle mass, and then lose fat later. Increased muscle mass will increase metabolism and help lose weight in the long run. If you are concerned about becoming too much like a body builder, stick to endurance exercises to help tone muscles and lose weight. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Which kind of diet supplement helps you lose weight and build muscle mass?

Which kind of diet supplement helps you lose weight and build muscle mass?

Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. To lose weight, you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight. Diet alone will not add muscle mass, you need to exercise. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight quickly for martial arts. Is there any way i can burn fats and gain muscle mass very quickly?

Avoid shortcuts: Weight training will help build muscle and burn fat, but is only part of the answer. Your nutrition will play a bigger role in reaching your goals, and you also need to incorporated sufficient rest and recovery into your workout regimen. ...Read more

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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