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I am a 22 year-old obese female with pseudotumor cerebri. My symptomps aren't that severe. Can losing weight solve my problem without any medications?

I am a 22 year-old obese female with pseudotumor cerebri. My symptomps aren't that severe. Can losing weight solve my problem without any medications?

Not certain: The exact cause of pseudo tumor is not known. It is often found in obese young women but losing weight may not reverse the process. It is now believed that pseudo tumor is in some way associated with excessive spinal fluid production or absorption. ...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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Im morbidly obese i'm 5'3 weight 230lbs what would u recommend for losing weight?

Im morbidly obese i'm 5'3 weight 230lbs what would u recommend for losing weight?

Small steps: Significant weight loss starts with small weight loss. Set smaller, 5 lb goals and achieve many of these through daily cardiovascular exercise. This is as easy as a 30-40 minute walk daily. Be persistent and you will succeed. ...Read more

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Is it safe for an obese person to fast as a way of losing weight?

Is it safe for an obese person to fast as a way of losing weight?

No: fasting is not a safe way to lose weight. Eating less and being more active is the preferred way to take the weight off. ...Read more

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I am looking to speaking with someone that is good with obesity i need so help on ways i can start losing weight?

I am looking to speaking with someone that is good with obesity i need so help on ways i can start losing weight?

Reduce weight: This is a repeat of what I have said before. My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more

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I get erection but the erection is soft im 95kg is it because of obesity? After losing weight will I get harder erection?

I get erection but the erection is soft im 95kg is it because of obesity? After losing weight will I get harder erection?

Possible: Being overweight as you are causes poor erections in many ways. The associated risks of Diabetese,hypertension, high cholesterol , heart problems can all have a cumulative effect. The weight reduction will certainly help. ...Read more

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I was wondering is corn bad for a fatty liver from being obese? I am losing weight but miss eating that

I was wondering is corn bad for a fatty liver from being obese? I am losing weight but miss eating that

Not bad....: Continue with your progression. Don't stop your life, just with moderation. There is an old joke from doctor to patient: "sir, what works better in your life, working out 1 hour a day or being dead 24 hours a day?". ...Read more

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Why would your liver area feel like a burning with fatty liver from being obese? I am losing weight.

Why would your liver area feel like a burning with fatty liver from being obese? I am losing weight.

Should be examined: Mild fatty liver is common in the U.S., and can happen in people who have high triglycerides, metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes, obesity, etc... People usually don't feel anything at the liver, so if one feels pain, swelling, bloating, burning, etc..., a doctor can evaluate to see if there is also another problem, such as gall bladder disease, pancreatitis, an ulcer, a cancer, etc... ...Read more

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I have fatty liver from being obese. Why would I feel a burning in this area does that mean its getting worse? I am losing weight

I have fatty liver from being obese. Why would I feel a burning in this area  does that mean its getting worse? I am losing weight

fatty liver: If you are having pain in your right upper quadrant, it may not be from fatty liver disease, and may actually be from problems with your gallbladder. You should see a doctor, have a complete metabolic panel drawn, and have a right upper quadrant ultrasound done. ...Read more

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Is flax oil good to help fatty liver from being obese? I am dieting and losing weight and exercising

Is flax oil good to help fatty liver from being obese? I am dieting and losing weight and exercising

Maybe: There are some small, I mean small studies that suggest some benefit in fatty liver disease for flaxseed oil, but it's not great. It's unlikely to harm you, but make sure you don't consume too much, as even if its good, the high caloric density can catch up with you and cause weight gain. Good luck. ...Read more

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How likely is fatty liver from obesity to turn into cirrhosis.. I am dieting and losing weight 47lbs since march?

How likely is fatty liver from obesity to turn into cirrhosis.. I am dieting and losing weight 47lbs since march?

Likely: The progression from fatty liver to steatohepatitis to cirrhosis can be be reversed with weight loss. Depending on how overweight you are bariatric surgery may be able to offer a higher success rate than diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Im a 17 yr girl and 5'4 i weigh 180 lbs which makes me obese im already losing weight im really worried about my height my first period was at 11 yrs?

Im a 17 yr girl and 5'4 i weigh 180 lbs which makes me obese im already losing weight im really worried about my height my  first period was at 11 yrs?

Height: Eating right- fruits, vege and water along with exercise are very important to bringing your weight to where it should be. It is not easy as our society is based on marketing bad things to us constantly, but you can do it. You have heard and seen the consequences of obesity. You likely will not grow any taller. You have 2-3 years after your 1st period to grow then your done growing. ...Read more

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My right side under my rib cage near my back.Hurts when you push on it. I do have fatty liver from being obese but I am dieting and losing weight. ?

My right side under my rib cage near my back.Hurts when you push on it. I do have fatty liver from being obese but I am dieting and losing weight. ?

Liver sludge: Fatty liver is due to sugary foods, and liver pain is usually due to liver sludge with stone formation. Need to clean the liver frequently. To help with liver pain use phosphatidyl choline and betaine hcl - betaine hcl with make the bile flow and phosphatidyl choline lubricates so liver pain gets better. Initial dosing might be higher hcl 4gm twice daily and phoscholine will need 2gm twice daily. ...Read more

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38 f obese (but losing weight) have fatty liver. My right side under my arm around back be cramping. Could this be from the fatty liver?

38 f obese (but losing weight) have fatty liver. My right side under my arm around back be cramping. Could this be from the fatty liver?

Probably not: Fatty liver from obesity is a common condition. Most people don't experience any symptoms from it. Stretching of the liver could give some discomfort in the upper right side of the abdomen, but again, most people with fatty liver don't feel their liver and if they do, cramping wouldn't be a typical description of the discomfort. Sounds like it's worth having your primary care provider take a look. ...Read more

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I had a dark layer of solidified dirt on my neck when i was morbidity obese but even after loosing weight there are still traces of it over my neck?

I had a dark layer of solidified dirt on my neck when i was morbidity obese but even after loosing weight there are still traces of it over my neck?

See below: I suspect you have what's known acanthosis nigricans.I suspect over time, it will gradually lighten. It is a sign of carbohydrate intolerance Insulin resistance. It is very common in obese people. Your physician should be able to help you with some ideas or referrals for evaluation. Congratulations on your weight loss. ...Read more

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Used to play sports , stopped it and have become obese triglycerisdes 308, cholestrol 248 can loosing weight makes these normal again?

Used to play sports , stopped it and have become obese triglycerisdes 308, cholestrol 248 can loosing weight makes these normal again?

Quite likely: Losing weight has a very good chance of correcting the lipid abnormalities. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Does calcium deficiency causes obesity or can create hindrance in loosing weight?

Does calcium deficiency causes obesity or can create hindrance in loosing weight?

Calcium: Deficiency in calcium is rare, and excess is much more common. Calcium has a vital role in muscle and cardiovascular function. Deficiency of calcium does not cause obesity. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more