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Obesity cause and solutions?

Obesity cause and solutions?

Eating/exercise: Obesity is caused by eating too many calories and/or burning too few calories. Obesity goes away by taking in fewer daily calories than you burn. So eat less calories and exercise more. Weight daily and if your weight is staying the same or going down you're on the right track. If it goes up, then you're not doing enough. Period. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

A condition in which a person has too much body fat, with a BMI greater than 30. This indicates the person is not in in good health. It is not the same as being overweight because weight can come from other things like muscle, bone, ...Read more


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Tips for obesity control?

Tips for obesity control?

Keep a food .: The best way to control and manage your weight is keep track of what you eat and drink, counting your caloric intake is the key. Then, this is the hard part, your take the mindset to reduce your daily calorie intake by 500 calories a day, and some extra walking will help.But, this is so logical that most overweight individuals will dismiss this advice and seek out exoensive and non productive ways. ...Read more

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Can anorexia, low body weight cause diabetes insipidus or is it possible the diabetes insipidus caused the anorexia w/ great weight loss?

Can anorexia, low body weight cause diabetes insipidus or is it possible the diabetes insipidus caused the anorexia w/ great weight loss?

See below: There are a few reports that diabetes insipidus or problems concentrating urine occur in anorexia nervosa. In these case, the longer and worse the anorexia, the more likely the diabetes insipidus. Most likely prolonged anorexia (low weight and its consequences) led to damage to the kidneys and other orgrans. ...Read more

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Can drinking soda cause diabetes? or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Can drinking soda cause diabetes?
or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Soda: Soda thatcis not diet soda is a simple, fast absorbed carb. It will not "cause" diabetes but could unmask an undiscovered insulin resistance or insulin deficiency. And yes, weght gain and adipose gain from excess soda can indeed lead to an insulin resistant state, which is type 2 diabetes if severe enough. ...Read more

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How many ways can measure obesity? Rather than BMI ?

Several: Bmi is inaccurate if you're very muscular. An alternative would be waist to height ratio. This should be less than 0.5. Percentage body fat can also be measured. Also you can look at yourself in the mirror sideways. If your abdomen is sticking out beyond your chest you are either overweight or obese. ...Read more

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Is obesity genetic?

Is obesity genetic?

Wow,: gee, I guess I don't have to ever eat then due to fat parents. Gosh sure will save a bundle on groceries. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet makes fun of issues like this. If you are genetically 3 foot tall, then, the amt of calories to become fat is low. Obesity only became an issue in most of the worlld in the last 20 years. genes changed worldwide?!?! ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss supplement for obesity. My BMI is over 30. ?

What is a good weight loss supplement for obesity. My BMI is over 30. ?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more

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Is sodium consumption tied to obesity?

Is sodium consumption tied to obesity?

Obesity: Many types of food frequented by obese individuals (like fast food) are particularly high in sodium, as well as trans fats. ...Read more

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Can anorexia nervosa or very low body weight cause diabetes insipidus that requires ddap?

Can anorexia nervosa or very low body weight cause diabetes insipidus that requires ddap?

They're unrelated: Diabetes insipidus is independent of anorexia nervosa. But the prolonged aberrant changes to the metabolism in an can alter pituitary modulation of gonadatrophins; & cause inconsistent cortisol, adrenaline, & vasopressin production. When the latter occurs, clinical signs of diabetes insipidus may be seen. See . ...Read more

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Any solution for male impotence due diabetes?

Any solution for male impotence due diabetes?

ED: There are many options. Diabetes is a very common cause of erectile dysfunction. See a urologist to discuss options. They range from pills to penile prosthesis surgery. ...Read more

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Is coolsculpting appropriate for morbid obesity?

Is coolsculpting appropriate for morbid obesity?

Coolsculpting: Absolutely not. It is only for very conservative treatment of small area of localized fat that has resisted diet and exercise. This is not a weight loss measure. ...Read more

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Is acupuncture temporary or permanent solution ? (for: atopic dermatitis, stress, allergies, nasal congestion)

Is acupuncture temporary or permanent solution ? (for: atopic dermatitis, stress, allergies, nasal congestion)

Acupuncture : Acupuncture is a skill and some acupuncturists are truly better at their trade than others. In good hands, and coupled with chinese herbals, a patient can have really good relief from most any type of condition. The symptoms you describe, however, sound like a combination of food and environmental allergies. You may want to consider eliminating cows milk and wheat from your diet too. ...Read more

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Is der any permanent solution for acidity?

Is der any permanent solution for acidity?

Der are some...: Surgical modalities exist that can "disconnect" the nervous signal turn-on to stomach's acid production, & a number of surgical options can minimize acid reflux or alter emptying of stomach contents. Of course, medicines that block acid production have come a long way since 1978 when the first acid reducer (tagamet) was introduced. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms & appropriate options. ...Read more

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Less beard and moustaches problem solution needed?

Less beard and moustaches problem   solution needed?

Hair loss?: A person who is losing hair can see his primary care doctor first. The primary doctor may refer to an endocrinologist if there are signs of a hormonal problem (which tends to increase or decrease hair evenly, with the hair and skin not looking diseased); or to a dermatologist if the hair loss is uneven, or if there are signs of infection or inflammation. Alopecia areata causes some bald spots. ...Read more

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Our 13yr old aspergers syndrome is struggling with obesity and weight loss?

Our 13yr old aspergers syndrome is struggling with obesity and weight loss?

Rather confusing: Is your aspie obese? Or is having weight loss? Do you mean your aspie is obese and has difficulty losing weight? Please resubmit. ...Read more

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Is snoring related to obesity?

Is snoring related to obesity?

Yes: Normal weight people can snore too but obesity can definitely increase risk of snoring. The extra fat in the upper throat, along with fatter, bigger structures in the upper throat (uvula, tonsils) will sag and become more "floppy" when you sleep, closing on the trachea causing you to snore. The outside of your neck also drag down on your throat, again decreasing the breathing tube, increase snore. ...Read more

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What is asthma wt r the permently solution

What is asthma wt r the permently solution

Airway spasms: Asthma is an inflammatory disorder that narrows the internal dimension of the breathing tubes resulting in increased effort of breathing, coughing, wheezing & chest discomfort. Symptoms may be relieved by drugs called bronchodilators & controlled by anti-inflammatory medications especially inhaled corticosteroids. Allergen immunotherapy offers cure for some but certainly not all asthma sufferers. ...Read more

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What is the most effective weight loss prescription drug for obesity?

What is the most effective weight loss prescription drug for obesity?

Two drugs: Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) which is a combo of two drugs (phenteramine and topiramate) and topiramate separately. You also have to realize the drugs are not miracle workers. You have to take responsibility for your own problems. You choose the food for any given meal you eat. You can do it. ...Read more