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Rapid Weight Loss Bad For Liver
What could rapid weight loss and hair loss be a sign of? I found out I have fatty liver in march. Changed my diet and exercise a little. But that seems like a lot of weight. 60lbs so far
Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. 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
Is all sugar bad? E.g. Sugar in fresh fruit, or sugar in raw honey. Liver load in mind not so much weight loss. How much a day including from fruit ?
Low-glycemic fruitOK: Good question. Some fruit has much more sugar than others. Small fruits where you eat the peel have many health benefits (berries, cherries, grapes, apples) & don't increase blood sugar much, but tropical fruits/melons should be limited. Honey in moderation also has health benefits-as a sweetener better than sugar but don't eat for health! See http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/264667.php ...Read more
Is a glass of red wine daily good or bad for a fatty liver of 43yr old male, heard that it might help with this condition, or just weight loss?
Probably good!: Further research is needed, but a study showed that those who have 1 glass of red wine a day had half the chance of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as non-drinkers, while those who drank beer or liquor had 4 times the risk. See http://ucsdnews.Ucsd.Edu/newsrel/health/05-08wineliverhealth.Asp however, this doesn't prove red wine helps those who already have it, but that seems likely. ...Read more
What is that if you have liver enlargement, rapid weight loss, unusual fatigue, headache, joint pain, and sore throat?
Many possibilities: Many conditions could do this. They include viral hepatitis; drug toxicity; other infections, including syphilis or rare complications of herpes; infections of the gall bladder and bile ducts; certain cancers; and many others. Any illness like this is serious. Presumbably you are under a doctor's care. If not, see a doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
Where can I find a dr who treats gallstones non-surgically in sydney, nsw, australia? I developed 2 stones 7mm across after rapid weight loss. Urso?
In order for: Oral dissolution agents to work, your gallbladder must be functional. And it takes up to 2 years to dissolve stones. And you can develop liver problems from med. And your chances of developing an acute attack during those two years is pretty high. For these reasons, medical treatment is usually not recommended unless you are a prohibitive surgical or anesthetic risk. ...Read more
None, really: Not even the most recently released med for weight loss is a "magic bullet". The real secret to weight loss is healthful meals (lean protein, goods fats, low glycemic index carbs, colorful fruits & veggies, whole grains), portion control (use salad/dessert plate instead of dinner plate; no refills), & exercise to burn off calories. Support groups like weight watchers can help motivation. ...Read more
Several are good: First a caution, rapid weight loss is not as sucessful long term as steady weight loss. So go to your app market on your smart phone and look at the free "wieght loss" apps. "calorie counter" is a good one. If you stay in the free apps, focus on diet and nutrition and avoid extremes you should find several that can suport you as you diet, decrease fast carbs, calories and exercise. ...Read more
Rapid weight loss: Not everyone agrees with me but I am not a fan of rapid weight loss. If you lose 25-30 pounds a year you are doing fine and may be able to do that for one or two more years. Depends on your current weight. If you drop 10 pounds a month you are heading for trouble - in a hurry. ...Read more
Nothing: There is no rapid weight loss, as you have to burn off 3500 calories you don't take in just to lose one pound. That's the equivalent of walking 35 miles!. If you want to eliminate something, eliminate fast food, junk food, snacks and high fat food. See a good registered dietitian. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
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
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
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