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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Obesity In Men

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Is it bad to be extremely obese at my age? Side effects later on?

Is it bad to be extremely obese at my age? Side effects later on?

Yes, so eat smaller: It is bad to be obese at any age. For teens, many children's hospitals have weight loss programs geared to that age group. The pediatricians, along with dieticians and counselors, aim to get obese teens on a good life-long track of not over eating (one must overeat in order to get obese, meaning one must eat more than she uses), of having better self-image, getting new life skills, etc... ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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Does fat freezing actually help people dealing with obesity lose the unwanted fat? Are there any warnings it side effects? Precautions?

Appears safe: And effective. Here's a review article from National Library of Medicine http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4079633/ Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Any supplements for reducing obesity which is safe and no side effects?

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Nope: No such thing as a free lunch. No medications and definitely no dietary supplements are free of side effects. Also no dietary supplements reduce obesity regardless of marketing. Dietary supplement manufacturers are allowed to make marketing claims w/o proof of safety or effectiveness w/o any required 3rd party oversight. Fda only investigates if someone complains. Focus on nutrition & exercise. ...Read more

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What is the obesity surgery with fewest side effects?

What is the obesity surgery with fewest side effects?

Gastric banding: Gastric banding surgery for weight loss has the fewest side effects. ...Read more

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Is "pure garcinia cambogia" effective for obesity? Are there any side effects?

Fraud: No. It is not in any way going to help you with real or lasting weight loss. Don't waste your money. ...Read more

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Is there any herbal supplement s which i can take in reducing my obesity but please no side effects please help me?

No magic weight loss: Nope. Unfortunately there is no easy or magic way or secret to weight loss other then changing the type of diet you consume, limiting your calories and moving on a very regular basis enough to burn off excess sugars and fats. ...Read more

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Hello doctors! will u recommend lipotropic injection to an obese person? Is it safe and effective? Is there major side effects? Thank u sirs :)

Safe: Lipotropic injections are fairly safe, but unlikely to be highly effective. As they usually contain b12, they will give more benefit to someone who is low in b12. ...Read more

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Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Avoid Estr if man: Why take it. It can feminize you, decrease sperm, cause breast enlargement and reduce immunity. ...Read more

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Nuva ring side effects on men?

Nuva ring side effects on men?

None: Assuming you're worried about the hormone effects and exposure to your partner, none. The amount of exposure is so minimal that any systemic effect on your partner is negligible ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more