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My back has recently been hurting, i don't have a lot of energy and i get out of breath easily. Is this caused by my obesity?
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
I do not know how much I should weigh because I am obese...And I do not know how to exercise off belly fat. I am a short 18 yr old and obese @ 185 pounds and 5'2". I have tried energy bars, v8, protein bars, slim fast, and cutting back on meals and drinki
In : In order to lose weight, your caloric intake must be less than your energy expenditure. To calculate your energy expenditure and your basal metabolic energy needs, you can go to: http://www.Health-calc.Com/diet/energy-expenditure-advanced. Using this, you should carefully track your food intake, counting the calories on the food and drink you take in daily. You can either decrease your calorie intake, or increase your energy expenditure by increasing your activity. Clearly exercise has a major impact on how much energy you expend. A nutritionist can assist you with your diet and provide some tools to count your calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel fatigue and lack of energy all the time. I am obese weighing 85kg. I am taking pill for high blood pressure. tenormin 25mg daily..Is my lack of?
Many possibilities: From what you report there are many possibilities. If your blood pressure is under poor control that can lead to feelings of fatigue. Your being overweight likely is also contributing. Atenolol, a beta-blocker, while a low dose in your case, can cause fatigue and depression. Thyroid issues (underactive) can lead to both fatigue and weight gain. I would see your doc and discuss a full eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not recommended: With your your age and you do not list what medications you are on or what medical problems you have. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
How has our society changed in the past 2 decades that has made obesity a major problem in today's youth?
Obese kids: 1. Kids spend more time playing video games rather than being active outdoors. 2. Kids eat more junk food. 3. People eat cheap food when the economy is bad, and the cheapest foods (fast food) tends to be the worse for you. 4. There are more fast food restaurants now than before. The food they serve in schools is terrible. ...Read more
Haven't exercised for 2 years due to problems. Developed truncal obesity. If i start exercising daily, can this truncal obesity be reversed? Male, 21.
I m lady 36 age obese 2 c sections 14 years boy 9 years girl not on medication I have problem of prolong periods , bloody discharge white thick disc.
Heavy menses: Menstrual irregularities can be caused by a wide variety of conditions including hormone imbalances, polycystic ovary syndrome, gynecologic tumors (benign or malignant), uterine fibroids, and obesity to name a few. The best course of action is to undergo a thorough examination by your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Hormones and health : Obesity actually disrupts circulating estrogen and testosterone leading to hormonal imbalances that affect mental health. The poor health that comes with obesity (diabetes, heart disease, joint disease) has a negative effect on mental health. Finally, obesity can worsen self-image and affect mental health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a correlation between the obesity, diabetes problems, and the switch to corn syrup as a sweetener?
Yes: High fructose corn syrup is a major contributor to diabetes and obesity& is used as a sweetener in many commercially available products. It raises the blood sugar significantly up increasing the level of Insulin & lipoprotein lipase (a fat depositing enzyme) which causes the body to deposit fat, especially in the abdominal area rather than use it as energy and it leads to weight gain and diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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