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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.
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
Exercise, DASH diet: The best way to get rid of belly fat is by life style modification. This will include: • A regular cardiovascular and strength training exercise program • A diet program such as DASH diet with increased whole fruits and vegetables • Reduction excess carbohydrates, and fructose • Elimination of sweetened beverages (soda, energy drinks, sport drinks, etc.) • Stress management program ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Work toward it.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. Do you have any > ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hormone dysfunction: Often central obesity is a function of hormone dysfunction. In women, estrogen receptors are found in your belly. Estrogen dysfunction/dominance leads to central weight gain; additionally dysfunctional bleeding, heavy cycles, migraines, fatigue, etc. It also may be a sign of thyroid dysfunction and leptin resistance. Seek the advice of a bariatrician who also is skilled with hormone therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: since obesity is a psychological rather than due to medical disorders in the vast majority of people. Eating less, exercising more works on all types of obesity unless there is a quite unusual medical condition (adrenal, thyroid trouble) and even then it would work.. just much more difficult. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ is an entertaining book treating the psychology of obesity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Central or visceral adiposity is a risk factor for abnormal cholesterol and high triglycerides, high LDL and low hdl, these fat cell leak out fatty acids that created lipid abnormalities. These fat cells secreted many inflammatory hormones that increase liver problems, increase risk for diabetes, heart disease and gout. This fat also increases risk of cancers such as colon and breast cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a gynecomastia but not very large , I am not obese but I have a little central obesity , although my BMI is on normal average , how i can prescription it?
Surgery Helpful.: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery may suffice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just been diagnosed with diabetes 2. Still have high blood pressure and cholestrol. Long term central obesity. Can a diabetologist help me? Worth it?
I m obese?
There is Hope!: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers