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Unexplained weight loss? Losing 30 pounds in a year span with no excerise or diet, is that normal? Could it be anxiety?

Unexplained weight loss? Losing 30 pounds in a year span with no excerise or diet, is that normal? Could it be anxiety?

Yes, it could.: first, rule out physical. Depression or anxiety both have the shared symptom of unexplained and undesired weight loss or gain. Something in your system is working overtime. Of course, it can certainly be related to other health problems. If the undesired loss of weight is a function of an ongoing low-grade emotional problem, an adult may benefit from asking, "Is something 'eating away' at me?" ...Read more

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How much weight do you have to lose to have what would be called "unexplained weight loss"?

How much weight do you have to lose to have what would be called "unexplained weight loss"?

More than 5-10 lbs.: Losing more than 5-10 pounds without changing your diet, increasing your exercise, and/or due to increased stress could signal a problem. It can be caused by malabsorption, thyroid disease, tapeworm, cancer, etc. Consult a physician immediately to identify the possible sources of the weight loss. ...Read more

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Could excess and anxiety cause unexplained weight loss? I don't now what else it can be because i'm eating normally but keep losing weight.

Could excess and anxiety cause unexplained weight loss? I don't now what else it can be because i'm eating normally but keep losing weight.

It is not clear: What you mean by excess. Anxiety can cause weight loss, but if you were my client and you had a sudden weight loss with no other significant changes, i would encourage you to see your physician and check for other reasons. It could be a reaction to the mess or another illness. Check it out and let us know what you discover. ...Read more

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I had unexplained weight gain in short time frame,random nose bleeds,lose of appetite, and cough all of which I didn't have before.

I had unexplained weight gain in short time frame,random nose bleeds,lose of appetite, and cough all of which I didn't have before.

May or may not: be related especially if not chronoloically associated. Would recommend you contact your doctor for a thorough exam and history of the conditions. ...Read more

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I'm 18 years old, im waking up with unexplained bruises, im constantly tired, getting headaches, losing weight and feeling dizzy a lot?

I'm 18 years old, im waking up with unexplained bruises, im constantly tired, getting headaches, losing weight and feeling dizzy a lot?

You need an evaluati: You need an evaluation because this could be part of a systemic illness. The bruising could suggest you have low platelets. You can ask your physician evaluate you for a systemic problem ...Read more

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How can i lose a weight ?

How can i lose a weight ?

Use up the calories: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take multiple trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. ...Read more

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What's the best ways to lose your weight.?

What's the best ways to lose your weight.?

At age 17 - please: Insure that you actually need to lose weight. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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How do I lose pregnatcy weight permanently?

How do I lose pregnatcy weight permanently?

Eat less move more: Weight loss after pregnancy is the same as general weight loss. Monitor your calories and increase your exercise. This may be hard after having a new baby, be sure to get your doctors advice on acceptable exercises depending on how long ago you gave birth. Also, be sure to get adequate rest, this will give you the reserves needed to take care of yourself and plan meals as well as time for you. ...Read more

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What amount weight could i lose in 9 weeks?

What amount weight could i lose in 9 weeks?

That depends on: your calories burned vs calories eaten. Loss of 1/2 to 1 pound a week is a good goal. Try not to exceed an average of 2 pounds per week. ...Read more

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What amount weight could i lose in 5 months?

What amount weight could i lose in 5 months?

That varies: based on the difference between the calories you take in & the calories you burn. Aiming for 1/2 to 1 pound per week is healthy. If you want to stay healthy and keep it off- would try not to exceed a 2 pound weight loss per week. ...Read more

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What is the safest way to lose my baby weight?

What is the safest way to lose my baby weight?

Breastfeed and walk!: Mothers who successfully breastfeed tend to return to their pre-baby weights faster than mom's who don't. Nature knows what it's doing! breastfeeding coupled with healthy eating and regular exercise is the key. Walking is least strenuous on your body and the most fun for your newborn. ...Read more

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Is that possible to lose inches but no weight?

Yes: Muscle is heavier than fat. Exercise can promote loss of fat and adding muscle which can lead to loss of inches with no net weight loss. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to lose a lot of weight?

Could you describe how to lose a lot of weight?

Healthy eating: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit refined grains. pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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What is an effective way to lose postpregnancy weight?

Like other weight: Diet and exercise, as in any other person with excess weight. There are medications and surgical treatments, however, eating a low calorie well balanced diet and exercise are the best way. ...Read more

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I would like to lose a lot of weight.. This is my only option?

I would like to lose a lot of weight.. This is my only option?

Consider working: With a nutritionist and a trainer if you are having difficulty meeting your goals. ...Read more

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I am 65 eating correctly and exercising but not losing any weight?

I am 65 eating correctly and exercising but not losing any weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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I want to lose weight?

I want to lose weight?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight?

I want to lose weight?

Weight loss: Losing weigh requires dedication and hard work. It is important to understand what a healthy body weight is for ourselves, and start to address the factors that led to the weight gain in the first place. A support system is key. Calories in and calories out need to be addressed. A daily walking program is a good way to start. Cut out soda, juices and junk food from your diet. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight ?

I want to lose weight ?

Weight: Everyone should maintain a healthy weight. Whether we are too thin or have more weight are not good, both are detrimental for health. Eating a balanced diet and being active is the way to go . You can see dietician to guide you regarding diet plan based on your current health status and medical problems . http://www.heartfoundation.org.nz/healthy-living/losing-weigh ...Read more

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Id like to lose weight?

Id like to lose weight?

Eat fewer calories: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more