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Morbidly obese w/ treated sleep apnea. No CardioV disease other than high bp/cholest. Will losing weight remove fat around the heart, unclog arteries?

Morbidly obese w/ treated sleep apnea. No CardioV disease other than high bp/cholest. Will losing weight remove fat around the heart, unclog arteries?

Yes: Weight loss can reverse fat deposits both under the skin and in/around the vital organs. Be sure to eat lots of fruits and veggies. Eat healthy fats like salmon, nuts, seeds, olive oil, avocado, etc. Increase protein, especially lean and plant based proteins. Skip soda, processed foods, highly refined carbs & restrict sugar. Ask your doctor if weight loss surgery is appropriate. ...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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Please describe the mortality rate for morbidly obese women?

Please describe the mortality rate for morbidly obese women?

About 3-fold higher: According to this paper a woman in her 30's who has morbid obesity (bmi more than 40) is 3.3 fold more likely to die than a woman of the same age who has a bmi of under 25. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10227319. ...Read more

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Ultimate weight loss plans out there for morbidly obese women?

Ultimate weight loss plans out there for morbidly obese women?

Consider surgery: Once obesity has become this extreme, successful weight loss by diet alone is unlikely. She would do well to ask her physician about bariatric surgery. ...Read more

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I am morbidly obese and i suffer from oral allergy syndrome. What diet will work for me?

I am morbidly obese and i suffer from oral allergy syndrome.  What diet will work for me?

Fruits allergy?: Oral allergy syndrome mostly affects fresh fruits, sometimes few vegetables such as fresh carrots and celery. You can always have them cooked. You have a variety of healthy food options besides fresh fruits that can help you eat better and manage your weight. ...Read more

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Any concerns for morbidly obese woman with no health issues to follow 1000 cal diet 5 days a week and fast 2 non consecutive days?

Any concerns for morbidly obese woman with no health issues to follow 1000 cal diet 5 days a week and fast 2 non consecutive days?

No: Make sure 1000 cal diet is well balanced with high protein,low carb & good fats with vitamins & minerals. Drink enough water- half your weight in oz/day. Stay under care of your physician. ...Read more

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At risk for diabetes - family history. Am morbidly obese, trying to lose weight. How do I not have diabetes now? What trips the switch? Age a factor?

At risk for diabetes - family history. Am morbidly obese, trying to lose weight. How do I not have diabetes now? What trips the switch? Age a factor?

Diabetes: There are many factors that contribute to a person developing diabetes. No one could explain why you don't have it now, but you certainly are at a high risk of developing diabetes given your family history and being obese. Cut out the carbs, sugar, soda, junk food in your diet and try to exercise regularly to lose weight. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 26 year old morbidly obese. i have this dark hyperpigmented lesions in my pubes,and darkening skin,bad smell,any products to help me with that?

Hi  i'm 26 year old morbidly obese. i have this dark hyperpigmented lesions in my pubes,and darkening skin,bad smell,any products to help me with that?

Lets first try simpl: Over weight conditions can cause skin problems from excessive sweating and difficulty in keeping the areas under the Folds clean. So let us first try a simple solution. Clean your body especially the areas between the skin folds with a gentle soap twice daily. Make sure you dry the skin with a soft towel and use a hair dryer(with cool setting) so that all moisture is gone. Then use talcum powder. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more