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Vitamins To Open Appetite During Childhood Causes Overweight Adults
What can be given to kids to enhance their memorization during exams? I was told there are vitamins like "kiddi" but it can get kids 2 b overweight.
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
What can cause liver enzymes to increase significantly? I'm a healthy female except overweight & low vitamin d. I don't drink alcohol or use tylenol.
Liver enzymes: Liver performs many functions, one of which is processing meds/drugs/supplements/food additives/etc. Any of those can raise liver enzymes. High blood lipids & diabetes can lead to fatty infiltration. Viral illnesses like hav, hbv, hcv, ebv, & others can affect liver enzymes. Benign or malignant growths in the liver can elevate enzymes. Fp will want to work up this condition to find cause. ...Read more
How can I help my 15 year old brother who has bone pains during the night in days he is very active? He uses lots of vitamins since childhood...
Im 16, I want to start living healthily, I want to start working out and whatnot, because im overweight. And I also heard it's good to take supplements, vitamins and stuff...?
Healthy diet: It's good that you are motivated. At your age, we prefer that you get all your nutrients, minerals, vitamins from food instead of through a supplement. Start by talking to a nutritionist. He/she will form the basis for what you need to know about healthy diet. Get a personal trainer to start a safe, exercise regimen. Good luck. ...Read more
Felt like i had low blood sugar but checked it was 5.6.. I'm not overweight, had most bloods checked thyroid, anemia vitamins etc get frequent?
Tsh, 3rd generation w/reflex to ft4 results are 0.89. I am fatigued, overweight, vitamin deficient, and sleep 10-11 hours/night. Is this result low?
Within normal limits: Your free T4 level is within normal limits. The symptoms you described do not lend to providing a meaningful opinion without more history, physical examination and the lab data. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more
8 am cortisol low, renin high, vitamin D low, still overweight even when I eat low in sugar and carbs and walk daily. What else might it be?
Check kidney function: May need to contact your PCP, and have them work you up for conditions involving your kidney, ovaries and thyroid. Usually with obesity, vitamin D tends to be low, because it depots in adipose or fat cells. And this may require you taking higher amounts that your PCP will recommend for you to take. Your adrenals may be producing a lower a.m. cortisol which is exhibited by fatigue. So this should be investigated further. ...Read more
Is 10,000 or 20,000 IU of vitamin D healthy for an overweight person? Family physician said yes, Ob/Gyn said no.
Variable: Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency are quite common and the medical community is learning how important adequate vitamin D is for good health. The institute of medicine states that 4,000 IU daily is the safe upper limit however some studies have shown that up to 10,000 IU daily may be well tolerated. Levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the blood can help guide daily supplementation. ...Read more
Is 1, 300 calories enough for a overweight, breastfeeding mom? 232lbs and 5'8. I take a prenatal vitamin everyday and try to eat healthy.
Probably not: 1.3k calories is a tiny amount. For a small woman in the low 100's, who is not lactating, 1.3k calories is probably ok, if not a little low, but certainly not for your weight/ height and situation. You'd be best to consult with a nutritionist, and get a good target daily calorie count, and a diet that you like and can adhere to. Something interesting. ...Read more
Not Really: Many children with autism are picky eaters and have intestinal issues. Nonetheless, supplements are not helpful, expensive, and in some cases unsafe. Stories about improvement after starting a treatment appear to be compelling. However there is a lot of hidden bias in such stories. Fortunately, scientists have developed methods to test whether something really works. No supplements have worked. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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