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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Essure or traditional tubal ligation? Have nexplanon currently and cannot stand the weight gain since I've had it..

Neither: At the age of 28, I would advised a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. It lasts for 5 years, has almost 100% performance rate and you do not gain weight. Your periods become lighter also. Ensure and tubal ligation are permanent and if in ten years, you change your mind, these methods are pretty much irreversible. If you have the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, you can change you mind at any time. ...Read more

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Other than tubal ligation and taking a pill every day, what is the best birth control option for me if I am deathly afraid of weight gain?

Other than tubal ligation and taking a pill every day, what is the best birth control option for me if I am deathly afraid of weight gain?

LARC's are best: The number 1, best, most effective methods of pregnancy prevention for heterosexual girls and women are "forgettable LongActing Reversible Contraceptives"which include IUD's (ParaGard, Mirena, (levonorgestrel) Skyla) and subdermal implants (Implanon, Nelanon). A daily contraceptive pill is not. The option of sterilization by tubal occlusion procedures is usually chosen by women who want a more permanent method. ...Read more

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Why am i suddenly faining weight at an extremely alarming pace? I quit smoking 2 months ago, and have gained almost 40 lbs since then. I had a c-section and tubal ligation almost 8 months ago, i work out regularly, and diet religiously....Please help, i c

Why am i suddenly faining weight at an extremely alarming pace? I quit smoking 2 months ago, and have gained almost 40 lbs since then. I had a c-section and tubal ligation almost 8 months ago, i work out regularly, and diet religiously....Please help, i c

Very common: Almost everyone gains weight after quitting smoking, usually in the range of 5-10 pounds, but sometimes more, and occasionally much more. If you are truly limiting your calories and are exercising, i don't know why it is continuing, and you should see your doctor to rule out any metabolic problem, like thyroid disease or many others. Congrats on quitting smoking! don't backslide over weight! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about tubal ligation?

Tubal ligation: Since you didn't ask anything more specific: it is very safe, it is highly effective, it should be considered to be permanent. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Dr. Victor Beshay
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Tubal Ligation (Definition)

Sterilization procedure for women. It may involve a small incision in in the belly botton to fulgrate the tubes or tie them and remove ...Read more