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What s the best exercise for weight loss on the stomach and back area?

What s the best exercise for weight loss on the stomach and back area?

Some exercises help: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. One must not eat more calories than she burns off, or she cannot lose weight. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Avoid sugars and simple carbohydrates, to help prevent "central obesity." ...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


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Worried about weight loss, need help on stomach?

Worried about weight loss, need help on stomach?

Can't tell: If you're having stomach problems and losing weight because if the problems -- or -- do you need to lose weight and have a large amount of abdominal fat. Please elaborate with more details. ...Read more

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What are some good stomach exercises for weight loss?

What are some good stomach exercises for weight loss?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose, then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Can worms in the stomach cause weight loss?

Can worms in the stomach cause weight loss?

Parasites: Having a parasite can certainly contribute to weight loss. There are not many parasites that actually live in the stomach and cause weight loss but many have been found that live in the intestines. ...Read more

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Are there ways to tighten excessive abdominal skin after considerable weight loss?

Are there ways to tighten excessive abdominal skin after considerable weight loss?

Body contouring : You are asking about body contouring. This is surgical treatment of the excessive skin after massive weight loss. Body lifts , abdominoplasty, and other contouring procedures can be done by a plastic surgeon. See a board certified plastic surgeon for details. Surgical procedures are the only options for permanent improvement of the excessive skin. ...Read more

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Stomach burning, weight loss, back hurting?

Stomach burning, weight loss, back hurting?

Ulcers and Pancreas: It sure sounds like you need to be seen urgently by your physician. There are several very scary possibilities causing your symptoms all of which need a thorough examination and blood testing. ...Read more

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Intense stomach and back pain, and significant weight loss. What is wrong with me?

Intense stomach and back pain, and significant weight loss. What is wrong with me?

Concerning : The combination of back pain, abdominal (stomach) pain and significant weight loss is concerning for presence of a serious underlying medical condition that should be brought to the attention of your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of stomach, weight loss and fatty liver, anything to worry about?

Pain in right side of stomach, weight loss and fatty liver, anything to worry about?

Pain: Yes there are things to worry about. If you have not seen your doctor about this please do so. If you have seen your doctor and are still concerned please get a referral to a Gastroenterologist. Do not delay! ...Read more

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Is liverflush drink is good for removing toxins and weight loss? If yes then shuld it drink daily on empty stomach?

Is liverflush drink is good for removing toxins and weight loss? If yes then shuld it drink daily on empty stomach?

Possible Side Effect: A liver flush is a home remedy and there are many variations. Theoretically, the liver flush may be unsafe for people who have gallstones. Known side effects include nausea and vomiting, explosive diarrhea and abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a hanging stomach be improved with weight loss?

Please tell me, could a hanging stomach be improved with weight loss?

Spot reducing: Yes. Body fat is lost by increasing metabolism, and unfortunately you can not spot reduce. Ie you can not do abdominal exercise to loose abdominal fat. The fat is deposited and can be removed by weight loss. General rule, last place fat gained is the first to go and the the first place gained is the last to go. ...Read more

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Do stomach acid problems cause weight loss?

Do stomach acid problems cause weight loss?

Possibly: If one were to have excessive acid to the point of reflux, gastritis, ulcer disease an other issues related to acid, one may not be able to eat due to nausea, vomiting, pain, and decreased appetite, thus weight loss would occur. It you are concerned, see your pcp or a gastroenterologist and get an evaluation. Some serious things could be present that would need attention. ...Read more

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What are some good tips on stomach toning after having a baby and general weight loss?

What are some good tips on stomach toning after having a baby and general weight loss?

Health blueprint..: There is no quick fixes. The best tool we have is the food we eat. Portion control, healthy food choices, active lifestyle and exercise will get you down to a healthy weight, improve your health and lose belly fat in the process. More info on weight loss and - dhcaz.Tsfl.Com. Good luck! ...Read more

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22 m. Gained weight past year. Went to my thighs. How can I concentrate weight loss to my thighs? (Other areas like stomach are fine)

22 m. Gained weight past year. Went to my thighs. How can I concentrate weight loss to my thighs? (Other areas like stomach are fine)

It is difficult: to slim one area of the body down. Overall weight loss is the typical response to lifestyle changes such as a better food plan and exercise. You can learn exercises such as yoga and stretching to tone up muscles in specific areas however. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If you have ever had a stomach stapling for weight loss can you get a band?

If you have ever had a stomach stapling for weight loss can you get a band?

Yes: People have sometimes had lap bands after gastric bypass with good success. Check with your doctor to see if you are a good candidate. Good luck. ...Read more

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My son has been having severe abdominal pains , weight loss and dizzy for 7 months?

My son has been having severe abdominal pains , weight loss and dizzy for 7 months?

Chronic Illness: If it is going on for 7 months, he should have been evaluated by his pediatrician; ....Long overdue! many possibilities, importantly celiac disease needs to be ruled out. Call his pediatrician and make appt. Asap. ...Read more

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I have excess skin on my stomach from major weight loss. Will getting it removed count as a cosmetic procedure? How can I make it so?

I have excess skin on my stomach from major weight loss. Will getting it removed count as a cosmetic procedure? How can I make it so?

Most insurances: Consider skin excision in the form of a tummy tuck to be "cosmetic" in nature. A panniculectomy - which is a more limited operation, in which only the hanging apron of skin is removed - may be covered. Otherwise, trying to pull a fast one is known as "insurance fraud".... ...Read more

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I saw a weight loss doctor, and she said it was a B12 injection that was administered in my stomach. Since then I have experienced spasms.

I saw a  weight loss doctor, and she said it was a B12 injection that was administered in my stomach. Since then I have experienced spasms.

That's strange: I do not know of any reason to administer B12 via an injection into your abdomen. I would recommend seeing your regular physician to determine what may be causing your spasms, and whether or not you even need B12 injections. ...Read more

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I have 5 to 6 times stool a day and no pain in stomach and no weight loss please tell me what to do?

I have 5 to 6 times stool a day and no pain in stomach and no weight loss please tell me what to do?

Diarrhea: See your doctor for work-up. This could be any number of things such as lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's. With limited info, this question is difficult to answer. Work-up is warranted. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more