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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?

Any exercise : any exercise would work but remember you lose weight in kitchen and not in gym. Go on low carb diet. If you need specifics Please send an email to 2dr@ehacstl.com and request low carb diet ...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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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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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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. Julie Abbott
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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