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Confusion about weight loss diets?

Confusion about weight loss diets?

Balanced diet: Weight loss needs caloric restriction and incease in physical activity. Eat plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grain preprations in moderations, reduce fat, especilly saturated fat intake and increase physical activity. There is no magic diet, find one that you can stick to, is balanced. And low in calories. ...Read more

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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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Can drastit diet changes result in weight loss?

Can drastit diet changes result in weight loss?

Yes, but...: Yes, drastic diets can result in weight loss but they are usually not the kinds of diets that can be sustained long term so people frequently gain the weight back. They are not a healthy or effective way to permanently lose weight. ...Read more

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How can energy balance effect weight loss or weight gain.?

How can  energy balance effect weight loss or weight gain.?

BMR: BMR is the rate your body burns calories to maintain self. To loose weight, you have to stay under this number. You calculate your daily caloric intake and once you go beyond your bmr, energy is stored. If you exercise you expend calories. So if you walk an hour a day at brisk pace, you may burn 300 calories. This would help you loose weight by staying under your bmr. I hope this helped! ...Read more

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Mood stabilizers that don't cause weight gain?

Mood stabilizers that don't cause weight gain?

Mood Stabilizers: Most of them do cause weight gain except perhaps topamax which is a weak mood stabilizer at best, also new generation atypical, geodon, (ziprasidone) Abilify etc. ...Read more

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Can weight gain and weight loss be uniformly mirrored?

Can weight gain and weight loss be uniformly mirrored?

I'm sorry but: I haven't got a clue what this question means. Consider clarifying the question and re-asking. Take care. ...Read more

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Does weight loss affect olanzapine?

Does weight loss affect olanzapine?

No: Side effect of Olanzapine is weight gain. So if you are trying to loose weight this might work against you. Also Olanzapine creates Insulin insensitivity so if you are diabetic need to be careful to prevent ketosis and hyperglycemic episodes. ...Read more

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Does losing weight permanently change your facial shape and features?

Does losing weight permanently change your facial shape and features?

Weight Loss: They are changed as long as the weight stays off. If you put it back on the shape and features will change. ...Read more

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Does weight loss shakes (such as rapid weight loss diet and weight loss shakes) effect my birth control pills?

Does weight loss shakes (such as rapid weight loss diet and weight loss shakes) effect my birth control pills?

Stress: If you try to change metabolism quickly, your body gets stressed out, and your hormones follow. Aim for one or two pounds per week, slow and steady wins the race, you can download a food diary on my webpage www.Familyhealth.Pro. ...Read more

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Migraine problems, weight loss and gains ?

Migraine problems, weight loss and gains ?

See a HA specialist: is chronic neurological disorder associated with focal neurologic deficit, alterations in cerebral blood flow and headache. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. ...Read more

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Does drastic weight loss affect your hair and nails?

Does drastic weight loss affect your hair and nails?

Sometimes: Many people who undergo rapid weight loss do not get enough protein in their diet. This can lead to hair loss and decreased nail quality, as well as loss of muscle mass. Individuals who want or need to lose a large amount of weight should be under the care of a physician. ...Read more

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Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

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Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It originally was introduced as being weight neutral, but there are exceptional cases where we see weight changes either up or down. ...Read more

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What mood stabilizers \ anticonvulsives definitely don't cause hair loss or weight gain?

What mood stabilizers \ anticonvulsives definitely don't cause hair loss or weight gain?

No definite: This varies from person to person. It's often a matter of trial and error to find one that doesn't cause significant weight gain. Sometimes the increased weight is only during the early phase of treatment. Also after stabilization your doctor may be able to reduce the medication to a maintenance level and reduce your weight. ...Read more

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How can coffee affect weight loss or weight gain?

How can  coffee affect weight loss or weight gain?

May gain,no loss: Caffeine may slightly boost weight loss or prevent weight gain but there is no evidence to support that increase caffeine consumption will cause significant or sustained weight loss.Some speciality coffes are high in calories and depending on how much sugar you put in coffee and how many cups you drink can make you weight gain.So drinking coffee in moderation will not effect your weight either way. ...Read more

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Does Alli weight loss work?

Does Alli weight loss work?

Alli: Alli does not work well for most women. The weight loss with Alli is accomplished through the decreased absorption of dietary fat. The problem with this is that most women are usually carbohydrate lovers--breads, starches, fruits, sweets-these food types can have almost no fat in them, therefore excess carb calories=more stored body fat. I have not seen many GI side effects; also little help! ...Read more

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Can antidepressants stunt weight loss?

Can antidepressants stunt weight loss?

No: But various psychotropic medications can stimulate increased food intake in some people. Depressed people often lose weight, which may cease if their depression is treated effectively. ...Read more

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Why sudden taste bud change & weight loss?

Why sudden taste bud change & weight loss?

Weight loss: If you have sudden unexplained weight loss this may merit medical evaluation . ...Read more

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Can drastit diet changes result in weight loss?

Yes, but...: Yes, drastic diets can result in weight loss but they are usually not the kinds of diets that can be sustained long term so people frequently gain the weight back. They are not a healthy or effective way to permanently lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
2,076 doctors shared insights

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. Justin ORourke
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Personality Changes (Definition)

Personality change is a symptom in which a person's personality (the sum of his traits, emotions, behaviors, and thought patterns) has altered. Temporary changes can be due to fatigue, hormonal changes, drug abuse, medication side effects, etc ...Read more