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Doctor insights on: Weight Loss Tips For Women With Stomach Fat

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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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What can be used against stomach fat&lose weight?

What can be used against stomach fat&lose weight?

Agree w Dr. Lipton.: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How do I lose stomach fat without losing weight?

How do I lose stomach fat without losing weight?

One has to lose : Weight to lose fat. Unless weight is not lost overall because muscle is being built. For a flat abdomen eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming. ...Read more

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What can be done to lose weight/ tone up stomach fat?

What can be done to lose weight/ tone up stomach fat?

You can't tone fat : But you can tone your abdominal muscles. Ou would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight specially stomach fat?

How do I lose weight specially stomach fat?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight my only problem area is my stomach what can I do to lose my stomach fat fast?

See below: There's no such thing as "spot reduction" for fat loss. The only ways to lose fat/weight are to either increase the calories you are spending or decrease the calories you are consuming. Muscle-building exercise could also be helpful, and for this you could do lots of sit-ups etc to increase abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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If you lose weight and exercise can you get rid of the excess abdominal fat called an "apron?" or is a tummy tuck the only permanent solution?

If you lose weight and exercise can you get rid of  the excess abdominal fat called an "apron?" or is a tummy tuck the only permanent solution?

Depends.: It depends not on exercise, but more on the elasticity of your skin. If your skin has lost its elasticity, it won't automatically reshape around the smaller layer of fat, and you'd need an abdominoplasty to remove the redundant skin. ...Read more

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Can frequent gas & stomach bloating (with 'Orofer XT') cause weight loss (~1kg monthly) for 57+ yr female ?

Can frequent gas & stomach bloating (with 'Orofer XT') cause weight loss (~1kg monthly) for 57+ yr female ?

Orofer XT effects: Orofer XT is ¬¬iron and Folic acid supplement. It can cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea. Even these side effects will not cause weight loss. frequent gas & stomach bloating will not cause weight loss. See Physician for possible diagnosis of symptoms due to food, Gastroenteritis, Giardia, or Coeliac disease. Weight loss can be due to stress causing Depression. See a Psychiatrist. ...Read more

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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

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Who can I loss abdominal fat quickly?

Who can I loss abdominal fat quickly?

No quick answer: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. ...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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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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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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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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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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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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more