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What Do You Recommend For Obesity
Healthy lifestyle: I recommend moderation, variety and balance. Portion control is a good start, learning what a portion size is and placing that into action. Increasing daily activity is also an important part of lifestyle changes. Try to be active most days of the week. In summary, eat less, move more is the general recommendation for someone with obesity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more
Wife= mate lose wt: If you feel that you are being affected in a negative way---med conditions, high blood pressure, diabetes, can't exercise, short of breath, don't sleep well, don't like the way you appear, the weight affects your relationship; you may want to change. But, you, not your wife, need to want to make the changes. If you are not ready to make the changes necessary; no one else can.I hope you are ready. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that for obese men, doctors will recommend a strict 800 calorie diet but wont with obese women? If so, why?
I don't think so: The key to weight loss for men or women is reducing calories long-term. Men usually burn more calories per day than women, assuming similar levels of activity and similar body mass. Every individual's daily calorie needs are different, but to lose weight, one must keep reducing calories until the weight starts coming off. If weight is stable, it means the body still has enough calories to keep it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cardiac rehab: A baseline treadmill stress test is useful to provide an exercise prescription. This helps tell us the boundaries that can be safely set for an exercise workload for a particular patient. This will vary from patient to patient. It is also something that we can measure progress against over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello doctors! will u recommend lipotropic injection to an obese person? Is it safe and effective? Is there major side effects? Thank u sirs :)
Weight loss surgery: Is like a last resort when life style changes are insufficient to reduce weight adequately. Often, those who qualify for this surgery are often poor surgical risks due to other conditions like diabetes, heart disease, lung disease. Counselling for motivation & weight loss programs are a safer route to follow. Life style changes are necessary even with surgery to keep weight off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Misinformation: Sometimes, obese people need higher concentrations of the chemical that is injected into the vein (we call that the sclerosant). Sometimes obesity can cause a person to need more treatments thatn non-obese people would need, but obesity isn't a reason for nor treat people with sclerotherapy for their varicose veins. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you recommend any good health psychology or CBT books for weight loss or night-eating or emotional eating? Will take all suggestions! Morbid obese
Obesity: I would start with a visit to your doctor who will take your medical history and order some laboratory data. I would also recommend that you ask your doctor to refer you to a dietitian. One important item - don't try and burn off the weight in a hurry. Follow the instructions from your doctor and the dietitian. ...Read more
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