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What is the best advice for weight loss?

What is the best advice for weight loss?

Eat less, exercise: The only way to lose weight is by burning more calories than you consume. Any diet is designed to make you take in fewer calories. In the us, most people are more successful restricting carbohydrates in the diet in order to lose weight, so i advise a low carb/low starch diet. Exercise is a must if you want to increase your metabolism and sustain any significant weight loss. ...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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What is the best solution for weight loss?

What is the best solution for weight loss?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

Hair loss: First one must find out why they are losing hair-get the correct diagnosis: male-pattern, female-pattern, alopecia areata, telogen efluvium, medication-induced, etc. Male pattern hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes. Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil) prescription: propecia surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for weight loss in men ?

What is the best diet for weight loss in men ?

Varies: Men can lose weight easier than women due to the increased muscle mass but if not done carefully, men often lose muscle mass resulting in more body fat. Eat 500cal less per day, exercise 150min/week with weight training at least 2x/week, eat protein rich and good carbs, avoid the alcohol since you lose muscle mass and drink water. ...Read more

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What are the best weight loss treatments?

What are the best weight loss treatments?

Diet/exercise plan: A diet is just a plan for eating, it doesn't have to be a weight loss diet. The best documented diet is probably the mediterranean diet, i would use it and limit to less than 1800cal/day. Aerobic exercise at least 30min. A day and make these a lifelong habit. Don't smoke and take care of any disease risk factors with your doc. Establish the routine, its better rushing. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for loss of lordosis?

What is the treatment for loss of lordosis?

Lost lordosis: Presumably, you are speaking of the cervical or lumbar spine. Loss of lordosis often only is a temporary reflection of pain/spasms. If that is the case, as your spasms diminish, the normal contour will respond. Given the fact that spinal balance (the carrying of the head balanced over the center of the hips/pelvis) is more important than any single measurement, i suggest proper posture and core. ...Read more

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What is the primary reason for the weight loss seen on common high-protein diets?

What is the primary reason for the weight loss seen on common high-protein diets?

Protein: This is usually because the carbohydrate content is usually lower.It is the high glycemic index, sugar laden foods that are so unhealthy and fattening.Sugar is the addiction causing ill health today. ...Read more

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What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

Lifestyle: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss medicine for 102 kg weight?

What is the best weight loss medicine for 102 kg weight?

Don't recommend : Pills to take off weight. Healthy weight loss entails healthy lifestyle. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss?

What is the treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss?

Treat the cause(s): Recurrent pregnancy loss is 2 or more miscarriages. Baby Aspirin 81mg a day + Heparin or enoxaparin for antiphospholipid antibodies or blood clotting disorders. Surgery for uterine septum, polyps or fibroids. Treat thyroid or prolactin hormone issues. Ivf if diminished ovarian reserve. Pgd maybe, definitely if chromosome translocations. See reproductive endocrinology/ infertility (rei) specialist. ...Read more

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What are the best tips for weight loss success?

What are the best tips for weight loss success?

Diet/exercise: Calorie restricted diet, increased physical activity, good self-image and mental attitude. A good registered dietitian can help, and programs like weight watchers can provide support. You need a program you can follow successfully the rest of your life. Think how much better you'll feel, happier you'll be, longer you'll live, and diseases you'll prevent. ...Read more

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What is the best plan for loosing weight?

What is the best plan for loosing weight?

Weight loss: 3500 calories equal a pound. To lose weight is to cut the amount of calories you take in and increase the amount of calories you burn off with exercise. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood for hypothyroidism to cause weight loss?

What is the likelihood for hypothyroidism to cause weight loss?

Hypothyroidism: It is unlikely for hypothyroidism to cause weight loss. In fact, it is the opposite, hyperthyroidism, that can cause weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the best prevention for short-term memory loss?

What is the best prevention for short-term memory loss?

Use the brain: Good nutrition and using the brain. Evidence suggests that doing things you don't normally do help keep the brain active. .....Like a learn another language, play games, sudoku, crossword puzzles...Things that engage the brain to work. Nintendo ds has a couple brain games (brain age) that help keep things sharp. ...Read more

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Please describe the most effective diet for weight loss?

The one where: You eat less and are more active, thereby burning up 3500 calories that you don't ingest to lose a pound. Stay away from anything that's hyped. Weight watchers can provide valuable info and support. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a progressive vision loss?

What is the best treatment for  a progressive vision loss?

Eye MD: The best thing you could do is to see an ophthalmologist to determine what is happening to your vision and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate green tea for weight loss?

What is the most appropriate green tea for weight loss?

Not sure there is...: Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties. More info: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/greentea?Nav=gsa. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss pill?

What is the best weight loss pill?

Choices: As of 4/11/12, the only two drugs currently approved for weight loss in the us is orlistat and phentermine. There are pros and cons for both drugs. I would focus on lifestyle changes first before thinking about these choices. They won't do much unless you also work on your diet and exercise regimen. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which is the best supplement for weight loss?

Any suggestions on which is the best supplement for weight loss?

LIFESTYLE CHANGE: THE SUPPLEMENT INDUSTRY EXISTS BECAUSE WE FAIL TO ADAPT HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE CHANGES. LOW GLYCEMIC-SUGAR DIET, DAILY EXERCISE OR WALKING FOR 60 MINS/DAY, 7-8 HRS OF SLEEP. LOW STRESS, NO TOBACCO USE, MINIMAL ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND SPEAKING WITH A NUTRITIONIST. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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. Carson Liu
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Unexplained Weight Loss (Definition)

32 M asks What is the definition or description of: Unexplained weight loss? ANS: weight loss that cannot be explained by any detailed medical history, detailed physical exam and laboratory testing for every known cause. So a very expensive diagnosis to arrive at due to the many tests that must be done to exclude every possible cause. Often used as a waste basket diagnosis. That ...Read more