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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON Dr. WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
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What is the best way to keep stomach in good condition?

What is the best way to keep stomach in good condition?

Exercise: Exercise such as walking keeps the muscles toned, improves digestion and prevents constipation. If you are talking about muscle tone pilates is an excellent way to tone. If you are talking about digestion, then natural sources of fiber. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
26 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What is the best way to have best body fit , specially abdomen?

What is the best way to have best body fit , specially abdomen?

Nutrition & exercise: Best way to have best fit body, especially abdomen, is by eating right & exercising regularly. Eat lots of dark or brightly colored fruits & vegetables. Eat lean protein as allowed by religion & culture & personal preference. Lots of evidence says fiber is good for you, too, as found in fruits, veggies, whole grains, legumes, etc. Don't forget healthy fats like olive oil & avocados. And exercise! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is the best way to lose my stomach?

What is the best way to lose my stomach?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably 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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is the best way to lose fat in the abdomen and thigh areas?

What is the best way to lose fat in the abdomen and thigh areas?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abd ; thigh fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. 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 >. ...Read more

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Dr. Marc Hirsch Dr. Hirsch
Family Medicine
48 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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What is the best way to lose and tighten lower stomach?

What is the best way to lose and tighten lower stomach?

Diet and Exercise: Exercise alone will not reduce a specific body area. Healthy diet with fruits and vegetables, protein (not huge amount,) and little, if any, starch with some daily abdominal exercise, and full body exercise in moderation, should tighten your stomach and reduce its size. ...Read more

Dr. Patrick Kohlitz Dr. Kohlitz
Internal Medicine
7 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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What is the best way to burn stomach fat?

What is the best way to burn stomach fat?

Weight loss: There is no one way to target weight loss on a specific area of your body! The best way to lose weight is to combine an exercise program with a portion controlled diet usually high in protein, fiber, fruits and vegetable. Your body will then decide which areas to "burn fat" :) ...Read more

Dr. Shalabh Bansal Dr. Bansal
Pediatrics
9 years in practice
Saba University School of Medicine (coursework from 1/1/02 to present)
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What is the best way to avoid the stomach bug?

What is the best way to avoid the stomach bug?

Prevention: Wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands. And maintain good food hygiene. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary Esther Carlin Dr. Carlin
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
47 years in practice
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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What is the best way to lose abdominal body fat?

What is the best way to lose abdominal body fat?

Exercise: In addition to monitoring caloric intake, avoiding fats, sugars and processed food; eating lots of fruits and vegetables, daily exercise, especially involving tightening the abdominal muscles help tone the abdomen and gradually reduce abdominsl girth. Swimming, bike riding, sit-ups are all good abdominal exercises. ...Read more

Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn Dr. Schermerhorn
General Practice
36 years in practice
American University of the Caribbean
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What is the best way to loose excess stomach fat?

What is the best way to loose excess stomach fat?

Diet and exercise: A good diet and exercise program is the best answer...There are no magic pills or exercises that will specifically reduce fat in a particular area...See your family doc and a registered dietician/nutritionist and a certified personal trainer...Get on a good program and stick with it.. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What is the best way to releve a bloated stomach?

What is the best way to releve a bloated stomach?

Abdominal bloating: There are lots of reasons (some quite concerning) for abdominal discomfort /bloating, but not all of them are due to the GI tract. Also, functional syndromes may be present without underlying inflammation or structural pathology. Check with your doctor for examination ; treatment options, particularly since your problem may be ongoing. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Help please? What is the best way of burning fat on my stomach?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably 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

Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What is the best way to reduce the size of your stomach after childbirth?

What is the best way to reduce the size of your stomach after childbirth?

Core strengthening: Core strengthening advocated by pilates and yoga regimens is excellent. Using an external binder to help, reposition the rectus muscles in the early post-partum may also be beneficial. ...Read more

Dr. Debashish Bose Dr. Bose
Surgery
15 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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I am having extreme abdominal pain. What is the best way to take care of this?

I am having extreme abdominal pain. What is the best way to take care of this?

See MD: I recommend seeing your physician. Depending on your age, medical history, physical exam, and full review, you may need further testing, like imaging, endoscopy, etc. Please get checked out. Extreme pain should not be ignored and even warrants a visit to the emergency room. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is the best way for me to lose stomach fat?

Overall weight loss.: There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You 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

Dr. James Regan Dr. Regan
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
26 years in practice
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
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When you have stomach flue what is the best way to stay hydrated?

When you have stomach flue what is the best way to stay hydrated?

Gatorade, pedialyte: A balanced salt and sugar solution, such as gatorade or pedialyte, is the most easily and rapidly absorbed from the stomach. Plain water is fine as well. Even if your stomach does not tolerate anything for 24 hours, it is really hard to get dangerously dehydrated in that period of time, unless you are a child, elderly, or major medical issues. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What is the best way to cure stomach pain at home?

What is the best way to cure stomach pain at home?

What's the cause?: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Exquisite tenderness is quite concerning. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What is the best way to prevent myself from catching a stomach bug?

What is the best way to prevent myself from catching a stomach bug?

Good hand washing: Most stomach viruses are passed in contaminated secretions that can live on door handles or surfaces for hours. Frequent hand washing or sanitizing can reduce the exposure to such agents in public or private settings. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Zeidman Dr. Zeidman
Neurosurgery
29 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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Are abdominal "crunch" exercises the best way to keep from having low back pain?

Are abdominal "crunch" exercises the best way to keep from having low back pain?

Not exactly: Core strengthening including gentle crunches can be helpful in preventing low back pain. However, these need to be performed correctly and should be combined with an entire regimen designed to strengthen the core musculature. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni Dr. Majeroni
Family Medicine
years in practice
Medical College of Pennsylvania
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What is the best way to recover from strained lower abdomen?

What is the best way to recover from strained lower abdomen?

Time: Avoid exercises that strain the area for a few days. It will get better with time. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez Dr. Enriquez
Pediatrics
46 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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What is the best way to treat low stomach acid in children.My son is 8yo..

What is the best way to treat low stomach acid in children.My son is 8yo..

Diagnosis?: Is this an actual medical diagnosis by a doctor, or is it an expression of your own thoughts. Absence of (or low) stomach acid is exceedingly rare in children. If indeed there is low gastric acidity in the 8 yr old, many interventions are needed most importantly nutritional ones. Most foods, nutrients & vitamins require an acid gastric environment for proper absorption lower down in GI track. ...Read more

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