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Why I Dont Lose Weight During My Period
Why do I lose weight during my period, but straight after my period, I rapidly gain weight. I am currently taking the microgynon pill for my acne?
Water weight: The pill is taken for three weeks, and then stopped for a week during which one experiences menses or period. It is not uncommon for women to retain fluids from hormones, especially progestins, and then to eliminate the excess fluid when the progestins are stopped. Decreasing the salt in your diet as well as avoiding a high carbohydrate diet may help in stabilizing the weight gain. ...Read more
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
If i want to lose weight quickly during a period of 1 month, should I focus more on cardio exercise, or lifting weights? Thank you.
No weight loss: Ironically, actual weight loss is not necessarily associated with bulimia. Instead, people with this disorder binge eat and attempt to prevent weight gain through compensatory behavior (e.g., vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, enemas, medications, fasting, or excessive exercise). ...Read more
Stress : Or resolution of pcos.Get a more detailed answer ›
I just started this new diet to lose weight, my goal is 35 pounds in 12 weeks, is that too much in that period of time?
Not normally: Any permanent weight loss.Get a more detailed answer ›
Weight Loss: In order to lose and maintain a healthy weight you have to combine good nutrition with exercise several times a week. Try to aerobic exercise for at least 40 minutes in your target zone(a bit breathy) 4 to 6 times a week, also do weight resistance 3 times a week, do not rest much between sets, make sure you fatigue the muscle group you are targeting. My best. ...Read more
I am fat and i stopped getting my period. If i lose weight, would i be able to get my period again?
What is a good way to lose weight when you have a under active thoird promble? And you can't walk for a long period of a time.
Adequate thyroid Rx: If you are hypothyroid ; get adequate treatment you will have as much thyroid hormone as healthy people ; will thus respond better to diet ; exercise. However, many docs under-treat. Check free t3-if in the lower half of the normal range ask your doc to prescribe natural thyroid or liothyronine to get free t3 to upper half of range.I recommend dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet. See comment for links:. ...Read more
Whenever I try to lose weight I lose my period, even though my diet is not strict nor do I exercise vigorously. I'm 5'0" at 140 lbs and I was 176 lbs.
Wow that is good: It is common when you change the normal circumstances that you carry out with your body that then internal misfires can occur. I am not sure how long the period of time to lose that weight occurred but that is a large loss and is great. But it could trigger shift in the bodies functions and in women it is the menses that seems to be affected a lot of the time. Not enough time here to discuss. ...Read more
The same weight loss: Principals will apply whether or not you are using mirena (levonorgestrel). 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more
Unlikely to matter: Most kids must be quite lean with very low body fat levels for weight loss to interfere with periods. It is occasionally seen in high level gymnasts, long distance runners or dancers. It is unlikely to matter unless she is down in such a range. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to lose weight with fruit and vegetables smoothies? Are they good for you? Do they help you feel less hungry over a period of time?
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
I have been overweight most of my life. My period has come and I am beginning to lose weight but my brest are still not "full". I've lost some weight.
Breast development : Thelarche(breast development) occurs over a spectrum of ages but usually in later stage development by upper teens. That you recently got your period shows that you likely have normal hormones. There is natural genetic variation and it maybe that females in your family may have late breast development or smaller breasts. However, you should allow your body to continue mature on its own schedule. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Its called a ketogenic or atkins diet. Your body breaks down fat and makes ketones to run the body....Its not a safe diet.....Ketosis is not the best way to run a brain or a muscle. You may lose weight on this diet from fat loss and muscle breakdown...I dont recommend this way to lose weight. ...Read more
I've been on my period for 7 weeks. I recently started to lose weight. I'm otherwise in good health. Should i be concerned enough to see a doctor?
Why not ? : Congratulations about the weight loss. That's great news. Keep it up. Bleeding for seven weeks sounds very annoying. Why not see a doctor and get some help? There are many options to help you regulate this while you continue your wonderful weight loss efforts. ...Read more
Doctor told me to lose weight to regulate my period because i was getting them twice a month I've lost 13lb its been 29days an no pd. Wat should I do?
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
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