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Do braces make you lose weight?

Do braces make you lose weight?

No: Reducing caloric input coupled w increasing caloric utilization results in weight loss. When getting used to new braces teeth may be sore, resulting in less calories consumed and very temporary weight loss. Alas this is only temporary. Want to loose weight safely, see a nutritionist. Remake your body as you remake your smile! ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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


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I got my braces 2 days ago and it's hard to eat right now. When can I eat solid/hard foods again? Because if I don't I will lose more weight..

I got my braces 2 days ago and it's hard to eat right now. When can I eat solid/hard foods again? Because if I don't I will lose more weight..

See answer: The braces are foreign to the teeth and they tight. This hurts the mouth. After about 3 days you will g
Feel better and can eat more solid foods. Then when the braces have to be adjusted you start all over again ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose due to getting teeth braces?

How much weight can I lose due to getting teeth braces?

You are in control: Braces by themselves won't cause you to lose weight : (

Hopefully they will encourage you to be more conscientious about what you eat. This lifestyle change can give you all the weight loss that you want. ...Read more

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Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss meds: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat), Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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How to know what exercises actually make you lose weight?

How to know what exercises actually make you lose weight?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is 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. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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Do herpes make you lose weight?

Do herpes make you lose weight?

No: Unless you have herpes in your mouth and you cannot eat or chew food because your mouth is all inflamed, herpes by itself will not make you lose weight. ...Read more

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Will water make you lose weight?

Will water make you lose weight?

Yes.: Especially if drunk before and with a meal. It fills you, and you eat less. Also, there may be some truth that your body must boost metabolism, if you drink "cold, " water. This is controversial, but the first statement is not. However, we all should drink two quarts per day! And it will help a diet. This question is the easiest nutritional support advice I can give! ...Read more

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Can centrum make you lose weight?

Can centrum make you lose weight?

Taking a multiple: Vitamin should not cause weight loss.

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Does smoking make you lose weight?

Does smoking make you lose weight?

No: People tend to gain weight after stopping smoking - does not mean smoking helps weight loss. ...Read more

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Does drinking make you lose weight at all?

Does drinking make you lose weight at all?

Water: Drink water. Do not drink soda or juice. If you are looking for some "miracle" weight loss and "fountain of youth" elixer you are fooling yourself.
Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegetable oils, soy products, aspartame and other artificial sweeteners. ...Read more

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Are there any anti-depressants that make you lose weight?

No: No fda approved antidepressant will make you lose weight per se. Most of them list the opposite side effect (weight gain) as possible. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is the least likely antidepressant to cause weight gain. That said, anecdotically, weight loss may occur by virtue of other factors (lifestyle changes, better diet, back to gym, etc) as a product of the improvement when using an antidepressant. ...Read more

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Can depovera make you lose weight?

Can depovera make you lose weight?

No: There is no biological or pharmacologic reason dmpa would make you lose weight. The majority of women on dmpa report weight gain, or no weight change. If you lose weight on dmpa it is for another reason. ...Read more

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Can hernia make you lose weight?

Not usual: BUT depends on location, size, pain, and associated symptoms.

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Can anusara yoga make you lose weight?

Can anusara yoga make you lose weight?

Anusara Yoga.: Yes, but it is a more static form of Yoga then some others, so effects are not usually dramatic. ...Read more

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Could laxatives really make you lose weight?

Could laxatives really make you lose weight?

Laxatives: The answer is a clear and reliable no. Laxatives cannot in any way help you lose weight. Many people find that at first as their bowels clear out more rapidly that there seems to be a short term loss of weight and then they begin to obsess about this rapid transit of their stools thinking this leads to less absorption of calories. But, in reality this is myth and not true. ...Read more

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Can hCG 5000 drops really make you lose weight?

Can hCG 5000 drops really make you lose weight?

No: You need to see a physician to be administered the HCG injections, the only real and effective way to do the HCG diet.
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Anxiety/stress make you lose weight, what to do?

Anxiety/stress make you lose weight, what to do?

Address the stress!: To address stress:
talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Does doing sit-ups everyday make you lose weight?

Maybe.: Only if the calories you burn doing sit ups is greater than the calories you eat. In general you would have to do a lot of sit ups to lose weight. Other forms of exercise burn a lot more calories per hour. Sit ups can be part of your routine but not the only exercise. ...Read more

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Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Its not the gum: Gum can be unhealthy because of artificial dyes, sweetners or sugar. Some xylitol gums are healthy. The behavior of the person chewing the gum will influence whether there is weight gain or loss. ...Read more

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Can taking about 9 laxatives a day make you lose weight?

Can taking about 9 laxatives a day make you lose weight?

NO...Dangerous: Taking that many laxatives is very dangerous. They can make you dehydrated, mess up your electrolytes which can cause heart problems, & make you dependent on using them to get a bowel movement. Laxatives work on your colon, not your small intestine where your food (calories) are absorbed. The only weight you would lose is from water (you want to keep that!) & stool. ...Read more

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Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Yes: This type of diet will result in some weight loss during the first week. Most of this will be water weight rather than body fat, however. Ketogenic diets can have adverse effects, so close physician supervision is recommended. ...Read more

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Will Metformin a 500 mg tablet two times a day make you lose weight?

Will Metformin a 500 mg tablet two times a day make you lose weight?

If you are: An obese diabetic - it can help in conjunction with hydration, exercise and nutrition/ caloric intake changes. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more