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Will calorie restriction cause yellow skin?

Will calorie restriction cause yellow skin?

Yellow skin: Yes if your liver is not working well. As a rule your skin should not be yellow if it is not usually yellow. This can be a sign of vitamin deficiency or liver disease. If you eat too many yellow veggies it can happen also. See your md immediately if this is a change especially if your pee is also turning darker. ...Read more

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Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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Will there be rapid weight loss with extreme calorie restriction (under 1000 a day) or will it slow the metabolism?

Will there be rapid weight loss with extreme calorie restriction (under 1000 a day) or will it slow the metabolism?

Yes and yes: Very low calorie diets do allow rapid weight loss. The decrease in metabolism is temporary and is the bodiy's attempt to compensate. Programs like medifast can help kickstart a weight loss effort and then transition to a healthy eating program, exercise, and regular support and encouragement/accountability. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight on a 2000 calorie diet and by exercising 1-2 hours daily?

Is it possible to lose weight on a 2000 calorie diet and by exercising 1-2 hours daily?

Weight loss: Possibly.However, don't focus on the number of calories, focus on the quality of those calories.2000 calories which are all carbs is not going to help you lose weight.Exercise is very good for your health but rely on the quality of food rather than exercise to lose weight.Correction of hormonal imbalances will also help. ...Read more

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Can palomar skin rejuvenation cause thinned skin to thin more, and stay that way? Will it help with leaky veins under the eye? Can it cause fat loss?

Can palomar skin rejuvenation cause thinned skin to thin more, and stay that way? Will it help with leaky veins under the eye? Can it cause fat loss?

No ; don't use near: Eyes. Laser can't reduce eye puffiness, dark circles, or thin skin. It's also not used close to the eyelids, because of the proximity of orbital fat. Plus, the puffy lids recede back into the orbit, when the person lies down.Leaky veins around eye is best treated with controlling food allergies, and salt intake.If anything, lasers remodels dermis to be thicker ; not thinner with reamplification. ...Read more

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Does general sweating not from exercising burn calories and cause weight loss?

Does general sweating not from exercising burn calories and cause weight loss?

No-only water loss: Sweating whether because its hot out, or due to exercise is associated with water loss, thats not really fat loss, and you will re-hyrdate yourself within 24 hours and end up back where you start. Pay attention to burning calories not how much you sweat, some people do vigorous exercise and do not sweat and are thin, its all individual. ...Read more

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Reduced rice consumption is advised for weight loss. Does this apply to both white and brown rice? Does brown rice have any benefits for weight loss?

Reduced rice consumption is advised  for weight loss. Does this apply to both white and brown rice? Does brown rice have any benefits for weight loss?

Weight Loss Secrets: If you are overweight then the advice to turn down your carbohydrate intake and increase your protein intake is the best advice possible. If you need to lower your carbs then any form of rice has to be limited. Rice is about 90% carbohydrate calories. ...Read more

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Might extreme calorie restriction (under 1000 a day) cause rapid weight loss or does it slow the metabolism?

Might extreme calorie restriction (under 1000 a day) cause rapid weight loss or does it slow the metabolism?

Weight loss: Your body will slow it's metabolism down when you try to trick it. I recommend a 1350 cal diet, and wait the long term. ...Read more

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Recent dX of coeliac severe mucosa; with BAM Which macronutrient ratio & calories in feed supplements is needed to gain weight if my BMR is 1745?

Recent dX of coeliac severe mucosa; with BAM Which macronutrient ratio & calories in feed supplements is needed to gain weight if my BMR is 1745?

Gluten avoidance: First you will need to eliminate any gluten from your diet to allow the intestine to heal and start absorbing nutrients again. In the meanwhile , you may need to increase the quantity of fat in your diet to regain the weight. However everything needs to be in moderation. ...Read more

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Can 0 calories per serving of diet pop cause your caloric intake to rise?

Can 0 calories per serving of diet pop cause your caloric intake to rise?

Sweeteners: Artificial sweeteners can trigger your brain to crave more sweet calories and you may end up eating more than you intended to. The best zero calorie drink is water. ...Read more

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What amount can blood sugar be reduced without changes in diet or exercise?

What amount can blood sugar be reduced without changes in diet or exercise?

Not sure: Exactly what you mean. If you have blood glucose issues like prediabetes or frank diabetes, and you don't make any changes to your diet or activity levels, your sugar levels aren't likely going to change for the better, if anything that can progressively worsen(particularly if you are gaining weight). ...Read more

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Does not drinking sufficient water lead to peeling and somewhat scaly skin around the fingers?

Does not drinking sufficient water lead to peeling and somewhat scaly skin around the fingers?

No: This represents a dermatitis which may be a contact allergy. You may be touching something at work or home that is causing fingers to peel. Hydrocrotisone may help. Stronger creams and allergy testing is available form dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will building the leg muscles through weight training & high calorie protein diet help reduce the appearance of saggy thighs post weight loss? Age 22.

Will building the leg muscles through weight training & high calorie protein diet help reduce the appearance of saggy thighs post weight loss? Age 22.

It depends: It depends on how much weight you have lost. If it was a significant amount, the fat is lost but the skin was stretched so far that it just hangs when the fat disappears. We are talking about a hundred pounds or more that would affect this type of change. If it was 20-30 pounds, working the thigh muscles will firm and build up the muscle structures that the skin will not hang. ...Read more

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Can water pills promote weight loss or does it just remove excess water weight?

Can water pills promote weight loss or does it just remove excess water weight?

Salt/water loss only: diuretics (water pills) cause your body to lose salt and water, not body fat. The weight loss is related to water loss only, and will return once you stop the water pills. ...Read more

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Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Unhealthy: This incredibly low carb diet is likely to lead to rapid loss of glycogen, muscle breakdown and high potential to regain weight once off the diet. Some types of tuna can have high mercury content. This is not a healthy approach to weight loss (and certainly not a permanent solution). ...Read more

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Will calorie restriction cause yellow skin?

Yellow skin: Yes if your liver is not working well. As a rule your skin should not be yellow if it is not usually yellow. This can be a sign of vitamin deficiency or liver disease. If you eat too many yellow veggies it can happen also. See your md immediately if this is a change especially if your pee is also turning darker. ...Read more

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If itching was caused by jaundice. Would my skin or eyes be visibly yellow?

If itching was caused by jaundice. Would my skin or eyes be visibly yellow?

Obstructive jaundice: Itching happens in the obstructive jaundice . The other type called hemolytic jaundice ,happening from excess breakdown of red blood cells don't cause itching. When the level of bilirubin exceeds 2-3 mg , you can start seeing the jaundice .The jaundice you see in the sclera is not related to itching ,but on how much bilirubin- the jaundice pigment is in the blood . ...Read more

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Whats the cause of yellow skin stains on hands?

Whats the cause of yellow skin stains on hands?

Yellow skin: Yellow stains in skin most likely could be due to something topically being applied or coming in contact with the skin, but can also be seen in people taking high quantities of beta carotene in supplements or foods. Check your diet and consider what your hands come in contact with. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm 20 years old. I have yellow skin but white conjunctiva, i don't eat that much carrots! what could be the cause of this pallor?

Hi, i'm 20 years old. I have yellow skin but white conjunctiva, i don't eat that much carrots! what could be the cause of this pallor?

Beta Carotene??: People on high dose vitamin supplements can get too much beta carotene that can give a yellow orange skin discolorations. Certainly if you are asian or a person of "color" this may be your normal pigmentary pattern. If any doubts i would see your doctor. ...Read more

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Have 2 yellow skin marks what could cause it ?

Have 2 yellow skin marks what could cause it ?

Not sure: Where are they? Was there an injury at the site? Are they the only yellow sites or are you yellow elsewhere - i.e. Is it jaundice? Are they around the eye(s) or on the palsm - if s they may represent cholesterol deposits. You shudl be seen by someone who can make a determination - i suggest a dermatologist if your primary md isn't sure. ...Read more

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What conditions could cause someone to have yellow skin?

What conditions could cause someone to have yellow skin?

Liver or bile diseas: Liver disease, biliary disease, or blood disease can cause a person to develop yellow or jaundiced skin. ...Read more

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What could cause these symptoms: pale stool, yellow skin, flank pain, acid in mouth, and more urination than usual?

What could cause these symptoms:
pale stool, yellow skin, flank pain, acid  in mouth, and more urination than usual?

Jaundice?: Pale stool, yellow skin, & dark-colored urination suggests biliary obstruction--due perhaps to a gallstone in bile duct &/or from pancreatic inflammation. Consider significant liver disease (viral, familial, medication or alcohol-related, budd-chiari etc). Regardless of cause, please don't wait longer to get now a formal physical exam, appropriate lab studies, & if necessary medication or surgery. ...Read more

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Why do I get yellow skin after drinking?

Yellow skin: This is most likely jaundice due to liver toxicity (hepatitis or cirrhosis) due to increase bilirubin in the blood since the damaged liver cells cannot break it down. ...Read more

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Yellow skin around wound from cat bite. Why?

Yellow skin around wound from cat bite. Why?

?bruise: This may be the secondary result of a resolving bruise but a cat bite is a potentially serious and complicated wound and should be under the care of a physician. ...Read more

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Why does jaundice turn your eyes and skin yellow?

Why does jaundice turn your eyes and skin yellow?

Hyperbilirubinemia: Jaundice is yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae (whites of the eyes), and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the blood). Hyperbilirubinemia uusally related to liver disease or bile duct obstruction, can be seen in hepatitis and liver cancer. ...Read more

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Getting rid of yellow skin. Itchy too. What to do?

Yellow skin: Causes of yellow skin include: jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, alcoholic liver disease, sickle cell anemia, drug induced hemolytic anemia, bile duct obstruction, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, and seborrheic keratosis. I recommend you see your local doctor to find the cause of your yellow skin. ...Read more

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Why does jaundice make your skin and eyes turn yellow?

Jaundice: The pigment present in bile gives the yellow discoloration to the skin, urine and sclera in eyes. ...Read more

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Yellow skin and pee serious enough to cut classes for infirmary?

Yellow skin and pee serious enough to cut classes for infirmary?

Jaundice: Yellow skin could mean that you have jaundice, a condition caused by an increase in your blood levels of bilirubin, and an indication that your liver may be inflammed. Hepatitis, a viral inflammaiton of the liver can cause jaundice, yellowing of the skin and the eyes, and a darkening of the urine.You should visit a doctor right away, to get tested and treated. Some cases of hepatitis can be fatal. ...Read more

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If my skin or eyes are not yellow, should I worry about jaundice?

If my skin or eyes are not yellow, should I worry about jaundice?

No: However, abnormal levels of bilirubin (which causes jaundice) which are low may not alter the color of the skin and eyes. If you have a concern about this for some reason, get your doctor to order the appropriate test. ...Read more

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Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more


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Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more