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Help can cellulite go away with weight loss?

Help can cellulite go away with weight loss?

No cure: The appearance of cellulite may decrease with weight loss, but it will not disappear completely. There is no cure for cellulite and even "skinny" people have it. ...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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Can sudden weight loss or gain cause gyno for some in their 20s? If so will it go away once nutrition is back to normal?

Can sudden weight loss or gain cause gyno for some in their 20s? If so will it go away once nutrition is back to normal?

If by "gyno": you mean gynecomastia or breast enlargement, the answer is definitely yes -- it can be caused by weight gain or use of anabolic steroids, There are other possible causes that need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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How to lose the last few pounds after being a certain weight during a weight loss journey and the last few will not go away. I am 133 and wanting 130.

How to lose the last few pounds after being a certain weight during a weight loss journey and the last few will not go away. I am 133 and wanting 130.

Weight loss: Stop focusing on weight as a number but rather on your health. In other words, eat right & exercise regularly, not to achieve a specific weight or clothing size but rather to improve your health. Also recall that skinny fat is not a good thing. In other words, you don't want to be a fat 130# but rather a muscular & fit 133#. Body mass index is good to start conversation but isn't final & only goal. ...Read more

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Will lordosis go away after weight loss?

Will lordosis go away after weight loss?

Not likely: Lordosis is an abnormal forward curvature of the lumbar (low back) or cervical (neck) spine. Weight loss will generally not correct this, but there may be specific exercises that could help, depending on the cause and degree of abnormality. Consider seeing your Dr to discuss this, and PT (physical therapy) if indicated. ...Read more

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Could lordosis go away after weight loss?

Could lordosis go away after weight loss?

Yes: Weight loss is one of the best things to treat improper lordotic curvature, or lordosis of the lumbar spine. ...Read more

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With excessive weight loss will hirsutism go away?

With excessive weight loss will hirsutism go away?

No: Weight loss is not likely going to change your endocrine/hormonal status, which is what causes the excessive hair growth (hirsutism). ...Read more

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Can man boobs always go away through diet or is there a danger of the skin remaining after weight loss?

Can man boobs always go away through diet or is there a danger of the skin remaining after weight loss?

Yes, and yes.: If you simply have excess breast tissue from being overweight, then yes, your breast tissue will shrink as you lose pounds. You will have some skin contraction but how much skin you have remaining is a factor of how much breast enlargement you have and for how long. It is not uncommon for men to have this excess skin removed after massive weight loss, especially after gastric bypass, etc. ...Read more

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Will gaining weight make facial wrinkles caused by rapid weight loss go away?

Will gaining weight make facial wrinkles caused by rapid weight loss go away?

See below: You will gain weight in your face, which may make the wrinkles less noticeable. However, that is not a reason to gain weight. Being overweight and obese can have more serious complications than wrinkles. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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