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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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When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

Possibly: While I don't know why you were using indomethacin suppositories for 4 years, I would think moving away from that is a good idea. Great! Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such a indomethacin do cause fluid retention and I think it is very possible you will lose a little weight from fluid losses. I would be surprised if it were more than 2-4 pounds, though. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What medicine can help me lose weight?

What medicine can help me lose weight?

No easy answer!: Don't waste your money on 'fat burners', laxatives, 'cleansers', or anything else that promises an 'easy way to lose weight.' there is no easy way--you risk health & not keeping the weight off if drugs is approach you choose.The best long term way to keep it off is regular exercise & making healthy food choices (avoid junk food & sugary drinks, watch portion size, moderate alcohol). You can do it! ...Read more

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What can I eat to help me lose weight?

What can I eat to help me lose weight?

Less: Choose fresh fruits and veggies most often, high quality protein next, then mix in some whole grain carbs and drink lots water, ( 30 - 48 oz/day). Avoid sugared foods, sodas and juices . Try to walk some every day, (build up to 45minutes). If you must watch tv, try riding a stationary bike while you do. ...Read more

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Wat help me lose weight what can I do?

Wat help me lose weight what can I do?

Individual attention: The right approach is very individual and depends on the underlying reason for your weight gain. The simple answer is to reduce your caloric intake (how much you eat) and increase your caloric expenditure (how active you are). If not managed properly, you could make yourself sick. You should see a bariatric physician to determine your specifics needs for diet, medication, exercise and counseling. ...Read more

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If I do Tae Bo will help me lose weight?

If I do Tae Bo will help me lose weight?

Exercise: of any type can help a person lose weight, but may not be the only intervention necessary. Tae bo should provide excellent aerobic exercise and many benefits to your health. Weight loss is difficult and usually requires meaningful, consistent, and long lasting changes. For more information on healthy weight loss see: http://helpdoctorwtlosstips.blogspot.com/ ...Read more

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Could you tell me what will help me lose weight?

Could you tell me what will help me lose weight?

Weight loss: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Can you help me lose weight and keep it constant?

Can you help me lose weight and keep it constant?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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What suggestions do you have to help me lose weight and keep it off?

What suggestions do you have to help me lose weight and keep it off?

Weight loss: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. To keep it off - remind yourself repeatedly about how good you feel. ...Read more