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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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When after major weight loss should you give your skin to firm up before resorting to plastic surgery?

When after major weight loss should you give your skin to firm up before resorting to plastic surgery?

Depends: The answer will be different for different types of skin and the inherent "quality" of the skin. The amount of weight loss may be a factor. Age plays a role as well. Best to get an exam and consultation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is weight loss in case of esophogus cancer continueous weight loss or weight can go up and down over time?

Is weight loss in case of esophogus cancer continueous weight loss or weight can go up and down over time?

It depends...: Weight loss in patients with Esophageal cancer is related to poor nutrition due to inability to swallow food due to esophageal narrowing or block due to advancing cancer. Unless this obstruction can be relieved(with treatment) or bypassed(gastric/PEG feeding tubes), weight loss is continuous. However weight loss can be reversed early on with adequate treatments using surgery/Radiotherapy and Chemo ...Read more

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Can a short and rapid weight gain (27 pounds in 3 months) cause any later complications if you diet back to original weight afterwards?

Can a short and rapid weight gain (27 pounds in  3 months) cause any later complications if you diet back to original weight afterwards?

Should not: Have any residual effects if you work your way back to your normal weight. Only question is how you gained the weight. If it was from poor diet etc. should not be an issue. If not sure why you gained weight. You may need further work up ...Read more

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Lost 6KG weight during TB treatment in last 6 months? Will I gain weight or it will reduce more?

Lost 6KG weight during TB treatment in last 6 months? Will I gain weight or it will reduce more?

TB treatment: Probably it is the TB itself causing weight loss, not the treatment. You should start to regain weight as the infection improves. However, improvement usually starts long before 6 months. Check back with the doctor or clinic where you are being treated. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a double chin and I am in the process of loosing weight. As i loose weight will my chin sag or will the double chin improve?

I have a double chin and I am in the process of loosing weight. As i loose weight will my chin sag or will the double chin improve?

Varies greatly!: Congratulations on your weight loss efforts. We never know how a person's face/chin will change with weight loss. Do know that you will be much healthier with a little chin sag than with the risks of overweight and obesity. Besides, "fine tuning" is available by means of cosmetic surgery if you feel you need it later on! lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I have a small breast size. Need to lose hip weight. Will exercising with out bra help prevent breast reduction?

I have a small breast size. Need to lose hip weight. Will exercising with out bra help prevent breast reduction?

Breast sz & wt loss: It will not. Exercising will help you lose weight. To specifically target weight loss to certain areas (ie just my hips) is not really possible with exercise. Be happy with how you are. Exercising and losing weight is great. Your breast size is your breast size. Celebrate and enjoy who you are. Remember YOU ARE UNIQUE. There is no one on the planet like you. Be proud and happy with you! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to lift sagging older breasts with exercise and losing weight?

Is it possible for you to lift sagging older breasts with exercise and losing weight?

No these will not: Prevent or eliminate sagging. However, building up pectoralis muscles can cause breast tissue to sit differently on the chest (often more attractive). ...Read more

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Can the height grow after the age of 25 with excercise , stretching, yoga and diet? And also will losing weight make spine slightly taller?

Can the height grow after the age of 25 with excercise , stretching, yoga and diet? And also will losing weight make spine slightly taller?

Sorry, no: Only think that can lengthen your spine and keep you as tall as you can be, consider yoga. Yoga has been shown to lengthen the spine. And it has also been said, you are as old as your spine is flexible. ...Read more

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Will my breast skin shrink back after weight lose?

Will my breast skin shrink back after weight lose?

Yes: However , you could develop some striae or stretch marks if the skin fibers were torn from excessive stretching. ...Read more

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Do breasts firm up after losing weight?

Do breasts firm up after losing weight?

Not exactly: There is shrinkage of the fat cells in the breasts themselves, and there can be shrinkage of other fat cells deep to the breast tissue. ...Read more

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How can an underweight 21 year old trying to gain weight and get in shape lose excess chin and neck fat, and define the jawline?

How can an underweight 21 year old trying to gain weight and get in shape lose excess chin and neck fat, and define the jawline?

Fat distribution: Nobody really understands why different people lay down fat in different places or what we can do about it. This would be a great time for you to continue working out hard in the gym; as you pound your body into shape with resistance and aerobic training, your jawline may normalize but you'll surely look great. No body is perfect but you'll have a big plus. ...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?

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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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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How to tighten my stomach and body overall without losing any weight after giving birth?

How to tighten my stomach and body overall without losing any weight after giving birth?

Exercise resumption: A gradual return to exercise like yoga or walking should begin the toning process. If you are within the 6 week post partum period, refrain from high impact or strenuous exercises. ...Read more

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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