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My friend is trying to lose weight but has severe lower back pain. What are his options?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Losing weight may improve his back pain.
Eat healthful meals of lean protein, good fats, fruits & veggies, whole grains; avoid junk food, soft drinks, high glycemic index carbs. Control portion size by using smaller plate & not going back for 2nds. Pool exercises are good for back problems due to low impact on joints/back. Aim for 2 lb/wk weight loss.

In brief: See below

Losing weight may improve his back pain.
Eat healthful meals of lean protein, good fats, fruits & veggies, whole grains; avoid junk food, soft drinks, high glycemic index carbs. Control portion size by using smaller plate & not going back for 2nds. Pool exercises are good for back problems due to low impact on joints/back. Aim for 2 lb/wk weight loss.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Eliminate allergy fd

Make sure you know what food you are allergic to and eliminate those.
Whenever you eat sugar food eat glutamine to compensate, switch your metabolism to burn fat by adding carnitine, supplement thyroid with gta forte it will increase your metabolism, support adrenals and pancreas - it will not matter what you eat just eat to nourish your body.

In brief: Eliminate allergy fd

Make sure you know what food you are allergic to and eliminate those.
Whenever you eat sugar food eat glutamine to compensate, switch your metabolism to burn fat by adding carnitine, supplement thyroid with gta forte it will increase your metabolism, support adrenals and pancreas - it will not matter what you eat just eat to nourish your body.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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