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What is the reason (s) for the epidemic of obesity in the United States?

A: There are a wide variety of things that encourage people to be overweight. Many people have sedentary jobs, lives, and long commutes all contribute. People overeat lots of bad foods and never "pig out" on natural, whole fruits and veggies.. Most people refuse to read the ingredient labels and make better choices for themselves and their families. Over the past few decades chemical, sugars, and manmade sweeteners have been put into nearly every food that is not made in nature. You don`t have to be highly educated to know this is not good for you.. There are a lot of people who work long hours or several jobs and refuse to or cannot make their own healthy meals. These same people often reach...


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If an obese person becomes diabetic, will ridding themselves of obesity cure the diabetes?

A: That is a much more interesting question than you realise. The answer is a qualified yes. There has been some small scale work done in the USA looking at this very question. About a dozen newly diagnosed, obese type 2 diabetics were ( with their consent,) put through a gruelling regime of diet and exercise with one to one backup. They found that significant weight loss combined with very strenuous daily exercise could reverse the diagnosis. Unfortunately most people, left to their own devices would just never duplicate that sort of extreme management. Wow, I''d have to disagree with a lot of the answers given. First off, lets assume we''re talking about Type 2...


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Heath care professionals warn that obesity will overtake smoking as the most common preventable cause of cancer in women. Our response . .?

A: I guess it comes down to what sort of society one wishes to live in. Option A: One in where risk and danger is minimized at the cost of some liberty and personal choice. Option B: One where liberty and personal choice create personal accountability and some succeed more than others,some live better than others and some are healthier than others. I believe long term, teaching personal responsibility is best for any society. Sometimes this means that not all will be as healthy, or as rich or as fortunate as others. Many of the health problems associated with being overweight can also occur in people underweight and at just the right weight. Jennifer ...


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Over 75% of obese adults are at risk to develop metabolic syndrome which can cause an irreversible liver disease. Question below:

A: The elevated levels of the liver enzyme alanine aminotransferase (ALT), a marker of NAFLD are marker of metabolic syndrome. ---quote---- In adults, researchers have shown an association between metabolic syndrome and a group of diseases called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which at its most severe, may progress to irreversible liver damage. The purpose of the current study was to investigate to what extent metabolic syndrome in adolescents was associated with elevated levels of the liver enzyme alanine aminotransferase (ALT), a marker of NAFLD. ---end of quote--- ...


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What are the causes of and natural cures for gall bladder stones?

A: causes and Cures for Gall Bladder Stones Cholesterol gallstones are formed when bile liquid contains excess of cholesterol. The frequency and functioning of the gallbladder also contributes in forming gallstones. Infrequent and incomplete emptying of the gallbladder results in over-concentration of bile and contributes to the formation of gallstones. Apart from the presence of bile salts, cholesterol and bilirubin, there are some kind sof proteins that are present in the bile. These proteins have the ability to support or inhibit crystallization of cholesterol into...
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Is it true,consumption of alcohol is cause of increasing HDL cholesterol? if yes how much daily after CABG?

A: It seems that you are addicted for alcohol. Consumption of alcohol in moderate quantity is not that bad. The items we eat along with the alcohol is very bad for CAD. Do not drink with soda. Take it with water or neat with ice cubes. It would be better if you refrain from it. If at all not posible to stop all of sudden, reduce gradually and then stop. You are too young andalready had one bypass. You should take care of your health at least now. Yes. Actually in stomach after meals, an ounce of alcohol is produced which causes drowsiness and sleep. That''s why a short nap after meals n the day is recommended. You live in such climate that you won''t die if you do not...


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What are the causes of varicose and spider veins?

A: Some of the causes of varicose and spider veins include topical steroids, trauma or injury to the skin, previous venous surgery, and exposure to ultraviolet rays. Varicose veins occur when healthy veins swell and cause blood to back up and pool inside the vein. (Normally, blood flows through the vein in one direction toward the heart.) Varicose veins become a new route for blood to flow. The exact cause of varicose veins is unknown, although heredity, pregnancy, obesity, and hormonal changes are contributing factors to this condition. Standing for long periods of time and wearing tight underwear or clothing might also cause varicose and...
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  causes of hormonal inbalance

A: Hi,The only way to know the confirmed cause is a clinical examination by an OBG specialist and if required anultrasound examination. You could take a urine pregnancy test at home - that would only help a week after youhave missed your periods. You should get a blood test for beta HCG levels which would confirm or rule out apregnancy. This is confirmatory for pregnancy in cases where the urine pregnancy test kit is not helpful. Youcould be having the irregular/ delayed periods due to stress, anxiety, hormonal disturbances, thyroiddisorders, dietary changes, obesity, weight loss or weight gain. All of the above can lead to missed orirregular cycles. You would need medications to treat your condition depending upon the cause

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what are the causes of prolonged menstration

A: Hi,This is a condition called menorrhagia - it could be due to hormonal disorders, anatomical defects, bleedingdisorders, thyroid and adrenal gland dysfunction, pituitary tumors, anovulatory cycles, PCOS, obesity, andvasculature imbalance. It would be best to see an OBG specialist about this rather than your GP. You wouldneed a clinical examination, blood tests and an ultrasound abdomen to find out the cause. Regards....


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causes of hormonal inbalance

A: Hi,The only way to know the confirmed cause is a clinical examination by an OBG specialist and if required anultrasound examination. You could take a urine pregnancy test at home - that would only help a week after youhave missed your periods. You should get a blood test for beta HCG levels which would confirm or rule out apregnancy. This is confirmatory for pregnancy in cases where the urine pregnancy test kit is not helpful. Youcould be having the irregular/ delayed periods due to stress, anxiety, hormonal disturbances, thyroiddisorders, dietary changes, obesity, weight loss or weight gain. All of the above can lead to missed orirregular cycles. You would need medications to treat your condition depending upon the cause

 
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