Losing weight tips for morbidly obese

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Avatar n tn I doubt that any doctor would support a weight loss goal of 25 lbs. per month unless you would be morbidly obese. Most of the weight you would lose would be water weight anyway, and it would come back quickly. I recently consulted with a weight loss doctor who prescribed a sensible diet (moderately low carb) and the medication Adipex. That combination was magic for me. The diet resulted in rapid weight loss, and the prescribed medication made it easier for me to follow the diet.
Avatar f tn 140-160 pounds is overweight, 170-220 is obese and anything beyond that is morbidly/extreme obese.
Avatar m tn I can also feel nodule underneath the skin (not sure if in fat of facia) and if these are pressed, the pain is tremendous, often radiating all over. I also have difficulty losing weight - I know every obese person says this, and I don't say I can't lose weight at all, but I do it much more slowly than others, whether the diet is Weight Watchers assorted type of Atkins low carb and no matter how much I exercise. Is it normal for fatty tissue to be painful?
1298014 tn?1331028254 Other Morbid Obesity Problems But morbid obesity doesn’t just affect the heart. The excess weight carried by a morbidly obese individual general causes problems in all the areas of the respiratory system. These prblems include: •Vascular disease: The most severe been strokes which can result in brain damage. This is often caused by blockages (occlusions) of cerebral or carotid arteries.
Avatar m tn Well, I do notice one thing -- no fish. The oils you're using are great, but don't have as good a profile as fish oil. Combining them might help at least some. If your hormones remain out of balance, there are natural methods of working on it if it's not an emergency time wise, but that depends on the cause of it. By the way, if you're as tall as you say and you weight what you say, you're not morbidly obese.
Pig I know they still consider me morbidly obese I think but since diet and exercise have worked before will look into another weight loss system.
Avatar f tn My husband can't breathe. Has had every possible test on heart and lungs and they're fine. Yes he has a belly and is about 50 overweight but wasn't when this started. Morbidly obese people can move and breathe better than he can. All the drs. say (and we've seen many) is that he's fat. Even tried getting into Mayo but they don't take our insurance. We just are lost. Retirement is suppose to be fun.
Avatar f tn I have dealt with the obesity prejudices personally, and have gone from morbidly obese to normal to obese, the last because of pain issues, not caused by the weight, as my back was in decent shape when I was at my lowest weight for several years. Weight can cause problems, or add to them, but it is not the answer to everything that goes wrong with a person. If he just sees your weight, he won't look for any other underlying conditions that might be causing a "weak" spine.
15480 tn?1302529802 I was diagnosed yesterday with chronic EBV. My doctor wants me to take Adipex to help with the extreme fatigue. However, when I researched Adipex it says it is used as a weight loss drug for morbidly obese people. I am 5'6" and weigh 148 lbs. I am certainly not morbidly obese and I am very concerned after researching the side effects of this medication. Has anyone else ever taken Adipex before? Thanks for you help!
Avatar f tn I weigh 244 and have not gained any weight. I'm 14+3. I too am considered 'morbidly obese' however my doc said to not even consider losing weight on purpose while pregnant. I am blessed with a Dr that doesn't give me grief abt being a big girl.
Avatar f tn i have been a diabetic for about 8 years and i am what they call morbidly obese i have lost over 50 pounds over the last 3 years and have kept it off but because i fractured my pelvis in a car crash in 88 i can not walk for any distance can not stand for long and i can't even lay on my back without being in pain so most exercising is out. i am on insulin the novolog 70/30 mix i was taking metformin 1000mg twice a day my doctor took me off that a couple weeks ago. i now take 7.
1666903 tn?1383332156 Probably not - but that is something requiring an in-person evaluation, I am sure they have told you that sigtnificant relief from pain can be obtained by simply losing weight (hard, I know) and that the weight problem means that a laminectomy may not be that successful.
Avatar f tn I am very sorry sweetie but your not just overweight, your morbidly obese. My heart is breaking for you. I think the best thing to do is talk with a doctor and dietician to find out how to get you to a healthier weight. At your current weight, you are at risk for many very serious medical problems. Is there anyone in your life that can provide loving help and support? I wish you the best.
Avatar f tn I have polycystic ovary syndrome. I am obese according to doctors. Has anyone else been though a pregnancy and been morbidly obese?
Avatar m tn Now I am worried that if I jump on a treadmill or ellipitcal machine that I am going to pass out. I not not morbidly obese. I am 5 foot 7 and weight 240. I am a big guy but I am by no means deathly big. I can still run and do my job which requires heavy lifting all day. My question is, how do I gradually get back into the swing of dieting and exercise without killing myself? Thanks for listening. Also I have been thinking of doing the workout program, P90X, any good or bad news about it?
Avatar f tn Are you morbidly obese? Being morbidly obese can easily hinder the oscillometric measurement that electronic BP machines use to assess blood pressure. Otherwise, wrist monitors are poor substitutes and often read wrong. I suggest you have it done manually at your primary care doctors orrice, urgent care clinic where it is free, or your local fire dept. If you are morbidly obese, then you have far greater issues to worry about.
Avatar f tn I am having my 4th child in 5 years and have steadily grown with each one. I have done better at losing the weight when I have had a longer time between pregnancies. Since I am considering having a tubal with this baby, I suspect I will have greater success at getting back down to my pre-baby weight.
Business woman2 Hi I am morbidly obese and have found that diets suck! I have lost 50 lb since augest by watching what i eat. If i want pizza one day instead if eating four slices i have one or two with a green salad with lemon no dressing so i feel full but did not eat a lot of calories. I also go on walks not power walks at first just walking for an hour outside get some sun and freash air it helps.
161596 tn?1698503553 For years, I urged him to get a sleep study, as I could hear his breathing would be interrupted with episodes of silence, as he stopped breathing for short periods of time. Otherwise, he has always been very healthy! After an endoscopy to dx gerd, the anesthetist came into the room and told him "I'm glad you told me you have an appt to get a sleep study for obstructive sleep apnea, because I can tell you definitively that you have it, and a severe case of it.
Avatar f tn Are you severely overweight and weight loss surgery is the only option for you now? Are you a doctor who works with patients that are morbidly obese and you have a patient that needs this surgery but maybe they cannot afford it or the wait list is so long that you are concerned that they may not have that long to wait? We are a medical travel company that is working with one of the top weight loss surgeons in Mexico.
Avatar f tn I wouldnt try limiting your food intake as you need to keep the nutrients up for your baby. I am also over weight bordering on obese according to bmi and i have lost 15 kilos but that was from morning sickness and eating healthier. You can try light exercise like swimming if your doc says ok and just try to have a good selection of healthy foods to eat and you may lose weight as a by-product but again i wouldnt try to lose weight while growing a baby. :) good luck.
2028721 tn?1356682003 I am 20 years old. I used to be morbidly obese at 5'10 and 354 lbs. I am now 177lbs. I feel bad now. When Im in a place with girls I have a kind of "panic attack" cause I feel like they will laugh. I cant talk to guys either. Its getting pretty bad where its tough to even go to work or school what can I do?
1304588 tn?1299071471 I weighed 226 and now I weigh 166 but still have diabetes. Though I feel losing weight may be stopped by losing weight I feel like that is mostly the morbidly obese though I am not a doctor. My mom and three sisters and 1 brother had diabetes and were all of normal weight. Eating better and exercising can help your diabetes stay under better control and lower your A1C along with possibly preventing you from needing medication or getting a lower dose. I have been diabetic for 6 years.
Avatar f tn women with all these complications like hypertension and gest. diabetes. I am morbidly obese and I am on my 3rd uncomplicated pregnancy. Im 36wks today. And I've only gained a total of 9lbs. My doc says that pretty darn good.
806984 tn?1285720832 Where in the post was she cruel about her sister's weight? The term "morbidly obese" is a medical term used to describe people over a certain weight. It's a health issue, not a judgement one. The information was completely relevant to her question, which was whether or not her sister's weight will effect her medication. It sounds like she's giving her sister all the support she needs by helping her with this and looking out for her future sexual health.