Question This is my first pregnancy and I'm now 18 weeks and 2 days and actually lost weight. i keep trying to eat, but nothing happens.
At the Canyon Ranch health resort in Tucson, Ariz., Michael Hewitt, PhD, research director for exercise science, knows the power of positive strokes. In fact, the Canyon Ranch philosophy is that "your body today is absolutely perfect," Hewitt tells WebMD.
Your description of your symptoms may be all a doctor requires to diagnose heartburn, but sometimes additional testing may benecessary. The esophagus can be viewed through an endoscope, a long, thin, flexible tube inserted through the mouth, or by X-ray.
Women carry more of their fat in their hips and thighs, and belly fat is found mainly in the abdominal wall. But extremely obese men carry much of their fat in the belly, the so-called "apple" shape.
Five 'successful losers' tell their story about life after bariatric surgery. (continued) TaJuan M., of Memphis, Tenn.: continued... TaJuan's key challenge: Her job involves a lot of travel, and sticking to a healthy diet can be difficult.
Question Has anyone lost weight unexpectedly while breastfeeding? My son is 5 months old, and I'm thinner now than I was pre-pregnancy.
I fully understood her frustration, as well as why her attempts at dieting hadn't worked. Both physiologic and psychological mechanisms are in place that make sustained weight loss incredibly difficult.
Consumers constantly see advertisements and news reports on trendy diets, flashy products and magic pills promising to help them lose weight. It also plays a key role in brain development, preventing inflammation (swelling) and blood clots.