... I have shortness of breath but mine is due to having asthma. I am currently one a whole load of meds to control it, not fun. I am 215lbs and should lose as much weight as I can so I don't feel so out of breath. I have been doing a cleanse and diet plan for the last two months and have dropped 25lbs. ... (5 replies)
... son that I am posting this is because I am just trying to ask around and see if this sounds right. Recently I started to notice chronic shortness of breath, well as if it feels like that. ... (5 replies)
... It's also good that you will be getting weight loss treatment in the near future as that alone has to be a big advantage to your health. ... (4 replies)
... s on Heparin through an IV drip and started taking Coumadin to take after I was released from the hospital, but it was then decided I should take Xarelto instead as it is less potent. ... (4 replies)
... Hello everyone. I'm new to these boards and just wanted to introduce myself and see if anyone has any ideas on what I should do with my most recent health issues.
I'm 34 (will be 35 next Saturday the 24th) and I live in Northern California. I've severely morbidly obese. I am in the very beginning stages to get referred to a surgeon for weight loss surgery.
For a while... (4 replies)
... problems. waist is 52 my gut is about 59 inches my chest is 60, each thigh at its biggest point is 39 my arms are 19 i have been thin, but at 314 which for me is as thin as i have ever gotten, that was about two years ago. even then i saw myself as fat, probably from being fat for so long in my life. ... (2 replies)
... You should talk to your doctor about getting off the birth control, see if that makes a difference in your weight. Sometimes when it comes to health issues, you have to take one thing over another. In this case, I would suggest you get off the birth control and deal with period pain rather than have weight gain. Also, as far as exercise goes, weight loss is about 80% eating... (5 replies)
... Speak with your doctor about removing the birth control you are using and ask if there's something else you could use that doesn't cause weight gain. As for a diet, you might want to try one that restricts carbohydrates, like South Beach or Atkins. I have used South Beach and it's worked for me. ... (5 replies)
... ard for me. I don't have much pain but I have a problem with my ankle that I've had since I was very young that I sprain it very easily.. I used to be on ritalin as a kid because of my autism, and I was very skinny. I was about 90lbs in grade 7. ... (5 replies)
... Eighteen months ago I weighed 276lbs and realized I also had spent twenty years as an obese adult. 300 lbs was looming so I hit the gym of course determined to turn the weight loss around. . ... (19 replies)
... You'll never find happiness elsewhere. You have to look within. Feed your self esteem as you lose the pounds. YOU CAN DO IT...one day at a time. ... (5 replies)
... you can set a really reasonable goal for yourself, such as losing 5 lbs in two months. Then it shows you if you're on schedule, how many calories you should restrict, etc. ... (19 replies)
... I just wanted to see what others thought about some of these to ease my concerns as I feel a bit at a loss. ... (1 replies)
... It sounds as if you're making the common mistake of equating success with thinness. Hating your body isn't going to do you any good... ... (5 replies)
... I'm sorry, LonelyMe...This is the worst time of year to even try to lose weight. However the new year is around the corner, as could be your new beginning. ... (5 replies)
... Everyones comments are going to be different and no set plan is going to work for everyone there is no magic bullet for obesity. It does take hard work and but also can be very rewarding.here are my suggestions.
Make a big fuss of the early achievements but taper off as you get to your target weight
Make it part of your life do nothing special like hopping on your left... (19 replies)
... k if there are any size or weight limitations you need to know about. I imagine there are different rules for different airlines, and keep calling until you have as much information as you can before you make your reservation. That way there will be no surprises when you arrive at the airport. ... (3 replies)
... Its all very subjective at 325lbs I still just fitted into the airline seats but I'm 6'3" and male with the majority of weight on my belly I'm guessing yout female So your hips will probably be wider than mine and you will have a harder time fitting in a single seat as the average width of an airline seat is 31 inches according to Wikipedia it is armrest to armrest so you... (3 replies)
... Losing as much as 5-10lbs can bring your menstrual cycle back to normal. If its hormonal your doctor may prescribe something to bring it back. Before, when I was 210lbs I was irregular. Sometimes I didn't get it for a month or two, when I did get it, it's there for 3 days but its extremely light. Now it's regular, I've dropped to 159 and counting. I haven't done my weekly... (6 replies)
... I've always been heavy, and my periods have always been kinda crazy, and as I've gotten heavier, my periods have become more and more irregular. ... (6 replies)