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Intentional weight loss achieved through dieting and/or exercise has significant health benefits for the overweight or obese. It reduces the risk of many common illnesses, including coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Unintentional weight loss, esp. of more than 10% of BW may be a marker of serious disease, such as AIDS, cancer, depression, hyperthyroidism, parasitosis, peptic ulceration, or food insecurity (starvation due to an inadequate food supply).
weight lossThe effect of an absorbed CALORIE intake that is smaller than the calorie expenditure. Weight loss is a feature of ANOREXIA NERVOSA, CANCER, DEPRESSION, DIABETES, persistent DIARRHOEA, deliberate dieting, MALABSORPTION, starvation, THYROTOXICOSIS, TUBERCULOSIS and persistent VOMITING. Unexplained weight loss is a warning sign of possible serious disease and should never be disregarded.
Patient discussion about weight loss
Q. How do i lose weight?
Q. how to lose weight without losing muscles
Paradoxically, this will result in gaining (or not losing) weight, but with decrease in the body fat percentage, which means that the body lose fat and build muscle.
This kind of exercise is more suitable for men, since due to the lack of androgens women have much less potential to increase the muscle mass.
And of course remember you should consult your doctor before you start any exercise plan.