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Increased Weight Gain During Pregnancy Can Cause Asthma Risk In Baby by Linda Posted Mon 25 May 2009 12:00am We’ve discussed the dangers of a large weight gain during pregnancy recently but here is another concern. A Mom-to-be’s weight may have lasting effects not just on her own health but on the respiratory health of her children as well. This study looked at whether a mother’s weight before pregnancy could affect a child’s risk for asthma. The stu ... Read on »
More Gain, Less Weight by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 8:59pm This afternoon I spoke with a woman whose daughter was finding relief from symptoms of bipolar disorder after several years of mood swings, cycling, and dreams lost along the way. One caveat to her wellness…”She’s only gained 6 pounds, but she works out like mad to keep the weight off. Her doctor warned us it could be 20 pounds or more, so sh ... Read on »
Pregnancy Weight Gain- Fear of Gaining Too Much Weight by Sara H. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 1:04pm To Sara of Fit by Sara: “I’m in the second trimester of my seconed pregnancy and have already gained 10 more pounds than I did in my first.  I’m afraid I’m going to be HUGE!  I don’t feel like I’m doing anything different than the first time–I exercise and eat healthy.  Any suggestions to keep my weight in check?” From Fit by Sara: “The sec ... Read on »
Internet & Weight Gain: Teen Girls on the Web Gain Weight, Study Finds by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 3:12pm Note from Connie: Watch out how much time you or your teenagers are on the Internet! That's because an intriguing newstudy in theJuly issue of The Journal of Pediatricsfound that spending too much timeon the internet can cause teenage girls to gain weight. Not only that, but lack of sleep and drinking alcohol led to extra pounds, too, the resea ... Read on »
Prenatal Weight Gain- Fear of Gaining More Weight by Sara H. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 26 Apr 2010 11:34am To Sara of Fit by Sara: “I’m already 20 lbs. overweight and just found out I’m pregnant.  I’m thrilled to be pregnant, but am scared I’m going to gain too much weight.  Any suggestions?” From Fit by Sara: “Congrats on your pregnancy.  It’s normal to have concerns about gaining weight when you’re pregnant, however this is the time to focus o ... Read on »
Gaining Weight, Gaining Velocity, Losing Control by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 27 Apr 2009 10:00pm Q: My son pitches for a Division II baseball program - well, at least, until recently. Since he began his strength training regimen one year ago, his pitches have gained velocity, but he no longer has control over the ball. Is it possible that his training has changed the mechanics in his arm so much that he has no idea where the ball is going af ... Read on »
Weight gain & Weight loss by Leah Posted Sun 08 Aug 2010 12:00am I’ve been wanting to write a post about the topic of weight gain and weight loss during and after pregnancy.  I have some pretty strong thoughts and feelings about it but I just haven’t had time to put them into a post.  Two friends who have wrote about this topic recently are Christa and Ruby and I really encourage you to check out their ... Read on »
Excessive Weight Gain, Weight Loss Failure: No Matter What, Keep the Door Open by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 5:00am Have you slammed a door shut in your mind? You know the door— it’s the one that brings you to successful weight loss. If you’ve closed it because of past experience, it could be something you can remedy. Oh no, not me, you may think. She can do it, but not me. I just fail and fail, I lose some weight and then gain more weight back. It’ ... Read on »
Smoking Gain?: Secondhand Smoke Exposure Influences Body Weight, Lipid Profiles in Offspring by Environmental Health Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 9:00pm Smoking Gain?: Secondhand Smoke Exposure Influences Body Weight, Lipid Profiles in Offspring Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Excess Body Weight Increases Chances of Dying From Breast Cancer by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 20 Jun 2011 11:19am It is clear that obesity is linked to an increased chance of developing breast cancer and recent studies are also now suggesting that excess body weight might increase a breast cancer patient's odds of dying from breast cancer.  However, this relationship between body weight and breast cancer mortality needs more clarification in regards to diffe ... Read on »