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How to Manage Loose Skin After Weight Loss

The aftermath of weight loss is often expected and welcomed: higher energy levels, smaller pants, and a more defined body. But there is one unexpected challenge: keeping skin tight while losing weight. This unwanted change can be uncomfortable, frustrating, and leave you confused about what to do next.



a man standing next to a brick wall: Did you lose weight, only to be left with loose skin? Find out why loose skin after weight loss happens in the first place and how to remedy the situation.


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Did you lose weight, only to be left with loose skin? Find out why loose skin after weight loss happens in the first place and how to remedy the situation.

Read on to learn how to keep skin tight while losing weight and find out what causes skin to stretch in the first place.

Why does loose skin after weight loss happen?

Well, in short, it’s usually linked with rapid weight loss, so it’s a common conundrum among people who undergo bariatric surgery for massive weight loss (more than 100 pounds), explains Jordan Jacobs, M.D., an

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Hydration and fitness | GUIDON

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Dehydration is caused by not drinking enough water. The amount of water necessary to keep someone hydrated depends greatly on the weather, the amount of physical activity, and an individual’s physical fitness level. The symptoms of dehydration include lethargy, headaches and lack of energy. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy R. Koster.

Everyone needs water, but drinking water is a habit, not a reflex.

“Thirst is a really poor indicator of hydration,” said Melissa Mahoney, an athletic trainer at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. “People need to shift their mindset when thinking about water not so much as a reflex or an urge, but it really is a behavior.”

By the time your body actually wants to drink water, it’s already dehydrated, she said.

Dehydration results from not replacing fluids and electrolytes that are lost from illness, physical exertion or even from sitting, said

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Cancer patient dies in lock-up, family says denied medicine



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A 50-year-old man, who was detained and brought to Vejalpur police station in Ahmedabad in a case of gambling, died on Sunday morning, prompting his family members to allege that he died because he was not provided his daily medication despite being a cancer patient.

The deceased identified as Abdul Kadir Shaikh (50), a resident of Vejalpur in Ahmedabad, was detained by the Gujarat Police State Monitoring Cell for gambling on Saturday night and brought to Vejalpur police station. Shaikh, who ran business of biscuits from his house, was suffering from Laryngeal cancer (voicebox cancer) and he was put under detention at Vejalpur police station after his Covid-19 test at 9 pm on Saturday.

On Sunday morning around 11 am, the family of Shaikh was informed by the police that he had died inside police lock-up under mysterious circumstances. The body has been sent

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