I am a 19 year old female I am 5'8 and weight 240. I have tried exercise and dieting. Nothing seems to be working for me i'll end up losing a pound then gaining two. I really want the weight off. Is there anything I can do that well make me loose weight fast.
19 and Overweight
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240 lbs and NOT a liposuction candidate.
Lose weight. People more than 50 lbs overweight are not ideal candidates for liposuction. In rare situations we have done people of your weight if one area it a vast problem. Lose weight. Look into a bypass. Get a lipo consult from an ABPS FACS surgeon just for completeness but forget liposuction thereafter. Lose weight. Liposuction once you are less than 50 puunds overweight. My best.
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5'8" and 240 lbs is tough. Unfortunately your options are diet and exercise first, and perhaps lap band if the former do not work for you.
You are at a point in your life that you can significantly impact the longevity and quality of your life ahead by losing a lot of weight. See a nutritionist and consider a trainer to get enrolled in a scheduled number of sessions. This helps in keeping you on track with following diet and exercise. Also see an endocrinologist to see if your thyroid hormones need balancing.
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