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21 Jun 2004

Stomach cramps from starvation
Hi, ive been trying to loose weight by eating healty and exercising but it took me long and i decided to stop eating at all and it used to work before but now im experiencing stomach cramps and my stomach get bloated, big and hard and constipated. I went to the dr and he gave me the tablets for my stomach cramps and constipation sachets. Now im eating like nobody's businesess cause when my stomach is empty i get cramps. Pls help i dont want to gain wait
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Simba
Please stop trying to lose weight in such a drastic and damaging way. If you are not patient enough to stick to a balanced, lower-energy diet and exercise to lose weight, you will eventually harm your health and regain all the weight you have lost by starvation. Please be sensible about this matter - you did not gain the weight you are carrying in a few short weeks, so it is unrealistic to think that you will lose the weight in such a short time. Try using an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and then on 'Weight loss' and the 'Right approach' and 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of a low-fat, high-fibre diet which will prevent hunger pangs, overeating and constipation) and go back to your exercise.
Best regards
DietDoc
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