Conditions That Affect Weight Loss

Jan 30, 2019

Doing everything "right" but still having trouble losing weight? Here's a quick overview of some conditions that can interfere with weight loss.

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Video transcript:


Hi! I'm Dr Tina Marcantel.

In my years of clinical experience I've had quite a number of people who are eating well and they're exercising and they can't seem to lose or maintain their weight.

Well, this led me to explore conditions that may interfere with our weight loss. Let me give you a quick overview of some of those conditions.

Hypothyroidism is an under active thyroid. It slows our metabolism and thus causes weight gain. We can do a simple blood thyroid testing for this to confirm it.

Also, estrogen dominance. Estrogen hormones in meat and xenoestrogens
in our environment, such as plastics, cause too much estrogen build up and it causes that estrogen to be high in ratio to progesterone, thus causing inflammation and fluid retention. We can...

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Factors That Can Cause Weight Fluctuations

Jan 16, 2019

Many factors can cause weight fluctuations. Don't get hung up on the scale when you're on a weight loss program!

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Video transcript:

Hi, I'm Dr. Tina Marcantel.

As we begin the new year, many of us are starting on weight loss programs. I'd like to offer a couple of tips that might help you along the way.

There can be many factors that cause our weight to fluctuate. When we're in stress we release cortisol hormones. It's a fat-storing hormone and it can cause weight gain.

Another one is temperatures can cause fluctuations in our weight. For instance, in the summer it's hot and we retain fluid. Also, salt–too much salt can equal fluid retention.

And yet another factor that can cause fluctuations in our weight is hormones. Hormones can fluctuate the weight, such as with estrogen dominance or a thyroid condition.

So, a recommendation that I have is...

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Should I Start a New Exercise Program When Losing Weight?

Jan 10, 2019

Starting a new, rigorous exercise program can actually sabotage your weight loss goals! In this video, I explain why.

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Video transcript:

Hi Everybody! Happy New Year!

I'm Dr Tina Marcantel and I have a few tips for you for a happy YOU year.

If you're starting a weight loss program, don't sabotage your intentions by increasing your exercise with it.

There's reason for this. The biochemistry is that when we decrease weight and that when we're increasing our exercise it can be a stress on the body and the stress hormone released is cortisol.

Cortisol is a fat-storing hormone.

I've had quite a number of clinical examples where people come in and they say, "Dr Marcantel, I'm...

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