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How to reduce weight when legs are feeling weak and cannot walk ?

Hands are numbed, legs are weak, can't loose any weight and shortness of breath? My hands get numbed, I walk during the mornings only 15 min. because my legs feel weak and shortness of breath, I gained about 20 pounds since Jan. this year and I ve done different diets but can t loose weight, I avoid salty & greasy foods, I eat healthy, I took my BP 132/85 female 41 yrs. old 5 0 ft 160lbs. at this time I m not taking any medications.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.

I Would like to know few things here, so that i can suggest you better:

1.) Do you have any kind of stress?
2.) Are you Diabetic or Hypertensive?
3.) Are your Periods regular?

You should be getting yourself examined by a Physician and also get a Opinion from a Gynecologist. So that they can examine you and rule and suggest few tests to rule out if you have:

1.) PCOS
2.) Hypothyroidism.

Once confirmed, the treatment will depend upon the cause.

You should be bringing in some lifestyle changes,
1.) Eat healthy nutritious balanced diet which should include fresh fruits and Green leafy vegetables
2.) Drink plenty of water
3.) Avoid high calorie foods
4.) Exercise for an hour daily
5.) Stick to your treatment plan and go for regular follow up.

Wish you Good Health.

Take Care.
Answered: Fri, 8 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to HealthcareMagic

The weakness of legs, shortness of breath, are due to obesity... because of obesity there will be restriction of expansion of chest, hence breathlessness... your BP is within the Normal range... normal range systolic BP is between 100 to 140 and diastolic Bp is 60 to 90 mmHg. Continue to reduce weight by avoiding oily foods, also decrease the intake of food by little quantity by tapering way... you need to continue exercise.... if the life style is sedentary, then you must do some house hold work... avoid to sleep in day time....Hope i have answered your question...

Take care
Answered: Fri, 8 Jul 2011
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  User's Response
1) I don't feel stress
2) I'm not Diabetic nor Hypertensive
3) Yes, my periods are normal

Answered: Fri, 8 Jul 2011
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