visceral fat

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    High cortisol? Bloating or visceral fat?

    How can I tell whether my gut is due to visceral fat or bloating? What kind of doctors, if any should I go to to get this checked out? What else can I do in my life to remedy the problem? I had my AM cortisol checked on Thursday and it was a little high: 23.5 mcg/dL (4.0-22.0 lab range)...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Hormone replacement may fight belly fat in women, study says

    "Belly fat, along with hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and irritability, is one of the many downsides of the end of a woman's menstrual cycles. Those symptoms can last for years as fertility shuts down; many women find it extremely difficult to cope. Doctors may offer artificial replacements...
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    Men with More Visceral Fat May Have Higher BPH risk

    Visceral adiposity index is associated with benign prostatic enlargement in non-diabetic patients: a cross-sectional study. To evaluate the association between visceral adiposity index (VAI) - a novel indicator for the assessment of visceral adipose tissue and prostate enlargement in non...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Find out your body's fat, muscle and bone density with CoreScan DEXA

    CoreScan on Lunar iDXA: Dr. Mary Oates, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, on why visceral fat is important, and how the Lunar iDXA can precisely quantify it during body composition exams.
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