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How One Woman Lost Nearly 100 Lbs by Making Weight Loss Fun

"If your workout feels like suffering, try something else."


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Before: 232 lbs
After: 137 lbs

Kacey Lauchnor, twenty-five, grew up in a family with suspect health habits. "On the of chance that we ever ate a vegetable, it was secured in cheese," says the graphic designer from Herriman, Utah. Her eating habits proceeded all through college and after her marriage, and by 2012, 5'6" Kacey clocked in at 232(two hundred thirty-two) pounds. "I knew I was getting fat," Kacey says. 
"However, I still thought, I'm not that fat."

After her spouse—who had reached 314(three hundred fourteen) pounds himself—was denied life insurance coverage because of his size, Kacey signed them up for an assortment of workout classes. "It was hard at first but a great deal of fun," she says. "It was continually something other—squats, lunges, kickboxing, cardio." By August 2014, she had split the 150's, and before the winter holidays, Kacey saw 140(one hundred forty) pounds on the scale for the first time she could remember. (Her spouse dropped a cool 85(eighty-five) pounds too.)

Here's how Kacey was able to accomplish her weight-loss objectives:

•  Write down the full plan. "Willpower does not happen at the moment. Continuously make food decisions—like what you'll eat for lunch—early so you are not tempted in the occasion." 
•  Learn what complete is. "As I started to concentrates on eating more gradually, I started to naturally notice when I felt like stopping." 
•  Find the exercise you enjoy. "On the of chance that your workout feels like suffering, try something else."



Originally Published on Women'sHealth
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20 million Pakistanis suffer from mental health issues, say experts

ISLAMABADa: More than 20 million people in Pakistan making 10 percent of the aggregate population suffer from brain and neurological issues and disorders, specialists said at a ceremony on Saturday.

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“But in spite of the alarming number mental health remains the most neglected field in the country,” said Aslam Shaikh, Country Manager for Lundbeck, addressing a ceremony organised by the Embassy of Denmark to mark 100th anniversary of the Lundbeck Institute.

“These figures indicate the need to advance more public awareness for improved analysis and effective mental health treatments in Pakistan,” he said. “In Pakistan, it is extremely disastrous that due to shortage of mental health specialists, mental health facilities and relatively low levels of awareness about mental issue, millions of people and their families suffer each day.”

In countries where people are confronting social and security difficulties such as in Pakistan, he said, one saw an increase in anxiety, stress, and trauma, which were contributing factors to the development of mental health problems.

Lundbeck established the institute in 1997 to assist reduce worldwide burden of brain disease by educating healthcare experts around the world. They were also working with mental health professionals in Pakistan to raise awareness, decrease stigma and contribute to education and better understanding of brain disease in Pakistan.

Shaikh thanked the Embassy of Denmark for hosting Lundbeck’s 100th anniversary and using the event to make a platform to advance awareness about mental health, the socio-economic costs of brain diseases and the importance of proper mental health treatment in Pakistan.

Speaking on the event, Ms. Helle Nielsen, Charge d’Affaires of Danish Embassy said Denmark was proud to be celebrating a prominent Danish company’s 100th anniversary in Pakistan.

“Lundbeck is an incredible example of a company that provides complex pharmaceutical solutions to people worldwide, including in Pakistan. Even today, 100 years later, Lundbeck continues to develop products that assist patients and societal movement. For any company, the ability to stay relevant and provide worth to customers for a century is a remarkable achievement.”

Prominent Psychiatrist Prof. Fareed Aslam Minhas, Head of The Institute of Psychiatry, WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Training and Research, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi, in his comments said there was requirement for collaborative efforts to diminish stigma of mental health in the society. “There is need for coordination of health professionals, industry and policy makers to devise a strategy for better mental health in Pakistan,” said Minhas.

The event was well attended by eminent psychiatrics, doctors, health officials and other key stakeholders.

Lundbeck, a Danish company is the main pharmaceutical company in the world committed and entirely focused on research within neuroscience and development and marketing of treatments for brain disease. It is worldwide perceived for having helped hundreds of millions of people suffering from brain disease, such as depression, alcohol dependence, schizophrenia, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. It has been operational in Pakistan over the past 30 years.

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