Doctor Q&A for Dr. Laurence Green

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
It depends: If you have been taking this beta blocker for any length of time you definitely need to taper. If you have angina be especially careful and consult wi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Depends: You mean your abdominal girth? It depends upon how much weight you gained during pregnancy, # of pregnancies, your genetics, and other things like a h ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
No: There is really no good reason to have low energy on a 'low carb' diet if your getting enough calories. I f you are on a protein sparing modified fast ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: Your blood pressure needs to be followed. Phentermine typically does not elevate blood pressure. There is a lot of data on this from the american soci ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Careful with sugar: Don't eat much simple sugar or white, refined carbohydrates. No specific food can directly burn belly fat, that i know of, despite the claims that are ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Immediately: The same day you take it with food. Careful with the total fat you eat when you take this medicine.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Doesn't work: Many good studies show that the weight loss is due to the very low calories, not the hcg. Claims for HCG weight loss are overstated.The fda has found ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Fatty fish: The best and healthiest fish are "fatty fish". They have the good fat that is healthy for you. Salmon, tuna, sardines are good choices. I like talapia ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Normal by BMI?: You need to continue with the changes in your eating behavior that you have hopefully made, and continue with your exercise (?3-4 week rest). Weight m ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
Not recommended: Orlistat is to be taken at or before meals as an aid to block some fat absorption. If you're not eating, the mechanism of action for orlistat will not ... Read More
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