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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Wilson
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not really : Even prescription products have questionable efficacy - try to keep a calorie log for two weeks then work on cutting calories by 10% and begin walking ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Wieght loss, steroid: Losing weight while on steroids is tough! exercise is key in helping gain control over your appetite. Walking three miles a day at a brisk pace has b ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many: Lung artery high pressure is one of them walk walk walk fruit veg salad fish.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (l ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Yes there are medications that can be used to supplement diet and exercise for Wt loss. Suggest you discuss this with your health care provider for f ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Weight loss meds: As of 8/1/2012, there are now 4 fda-approved drugs for weight loss. 3 for long term use and one for short term use. 6/27/12, fda approved lorcaserin ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Cooley
28 years experience Cardiology
None: Everybody wants a pill these days. I would get him to commit to regular moderate exercise and weight loss. Have him see a nutritionist. Also see if ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not related: Hypothyroidism is a different disease than PCOS. They are not related so taking your thyroid medication is not going to impact your PCOS. PCOS does no ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience Fertility Medicine
Obesity Help: The us has an obesity epidemic, so while your problem sounds extreme, you are not alone. Lipozene is a food supplement and is not proven effective (ht ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Two drugs: Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) which is a combo of two drugs (phenteramine and topiramate) and topiramate separately. You also have to realize th ... Read More
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