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rutin for weight loss

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience General Practice
Blood vessels: Rutin, found in buckwheat, apple peels, citrus and tobacco, may be of benefit to people who have chronic venous insufficiency (linked to varicose vein ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Waste time/money: As with most naturalistic / holistic remedies claims
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unlikely: I doubt it but you might know something I don't. The question itself is rather unusual. You might ask your prescriber or pharmacist to do a formal c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Compression: Compression devices will immediately and directly control the varicose veins. Then get evaluated with a vein specialist, usually a simple ultrasound w ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Shapiro
34 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
It depends...: It's like most things. It works for some, and not for others. Be sure you are getting the hoodia from a reputable source. The effective dose: some peo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
If so, only slightly: Many research studies show Garcinia Cambodia has little if any benefit- see http://authoritynutrition.com/garcinia-cambogia-extract/ & the link ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: There is no supplement that is effective for weight loss alone. Triphala will not hurt you but you will not simply lose weight by taking it. Lifesty ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Gorski
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Simple answer: NO!: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sasson Moulavi
33 years experience General Practice
Smart for life: a great program must be easy, high in protein and suppress hunger. Smart for life is the product line and program I like and I developed because I was ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
NO: Stay away from the quacks who to sell HCG shots or thyroid preparations - they will only make you sick. Although testosterone and growth hormone may i ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
NO Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as peo ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
It could: Most "diets" will work for certain amounts of weight loss, but there are problems with these fads. Often they are not reasonable to maintain weight lo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Ask my patients. I work mainly with an active duty military population who can loss their career if over-weight. I have quite a few patients whom i se ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Under supervision: Appetite suppressant drugs such as Phentermine can help in weight loss but these medications should only be used under close supervision of a physicia ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Different approach: Ayurveda believes there are different body types. Ayurveda approaches weight loss and fat reduction by providing guidelines for all dimensions of your ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't waste your $: While garcinia has gotten a lot of attention as a potential weight loss agent, it's not a miracle drug. I encourage you not to waste your $ on quick f ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
NO: No.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No one knows: While some weight loss supplements contain ginkgo ; ginkgo has many proven health benefits, i know of no research studies that show gingko helps weigh ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No fast weight loss: Medication can be used for weight loss, but meds are not intended for fast weight loss. Recent studies show that most people who lose weight with meds ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If burning calories: Weight-lifting burns stored fat only if the activity is using lots of calories. If one lifts a heavy weight one repetition, and then walks around chat ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Waste your money: Why would you waste money on snake oil? This product will not in any way lead you to real or lasting weight loss. It is just like every other fake pro ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Only to make $$: They work to make money, but not to lose weight. You need to learn how to eat and exercise in a way that you can live with for the rest of your life. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
One you don't eat: They won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to e ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No such thing: There are no weight loss pills that work and are also "healthy". Only prescription drugs work and they all have significant potential side effects. Ch ... Read More

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