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A 36-year-old female asked:

Is there any over-the-counter water pill that i buy before i state my weight loss program?i really need to do that or master cleanse.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Oh my, diuretics are: Not the right way to start a weight loss program. Often, this can lead to laxatives, then inducing emesis, starvation or over- exercising. I would encourage you to drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day (not diuresing off your fluids).
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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Agree w/Dr. Fowler. Adequate hydration, particularly with intake shortly before meal times, can help with feeling of satiety earlier and reduce quantity of food eaten.
Oct 14, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks Dr. Alves.
Oct 14, 2013
Last updated Nov 28, 2013

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