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A 35-year-old female asked:

How can i go about asking my female dr for diet pills? i'm struggling with fast weight gain. size 16 to 20 and its affecting my daily life.

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Diet pills: There are many effective approaches to weight loss that do not include diet pills as a strategy. Those approaches should be exhausted prior to diet pills. Talk to your physician . Sorry but there is no better plan than the hard work that comes with proper nutrition & exercise plus it puts you in control....Good luck!
Dr. MARIE RENEE M DOMERCANT
Pharmacology 30 years experience
Diet: Before talking to your dr about diet pill, are you eating nutritiously? Are you spending enough calories, are you mostly eating carb, have you been diagnose with a thyroid problem, are you pcos, do you have type 2 diabetes? Make an assesment of yourself. Have you seen an endocrinologist?

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Last updated Jul 28, 2013

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