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What do you think about dr. seeking dieting pills i am more than 30 pounds overweight and 59 years an have ra so may moving around is less than most

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Dr. Joy Jackson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Before starting any diet pills i recommend you get approval from your doctor first. Thirty pounds is a significant amount of weight to lose, however with a good diet and exercise you should be able to reach your goal. Since you have ra, a good exercise regime for you is swimming or water aerobics; this puts little to no strain on your joints. It also may be a good idea to seek out a consult with a certified nutritionist. Best of luck.

Answered Oct 3, 2016

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Dr. C Julio Aponte answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

Very bad indeed most are ineffective and /or harmfull good relation with your food and food intake is important. Cut carbohydrates ( sugars and starches), water exercises are easy and effective way of dropping pounds diet implies temporary, do it for life.

Answered Jul 7, 2013

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