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A 60-year-old female asked:

Help for constapation during weight loss?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Adrenal support: Using adhs (vasopressin) by biotics which resets adrenals and works as adaptogen for body helps with both constipation and weight loss.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Drink lots of : Water and consider some mild over the counter stool softeners or bulk agents.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

How does orthosiphon help in weight loss?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Yes-diuretic effect: It can aid in weight loss due to fluid loss, however, if fluids are not also taken it can cause kidney damage. Understand that any weight lost from taking orthosiphon is water weight, so this is not a permanent weight loss solution - orthosiphon called java tea.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

Can ganoderma help in weight loss?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Ganoderma(reishi mushroom) is known to enhance your rate of metabolism. As your metabolic rate increases, your body uses more energy to digest food more effectively. To deliver this increased need for energy your body uses up more calories and your fat deposits in your body. This, clearly, can result in weight management. Reishi helps detox liver and naturally brings down blood pressure- good rx.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can endocrinologist help with weight loss?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Yes, but: They can help you rule out endocrine causes, which aren't that common. After that you need a good regimen of education, diet, exercise and support -- plus changes of elements in your lifestyle that have led to weight gain.
India
A 29-year-old male asked:

Does blueberries helps in weight loss?

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Dr. Nudrat Nauman
26 years experience
Maybe indirectly: Eating a balanced diet rich in fruits and veges including berries while maintaining a daily exercise regimen helps in losing weight. Blue berries by themselves have no weight reduction powers ... Though they are a good source of antioxidants and certain vitamins.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What are some weight loss ideas you can help me with?

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Reduce weight: My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise.
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