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A 30-year-old female asked:

i am unable to lose weight i eat salads and exercise constantly the doctors won't perscribe me anything what is the best over-the-counter aid?

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Dr. Eugene Batelli
Podiatry 23 years experience
Thyroid: If you are eating properly and exercising regularly with no results, you need blood work to check your thyroid levels. If your doctor refuses, find a new one.

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