U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 35-year-old member asked:

Which weight loss supplements can people with bipolar condition take?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Ideally, none: Many weight loss supplements work by directly or indirectly raising activity of neurotransmitter called norepinephrine and Epinephrine - this increases risk of destabilization of bipolar d/o.

Similar questions

A 48-year-old member asked:

Which supplements could i take to aid in weight loss and toning?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
NONE: There are no supplements that help you lose weight or tone muscles. The only thing that shrinks is your wallet. You need to learn how to eat and exercise in a way that you can live with for the rest of your life. Don't put anything in your body that you don't know what it is, what it's going to do, or what harm it could cause. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What supplements should I take to aid my weight loss?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
None: Supplements aren't going to help you lose weight. But if you're on a diet, it would be a good idea to take multivitamins to make sure you receive y our minimum daily requirements of your vitamins. No other food supplement is going to help you lose weight. The way to do it through regular exercise and watching your diet.
Last updated Jun 25, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.