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Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Appetite Suppressant (Definition)

Appetite suppressants are a kind ...Read more


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Are appetite suppressants effective?

Are appetite suppressants effective?

Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants can help to reduce hunger to some degree. I would not rely on this as the major method of weight loss. Healthy food choices and exercise are the best ways to control weight. The most effective "pill" was fen-phen, and although it worked, it caused serious health risks. So, if you can, try to avoid diet pills altogether. ...Read more

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Is glutamine an appetite suppressant?

Is glutamine an appetite suppressant?

See below: Glutamine is the most abundant free amino acid in the body. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Glutamine is produced in the muscles and is distributed by the blood to the organs that need it. Glutamine might help gut function, the immune system, and other essential processes in the body, especially in times of stress. It is also important for providing "fuel" (nitrogen and carbon) to many different cells in the body. Glutamine is needed to make other chemicals in the body such as other amino acids and glucose (sugar). ...Read more

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Doctor recommended appetite suppressant?

Doctor recommended appetite suppressant?

See below : Topiramate, phentermine, naltrexone, zonisamide, glp-agonists are effective when used in combination. Lorcaserin will be on market in future. ...Read more

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Does exercise suppress appetite?

Does exercise suppress appetite?

Interestingly, yes.: Not only does exercise help you utilize ingested calories more efficiently, i.e. help you store calories as usable forms of energy rather than fat, but exercise also helps curb the appetite in the long run. ...Read more

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Are appetite suppressants helpful for losing weight?

Are appetite suppressants helpful for losing weight?

Yes: But they are usually unsafe or can have detrimental side effects on the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Does caffeine suppress appetite?

Does caffeine suppress appetite?

Yes, but...: Caffeine is indeed an appetite suppressant and can actually slightly increase your metabolism, and may have a modest effect on weight loss, but there is no hard evidence that caffeine will significantly lead to long term weight loss. Also, keep in mind that too much caffeine can lead to nervousness, insomnia, nausea, elevated blood pressure, and even heart palpitations. Use in moderation. ...Read more

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What anti-depressant also has an appetite suppressant in it?

What anti-depressant also has an appetite suppressant in it?

See below: Though not approved as an appetite suppressant, buproprion will work as one in addition to being an anti depressant. ...Read more

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What are natural appetite suppressants?

What are natural appetite suppressants?

Water, veggies: Water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Should I use cough drops as appetite suppressants?

Should I use cough drops as appetite suppressants?

No..: Cough drops are not a healthy way to suppress your appetite. To manage your appetite in a healthy way, check out this list of the top 10 natural appetite suppressants:http://failedpilot.Com/589/natural-appetite-suppressant/. Good luck! ...Read more

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What herbs suppress the appetite?

What herbs suppress the appetite?

Bee pollen...: There are a few herbs that accomplish this. Bee pollen, fennel, chickweed and something called garcinia cambogia have been reported to decrease one's appetite; and may even boost your metabolism. As with any 'herbal' remedy i counsel all my patients to talk to their doctors about it; as there may be unexpected interactions with other medications you are taking. ...Read more

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Will green tea help with appetite suppression?

Will green tea help with appetite suppression?

No-but helps weight!: Green tea has a wide range of health benefits. It is widely promoted as an appetite suppressant but research has not confirmed this. However, it does promote weight loss via other mechanisms like boosting metabolism & burning fats. It may reduce cravings for sweets. See www.Healthylifestyletrainer.Com/green-tea-and-weight-loss-true-or-false/ & www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest an effective appetite suppressant?

Can anyone suggest an effective appetite suppressant?

Appetite suppressant: Phentermine (brand name adipex-p) is the safest 1st ever fda approved appetite suppressant which has been approved for safe use since the 1950's. However, it is no magic bullet! this is only an aid that will improve a comprehensive weight loss program built on a foundation of making permanent lifestyle changes. Nobody will diet forever, thus increasing your exercise level is most important! ...Read more

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Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

Acutely, yes!: However, this is do to shunting the blood from the GI track! Later appetite is normal. Frequent bursts of aerobic activity raise metabolic rfate more than\one long session! ...Read more

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Affordable appetite suppressants that work for stress eating?

Affordable appetite suppressants that work for stress eating?

Two problems here: You're describing two problems--stress & binge eating. Appetite suppressants will likely address neither however. Explore stress management options through your work, patient education centers, &/or local counselors. Exercise rather than reach for food, & keep on-hand only healthy choices if you must snack. Chewing gum, a big glass of water, carrots & celery sticks may help curb your appetite. ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter appetite suppressants that aren't stimulants?

Is there any over-the-counter appetite suppressants that aren't stimulants?

Weak agent: N-acetyl cysteine has helped some of my patients with cravings. I may reduce glutamate release caused by food triggers and thereby reduce compulsive food cravings. ...Read more

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Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Simple answer: NO!: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch of other things. If you are trying to lose some weight, keep a diet log, cut way back on potatoes, bread (of all kinds), pasta, cereal, and rice and get more exercise. Then give it some time. Don't waste your $ on these supplements. ...Read more

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