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Is cambogia garcinia a safe supplement to use for weight loss?

Is cambogia garcinia a safe supplement to use for weight loss?

Don't use it NOTsafe: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Is phentermine safe for weight loss.

Is phentermine safe for weight loss.

Think long-term.: Short term risks and potential for abuse aside, the biggest flaw that I see with weight loss medications like this is the return of overweight once the pill is stopped. You really can't take these pills forever, and once stopped weight gain usually occurs, sometimes to or beyond your original weight. Again, quick fixes tend not to work in the long term. Be sensible and patient. ...Read more

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Is garcia cambodia effective and safe for weight loss?

Is garcia cambodia effective and safe for weight loss?

There is no evidence: There is no evidence that it effective in weight loss only way to loose weight is to eat less and exercise. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take alli and garcinia Cambogia for weight loss?

Is it safe to take alli and garcinia Cambogia for weight loss?

Would take Garcinia: I would try the Garcinia Cambogia. Of cause this is on top of a good diet to keep you happy and well nourished, suited to your body type. ...Read more

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Best vitamins to take for weight loss?

Best vitamins to take for weight loss?

If you're: Getting adequate nutrition, no additional vitamins are needed. If you want to take some anyway, get the cheapest generic multivitamin you can find. Don't waste your money on high priced ones with big advertising budgets. Vitamin d is always helpful, however, along with calcium if needed; fiber supplements are generally good as well. ...Read more

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Is Nopalina a safe weight loss product?

Is Nopalina a safe weight loss product?

Norplina: Unaware of this product. However, Tru Health is a safe and effective product.
https://www.thedocstu.com/blog/wellness-consultant ...Read more

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Is Phentermine safe to take for weight loss?

Is  Phentermine safe to take for weight loss?

Safe for short term: Phentermine is the appetite suppressant that is used for weight loss. It is a stimulant, so can give you increased heart rate, increase blood pressure and feeling of restlessness. It can be used for short term weight loss if you do not have any heart or pulmonary disease. You might have rebound weight gain after stopping Phentermine. ...Read more

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How safe is xenical orlistat for weight loss?

How safe is xenical orlistat for weight loss?

Quite safe.: Xenical (orlistat) binds fat and allows it to pass through your body unabsorbed. This prevents the fat from contributing to weight gain. You need to follow a low-fat diet on this medication because if you eat too much fat, you will suffer oily stools which are difficult to control! if your dietary problems stem from overeating carbohydrates, this product may not help very much. ...Read more

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How safe is phentermine for weight loss?

How safe is phentermine for weight loss?

Diet pills: Phentermine should be used only under a doctor's supervision and for a short time - up to 3 months. There can be serious side effects depending on your health and other medications you are taking. It can help jumpstart weight loss but you still need to exercise and eat a healthy diet to lose weight and keep it off. ...Read more

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Is phentramine safe for weight loss?

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Is phentramine safe for weight loss?

Phentermine: Phentermine is relatively safe for weight loss if your blood pressure and pulse are normal and you don't have any underlying heart disease or strokes. Most doctors will not prescribe it longer than 6 months at a time and monitor patients carefully each month by checking blood pressure and pulse and symptom check and making sure the patient is avoiding caffeine or other stimulants. ...Read more

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Is egcg tablets good for weight loss?

Is egcg tablets good for weight loss?

EGCG is the active: ingredient in green tea. It will boost your metabolism so theoretically it can help weight loss. Practically speaking it is an aid to help w/proper meal plan and exercise. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I weight 245 pounds is phendimetrazine safe and effective weight loss pill?

I weight 245 pounds is phendimetrazine safe and effective weight loss pill?

Largely No, Neither: Most Rx & OTC Wt products not good. Victoza (liraglutide) +/- Symlin can help. Body is constantly tearing itself down, thus ?ing body mass/wt. If we eat less than this, wt goes down. Thus weigh daily to 0.1 lb, after up & commode, record & review previous day to see what does/does not works. Building muscle mass really helps. Study comment: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1319908 & my other answers. ...Read more

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Are weight loss pills safe to take?

Are weight loss pills safe to take?

Yes but monitor: All medications have side effects and many people can tolerate certain medications. Nevertheless, if you can tolerate the meds in the short term, there is no evidence of long term problems. That includes stimulant medication which has been found to have no effect on blood pressure and minimal effects on heart rate in persons who can take them, there are no reports of addiction with phentermine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take garcinia combogia for a healthy weight loss?

Is it safe to take garcinia combogia for a healthy weight loss?

No. Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more

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Is the ACE supplement for weight loss safe?

Is the ACE supplement for weight loss safe?

Can avoid supplement: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Does garcinia good for weight loss?

Does garcinia good for weight loss?

NO Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more

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Safe to take metformin for weight loss?

Safe to take metformin for weight loss?

Not usually..: While weight loss may occur while taking metformin, weight loss is not usually the reason the medicine is prescribed. The drug does have to be taken under the supervision of a prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Is Hydroxycut a safe weight loss supplement? 1-2 hours of cardio 5 days/week for 3 months and haven't lost any weight. I want to try a supplement.

Food Diary: No. It is not safe. It will not lead to any real or lasting weight loss. If you are not losing weight then you are either not eating enough calories, or you are eating the wrong amount and kind of calories. The next indicated and most effective thing you can do is to find an online tool to help you keep a food diary for seven days that will give you the total amount of calories and the kind ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best weight loss supplement for men?

Can you tell me about the best weight loss supplement for men?

The one you don't: buy and don't take. Supplements don't help you lose weight except in your wallet. You need to eat less and exercise more, for the rest of your life. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Is hydroxycut weight loss supplement safe to use? Any reasons not to use it?

Weight loss: Most of the advertised weight loss supplements are not fda approved, so you cannot really trust their claims. I recommend trying to lose weight with proper diet and exercise. Weight watchers is also a great program. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am really confused that which weight loss supplement is best for me and will give fast results. Need some tips?

I am really confused that which weight loss supplement is best for me and will give fast results. Need some tips?

AVOID Diet Pills: All diet pills are extremely risky.Not only can they dysregulate your metabolic system and your stress response system, thereby increasing the risk for developing depression & anxiety, they can interfere with absorption of nutrients and set up an individual for developing a serious eating disorder, which then has a damaging & dangerous course of its own! ...Read more

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Taking a weight loss supplement it has anthraquinone 0.196 g of it what is anthraquinone and is this safe and what are the Side effects of taking it ?

Taking a weight loss supplement it has anthraquinone 0.196 g of it what is anthraquinone and is this safe and what are the Side effects of taking it ?

Dietary supplements: Why do we take "stuff" then ask about safety & interactions afterwards. Why don't we ask those questions 1st? Manufacturers of dietary supplements are not require to prove effectiveness or safety before marketing. Check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthraquinone for info on Anthraquinone, which is a stimulant laxative & not recommended for weight loss. ...Read more

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What is a safe and effective weight loss supplement or med? I'm in need of weight loss. Im currently 5 foot tall weighing 174

What is a safe and effective weight loss supplement or med? I'm in need of weight loss. Im currently 5 foot tall weighing 174

Diet & exercise: There are no effective and safe medications for weight loss. It is easier said than done, but you need to reduce your caloric intake and increase physical activity. It requires a life long change in life style. It may help to join a group like weight watchers. ...Read more

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Do oz said taking. Alpha lipoic acid is a natutral weight loss supplement i read on the internet it's not safe to take this , is this true?

Do oz said taking. Alpha lipoic acid is a             natutral weight loss supplement i read on the internet it's not safe to take this , is this true?

Very safe,helps some: One study found that 1800 mg of Alpha lipoic acid a day combined with a reduced-calorie diet resulted in more weight loss than diet alone- see http://www.Bastyrcenter.Org/content/view/2351/ lipoic acid naturally occurs in our bodies ; is very safe (some in the study got a rash). But i'm not too impressed with the results ; that dose is pretty pricey. See http://bit.Ly/178bmuf for better options. ...Read more

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Is ACE weight loss supplement safe for those w/htn (taking lisinopril/hctz)? Please no remarks on diet/effectiveness, just want to know if it's safe.

Is ACE weight loss supplement safe for those w/htn (taking lisinopril/hctz)? Please no remarks on diet/effectiveness, just want to know if it's safe.

Maybe : It really depends on how sensitive you are to the diet supplement ingredients. You should be monitoring your blood pressure, and stop the supplement if it pushes you over 140/90, or keeps your heart rate elevated (over 100 at rest). ...Read more

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Can the weight loss supplement refirm work?

Can the weight loss supplement refirm work?

No: Diet and exercise are the only things that work. Supplements are foreign substances - you don't know what's in them or what they will do to your body or what harm they could cause. The only thing that will lose weight is you wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What is the number one weight loss supplement?

What is the number one weight loss supplement?

Diet & exercise: The botton line for any weight loss program is you need to increase your exercise (preferably exercise 30 minutes to an hour, 5-6 days/week) and decrease your caloric intake below your daily calorie needs. A slow and steady weight loss is preferred and a change in your lifestyle where you maintain your newfound activity level is key to your maintenance of your weight loss! ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of ACE weight loss supplement?

Has anyone heard of ACE weight loss supplement?

Yes: These type products have high levels of caffeine which can raise blood pressure & heart rate. Check with your primary physician before beginning any weight loss program. Bravo for wanting to manage your weight. Just be sure you are on the right protocol. It always starts with the right diet and excercise program! the pic is an actual label from the a.C.E. Product. ...Read more

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What do you recommend as a weight loss supplement?

What do you recommend as a weight loss supplement?

None: Diet and exercise are the only things that work. Supplements are foreign substances - you don't know what's in them or what they will do to your body or what harm they could cause. The only thing that will lose weight is you wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What to do if I have extreme weight loss supplement?

What to do if I have extreme weight loss supplement?

Investigate it's: reported benefits, mechanism of action & side effects before considering it's use. Discuss it with your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss supplement to use with diet?

Works great w/ exerc: Suppl that stim the release of hormone sensitive lipase (hsl) are the best.But find a supplement that has the purest form in the correct dosage of forskolin choleii a root extract.Trick w/ this suppl is that it works at its strongest when exercising.It compounds the normal stim signal to fat cells to release hsl.Hsl-accelerator is the purest, more info from me for you at [email protected] ...Read more

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What is the number one weight loss supplement out on the market?

What is the number one weight loss supplement out on the market?

Sleep: Studies show that for every hour you short yourself of sleep, you eat up to 500 extra calories a day to try to make up for the missing energy. ...Read more

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Is there a weight loss supplement for heart patients ?

Is there a weight loss supplement for heart patients ?

Co enzyme Q10: Many people take coenzyme q 10. There is insufficient data for me to recommend it. Niacin is used to lower cholesterol and raise HDL ("good") cholesterol but, again, the data is mixed. The recent "aim-high" study showed no benefit in pts adding it to a statin. Eating fish is beneficial. Taking fish oils may be helpful but remains unclear. Some people take garlic but there's no proof of benefit. ...Read more

Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more