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Which weight loss pills are best for women?

Which weight loss pills are best for women?

None: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. ...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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What diet pills would you recomend for rapid weight loss in women?

What diet pills would you recomend for rapid weight loss in women?

Rapid: Be very careful with rapid weight loss. Why not work on a 2 pound weight loss every month for a year. Do it well and you will loose even more. How about changing your diet rather than take diet pills. ...Read more

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Do the pills for healthy weight loss work?

Do the pills for healthy weight loss work?

No such thing: There are no weight loss pills that work and are also "healthy". Only prescription drugs work and they all have significant potential side effects. Check w/your doctor. Don't get you medical advice from tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Best diet pills for womens?

Best diet pills for womens?

None: The only way to lose weight, keep it off, and stay healthy is to approach it sensibly. Eat more vegetables, fruits, grains, eggs, lean meats (in that order). Eat smaller amounts of the dense calorie-rich foods. Most people can eat as many vegetables as they want. Exercise- start slow if you're not used to it. See your doctor to make sure there isn't any medical problem complicating the process. ...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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Garcinia cambogia pure extract 1600mg with 60% hca extract for maximum weight loss livetru nutrition (351)" should i buy this pill for weight loss?

Garcinia cambogia pure extract 1600mg with 60% hca extract for maximum weight loss
livetru nutrition (351)"
should i buy this pill for weight loss?

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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What are the most recommended weight loss pills for women?

What are the most recommended weight loss pills for women?

Choices: There are currently only 4 drugs fda approved for weight loss: phentermine, orlistat, Belviq (lorcaserin) and qsymia. The latter two were just approved and not available on the market yet. Phentermine and orlistat can provide small weight loss if used properly but in general, most patients will regain the weight once they go off the drug. As such, they are used only as adjunct to diet & exercise and not alone. ...Read more

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Best weight loss pills still on the market?

Best weight loss pills still on the market?

Wt loss pills: As of 3/24/12, there are only two drugs approved by the fda for weight loss. They are not the best. There are pros and cons with them: Phentermine and orlistat. There is an over the counter lower dose version of orlistat called alli. That's it. We need more pills for weight loss but they should be used as adjunct (in addition) to the main treatment: diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Please recommend the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Fast is not best: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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Have there been good weight loss results for patients using metformin and phentermine?

Have there been good weight loss results for patients using metformin and phentermine?

Phen: yes, Met: no: Phentermine is a weight loss med that has been proven to be effective when combined with a reduction in caloric intake for 35 years or more, its safe, some side effects--must be followed by doctor, do not buy it on internet metformin is only for diabetics, there may be minimal weight loss, its not for non diabetics, metformin in diabetics does not cause weight gain as other drugs for diabetes. ...Read more

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Can men take hCG for weight loss?

Can men take hCG for weight loss?

Not needed; no help: It is well known what works for weight loss. On your healthtap home page, just type in "lose weight" in the "ask a doctor" box, and many answered questions will be listed (there's great information in those answers). Hcg (and many other advertised magic potions) isn't needed and won't help, but will cost you money. What is known to work really does work: eat fewer calories than you use each day. ...Read more

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What birth control is best for women who suffer moderate acne and wont cause weight gain?

What birth control is best for women who suffer moderate acne and wont cause weight gain?

Several choices: Pretty much all of the newer pills and a number of 'older' pills, which have gone generic, will do the trick. The issues with weight gain and acne were related to some of the original progestins in pills having 'androgenic' side-effects. Talking to your doctor about your concerns and how your cycles are in general will help to find the best pill for you. ...Read more

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Tried and true diet pills for weight loss?

Tried and true diet pills for weight loss?

None: There are no totally safe effective diet pills, particularly the otc garbage that's sold in local stores, by your friends, advertised on tv or on the internet. Why look for pills, why not get on a regimen of diet and exercise instead. It actually can work and won't harm you. ...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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Please describe the most effective diet for weight loss?

Please describe the most effective diet for weight loss?

The one where: You eat less and are more active, thereby burning up 3500 calories that you don't ingest to lose a pound. Stay away from anything that's hyped. Weight watchers can provide valuable info and support. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What are helpful recommendations for weight loss for teens?

Healthy life style: Keeping a healthy weight is a life long life style change: eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean meats eat less fat drink less soda exerce regularly parents can help: stock the house with healthy foods -- including some treats. Enjoy nutritious foods and engage in regular physical activity together with their teens. Talk to the pediatrician. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to lose breast fat for women fast?

What approaches work best to lose breast fat for women fast?

Breast size: You can not preferentially lose weight in one area of the body. If you lose weight it will occur through out the body, not just one spot. Plastic surgery is an option. ...Read more

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What are some weight loss pills, gummies, medicine?

What are some weight loss pills, gummies, medicine?

There are: many, but the OTC ones don't cause any weight loss except in your wallet. Prescription drugs can help with weight loss, but only while you're taking them. You need to develop a plan for the rest of your life, including eating less and exercising more. It takes burning off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose a pound. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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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


Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more