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Can i take birth control to help lose weight?

Can i take birth control to help lose weight?

Not recommended: Birth control pills are medications not intended for weight loss. Some people actually gain weight from them, but not in significant amounts. Do not take birth control pills to lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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


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Did centrum pills help you gain weight?

Did centrum pills help you gain weight?

They can help w: Nturitional deficiencies but the multiple vitamins will not cause you to gain weight. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds. ...Read more

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Do birth control pills cause you to gain weight?

Do birth control pills cause you to gain weight?

No: There is not a proven association with pills and weight gain. Eating more will cause you to gain weight. Some people seem to be more sensitive to the pill and may crave food more, but if your diet doesn't change, neither will your weight. ...Read more

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I want to start taking microgestin to control my periods? Will this pill make me gain weight?

I want to start taking microgestin to control my periods? Will this pill make me gain weight?

No: Studies have shown that women on the birth control pill do not on average gain or lose weight. If a woman gains weight on the pill, it likely is because she's eating more. Only one form of contraception causes weight gain: the depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. So watch your portions, exercise and you'll be fine! ...Read more

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What pill will help me gain weight?

What pill will help me gain weight?

Gain weight: We don't prescribe medications to create weight gain but instead check you for medical problems that prevent you from gaining weight. Also consulting a dietician is recommended to determine your ideal weight, critique your eating habits and outline a sample diet with the proper amount of daily calories you specifically need taking into consideration your activity level and the any wt gain needed ...Read more

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Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?

Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?

Yes/depends: Depends on the type but if you get the correct one for your need it works. ...Read more

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Might laxatives and diet pills help me lose weight?

Might laxatives and diet pills help me lose weight?

Laxatives are never: the road to weight loss. In some cases weight loss medications may be indicated - but most people do fine with exercise and limiting calories. ...Read more

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I wanna use a diet pill to help me lose weight and control my hunger. Do they work?

I wanna use a diet pill to help me lose weight and control my hunger. Do they work?

Yes, with a plan: Diet pills do work to decrease your appetite, resulting in less food eaten and weight loss. However, you must do a weight loss plan at the same time. Otherwise, without a change in your habits, the weight is going to just come back on. We offer medically supervised programs in our office to make sure you get on the right weight loss and weight management plan. ...Read more

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Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Not a great idea.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more

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Does althea pills will help me to gain weight?

Does althea pills will help me to gain weight?

Pills: Pills are the wrong way to gain weight - it is food that matters. It also matters if you exercise too much. Please make an appointment to see a dietitian. ...Read more

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What dite pills can I take to lose weight?

What dite pills can I take to lose weight?

I would avoid them: Other than alli, which most patient don't like because of side effects (greasy stool), these agents are generally not approved for long term use because of unknown safety. And in my experience, everyone who takes them and then stops gains the weight right back. They are just not a good solution in the long run. I would make common sense changes in diet and exercise to safely lose weight. ...Read more

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I want to know if i will gain weight on birth control?

I want to know if i will gain weight on birth control?

Not from the pills: Although pills may increase your appetite, if you don't increase your calorie intake or change your activity level, you will not gain weight. ...Read more

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What help me to lose weight with out pills?

What help me to lose weight with out pills?

Weight loss: There is no one plan fits all. In general eat less and exercise more. Many structured plans can work ie weight watchers, 17 day diet, low carb. All have been successful for many. In addition to diet changes adding daily exercise, like walking, will aid in natural wieght loss. ...Read more

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Can birth control make you gain/lose weight?

Can birth control make you gain/lose weight?

Gain: If you are taking hormonal pills they frequently can cause you to retain water and thus gain weight. But remember, you are taking the pills to avoid getting pregnant. Any time that you do something there is a risk and there is a benefit. Yes, you may gain a little weight but you get the benefit of avoiding an unwanted pregnancy. Your choice! ...Read more

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What pills help you loose weight and fast?

What pills help you loose weight and fast?

None: None otc. Prescriptive dangerous habit forming and only short term effective. ...Read more

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Will taking vitamins help you lose weight?

Will taking vitamins help you lose weight?

Takes more than that: Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise. No vitamins will help you loose weight however while loosing a good once a day vitamin will help keep your diet balanced, better yet get a diet program that is highly nutritious and not just crash (and burn) and you shouldnt need one. ...Read more

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What are good pills to help you lose weight?

What are good pills to help you lose weight?

Weight loss meds: I'd avoid relying on "natural" weight loss supplements that you get without prescription. Qsymia is a new pill that's a combo of 2 older meds - topamax and phentermine. Qsymia can cause birth defects so we use extreme caution with women. Belviq (lorcaserin) is another new one. However, whether they're good for situation, depends on your current bmi and co-existing conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure). ...Read more

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Can birth control make you gain weight?

Can birth control make you gain weight?

In some women it can: At your age 44 u should be on the lowest dose pills which would be loloestrin, only 10 mcg estrogen and if u want no more children i rec in office essure tubal, takes 5 minutes , no cutting, you are awake easy no down time just miss 1/2 day of work speak to your gyn. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more