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Can i take the reducta chewing gum to help lose weight while on lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can i take the reducta chewing gum to help lose weight while on lexapro (escitalopram)?

No: Although this compound has been thought to be considerably safe, there are no studies to date regarding drug drug interactions. The active ingredient is caralluma fimbriata. I would not personally use the product until such drug drug interaction safety data were to become available. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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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Doctors can you tell me how often should I chew gum to lose weight on my face?

Doctors can you tell me how often should I chew gum to lose weight on my face?

Chew gum: Chewing gum will not make you lose weight on your face. All that will do is exercise your chewing muscles. To lose weight on your face, you need to lose weight all over. ...Read more

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In how months can I lose my face fat by chewing gum?

In how months can I lose my face fat by chewing gum?

Doesn't quite work: That way. There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % is likely to be from the face. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Chewing gum will not make your face skinny. ...Read more

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I love chewing gum. Can chewing it make me eat less make me lose appitite ?

Weight: I would not rely on gum chewing as a method to lose weight. If you lose any weight it will be quite minimal. Best. ...Read more

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Can eating chewing gum make you put on weight?

Can eating chewing gum make you put on weight?

No: One stick of gum is only about 7 calories. You would need to eat 500 sicks for one pound and you probably use that much energy or more just chewing it. ...Read more

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Can chewing gum with sugar lead to weight gain?

Can chewing gum with sugar lead to weight gain?

The odds are no: The average stick of gum contains about 5 calories, (one can of coke has about 200) so unless you are eating 20 sticks a day, you end up burning those calories chewing gum long enough. ...Read more

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Chewing Gum (Definition)

Most commercially available chewing gum contains a sugary sweetener that breaks down into acid which can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Sugar-free chewing gum is better, but the best option is chewing gum with xylitol, a naturally-occuring wood sugar that bacteria can't digest. This not only stimulates salivary flow to neutralize acids but it also ...Read more