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

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

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

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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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Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Its not the gum : Gum can be unhealthy because of artificial dyes, sweetners or sugar. Some xylitol gums are healthy. The behavior of the person chewing the gum will influence whether there is weight gain or loss. ...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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What if i only drink water and chew gum, how quick will i loose weight?

What if i only drink water and chew gum, how quick will i loose weight?

If you have : Symptoms, yes. Even if you don't have symptoms, your chances of not needing an operation for the rest of your life is small. Consult a surgeon for recommendation. ...Read more

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How can I change my cooking to help me lose weight?

How can I change my cooking to help me lose weight?

First calorie count: add the amounts of all the ingredients. Vegetables are about zero. Fat is quite high per volume. Second, portion size. We habitually eat the total amt on plate. Third habits/cues. Fat people don't eat due to hunger but due to other features. Find which are relevant, avoid/substitute/change http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ details this. ...Read more

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What medicine can help me lose weight?

What medicine can help me lose weight?

No easy answer!: Don't waste your money on 'fat burners', laxatives, 'cleansers', or anything else that promises an 'easy way to lose weight.' there is no easy way--you risk health & not keeping the weight off if drugs is approach you choose.The best long term way to keep it off is regular exercise & making healthy food choices (avoid junk food & sugary drinks, watch portion size, moderate alcohol). You can do it! ...Read more

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Can a cigarette after a workout help me lose weight?

Can a cigarette after a workout help me lose weight?

Not necessary: The right level of exercise can decrease appetitie, reduce stress and eliminate food cravings. If you're hungry after working out, consider drinking more water first, timing your routine so that it's early in the day (preferable before breakfast) so any calories can be burned up over the course of the day. People often misinterpret hungry for thirst. Water water water :). ...Read more

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Please describe a good exercise schedule that can could you help me lose weight effectively?

See details: Dieting will be at least as important as exercising. You should exercise 3-4 days a week and incorporate both aerobics and strength training in your program. ...Read more

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If I do Tae Bo will help me lose weight?

If I do Tae Bo will help me lose weight?

Exercise: of any type can help a person lose weight, but may not be the only intervention necessary. Tae bo should provide excellent aerobic exercise and many benefits to your health. Weight loss is difficult and usually requires meaningful, consistent, and long lasting changes. For more information on healthy weight loss see: http://helpdoctorwtlosstips.blogspot.com/ ...Read more

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Are there any pills I can take to help me lose weight?

Are there any pills I can take to help me lose weight?

No.: No pills are effective over the long term. Cutting down on fatty foods, snack foods, and refined carbohydrates, and reducing portion sizes, along with regular exercise is the best way to reduce weight. Aim for 2 pounds a week, which is more likely to stay off than if you lose it faster. ...Read more

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