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Can my doctor prescribe me something to help speed up my metabolism?

Can my doctor prescribe me something to help speed up my metabolism?

Technically, yes.: Yes, but unless you actually have a medical disorder that warrants it, it will be more risky than beneficial in the long run. Medications like amphetamines and other stimulants can affect what people refer to as their metabolism but it is only temporary (like 1 day) and your metabolism will go right back to the way it was once you stop the med. And it won't "kickstart" or "jump start" anything! ...Read more

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When doctors prescribe you pills to speed up metabolism what does that do?

When doctors prescribe you pills to speed up metabolism what does that do?

Metabolism: the sum: Of the chemical reactions that take place within each cell of a living organism and that provide energy for vital processes and for synthesizing new organic material. Body metabolism burns calories to fuel its functions and speeding up metabolism is a method to burn fat and lose weight. ...Read more

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Is acai berry worth a try? What are doctors' opinions on this? I hear it's an antioxidant and it helps speed up metabolism, am i right?

Is acai berry worth a try? What are doctors' opinions on this? I hear it's an antioxidant and it helps speed up metabolism, am i right?

Anectodal : The acai berry is filled with potent antioxidants called anthocyanins & flavonoids. Studies have shown the acai berry has more antioxidant capacity than other fruits. Although there is not research based evidence at this time, the acai berry is anectodally reported to help with weight loss through an unexplained mechanism. ...Read more

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What i a good way to lose weight without having to get those speed pills doctors prescribe and nothing else has worked?

What i a good way to lose weight without having to get those speed pills doctors prescribe and nothing else has worked?

Find 3 causes gain: The best way to stop weight gain is to find out the causes. Here is a list of the top 5 causes & how often it is important. If you eliminate only the top 3 you can lose amazing weight: 1. Drinks with sugar(soda, juice, gatorade) 1 a day or more 2. Fast foods: 1 a week or more 3. Big meals at lunch: 1 a day or more 4. Skipping meals: 2-3 a wk or more 5. Bad snacks: 1 a day or more. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old and in the army, I am underweight and it has been absolutely impossible for me to ogain any weight due to my continueing from above.... ^extremely fast metabolism. Is there any prescriptions that a doctor could prescribe to resolve my si

I am 19 years old and in the army, I am underweight and it has been absolutely impossible for me to ogain any weight due to my continueing from above.... ^extremely fast metabolism. Is there any prescriptions that a doctor could prescribe to resolve my si

I : I think that part of your question may have been cut off. The army does have minimum weight requirements, so i wonder if that is why you are concerned. I recommend that you speak with your primary care provider about making a referral to a nutrionist. You and the nutritionist can review you diet and from there can establish an eating plan. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the possible ways to speed up body metobolism?

Doctors, what are the possible ways to speed up body metobolism?

Metabolism: Stay physically active, build muscle and don't lower caloric intake too much. ...Read more

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Will taking a multivitamin such as centrum help raise my testosterone and help speed up my metabolism? I have low t and im trying to lose weight.

Will taking a multivitamin such as centrum help raise my testosterone and help speed up my metabolism? I have low t and im trying to lose weight.

NO: Multivitamins will not raise testosterone levels.Increasing testosterone levels alone will not make you lose weight.First you must follow an excellent nutrition plan and exercise consistently.Testosterone does help reduce body fat and build lean muscle. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed up my metabolism?

What can I do to speed up my metabolism?

Exercise: Why are you concerned about your metabolism? If you do not have a thyroid problem, the best way to increase your metabolism is by exercising. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed up my metabolism?

What can I do to speed up my metabolism?

Physical activity.: Physical activity is a great way to approach increasing your metabolic rate. Muscle burns calorie , so you can increase muscle mass. Aerobic activity on a regular basis is also priceless. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I eat to speed up my metabolism?

What can I eat to speed up my metabolism?

Eat breakfast: One of the best ways to boost metabolism is to eat a healthy, well-rounded breakfast including whole grains, a hearty protein, and fruit. Choose green tea over coffee. If you don't have cholesterol issues, you could consider the economical choice of oatmeal and a boiled egg. Here is a link to healthy, protein-packed recipe from dr. Oz: ...Read more

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Any good way to speed up my metabolism at home?

Any good way to speed up my metabolism at home?

See details: Diet will not help. Exercise is a good way to burn calories if this is what you mean. ...Read more

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Hi dr can you please tell me how I can speed up my metabolism ?

Hi dr can you please tell me how I can speed up my metabolism ?

BUILD MUSCLE!: Muscle is highly metabolically active tissue. The more muscle you have the higher your metabolism will be. You don't have to be a body builder, just simple toning and strengthening will improve your metabolism. ...Read more

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What would be the most common legitimate ways to speed up my metabolism?

What would be the most common legitimate ways to speed up my metabolism?

Healthy: The healthy ways is not through any chemical interventions. Remain physically activity - get your heart rate elevated. Work on building muscle mass. Avoid starvation or fad diets. ...Read more

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If i reduce my sugar intake would it speed up my metabolism?

If i reduce my sugar intake would it speed up my metabolism?

NOT REALLY: But if you are taking on a lot of carbs, decreasing intake and losing weight will mean less weight to move around. Ask dr to check thyroid if you're sluggish, cold averse, etc. ...Read more

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How can I speed up my metabolism other than with small meals and exercise? Are there vitamins or drugs i can take?

How can I speed up my metabolism other than with small meals and exercise? Are there vitamins or drugs i can take?

Exercise Increses: Vitamins and drugs do not speed up your metabolism. If one does then you have a serious problem and need to get to your doctor asap to get on target. ...Read more

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How do I speed up my metabolism?

How do I speed up my metabolism?

Several things: Eat breakfast and work out to gain muscle mass will increase your metabolism. Intermittent phyiscal activity throughout your day will keep metabolism from dipping too low (tell ur body its not sleeping!) sleep full nights and stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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How can I speed up my metabolism?

How can I speed up my metabolism?

Regular exercise : There are many over the counter stimulants. They will cause you to stay awake and give you a boost, but they are only temporary. There is no permanent solution to your concern. ...Read more

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