Doctor insights on: Can my doctor prescribe me something to help speed up my metabolism
Probably not: Phentermine and Naltrexone potentially increase metabolism by increasing activity of the cart/pomc neurons but this has never been measured. Otherwise the only way to increase metabolism is to over-medicate with thyroid medication which would cause many more problems than it would solve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my doctor prescribe me a type of medicine I could take to help me gain weight? I have a fast metabolism im 20 years old female 5 ft 3 and 80 pound
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
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
Is there a pill doctors can prescribe to slow your metabolism or make you gain weight, what should I specifically ask for?
No magic pill: Nope. There is nothing like this on the market or that would be safe for regular use. ...Read more
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
Metabolism: Stay physically active, build muscle and don't lower caloric intake too much. ...Read more
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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