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Can taking weight loss pills have an affect on pregnancy? Mom took them in 70s

Can taking weight loss pills have an affect on pregnancy? Mom took them in 70s

It can: Dehydration from weight loss pills or worse, scant amniotic fluid both have an effect on developing pregnancies when used. Potassium losing diuretics are the most common form of weight loss pill.. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Will taking the slim quick weight loss pills reduce your chance of pregnancy? I was going to start taking slimquick until i read online that you can lose your fertility. Does this mean just while you're taking the pills or forever? We want to get pregnant

Will taking the slim quick weight loss pills reduce your chance of pregnancy? I was going to start taking slimquick until i read online that you can lose your fertility. Does this mean just while you're taking the pills or forever? We want to get pregnant

Hello. : Hello. There aren't good studies on this. Some of the slim quick products contain chaste tree. Chaste tea may increase increase menstrual flow. Chaste tree can also interact with birth control drugs and fertility drugs. I would take a look at the long list of possible side effects that a person could experience with many of the compounds that are in slim quick, before i would use it. It is eye opening. ...Read more

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A friend of mine is trying to lose weight. He's taking weight loss pills and drinking nutrient shakes, however he isn't eating for days at a time.

A friend of mine is trying to lose weight. He's taking weight loss pills and drinking nutrient shakes, however he isn't eating for days at a time.

No magic Solution: Weight loss is just plainly difficulty. Genes play a huge role in determining our weight. Unfortunately our sedentary lifestyle does not help. Starving oneself to lose weight is not a great idea though. Eat a balanced diet but remember portion control is key. Exercises help a lot too. Just minimized fructose and refined sugars. ...Read more

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Is taking weight loss pills with isoniazid generally considered safe?

Is taking weight loss pills with isoniazid generally considered safe?

It's not safe: To take weight loss pills under any circumstances. First, they won't help you long term. Second, they could be harmful. Third, the only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What risks are associated with taking weight loss pills?

What risks are associated with taking weight loss pills?

Moderate: Most weight loss pills do not work in the long run and thus i would not recommend it. It would be better to modify your diet and pursue a regular exercise program including weight training to lose weight. Even more important than weight is physical fitness. Since most weight loss pills have stimulants as ingredients, it may make you more tense and cause insomnia not to mention faster heart beat. ...Read more

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How do I get my girlfriend to stop taking weight loss pills?

How do I get my girlfriend to stop taking weight loss pills?

Find a new: Girl friend. You can try talking with her, but the chances of changing her behavior are thinner than she is. ...Read more

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Which weight loss pills have you used and which do you recommend, if any?

Compounded diet pill: With my 25 years of my expertise in weight management, i found compounding diet pills are the best like what my discovery of Ionamin (phentermine) and pondimin(phen-fen). ...Read more

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What pre workouts or weight loss pills have dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) in them? Or which will make you have a false positive for it?

What pre workouts or weight loss pills have dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) in them? Or which will make you have a false positive for it?

Should be none: Dextroamphetamine would be very illegal in a supplement. A drug screen done properly (not just at point-of-care) would not report any other substance, since all results must be confirmed by another chemical principle. Good luck. Exercise rather than pills will be your key to weight loss. ...Read more

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What other weight loss pills can I take while taking the hCG injections?

Find another way: Although the diet may be working for you, HCG does nothing except make someone rich off of you. It was disproven years ago. Check out: http://www.Sparkpeople.Com/blog/blog.Asp?Post=does_it_really_the_truth_about_hcg_injections_for_weight_loss if you are going to take other pills, it should be under the care of a reputable doctor. ...Read more

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I'm thinking about taking garcinia cambogia weight loss pills. If i take anxiety medication will this pose an issue? (also take add medication)

I'm thinking about taking garcinia cambogia weight loss pills. If i take anxiety medication will this pose an issue? (also take add medication)

Questionable Value: Like many fads, garcinia cambogia recently highly promoted for sales but no well designed trials of efficacy exist. Suggest avoid "magical answers" ; study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, the men who made us fat, mary enig, the men who made us thin, science for smart people, fatchance.Html, gary taubes, peter attia, dietdoctor.Com, robert lustig, loren cordain, stephen phinney, ; my answers. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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


Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more