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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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My husband wants to start taking Hydroxycut pills to lose a little weight. Does hydroxycut have an affect on sperm count?

My husband wants to start taking Hydroxycut pills to lose a little weight. Does hydroxycut have an affect on sperm count?

Unclear...: As food supplements, Hydroxycut (containing at least 5 herbs) has escaped tight scrutiny from FDA, the information on its safety and possible side effects is lacking due to no known studies specifically designed and done to address the concern in this Q. So, no answer.To lose weight can be done by willing souls if following instructions and steps described in http://formefirst.com/Weightloss.html. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant but i was taking weight loss shots and pills. Will that have any negative effects?

I'm pregnant but i was taking weight loss shots and pills. Will that have any negative effects?

Uncertain...: Once you find out that you're pregnant, in general, you want to minimize the risk to the developing fetus. Most doc's are going to encourage you to stick to good nutrition, regular exercise and avoid exposure to potentially toxic environments or chemicals. If you don't know if a substance could harm the fetus, don't expose them until you are certain... Don't take unnecessary risks! ...Read more

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Do diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control pills? I am contemplating taking hydroxycut max for women to help jumpstart my metabolism along with exercise and eating right but i wanted to make sure that it would not negatively affect my birth c

Do diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control pills? I am contemplating taking hydroxycut max for women to help jumpstart my metabolism along with exercise and eating right but i wanted to make sure that it would not negatively affect my birth c

As : As far as I am aware diet pills do not interact with birth control pills, however you may wish to ask your gynecologist for another opinion. It sounds like you are on the right track with exercise and eating right. You may want to try this first before starting a diet pill. By eating five to six small meals a day you can jump start your metabolism. Also consider seeing a nutritionist for a dietary consultation. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I'm in the process of losing 30lbs and trying to get pregnant. If i conceive can I stay on weight watchers while i'm pregnant?

I'm in the process of losing  30lbs  and trying to get pregnant. If i conceive can I stay on weight watchers while i'm pregnant?

Good nutrition....: Following weight watchers will probably give you excellent nutrition for pregnancy, and keep you away from non-nutritious junk foods! as a precaution, be sure you track your food intake and review it with your health care provider. We have certainly seen women minimize their pregnancy weight gain, but in a healthy way. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Have migraine, take pillsū to prevent it. 2 a day. last 2weeks has been non stop. no change in diet. can pills have lost their effect on me?

Have migraine, take pillsū to prevent it. 2 a day. last 2weeks has been non stop. no change in diet. can pills have lost their effect on me?

Migraines: Have you checked with your dentist? Migraines are often caused by bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching). Migraines caused by bruxism will not be helped by migraine meds. ...Read more

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Will taking diet pills to loose weight affect my chance of conception?

Will taking diet pills to loose weight affect my chance of conception?

Depends: In general the best way and the most effective way to lose weight and keep it off is through exercise and healthy eating. Diet pills generally do not provide longlasting weight loss. If you are overweight, then losing weight will improve your chances of conception if done through healthy, sustainable means. ...Read more

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

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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How might my mother's weight while pregnant have affected me?

How might my mother's weight while pregnant have affected me?

It may or may not: Have had an effect. If a woman gains' too much weight during pregnancy, the baby may be large. From what I have been reading, a really large baby may have increased risk of being overweight in later years. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if my morphine sulfate 200mg tablets are safe for pregnancy if they will affect the baby developmentally my doctor wants to keep me on them for the 1st trimester in fear I will lose the baby. I've lost 2 pregnancies already.

I'm wondering if my morphine sulfate 200mg tablets are safe for pregnancy if they will affect the baby developmentally my doctor wants to keep me on them for the 1st trimester in fear I will lose the baby. I've lost 2 pregnancies already.

Hi morphine dose: Your infant will no doubt be born addicted and will have to be weaned off of morphine from birth. You are on a really high dose of morphine. It's not clear why. Both for your sake and the baby's try to detox as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am taking vitafusion energy, Metabilism abd bone support. Will the metabolism part effect my birth control? Are they okay to take?

I am taking vitafusion energy, Metabilism abd bone support. Will the metabolism part effect my birth control? Are they okay to take?

Unlikely: the only drugs known to affect the metabolism of your birth control pills are certain drugs used for seizures, HIV treatment, And tuberculosis treatment. these drugs are all processed through your liver. It is unlikely that a nutritional supplement to boost your metabolism will also affect your birth control pill.the best thing to do is take your pill regularly. ...Read more

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I have been taking a weight loss tea with laxatives and I have an implanon implant does that create risk for pregnancy ?

I have been taking a weight loss tea with laxatives and I have an implanon implant does that create risk for pregnancy ?

Implant will work: Laxatives and stimulants are for very short term use only. No stimulant has ever been shown to cause permanent weight loss. Try restricting your menu to only whole fruit, vegetables (no potato), eggs, meat, and water. 100%. No dairy. Don't eat anything that has an ingredient list until you reach your goal. We are mammals. We were not built to eat processed foods. ...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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Will I have a better chance of losing baby weight off of birth control lo egestel or anything else?

Will I have a better chance of losing baby weight off of birth control lo egestel or anything else?

Diet and exercise: The only birth control method linked with the aid the depo-provera shot. Being on birth control pills will not affect you positively or negatively. Waycross is a simple calculation of diet and exercise. It's hard and frustrating but that is the answer on how to lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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