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Does B12 Pills Help You Lose Weight
Takin B12 and lipo shots lost 45 lbs since feb. Can i stop taking the diet pills and just take the shots will i still lose weight with diet and excers?
Yes you can: Long term weight loss is seldom achieved with diet pills or "shots." it requires primarily behavior modification, including improved nutrition, caloric restriction, regular adequate exercise, behavioral therapy and elimination of other physiological barriers/obstacles that include hormonal imbalance and gut dysbiosis and food sensitivities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
A verterinarian told me they give B12 injections to animals to gain weight? Why then are B12 injections given to lose weight in humans?
No wt loss w/B12: I can't speak for veterinary medicine as I am not a veterinarian. However, as a family physician, i can assure you that i don't give B12 injections to cause weight loss in humans as there is no such link between the two. In other words, taking B12 whether as a shot or pill will not lead to weight loss. If you're low in b12, you may need B12 pills or shots, but that won't cause weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I stopped Ciprelax 1 week ago. I weaned off it . I want to lose the added weight I gained on the pill. I read that B12 and Omega3 will help. True?
No: Vitamin B12 is not known for helping with weight loss, and not needed by the average dieter. Omega 3 has antiinflammatory properties, but only after weeks of being on it. You should select a weight loss diet plan that you can stick to-do look at the variety out there and pick from one you can follow. There really is no magic weight loss pill. The best way to lose weight is slow but sure and steady ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight loss meds: I'd avoid relying on "natural" weight loss supplements that you get without prescription. Qsymia is a new pill that's a combo of 2 older meds - topamax and phentermine. Qsymia can cause birth defects so we use extreme caution with women. Belviq (lorcaserin) is another new one. However, whether they're good for situation, depends on your current bmi and co-existing conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure). ...Read more
Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more
The only way to use: medication safely for weight loss is w/the help of a special doctor called a bariatrician. Lifestyle changes including food plan an exercise w/family/doc guidance is good. See Mark Hymnan's book "The Blood Sugar Solution" ford a natural approach. Peace and good health.. ...Read more
Its known that water pills can help you lose weight soo im asking can a doctor give them to a person to help them lose weight?
Not real weight loss: Wallaby, while water pills may cause you to lose weight in the first few days, this is not considered true weight loss, and in fact the continued use of diuretics (or water pills) for weight loss can be dangerous. The best way to approach weight loss is through altering the diet, and exercise. For some people who are extremely obese, specific weight loss medications may be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a pill that will help you lose weight and give you energy and burn fat?. Every week on doctor oz, there seems to be a new miracle pills.
Avoid miracle pills: Use tried & true techniques for weight loss: healthful diet (lean protein, good fats, low gycemic carbs, fruits & veggies, whole grains, low-fat dairy. Avoid sugary foods & drinks; avoid chemical sweeteners (equal, etc; stevia ok). Avoid fast foods. Exercise 30 min a day. Control size of portions. Choose diet u can follow for life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
↓Food,EspSugar/Carbs: Smart-alec? But accurate; ever seen people not fed who end up overweight, e.g. Concentration camps or starving? 1. Best cut carbs & quantity. Study nusi.Org, videos: "sugar: the bitter truth" & “how the government makes you fat” 2. Rx agents on us market with track record of excellent safety & wt loss: victoza+/-symlin, fda approved for diabetes tx (not wt loss per se). Otc: problems& ? Benefit. ...Read more
I don't know you: or your needs. This might be better to discuss with your own personal physician. Take care. ...Read more
Diet pills: Hi, rx diet pills are not the first steps in managing weight loss, neither is bariatric surgery. I believe you know to monitor your food intake by writing a journal, increasing activity levels etc.In my experience, at this time, phentermine, has the best success. This medication should only be prescribed by a physician who specializes in wt loss and monitors patients at least monthly. See asbp web. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If you are healthy and not using other stimulants, appetite suppressants you can use are phenteramine (generic so not expensive), low dose topamax (topiramate), (topiramate) meredia ( I am not a fan of), or the new one qysmia which is topamax (topiramate) and phenteramine together but expensive. This has to be in conjunction with proper calorie restriction, hydrations and exercise. ...Read more
Yes, but . . . : All you lose on water pills is water weight. Actually not just water but body fluids and certain mineral electrolytes which if not replenished can cause you health problems. You do not lose body fat which should be the aim of any weight loss program. Consider paleolithic style eating. ...Read more
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