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Does Insanity Work Out Really Work
It is not the fats!!: Orlistat works in very limited situations. Primarily, it is useful for reducing fat absorption. Therefore, if you have a diet high in fats, it may work. However, in many situations; it is not the fat that makes you fat. As the diet industry has attempted to limit fat, to make foods more palatable, the carb content has increased. So sad, now foods are processed and high in sugars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reviews/ research: It sounds like there are no good scientific trials and it is very costly. Here is an article you can read: http://www.Dietspotlight.Com/apidexin-review/. The company says it contains ingredients that are proven to lead to weight loss - in my mind that is different from saying their product is proven to cause weight loss. ...Read more
Minoxidil Works, but: Minoxidil promotes improved hair growth from weak follicles. Twice a day, everyday until further notice, is the recommended dosage. Get a HairCheck measurement if you want to track your progress in 90 days, otherwise you'll have to wait 6-12 months to judge. OTC minox (rogaine) is weak & messy. Formula 82M compounded minoxidil goes on dry & is much more powerful. Stop the minox? Lose the result! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relora: I do not know how effective relora is. It contains magnolia officinalis & phellodendron amurense (traditional chinese medicine herbs). It is reported to improve sleep, reduce stress and help suppress appetite. This article refers to two studies: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/254056-side-effects-of-relora/. You might ask someone who has tried it. ...Read more
Buyer Beware: Generally if an over the counter drug makes outlandish claims, it doesn't live up to the hype. Despite the manufacturer's assertions, no scientific studies have evaluated the drug in a prospective randomized trial published on PubMed. Thanks for trusting Health Tap! ...Read more
Work for everything?: "prayer" has intrigued scientists for years. Here's a link on this: http://www.Newsmax.Com/newsfront/scientific-benefits-prayer-works/2011/12/20/id/421663 there are scientific benefits of meditation, focusing, and even prayer apart from any specific religious doctrine. In addition, a sense of meaning, purpose, faith, and inspiration contributes a unique type of happiness to a person's life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For some, yes: A recent meta-analysis did show positive results for both hypnosis and acupuncture in smoking cessation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22502956 this doesn't mean that gums, patches, and medications like zyban (bupropion) are not helpful, though. Different people respond best to different approaches, so having alternatives is good. ...Read more
Aczone: Aczone is antibacterial, antiinfective, and anti-inflammatory. It is one of the gentler prescription acne products out there, so it is often prescribed for acne patients with sensitive skin who cannot tolerate retinoids or drying actives like benzoyl peroxide. (Aczone is also suitable for those with Rosacea, although not that effective for Rosacea). ...Read more
Well - are you on: Fad diets or taking pills that are advertised to burn fat? If yes, that might be the problem. Weight loss isn't easy. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine. ...Read more
Yes: I'm assuming you mean the infomercial program. I have done it and it works. It is very intense. Not for beginners. If you are a beginner and want to try, i suggest doing small pieces of the workouts. Warm up and stretch. Maybe one series. Get used to it first. Must do the diet with it. ...Read more
Yes: Severe psychiatric disorders--with delusions and hallucinations, severe major depression with/ without psychosis, signifcant biipolar disorder all severly impair functioning. Interfere with sleep and may oftten interfere with appetite and decrease general activity. All these factors may decrease wt. ; overall impaired funcdtioning.--wi/passivity, inactivity. Low energy ; anhedonia effect wt. ...Read more
Workout: Clear any exercise regimen with your physician. Also, "insanity" workouts, along with crash diets may work in the short term, but long term the weight comes right back on.!A consistent workout with slowly increasing intensity tends to have much better and healthier results long-term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do the insanity workout & eat 1300-1400 calories/day. I also work as a waitress. Why can't i lose that last 5 lbs? Just want healthier waist measure
Last 5 pounds: The first matter is establishing your goals and to assess if they are healthy and wise for you. As an ed specialist & a recovered exercise addict, your story raises my ed antenna. I remember a comic of a tombstone engraved with "i finally lost the last 5 pounds". Please talk with or find a healthcare provider with whom you feel comfortable about stressors, issues of power in your life, and coping. ...Read more
The workout?: I assume you're referring to the exercise system "insanity". Generally, no exercise will do spot reduction. But, increasing overall fitness, toning and strengthening musculature, and a healthy bmi, among other indicators of health, can reshape your body. The key is fitness more than a particular appearance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gave birth to my son on nov5th. Im not breasfeeding and i haven't had my period yet. Last week i started insanity work out. Should i stop.Until period?
Not necessarily: If you lose a lot of weight quickly it may delay the restarting of your period...Do not overdo the insanity workout...You can tailor it to your body and energy. Eat well and drink water and all three things together (hydration, exercise, and food) may help your hormones balance quicker. ...Read more
Know your limits: Any exercise program performed in the correct way by an appropriate candidate is "good." however, not all of us are appropriate for some of these high intensity programs like insanity and p90x. My advice would be to know your limits and pace yourself. Swallow your pride and modify the program if needed. I have seen numerous overuse injuries that prevented people from completing these programs. ...Read more
Nothing: "Insanity" is not a medical term. It's a legal term. In the old days (before antibiotics, 1945), "insanity" often referred to the paretic form of neurosyphilis. In fact, that was called "general paresis of the insane." The term is long since obsolete; "insanity" was purged from the medical lexicon generations ago & now is meaningless in medicine. Please repost with a more specific question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Insanity is a legal: term and is not used in mental health work. There are many forms of mental illness. Clear and present danger to self or others is what the law looks for. Mental health pros look at function and comfort as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Insanity: Insanity is not actually a medical diagnosis and so does not have a set of "symptoms" that characterize it. Rather it refers to a severely disordered state of mind; an unsound mind leading to an inability to understand limiting ones legal capacity, as in to stand trial. Such a mental state could occur in many conditions leading to alteration in brain function. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly any: There are no particular ages to start healthy exercise, as it is always good to incorporate in life. However, the insanity workout is extremely high intensity, and for this reason, particularly if you are not already in top shape, it would be good to have a checkup and make sure that your body is able to handle that level of intensity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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