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What is the most effective weight loss pill available?

What is the most effective weight loss pill available?

Can't rely on a pill: Over-the-counter diet pills decrease one's appetite a bit (they are related to stimulants). A person's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet pill's power to decrease his appetite, so he will likely continue to eat too many calories. Also, diet pills don't increase one's desire to exercise. If something as simple as a diet pill actually worked, we would not have so much obesity in america. ...Read more

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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Where can I buy the cheapest and most effective weight loss pill?

Where can I buy the cheapest and most effective weight loss pill?

Weight loss: Any weight loss pill can have side effects. Most common ingredients include stimulants like caffeine, which can aggravate some people. I t is best to start cautiously with any new supplement to determine effectiveness. Best strategy is to eat less and exercise more. ...Read more

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What is the most effective weight loss pill for losing at least fifty pounds or more, using either OTC or prescription?

What is the most effective weight loss pill for losing at least fifty pounds or more, using either OTC or prescription?

None: Studies show that probably no more than 8-10% of body weight will be achieved with weight loss pills. Unfortunately, no one can really stay on diet pills the rest of their life so weight regain is pretty much a given unless coupled with diet & exercise. There is no quick fix to losing weight other than hard work and good eating habits. Trust me, if there were a quick fix everybody would be thin. ...Read more

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I weight 245 pounds is phendimetrazine safe and effective weight loss pill?

I weight 245 pounds is phendimetrazine safe and effective weight loss pill?

Largely No, Neither: Most Rx & OTC Wt products not good. Victoza (liraglutide) +/- Symlin can help. Body is constantly tearing itself down, thus ?ing body mass/wt. If we eat less than this, wt goes down. Thus weigh daily to 0.1 lb, after up & commode, record & review previous day to see what does/does not works. Building muscle mass really helps. Study comment: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1319908 & my other answers. ...Read more

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Is there any weight loss pill that is effective and safe- I am workingout a lot and eating well but i want to lose 10 lbs in 1 month.....Is it possibl?

Is there any weight loss pill that is effective and safe- I am workingout a lot and eating well but i want to lose 10 lbs in 1 month.....Is it possibl?

To lose a pound: You need to burn off 3, 500 calories that you don't take in. Ten pounds would be 35, 000 calories; which would require you to burn off almost 1, 200 calories a day that you don't eat. That equates to waking 120 miles/day or almost starvation, which is not recommended. There are no "safe" diet pills; all prescription ones have potential dangers and the otc ones are a fraud. Try longterm diet/exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss pill or diet out there to help lose weight fast?

What is the best weight loss pill or diet out there to help lose weight fast?

Weight Loss: The mediterranean diet is regarded by the world health organization as the most effective diet for weight management and health. The closer you stay to a plant based diet the better in all regards. ...Read more

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What is the most effective prescription weight loss pill?

What is the most effective prescription weight loss pill?

Weight loss meds: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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I just saw an ad for the weight loss pill Belviq, (lorcaserin) is it safe and effective to use? Thank you

I just saw an ad for the weight loss pill Belviq, (lorcaserin) is it safe and effective to use? Thank you

Don't believe the: hype! Ads are intended to sell, and to entice, and not necessarily to provide results or outcomes to everyone. You have to look behind the hype & find out the ingredients & see whether they are even safe to use. Your best bet to losing weight is to work with your doctor to come up with a medically sound plan that involves exercise & good nutrition (work with a nutritional consultant), not a pill. ...Read more

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Whats a good weight loss pill?

Whats a good weight loss pill?

Amphetamine: will work. AND, when you come off of them, the weight comes back. It is an issue of counting calories and modifying exercise and intake. This generally fails due to psychological issues. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ is a book about changing them. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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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