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Do weight loss pills work?

Do weight loss pills work?

No quick fix: The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www. Drnewton. Tsfl. Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. Read more

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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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Should I take weight loss pills?

Should I take weight loss pills?

No: There are very few safe, effective options when it comes to pills to help with weight loss. I enjoy helping people with weight loss, but very rarely doe that involve appetite suppressants, although often other meds are helpful. The best way to start is to make an appointment for a discussion & blood work. It is helpful if you bring a food log (just a day or two of your typical food intake). Read more

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Are weight loss pills safe to take?

Yes but monitor: All medications have side effects and many people can tolerate certain medications. Nevertheless, if you can tolerate the meds in the short term, there is no evidence of long term problems. That includes stimulant medication which has been found to have no effect on blood pressure and minimal effects on heart rate in persons who can take them, there are no reports of addiction with phentermine. Read more

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Do weight loss pills actually work?

Do weight loss pills actually work?

FDA approval: The 4 drugs currently approved for weight loss by the fda have been shown to be effective over placebo in clinical trials. Phentermine (short term), orlistat, Qsymia and belviq (lorcaserin). No medication is without risks. Once you stop the drug, the weight will come back to baseline thus use them in adjunct to a sound diet and exercise program. Use them under supervision by a physician. Good luck. Read more

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Which are the best weight loss pills?

Which are the best weight loss pills?

NONE ARE SAFE: All diet pills are extremely risky. Not only can they dysregulate your metabolic system and your stress response system, thereby increasing the risk for developing depression & anxiety, they can interfere with absorption of nutrients and set up an individual for developing a serious eating disorder, which then has a damaging & dangerous course of its own! Read more

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Do weight loss pills work in general?

Do weight loss pills work in general?

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

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How exactly do weight loss pills work?

How exactly do weight loss pills work?

It varies: Most weight loss pills over the counter have substances in them that are a type of naturally occurring caffeine to give your body an energy boost. Some people consider this a slight increase in metabolism. Also, they often have some type of appetite suppressant or water pill. There are various types and I recommend you ask your physician prior to taking one. Read more

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What weight loss pills can minors buy?

What weight loss pills can minors buy?

NONE ARE SAFE: All diet pills wether designed for adults for minors are extremely risky. Not only can they dysregulate your metabolic system and your stress response system, thereby increasing the risk for developing depression & anxiety, they can interfere with absorption of nutrients and set up an individual for developing a serious eating disorder, which then has a damaging & dangerous course of its own! Read more

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Are weight loss pills actually effective?

Are weight loss pills actually effective?

Three FDA approved: Fat blockers (xenical), amphetamine, and serotonin drugs.
And in all, when you stop them, the weight comes back because they do not change behavior.
eat less, exercise more.
the psychological barriers to that closely fit with all other compulsive behaviors.
http://www. Amazon. Com/dp/0692496157/
details (in a highly tongue in cheek way) the science and practical ways to change. Read more

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What's your opinion on weight loss pills?

What's your opinion on weight loss pills?

Three FDA approved: Fat blockers (xenical), amphetamine, and serotonin drugs.
And in all, when you stop them, the weight comes back because they do not change behavior.
eat less, exercise more.
the psychological barriers to that closely fit with all other compulsive behaviors.
http://www. Amazon. Com/dp/0692496157/
details (in a highly tongue in cheek way) the science and practical ways to change. Read more

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How safe is it to take weight loss pills?

How safe is it to take weight loss pills?

Probably not: Weight loss pills do not work. At best they might help a very short-term weight loss, but are full of potential annoying, dangerous, or life-threatening side effects interactions. There've never been proven to help sustain weight loss and I recommend avoiding them. Read more

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Opinion about mecktone weight loss pills?

Opinion about mecktone weight loss pills?

Weight loss pills: People come in different sizes, shapes, heights, weights, colors, genetic background, diet, exercise habits, metabolic rates, have different jobs, ages, sexes... And certain medicines affect weight gain like contraceptive pills, steroids, diabetic meds, and antidepressants. Take all those factors, and its a pretty tall order to think that some day there will be a magic pill to induce weight loss. Read more

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What are some effective weight loss pills?

What are some effective weight loss pills?

None: There is no best weight loss supplement or pill on the market because none of them do any good. The only thing that loses weight is your wallet. The only thing that works is eating less and exercising more. You have to burn off 3500 calories to lose a pound. You need to find an appropriate diet and exercise program you can follow life-long. Good luck. Read more

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Best weight loss pills still on the market?

Best weight loss pills still on the market?

Wt loss pills: As of 3/24/12, there are only two drugs approved by the fda for weight loss. They are not the best. There are pros and cons with them: Phentermine and orlistat. There is an over the counter lower dose version of orlistat called alli. That's it. We need more pills for weight loss but they should be used as adjunct (in addition) to the main treatment: diet and exercise. Read more

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Which weight loss pills are best for women?

Which weight loss pills are best for women?

None: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. Read more

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What are the most effective weight loss pills?

What are the most effective weight loss pills?

I believe: Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) is the most effective. Read more

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Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?

Yes/depends: Depends on the type but if you get the correct one for your need it works. Read more

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What are some weight loss pills, gummies, medicine?

What are some weight loss pills, gummies, medicine?

There are: Many, but the OTC ones don't cause any weight loss except in your wallet. Prescription drugs can help with weight loss, but only while you're taking them. You need to develop a plan for the rest of your life, including eating less and exercising more. It takes burning off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose a pound. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or internet scams. Read more

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What are the safest yet effective weight loss pills?

What are the safest yet effective weight loss pills?

Three FDA approved: Fat blockers (xenical), amphetamine, and serotonin drugs.
And in all, when you stop them, the weight comes back because they do not change behavior.
eat less, exercise more.
the psychological barriers to that closely fit with all other compulsive behaviors.
http://www. Amazon. Com/dp/0692496157/
details (in a highly tongue in cheek way) the science and practical ways to change. Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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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