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Has anyone used sage solutions chinese weight loss pills?

Has anyone used sage solutions chinese weight loss pills?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and lean meats and increase your activity levels. ...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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Is triphala for weight loss affective?

Is triphala for weight loss affective?

Triphala: The triphala is usually mixed with guggulu. The herb combination has been used commonly in India. I am not aware of any studies on its benefit. I do no an effective product though. Check out the following link TruHealth ...Read more

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What medication works for weight loss?

What medication  works for weight loss?

None: In general weight loss pills are not successful in achieving long term weight loss. Some can be associated with serious side effects. People usually regain weight after stopping these drugs. We have an epidemic of obesity in our country and if there was an easy solution everyone would be thin. Diet and exercise are still the keys to effective weight loss. For patients with extreme obesity -surgery. ...Read more

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Which is best homeopathic medicine for increasing weight?

Which is best homeopathic medicine for increasing weight?

Overall health: As a system of medicine, homeopathy attends to the health of your overall system, and not just one symptom. A homeopathic evaluation considers all your symptoms, which collectively form a picture of the homeopathic medicine that can gradually help revitalize health. This may include normalizing weight, if you've lost a great deal of it in your illness. A feeling of well-being comes first, though. ...Read more

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Could taking medicine for hypothyroidism actually help with weight loss?

Could taking medicine for hypothyroidism actually help with weight loss?

Yes: Hi. Depending on how hypothyroid you were when you started treatment, replacing thyroid hormone can lead to some weight loss. Usually not as much as patients would hope for, however. ...Read more

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Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

It depends: Treatment depends what's causing the hair loss. If genetic male pattern hair loss, results may be poor although some benefit from minoxidil, etc ; hair transplants. If from hypothyroidism, hair growth may recover gradually as thyroid balance recovers. Homeopathy is not intended as a direct treatment for hair loss, but does strengthen a person's natural vitality -- and can help alopecia areata. ...Read more

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Can herbal weight loss supplements work?

Can herbal weight loss supplements work?

Weight loss drugs: There are numerous weight loss drugs and herbal supplements on the market. However, most physicians and dieticians would recommend healthy eating and exercise over taking any type of drug (which can have side effects, especially herbal supplements that are not regulated by the fda). Weight loss comes from burning off more calories than you eat. Personally, i would not recommend herbs. ...Read more

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Are homeopathic medicines effective for weight reduction?

Are homeopathic medicines effective for weight reduction?

Homeopathy & weight: There is no specific homeopathy remedy for weight reduction, because remedies are directed more to internal imbalance in the patient who's suffering symptoms rather than the pathologic condition s/he has. Still, i've seen patients treated homeopathically who became much healthier -- and in that process changed lifestyle enough to lose weight. Prescribed correctly, these medicines are powerful. ...Read more

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Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Simple answer: NO!: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch of other things. If you are trying to lose some weight, keep a diet log, cut way back on potatoes, bread (of all kinds), pasta, cereal, and rice and get more exercise. Then give it some time. Don't waste your $ on these supplements. ...Read more

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Does acupuncture for weight loss work?

Yes: Ask my patients. I work mainly with an active duty military population who can loss their career if over-weight. I have quite a few patients whom i see weekly - who have lost between 25 to 40 pounds. But - you need to be physically active, ensure that calories burned exceed calories in and have a healthful lifestyle. The needles simply help to suppress appetite (esp. Junk carbohydrates). ...Read more

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How effective is coriander for treating appetite loss?

How effective is coriander for treating appetite loss?

Works for me.: spices do not have a particular chemical effect to increase appetite BUT if you associate them with pleasant foods in the past they will be a trigger to eat. Certainly tasty food works better. It's mostly triggers to eat, or habits, or sometimes medical conditions (depression, diabetes, infections, cancer, thyroid) that keep people from eating or gaining weight. ...Read more

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How does Ayurvedic weight loss differ from other weight loss programs?

Different approach: Ayurveda believes there are different body types. Ayurveda approaches weight loss and fat reduction by providing guidelines for all dimensions of your being. There are 3 category - vada (digestion off), pitta (bile issues), kabba (low metabolism) and there are 5 layers for the body - so ayurveda address where the problem is according to body types (called dosa). ...Read more

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Is there an effective diet for weight loss for those with hypothyroidism?

Is there an effective diet for weight loss for those with hypothyroidism?

Same as for others: First, make sure the hypothyroidism is controlled. Most people do best with a TSH between 0.5 and 3.0. Once this is done, the metabolism should be about the same as without hypothyroidism. So. . . Eat fewer calories than you burn off. One way to boost the metabolism is to increase muscle mass with strengthening exercises. This takes time, but can really pay off. ...Read more

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For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

No fast weight loss: Medication can be used for weight loss, but meds are not intended for fast weight loss. Recent studies show that most people who lose weight with meds will regain weight, as if they had never taken the meds, once the medication is stopped. You will need to make long term changes in your diet & exercise routine to lose weight AND keep it off. Eat veggies, protein, healthy fats. Avoid sugar! ...Read more

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Is Alii effective for weight loss ?

Is Alii effective for weight loss ?

Just a bit.: Alli does technically help weight loss, when used with a healthy diet and exercise regimen, but truth be told the weight loss attributable to Alli alone in studies is only a few pounds, literally. Risk of side effects may not outweigh the small weight loss benefit. ...Read more

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Is topiramate effective for weight loss?

Is topiramate effective for weight loss?

Yes: For some patients if is very effective for weight loss, especially effective for binge eaters and persons with strong sugar cravings, it is effective for other cravings as well, also effective for alcohol cravings. Not for everyone, it can have bothersome side effects, mood and memory disturbances. I start with very low dose, 25 mg. Works best with comprehensive weight loss program. ...Read more

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Are naturopathic weight management tablets healthy to take?

Are naturopathic weight management tablets healthy to take?

No proven value: Naturopaths peddle potions that are made under unregulated conditions with no guarantee of potency, composition or purity. Many contain adulterants that can be dangerous or toxic and most are useless fillers. There are no clinical trials of these products. Save your money and work with your regular physician and a good exercise therapist. ...Read more

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Are there any effective detoxification drinks for weight loss?

Are there any effective detoxification drinks for weight loss?

Not in my opinion: Detoxification, especially of "colon" and "liver" are widely thought by non-traditional practitioners to be of benefit, but there is zero evidence in medical literature that any of these techniques (cathartics, purgatives, liver "cleansers") either work or are needed. Some may be harmful. The colon does not carry poisons. A sensible low calorie diet and exercise are what is needed! ...Read more

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Is cassia acutifolia for loosing weight ?

Is  cassia acutifolia for loosing weight
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No: Cassia acutifolia, also known as senna, is often used as a laxative. It does not aid in weight loss, however. Despite everyone's looking for a pill to lose weight, the most proven method is exercise and eating fewer calories. If you need help with that, your family doctor should be able to assist you. Good luck, it is never easy. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss medicine for 102 kg weight?

What is the best weight loss medicine for 102 kg weight?

Don't recommend : Pills to take off weight. Healthy weight loss entails healthy lifestyle. 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. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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