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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

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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

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Any homeopathic medicine that would help me lose weight?

Any homeopathic medicine that would help me lose weight?

Yes, BUT: Homeopathic treatment looks at the whole being; treatment directed to the bigger picture. Still a role for looking at diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Not got periods from three months due to sudden weight loss and exercise what medicine can I take homeopathy prefrsbly?

Needs evaluation: People with eating disorders like Anorexia can experience loss of periods. This can be a serious problem. Take a high quality vitamin, get adequate protein & cut back on exercise. Homeopathy can help but you need to see a good homeopath for a thorough evaluation to find which of the many possible homeopathic remedies will best address all of your problems and issues. Also evaluate your thyroid. ...Read more

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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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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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What are some good homeopathic medicine/remedies?

There are thousands: There are 4000-5000 homeopathic medicines or remedies that have been used successfully for a wide variety of problems. They are selected by taking the person's case carefully and seeing what the main concerns or symptoms are, their patterns, their intensity, etc. If you can please narrow your question down a little, I might be better able to respond helpfully. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can a homeopathic medicine overdose kill you?

Can a homeopathic medicine overdose kill you?

No: Homeopathic medicines are prepared in very dilute quantities, such that above the potencies of 12c or 24x, it's unlikely to find a molecule of the original substance from which the remedy was made. This is what some point to as the "nonsense" of homeopathy -- but dr. Hahnemann wrote of using a spiritual substance to deal with a spiritual, energetic aspect of the person (his or her healing system). ...Read more

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What are the main differences between osteopathic and homeopathic medicine?

What are the main differences between osteopathic and homeopathic medicine?

Differentiation: Osteopathic physicians receive the "doctor of osteopathic medicine" (do). This involves physical body manipulation as well as all other "conventional" practices, and was founded by dr. Andrew still. Homeopathic medicine stimulates healing by using small doses of medicine, prescribed according to the principle "like cures like". Both try to relieve suffering & illness, & increase health. ...Read more

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Can homeopathic medicine remove cataracts?

Can homeopathic medicine remove cataracts?

No: There is no proof or study of any treatment to reverse cataracts other than surgery. ...Read more

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How they set potency in homeopathic medicine?

How they set potency in homeopathic medicine?

Homeopathic potency: My colleague's comments about this are unfortunately misleading. Homeopathic remedies are made meticulously in homeopathic pharmacies, as described in the homeopathic pharmacopoeia of the us. There are both dilution and succussion (vigorous shaking) steps in this process. These medicines are made to interact with your innate healing system, which responds according to correct prescription. ...Read more

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Is there homeopathic medicine for double vision?

Is there homeopathic medicine for double vision?

There are, BUT: For new onset double vision, you really need to see your eye doctor -- and possibly neurologist, depending on what other symptoms you might be having. Lots of things can cause this, & need checking for. Still, there are nearly 150 homeopathic medicines known for diplopia (double vision). Collaborating with your other physicians, it's possible that a skilled homeopath might be of help to you. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic medicine for double vision?

Is there a homeopathic medicine for double vision?

No: Double vision is always something that should be evaluated by your eye dr, especially if it is a new symptom. Depending on the cause of the double vision it could require anything from time, eye drops, special glasses, or surgery to repair. ...Read more

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Homeopathic medicine to aid withdrawal from seroxat?

Homeopathic medicine to aid withdrawal from seroxat?

No: Homeopathic medicines are not given to combat side effects of medications or withdrawal from seroxat (paroxetine). Instead, they are given to address the disturbance in your healing system that produced your original symptoms (panic, etc, according to your additional info). Work with an expert homeopath on this. There are 3000+ known homeopathic remedies, and it takes skill to apply them well. ...Read more

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Can Ayurvedic or homeopathic medicine help to cure azoospermia cases?

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Can Ayurvedic or homeopathic medicine help to cure azoospermia cases?

No: There is no proof that natural remedies improve sperm production and the chance for pregnancy in partners of me with no sperm in the ejaculate. ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic medicine for ducchnne muscular dystrophy?

Yes, many medicines: Muscular dystrophy is considered incurable by western medicine but at least some cases of md have been incredibly helped by homeopathy, which is one of the reasons homeopathy continues to amaze me. However, homeopathy is highly individualized- 10 people with md may need 10 different medicines. Any chance of success depends on working with a skilled homeopath. See comment for a case report:. ...Read more

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Doc tell me a homeopathic medicine to quit masturbating and its dose plz ?

Doc tell me a homeopathic medicine to quit masturbating and its dose plz ?

No such thing: There is no such thing. That is a normal human response. It is not unhealthy or bad. There is no medicine, herb, botanical, or other compound that will specifically stop that desire. ...Read more

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How safe is it to take the oral homeopathic hCG drops to lose weight. Everyone seems to be losing a lot on it. My friend joined "shape reclaimed".

How safe is it to take the oral homeopathic hCG drops to lose weight.  Everyone seems to be losing a lot on it. My friend joined "shape reclaimed".

Not recommended: Homeopathic HCG was taken off the market in december 2011. The fda and ftc issued warning letters to multiple companies selling these products for making unsubstantiated claims. http://tinyurl.com/mqklddh homeopathic HCG differs from products given by injection, which are still on the market. Besides the daily injections, a 500 calorie diet is also required. The HCG supposedly prevents hunger. ...Read more

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After taking homeopathic medicine...my gout pain stopped but swelling still there..does it mean it has cured or still should i continue restricteddiet?

After taking homeopathic medicine...my gout pain stopped but swelling still there..does it mean it has cured or still should i continue restricteddiet?

Diet: Definitely stay on the diet low on purines. Check online for purine rich foods. The homeopathic medication that you are taking may just be a pain medication but not an anti-inflammatory one thus the pain has subsided but the swelling persist. ...Read more

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My aunt Migaa is suffering from many symptoms associated with her chronic Brucellosis infection. She wants to slow or stop the deterioration of her condition. She's recently seen some improvement from homeopathic medicine.

My aunt Migaa is suffering from many symptoms associated with her chronic Brucellosis infection. She wants to slow or stop the deterioration of her condition. She's recently seen some improvement from homeopathic medicine.

Advise antibiotics: Homeopathic medication can be a helpful adjunct to treatment. However in my clinical experience infections treated by specific antibiotics are more powerful and may lead to better clinical outcomes. Brucellosis can be treated with dual therapy Doxycycline and gentamin or streptomycin OR doxycyline and rifampin. Complicated Brucellosis have similar but more meds. Take aunt to DR for rx ! ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic medicine for herpes genitalis?

Yes, several: Herpes genitalis has some helpful conventional treatments, and also multiple homeopathic ones. To find the homeopathic medicine most applicable to you, a comprehensive homeopathic assessment is needed first. Natrum muriaticum, graphites, sepia, silica, thuja, and petroleum are a few -- each has a very different clinical picture. (hence the need for personal visit.) http://tinyurl.Com/mleqwyo. ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic medicine to reduce melanin?

Is there any homeopathic medicine to reduce melanin?

Too much melanin: Over production of melanin can lead to dark skin. It may be caused by sun exposure, vitamin deficiencies, and hormonal changes among other causes. Natural remedies include: avoiding the sun; low dose vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E. I recommend checking with your physician to make sure there is not a medical cause for your concern. ...Read more

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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