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Does xenical cause weight loss?

Does xenical cause weight loss?

Minimally: A study comparing this to diet only revealed weight loss of 13.4 pounds in one year with xenical, compared to 5.8 pounds with diet alone. The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy diet combined with 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise daily. ...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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Does clonazep cause weight loss?

Does clonazep cause weight loss?

Clonazepam: Nope. This addictive sedative is more likely to cause weight gain than weight loss. ...Read more

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How does hyperthyroid cause weight gain?

How does hyperthyroid cause weight gain?

Eat too much.: Even if you're burning off excessive amounts of calories, many people can eat more than they burn off and they will gain weight. Hyperthyroidism stimulates food intake, and some people really overdo it. ...Read more

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Does topomax cause weight loss?

Does topomax cause weight loss?

Yes: Although it is an epileptic and a migraine preventive medication, weight loss is one of a common side effect. ...Read more

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How does myalli weight loss work?

How does myalli weight loss work?

Block fat absorption: Alli works by blocking some of the absorption of fat. It is supposed to be combined with dietary changes which reduce the overall fat intake and portion sizes. Several pills are taken throughout the day (prior to meals). The side effects may include abdominal pain and rectal leakage of some of those fats that go unabsorbed. ...Read more

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Does Accutane cause weight loss?

Does Accutane cause weight loss?

It all depends: I have not seen that Accutane itself causes wait loss. However, a few of my patients on Accutane have told me that they have a decreased appetite. I have never found anything in the literature to back this up. So you may experience weight loss inadvertently if you are eating less because of the medicine. ...Read more

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Does staterra really cause weight loss?

Does staterra really cause weight loss?

Yes: Weight loss in one of the side effect due to this medication. For some people, this may be a good thing. For many people, however, unintended weight loss can be a problem. For example, weight loss can be a problem in growing children. ...Read more

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How does risperidone cause weight gain?

How does risperidone cause weight gain?

Risperidone: Metabolic changes, as seen by dose-dependent elevations of cholesterol, triglyceride, LDL and VLDL concentrations within 6 weeks of risperidone therapy, are other atypical features seen in our patient. The combination of increasing weight along with abdominal adiposity and dyslipidaemic changes may herald the onset of metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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Does extreme weight loss cause your veins to show?

Does extreme weight loss cause your veins to show?

Possible: If you lose enough fat around the blood vessels they can be more prominent. ...Read more

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How does "Topiramate" cause you to lose weight ?

How does "Topiramate" cause you to lose weight ?

Topamax (topiramate): The specific mechanism for weight loss with Topamax (Topiramate) is not well understood. Topamax was originally approved for the treatment of epilepsy. One of the side effects is significant weight loss. Topamax may also lower blood sugar levels which is a benefit for patients with diabetes. Topamax is not FDA approved for weight loss but it is used in an off label capacity. ...Read more

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Does endometriosis cause weight loss?

Does endometriosis cause weight loss?

Maybe: Stress from pain and chronic inflammation could contribute to weight loss. Must understand however, endometriosis begins at puberty so an y significant problems would not show up suddenly in a 41 year old. Significant weight loss should be evaluated for other causes. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does 15mg of dhea cause weight gain or loss?

Does 15mg of dhea cause weight gain or loss?

Don't take it!: Who knows what's in what you're buying - probably not dhea. If it is dhea, it's metabolized to estrogen, testosterone or cortisone - and you don't get to pick which one your body converts it into. Why take something that you don't know why you're taking it, what it's supposed to do, or what harm it could cause. Don't waste you $. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Laser-endometrial-ablation does it cause weight gain?

Laser-endometrial-ablation does it cause weight gain?

Ablation wt gain: There is no direct reltionship with ablation and weight gain but if ablation is successful and pt feels better and resume her life with energetic and optimal attitude, including better appetite then wt gain definitely will be a possibility. ...Read more

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How does topamax (topiramate) cause weight loss?

How does topamax (topiramate) cause weight loss?

Appetite loss: Weight loss is dose related. Topamax (topiramate) side effects are loss of appetite, nausea, and diarrhea. It also changes taste esp to carbonated beverages. ...Read more

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How much does water affect weight loss? And how much does sleep affect weight loss?

How much does water affect weight loss? And how much does sleep affect weight loss?

It is important to: remain well hydrate if you want to lose weight. Proper sleep is another important factor. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause weight loss?

How can  diabetes cause weight loss?

Dehydration &ketosis: Sugar is an osmotic diuretic.Diabetes causes increased sugar in your urine.This causes the patient to loose too much water causing significant weight loss. Due to abnormal metabolisum the patient becomes catabolic breaking down othersources of calories causing ketosis.Increased ketones reduce appetite. ...Read more

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Is hCG safe for weight loss?

Is hCG safe for weight loss?

Yes: When done under supervision of a physician it is safe and you lose only abnormal fat. <a href="http://www.Prlog.Org/12249227-hcg-diet-offered-in-new-jersey.Html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.Prlog.Org/12249227-hcg-diet-offered-in-new-jersey.Html</a>. ...Read more

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Does hCG work for weight loss?

Does hCG work for weight loss?

It's not proven to: What works is reducing caloric intake. Weight loss clinics often tout the weight loss effects of hcg, but what really helps is that they put their clients on a drastically reduced calorie intake. This seems to work great in the short run, but is not sustainable, and all too often the weight comes right back. ...Read more

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Can men take hCG for weight loss?

Can men take hCG for weight loss?

Not needed; no help: It is well known what works for weight loss. On your healthtap home page, just type in "lose weight" in the "ask a doctor" box, and many answered questions will be listed (there's great information in those answers). Hcg (and many other advertised magic potions) isn't needed and won't help, but will cost you money. What is known to work really does work: eat fewer calories than you use each day. ...Read more

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Is hCG a good diet to use for weight loss?

Is hCG a good diet to use for weight loss?

Don' t know: I have heard from a few patients, it is effective, but do not have any long term data on whether the weight loss is sustained. ...Read more

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Please help, how much hCG do you take for weight loss?

Please help, how much hCG do you take for weight loss?

125 IU: This must be administered by an injection. You must be followed by a qualified physician to administer the diet the correct way. The dose is daily but varies depending if you do a 23 day or 40 day cycle. http://www.prlog.org/12249227-hcg-diet-offered-in-new-jersey.html. ...Read more

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Is hCG effective for weight loss?

Is hCG effective for weight loss?

HCG works: Yes HCG is effective for weight loss if you keep your calories low between 500 for females and 800 for males. It works by switching your body to burn fat when you decrease calories. Normally a 500 calorie diet would put you into starvation mode and you would lose muscle instead of fat. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what hCG drops work for weight loss?

I'm curious as to what hCG drops work for weight loss?

Simeons' Diet?: Hcg diet, its "full of c**p" - to use a nonmedical phrase. It's based on using HCG (which doesn't work in the first place), but you can't get HCG expect by prescription and then it's only given by injection. By law, the drops can't contain any hcg, so it's like adding expensive water to your meals. All the so-called HCG diets use a very low calorie intake to get you to lose weight, not due to hcg. ...Read more

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Which hCG drops are considered the best for weight loss?

Which hCG drops are considered the best for weight loss?

Hcg: Hcg is not the first thing i would recommend that you focus on.What is your diet like?Are you exercising?How much water do you drink everyday?Have you had labwork to check your hormone levels?Start there first. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to inject hCG for weight loss?

Insulin needle: You should inject near belly button and pinch the skin. The needle should be 30 gauge or smaller. Your physician should explain this to you and you should only do this diet with a qualified physician and on the original protocol. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of medical weight loss using hcg?

What are the pros and cons of medical weight loss using hcg?

Doesn't work: Many good studies show that the weight loss is due to the very low calories, not the hcg. Claims for HCG weight loss are overstated.The fda has found the oral and spray forms of HCG to be fraudulent and illegal. See www.Fda.Gov/hcg. ...Read more

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Please help, how much hCG do you take for your trigger shot for weight loss?

Please help, how much hCG do you take for your trigger shot for weight loss?

HCG weight loss: Check out: http://www.Sparkpeople.Com/blog/blog.Asp?Post=does_it_really_the_truth_about_hcg_injections_for_weight_loss hcg has no effect on weight loss above what you get from the diet. It was disproven years ago. ...Read more

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How can smoking hookah affect your weight loss on the hCG diet?

How can  smoking hookah affect your weight loss on the hCG diet?

Increases appetite: I am assuming you are smoking marijuana in the hookah? While on the HCG diet you should not be taking drugs other than necessary medications for health reasons. ...Read more

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What other weight loss pills can I take while taking the hCG injections?

What other weight loss pills can I take while taking the hCG injections?

Find another way: Although the diet may be working for you, HCG does nothing except make someone rich off of you. It was disproven years ago. Check out: http://www.Sparkpeople.Com/blog/blog.Asp?Post=does_it_really_the_truth_about_hcg_injections_for_weight_loss if you are going to take other pills, it should be under the care of a reputable doctor. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight loss after 60 days? What is your medical opinion of the hCG diet?

What is a healthy weight loss after 60 days? What is your medical opinion of the hCG diet?

Depends: On how much overweight you are. On its own it is healthy to lose around 1-2 lbs per week. I am a big proponent of the HCG diet when done under the supervision of a qualified physician and the original protocol for calories and doses. ...Read more

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Are HCG drops effective for helping with weight loss? Are there any natural foods that help curb cravings and control appetite?

Are HCG drops effective for helping with weight loss? Are there any natural foods that help curb cravings and control appetite?

Weight loss: Weight loss is the result of diet and exercise. See a dietitian and an athletic trainer. Natural foods cover too many items. Take a look on the web at "NuVal". You are likely to learn a lot. ...Read more

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I know several people who have benefited from the injectable form of the hCG for weight loss - what is the consensus out there on this?

I know several people who have benefited from the injectable form of the hCG for weight loss - what is the consensus out there on this?

HCGdiet looks unsafe: The HCG diet has a person eating 500 calories a day for more than a month. That's just one big slice of pizza a day. A 4-month old baby eats 500 calories a day. Anybody on 500 calories a day is on a starvation diet and will lose weight. It doesn't sound safe. Extremely low calorie diets don't work because the weight comes back when one starts eating again. Long-term lifestyle changes are needed. ...Read more

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What risks can occur from taking clindamycin while on the hCG weight loss program?

What risks can occur from taking clindamycin while on the hCG weight loss program?

None: Clindamycin has no fat and won't slow your progress. Stick strictly to the plan and be sure to drink all your water! good lick! ...Read more

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Im on the HCG weight loss diet I have been taking 150 IU of HCG every morning for 2 weeks started feeling sick and tired. PG test positive! Possible?

Im on the HCG weight loss diet I have been taking 150 IU of HCG every morning for 2 weeks started feeling sick and tired. PG test positive!  Possible?

HCG: The pregnancy test is a test for HCG and will be positive because you are taking it. If there is a chance that you might be pregnant or might get pregnant while you are on this diet you need to talk with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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