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How Much B12 Should I Take To Lose Weight
Takin B12 and lipo shots lost 45 lbs since feb. Can I stop taking the diet pills and just take the shots will i still lose weight with diet and excers?
Yes you can: Long term weight loss is seldom achieved with diet pills or "shots." it requires primarily behavior modification, including improved nutrition, caloric restriction, regular adequate exercise, behavioral therapy and elimination of other physiological barriers/obstacles that include hormonal imbalance and gut dysbiosis and food sensitivities. ...Read more
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
A verterinarian told me they give B12 injections to animals to gain weight? Why then are B12 injections given to lose weight in humans?
No wt loss w/B12: I can't speak for veterinary medicine as I am not a veterinarian. However, as a family physician, I can assure you that I don't give B12 injections to cause weight loss in humans as there is no such link between the two. In other words, taking B12 whether as a shot or pill will not lead to weight loss. If you're low in b12, you may need B12 pills or shots, but that won't cause weight loss. ...Read more
No: If you experience side effects, you can discontinue the medication and the side effects will subside. ...Read more
L-lysine lose weight:
L-lysine, an Amino Acid helps convert fatty acids to energy, Evidence isnt strong enough to show that it is a powerful fat burner to help lose weight.
To Lose weight
? Understand your hunger cues
? Control the impulse to eat when you are not hungry Do not just eat, eat slow, converse with family and friends.
? Exercise daily
? Manage your stress
? It is not WHAT you eat
?IT IS WHAT is eating you! ...Read more
I would avoid them: Other than alli, which most patient don't like because of side effects (greasy stool), these agents are generally not approved for long term use because of unknown safety. And in my experience, everyone who takes them and then stops gains the weight right back. They are just not a good solution in the long run. I would make common sense changes in diet and exercise to safely lose weight. ...Read more
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs,. ...Read more
None: Herbalife like other supplement manufacturers/marketeers can not help you lose weight in a healthy way and sustain that weight loss. You need to change your diet and overall lifestyle if you want to lose weight in a healthy manner and keep it off. Try weight watchers' program but don't buy their products either. ...Read more
Well - are you on: Fad diets or taking pills that are advertised to burn fat? If yes, that might be the problem. Weight loss isn't easy. 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine. ...Read more
What is the minimum amount of fat in gram should I take to lose weight and at the same time not hurt my health?
Transplant patients: If you have had a life-saving transplant, you should not take any medications without consulting your transplant team. If you have a serious weight issue, you should bring this up with your doctor and really work hard on diet and exercise. If your problem is not serious, and the transplant is keeping you alive, rejoice in your good fortune, and do your best to be healthy without extra pills. ...Read more
Takes more than that: Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise. No vitamins will help you loose weight however while loosing a good once a day vitamin will help keep your diet balanced, better yet get a diet program that is highly nutritios and not just crash (and burn) and you shouldn't need one. ...Read more
What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! Any diet pills I can take for that?
Waist fat: If you have fat especially around your waist, it's a cue to look at the kind of food you're eating. You may be eating more processed foods and sugars than your body is good with, or drinking more alcohol too. There are no pills for spot reduction around the waist. Instead, you need an entire food and exercise program to make overall changes in your body. Sorry! Nutritionists & trainers can help. ...Read more
What thyroid medication can I take to lose weight? I already follow a good diet and exercise but still find it hard to lose
Chk thryroid first: First u need to be checked to see if your thyroid is abnormal- bc if it is normal, taking thyroid med is not an option and can cause serious harm to yor health. Pla avoid otc thyroid supplements- can be harmful. Just have it checked, and if normal, ask your dr if they think u need screening for obstructive sleep apnea- untreated osa makes it hard to lose weight too. ...Read more
Trying to lose lbs?: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits have sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read more
I'm taking levothyroxine sodium 125 mcg per day, what supplement can I take to lose weight? I eat healty & exer. I weight 194.I'm 47yr. Old,
No easy answer: As long as your thyroid level is normal, this is not the reason for your weight problem. Although supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry, there are very few if any legitimate studies that show that they work. You should get a full examination to make sure there are no other reasons for your weight problem, after that it comes down to the basic reality of fewer calories in, more exercise. ...Read more
It depends: It all depends upon how weight you want to lose. ...Read more
1 pound/week: Lactating burns an extra 500 cal/day so about a pound per week. ...Read more