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Is Valium A Appetite Suppressant
Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, ...Read more
See below: Glutamine is the most abundant free amino acid in the body. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Glutamine is produced in the muscles and is distributed by the blood to the organs that need it. Glutamine might help gut function, the immune system, and other essential processes in the body, especially in times of stress. It is also important for providing "fuel" (nitrogen and carbon) to many different cells in the body. Glutamine is needed to make other chemicals in the body such as other amino acids and glucose (sugar). ...Read more
Satiating foods: To feel full is to feel satiated. The key to appetite suppression is to have the sense of fullness which suppresses hunger. Foods thought to have special satiating qualities include: almonds, apples, eggs, oatmeal, vegetable juice/V8, green leafy vegetables/salad, flax seeds, and....water! Spices can be satiating: hot sauce, cinnamon, wasabi, cayenne, ginger or a treat: dark chocolate! ...Read more
They are not proven:
To do anything. Furthermore, even if they DID work, they wouldn't be changing the underlying situation and when they were stopped, the obesity would come right back. Better is realizing the cues/triggers/emotions/habits/situations that trigger eating
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Provided that the medication is provided to you by a knowledgable physician. Hopefully one specifically trained in thie field of bariatric medicine, you should be fine.
These medications are not candy and should only be used under the stupperviosion of an qualified physician. ...Read more
Can someone recommend an over-the-counter appetite suppressant that is safe and effective? Thank you.
Please realize: There really isn't any great over the counter supplement for appetite suppression. In fact, even the prescription medications s aren't that great. You are better off focusing on meaningful lifestyle changes like remaining pphysically active and optimizing your diet (usually means portion control and avoiding foods that are calorically dense but nutritionally poor). ...Read more
There are drugs:
Such as amphetamine family or there are non-drug.
In the non-drug issue there is avoiding the triggers of overeating, there is substituting different things for the triggers that are not food and there is putting the appetite into a larger context such as writing your own diet book
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is a way to write your own diet book. ...Read more
Appetite suppressant: Phentermine (brand name adipex-p) is the safest 1st ever fda approved appetite suppressant which has been approved for safe use since the 1950's. However, it is no magic bullet! This is only an aid that will improve a comprehensive weight loss program built on a foundation of making permanent lifestyle changes. Nobody will diet forever, thus increasing your exercise level is most important! ...Read more
Not via healthtap: Discuss with your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Neither.: Appetite suppressants are a temporary and dangerous weight loss cop-out. Exercise is part of a good plan for weight loss, but it won't work by itself. You need a good, healthy low-carb diet, plus a good, sensible exercise program. Less calories in...More calories out...It's really not rocket science! ...Read more
Appetite suppressant: Non are healthy.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: Contact your physician if you need an appetite suppressant. First, you must find out why you would need one. And if there is other things that is causing your weight gain. Appetite suppressant are not a panacea. They do have side effects. Learning to eat correctly for yourself makes all the difference. I hope this helps ...Read more
No: This is generally an immediate side-effect than can be minimized by taking it after a good breakfast and fitting it to match your needs. ...Read more
I need to know what's an appetite suppressant that I can take at night without getting insomnia from it?
What's a good OTC appetite suppressant? Want a little short term help. My self-control is weak right now!
Not a good idea.
1: Go online to NuVal and find the relative values of 100 items - 100 being best, 0 being worst.
2: A consult with a Psychologist may be very helpful.
Please keep me posted. ...Read more
No Magic Pill:
I joke with my patients, "there's no magic pill." however, medications for weight control can be a helpful tool when used in the context of a bariatric weight control program.
They have little value, and may actually cause weight gain when used alone. For some, they help with symptoms due to their effects on serotonin and norepinephrine receptors; which control mood, drive, motivation and hunger. ...Read more
Marketing; NoneExist: Humans=Hi-Tech; medicine=Low-Tech (http://goo. Gl/Blh6rW). No effective/safe treatments yet exist (either prescription, much less OTC) for many common human behavioral problems, despite marketing to the contrary. If they did, obesity might not be such a huge problem & huge marketing demand for such agents would not exist. Only agents I have found effective: liraglutide+pramlintide titrated by user. ...Read more