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Doctor insights on: Leptin Suppresses Appetite

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Does caffeine suppress appetite?

Does caffeine suppress appetite?

Yes, but...: Caffeine is indeed an appetite suppressant and can actually slightly increase your metabolism, and may have a modest effect on weight loss, but there is no hard evidence that caffeine will significantly lead to long term weight loss. Also, keep in mind that too much caffeine can lead to nervousness, insomnia, nausea, elevated blood pressure, and even heart palpitations. Use in moderation. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Cabay
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Leptin (Definition)

Leptin is a hormone (a chemical made in one part of the body that is carried by the blood to other parts of the body) made by fat cells, and may have effects on appetite and the way ...Read more


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Does exercise suppress appetite?

Does exercise suppress appetite?

Interestingly, yes.: Not only does exercise help you utilize ingested calories more efficiently, i.e. help you store calories as usable forms of energy rather than fat, but exercise also helps curb the appetite in the long run. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux suppress appetite?

Does acid reflux suppress appetite?

Generally not: Usually acid reflux is relieved by putting food in the stomach (which neutralizes the acid for a short time). But acid reflux can cause nausea on occasion, and if you are nauseated then you will probably not be hungry. ...Read more

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Can taking vitamins suppress appetite?

Possibly: Vitamins dont suppress appetite, but taken with a full glass of water may fill stomach and lessen overeating. B vitamins help with energy. ...Read more

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Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

Acutely, yes!: However, this is do to shunting the blood from the GI track! Later appetite is normal. Frequent bursts of aerobic activity raise metabolic rfate more than\one long session! ...Read more

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Does whey protein helps suppress appetite?

Does whey protein helps suppress appetite?

Whey protein will: help w/energy. A feeling of satiety, less of an appetite, can be improved by consuming good fat, such as olive oil and coconut oil. Please don't believe the misguided teaching that low fat is the way to go. It will leave you hungry and your brain and nerves starved for good fat. Peace and good health. Nuts are goo also. ...Read more

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What herbs suppress the appetite?

What herbs suppress the appetite?

Bee pollen...: There are a few herbs that accomplish this. Bee pollen, fennel, chickweed and something called garcinia cambogia have been reported to decrease one's appetite; and may even boost your metabolism. As with any 'herbal' remedy i counsel all my patients to talk to their doctors about it; as there may be unexpected interactions with other medications you are taking. ...Read more

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Is glutamine an appetite suppressant?

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

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Does Armour Thyroid increase appetite?

Does Armour Thyroid increase appetite?

It is possible.: If the thyroid hormone dose is too high you might have an increased appetite. If the dose is adjusted appropriately (normal tsh), it would be very unlikely to effect appetite. ...Read more

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Which neurotransmitter affects sleep mood and appetite?

Which neurotransmitter affects sleep mood and appetite?

Not so simple, but: Main neurotransmitters for behaviour and mood are norepinephrine and serotonin, but dopamine does play a role in all of this, but much more complex than just simple few chemicals. ...Read more

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What causes the weight gain associated with anti-depressant drugs: slowed metabolism, increased appetite, increased insulin resistance, other?

All of the above: It is possible the underlying condition resulting in the use of medication could be a problem. If 25-oh vit d 3 levels are normal, free T4 levels are normal, and cortisol is not high in the evening, eating 6 small equal meals, managing stress skillfully, and moving though the day with some thing as simple as pretend jump roping for 60 minutes spread out in 1-2 minute intervals should help. ...Read more

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Are appetite suppressants effective?

Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants can help to reduce hunger to some degree. I would not rely on this as the major method of weight loss. Healthy food choices and exercise are the best ways to control weight. The most effective "pill" was fen-phen, and although it worked, it caused serious health risks. So, if you can, try to avoid diet pills altogether. ...Read more

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Does provigil cause appetite loss?

Not typically: Although taste and nausea related side effects can impact eating, weight or appetite loss has not been a major outcome of using Provigil (modafinil). For more information: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000196/. ...Read more

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Gnc pill to help lose weight and suppress appetite?

You haven't said : Which gnc pill you are referring to. Auricular acupuncture is very helpful for appetite suppression. ...Read more

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Is protein supplement decreases appetite?

Protein diet: Protein has medium caloric density in between sugar and fat. If you've been on a high carbohydrate diet and switch to protein , appetite decrease. ...Read more

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Does not eating carbohydrates induce adrenal fatigue?

Does not eating carbohydrates induce adrenal fatigue?

No: Adrenal fatigue is not a common term among physicians. I suspect you are asking about adrenal insufficiency. In otherwise normal patients, carboyhydrate intake is not related to adrenal function, except in cases of severe starvation or life-threatening stressors. ...Read more

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Does suppressing TSH - high T4 cause weight gain?

Does suppressing TSH - high T4 cause weight gain?

No weight loss: High T4 and low TSH means the thyroid gland is overactive and producing more thyroid hormone.That speeds up your metabolism and you end up losing weight.Reverse is true if your TSH is high and T4 is low, in that case you end up gaining weight. ...Read more

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What's the best weight loss and/or appetite suppression pills?

Exercise: Execise 3-4 times per week - if you're healthy add intervals. ...Read more