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Pills To Lose Weight On Your Love Handles
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
Weight Loss: The best way to lose weight in those areas and in genearl is to do aerobic exercise daily for at least 40minutes, make sure you are a little breathy when walking, running, cycliing. Also diet is very important, stick as close to a plant based diet like the mediterranean diet as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more
Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more
Love handles: Cant be removed, and you can not spot reduce an area by working out. Unfortunately the the only way is weight loss and the the first area fat is deposited is usually the last to go with weight loss. ...Read more
Create a specific: Plan if action, i.e., a food plan and an exercise plan, with the help and permission of your doctor. Low carbs and high protein is one way to go. Peace and good health. Please write it all down. Bread, pizza, pasta, gone or to a bare minimum can help, along w/power walking 20-30 minutes daily, brisk walk rather than slow stroll. Headphones can help. You can do it! Spot reduction doesn't work. ...Read more
135 lbs, 19, 5'4 and my weight is healthy but I don't look it. I have love handles no definition in my abs anymore and am losing my muscle def.?
Is your BMI high?: Losing weight to become skinny is not a healthy reason. Have you talked to your doctor or parents about this? If you would be healthier at a lower weight than the following applies. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages > ...Read more
Phentermine: Yes. It's bad. Doctor supervisedor not, the side effects are one thing. Serious side effects like pulmonary ones are yet another. And in most cases, once pills are stopped, if there is/was weight loss, the weight is gained back. So diet, exercise and lifestyle modifications which can be obtained with a diet coach are more important. ...Read more
I have a close friend and she using alliance diet pills to lose weight. Is that healthy as being a diabetic? Just want to be on a safe side.
Not helpful: Since that medication is over the counter, who knows what's in it. There is no nonprescription weight loss pill that has been shown to be effective in scientific trials. They are also not evaluated by the fda. Could they be harmful? Sure. More importantly, they won't be helpful. The only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. ...Read more
Not recommended: We don't know the long term effects of green coffee bean. ...Read more
Is there any pills to lose weight while breastfeeding, if not what is the most efficient way. Also I have thyroid as well?
The old fashioned: Way (: But would keep you pace slow & steady regarding weight loss. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories ...Read more
I took some acxion (phentermine) pills to lose weight about a month ago. I will be getting a hair follicle test tomorrow morning. Will it be positive?
Possible: It's possible within 90 days. Sorry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: When trying to lose weight, the hungry sensation can be improved with appetite suppressants, drinking water (0.5oz /pound you weigh), eating protein, eating frequently small meals every 3 hours, and you trying to understand whether you are really hungry or eating for emotional reasons. Come up with 10 things to do when you get hungry that does not involve food or drinking (except water). ...Read more
↓Food, EspSugar/Carbs: Smart-alec? But accurate; ever seen people not fed who end up overweight, e.g. Concentration camps or starving? 1. Best cut carbs & quantity. Study nusi. Org, videos: "sugar: the bitter truth" & “how the government makes you fat” 2. Rx agents on us market with track record of excellent safety & wt loss: victoza+/-symlin, fda approved for diabetes tx (not wt loss per se). Otc: problems&? Benefit. ...Read more
I don't know you: Or your needs. This might be better to discuss with your own personal physician. Take care. ...Read more
No good choices: Even the most effective weight loss pill doesn't help a person lose many more pounds than just eating wisely. The best and most long-lasting way to weight loss is cutting down on portion sizes, cutting out empty calories like sweetened beverages, and eating more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein. If you need help, check out these sites: eatright. Org or choosemyplate. Gov. ...Read more
Not for weight loss: It's doubtful that going off the pill will result in much weight loss. Typically only 5-10 pounds are attributable to the pill. Better idea to decrease refined sweets and increase activity ...Read more
There are RX Pills:
There are prescription pills available for weight loss if lifestyle modification do not work. The pills are Belviq (lorcaserin) which was approved by fda as an addition to reduced calorie diet in adults with bmi over 27to30 and over
qsymia which is combination of topiramate and Phentermine for same indication as belviq
discuss with your doctor if you are a candidate for either of these pills with diet;exercise. ...Read more
What to do if I am fat. If I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with these pills will lose weight quickly?
To Lose Weight:
I commend you for your actions of walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines
Respect yourself. Do not say-I am Fat
SAY-I WANT TO BE FIT
Do Stair climbing, Hike on a hill, Resistance training program in a Gym
Running, Aerobic dancing, Swimming
See Nutritionist for 1500 calorie/day diet, gradually decrease
It is not WHAT you eat, IT IS WHAT is eating you
See a Psychiatrist for coping with stressors, ...Read more
I need to lose weight but I LOVE sweet (mainly chocolate). Besides fruits what is a good switch for my sweet needs?
To Lose Weight:
I admire you for wanting to lose weight
Understand your hunger cues
Control the impulse to eat when you are not hungry and to eat sweets
Be disciplined in eating
Do not just eat, eat slow, converse with family and friends
Eat Fruit flavored yogurt,
Reward yourself with some Chocolates
Manage your stress
It is not WHAT you eat
IT IS WHAT is eating you
Exercise daily, go to Gym, Take dance class ...Read more
I am having suxrh a hard time losing weight and am about to give up. Is there a pill out there that can help me lose weight.?
I want to lose weight I've tried exercising dieting and nothing is working is there any pills out there that can help me lose weight?
Possibly: The usual reason diet & exercise don't work is that you need some tweaks: altering type and/or amount of exercise, altering type/amount of food. Focus here first! Prescription medications MAY help achieve a 5-10% loss of your body's weight. Usually not prescribed unless BMI >30. Work by suppressing appetite/blocking fat uptake. Review at mayoclinic. Org/prescription weight loss drugs. ...Read more