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What are the best supplements to help me lose weight and reduce appetite?

What are the best supplements to help me lose weight and reduce appetite?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". Green coffee beans, raspberry ketones, hoodia. Are just the latest in a long line of overhyped fads. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. ...Read more

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Can coffee help reduce appetite? Drinking regular coffee with Splenda only. Small or medium cup in AM.

Simple answer YES: 37y/o Female asks, Can coffee help reduce appetite? Drinking regular coffee with Splenda only. Small or medium cup in AM. The simple answer is YES. But, it depends on many Factors, like; how one metabolizes the coffee, what type of coffee, quantity consumed, when it is consumed. .. It can also give one energy boost and improve athletic performance. Perhaps the Splenda is also an issue. ...Read more

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I am hungrier when I exercise. Does it make sense to limit exercise to 30 or 45 min a day (walking) to reduce appetite while losing? Am 295lb at 5ft7.

5ft7, 295: You need to see both a dietitian and an atheltic trainer.

You can eventually become your slim and gorgeous you but you have to put your mind to it.

Your friends (and family) will be amazed at your success and want to learn from you.

Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I am 37 yrs/119 kgs/160 cms from india. Pl advice medications to reduce appetite. I have no self control. Extra weight is killing me. I have tried all?

I am 37 yrs/119 kgs/160 cms from india. Pl advice medications to reduce appetite. I have no self control. Extra weight is killing me. I have tried all?

See a Wt. Loss Dr.: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because 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

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Is there any new effective, safe medication available to reduce appetite?

Is there any new effective, safe medication available to reduce appetite?

No But: Unless your doctor is knowledgeable, he is unlikely to know how to combine "old" medications to achieve appetite reductuions. ...Read more

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I started having a large appetite and with that I'm gaining a lot of weight. Is there a way I can reduce my appetite and lose weight, fast?

Weight: 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. Auricular (ear) acupuncture can help with appetite suppression. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce my appetite?

Snack on Nuts!: A handful of nuts, such as raw almonds or walnuts, as I mentioned previously between meals will reduce your appetite and prevent overeating. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my appetite while being on these multivitamins?

How can I reduce my appetite while being on these multivitamins?

Huh?: To the best of my knowledge, multivitamins to not increase appetite. If you are on a special vitamin, only sold through your doctor's office, then ask the doctor selling them. Otherwise, it's not the vitamin. If you are "sure" it is, then stop the vitamin. If you're gaining weight you don't need a vitamin. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my appetite while being on prednisone?

How can I reduce my appetite while being on prednisone?

Prednisone hunger: One option is to reduce the dose of prednisone. In some people using the comparable medication, methylprednisolone, has less of this effect. When you do eat, eat high fiber, high water foods to fill you without as many calories. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my appetite without medicine or a gym?

How can I reduce my appetite without medicine or a gym?

More water and fiber: Drinking more water (8 eight ounce glasses/day as an example) and eating foods/drinking beverages high in fiber may curb your appetite. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with an inflamed ileus, after having virus 2 weeks before, is there a way to speed up recovery or reduce sever nausea no appetite; cant eat

Diagnosed with an inflamed ileus, after having virus 2 weeks before, is there a way to speed up recovery or reduce sever nausea no appetite; cant eat

Gastroenterologist: An inflamed ileus causes primarily right lower abdominal discomfort. Severe nausea is usually not a prominent symptom. A viral gastroenteritis generally clears within a week. In view of what you refer to as an inflamed ileus and severe nausea, I feel an evaluation by a gastroenterologist is needed for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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I'm thin but want to be thinner. What kinds of things reduce water weight and prevent appetite?

I'm thin but want to be thinner. What kinds of things reduce water weight and prevent appetite?

Hmmm: Listen friend, I'm just an oncologist and not an expert in this field but when I hear someone say they are "thin but wanna get thinner", I get a bit worried. I humbly suggest you visit your doc to determine if you truly need to lose fat through exercise and thoughtful modification of food intake. It is good to eat well and exercise but in the right context and with proper supervision. Best to you. ...Read more

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Pain in back, reduced appetite + nausea. What is it?

Pain in back, reduced appetite + nausea. What is it?

Back pain & GI sxs: The back is a pretty big place! Could you be more specific as to the location of your symptoms. Referred pain to the back along with the GI symptoms you describe can run the gamut from gallbladder and pancreatic disease to bladder infection and kidney stones. ...Read more

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I am losing my appetite slowly 4m last 1yr. It reduce to 50%.I don't enjoy heave food item like cottage cheese or any spicy food now. I am vegetarian?

I am losing my appetite slowly 4m last 1yr. It reduce to 50%.I don't enjoy heave food item like cottage cheese or any spicy food now. I am vegetarian?

Please see your: Doc so he/she can rule out medical conditions. Hormonal/thyroid issues MAY be part of the cause. Depression, attitude change motivated by trying not to harm may also be part of the picture. Peace and good health from a fellow vegetarian. ...Read more

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Can a reduced appetite come from severe/chronic gas, or is this always a sign of something more serious?

Can a reduced appetite come from severe/chronic gas, or is this always a sign of something more serious?

Many causes: A reduced appetite can be caused by a variety of conditions some relatively benign others more serious. Chronic gas and the associated pain/discomfort can reduce your appetite. Try taking an over the counter medication called simethicone aka gas x. Be well. ...Read more

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Does smoking cause reduced appetite and weight loss?

Does smoking cause reduced appetite and weight loss?

Smoking is bad: Smoking by itself can reduce appetite which is why people can gain weight when they stop. However, the loss of weight and appetite can also be of more serious concern in those who have smoked for a while. This is something you should go over with a doctor. Loss of weight in an adult is something of concern if not from active dieting. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does phentermine provide benefits other than reduced appetite?

Phenteramine: Phenteramine is a stimulant and can give more energy during the daytime. The price for this is insomnia palpitations and possible constipation as well as dry mouth. ...Read more

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Can remeron bi add to cymbalta (duloxetine) to reduce anxiety insomnia and to have mor appetite?

Can remeron bi add to cymbalta (duloxetine) to reduce anxiety insomnia and to have mor appetite?

Maybe. . .: Yes Remeron can be added to Cymbalta (duloxetine) but you need to discuss this w/your prescribing physician, preferably the one prescribing both. More concerning is that your Medications list doesn't show Cymbalta (duloxetine) but rather Zoloft, Risperdal & Ativan. While side effects of Zoloft are comparable to Cymbalta (duloxetine), Risperdal & Ativan carry other potential complications. Bottom line, check w/your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Can thumb sucking habbit result in reduced appetite in children? What is the best way to stop kids from doing this?

Age and School: Many parents have asked me about thumbsucking. It provides emotional support for the child and yelling only makes things worse. Increasing maturity and peer pressure will solve the problem. Many quit on their own. For the rest, the first time a child sucks his/her thumb in school and gets called a baby will be the last time (S)he does it. I've never seen it linked to appetite. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Corticosteroid injected at 8 locations of my iliopsoas a week ago. Pain reduced but not gone. But loss of appetite. Need to force myself to eat. Help?

Loss of appetite: Could be due to side effect of steroids or from underlying medical conditions like thyroid problem, depression, chronic pain etc. Get checked. Take care! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/appetite-decreased http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/184646-herbal-appetite-stimulants/#page=1. ...Read more

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Mvi (multivitamin) supplement to make up for reduced appetite?

Yes, however...: If one is not having adequate food intake they may well become deficient in vitamins, so a good multivitamin/mineral supplement will help assure you are getting needed nutrients. But this is no substitute for evaluating why you have a reduced appetite and treating the cause. Please see a qualified practitioner to evaluate this! ...Read more

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My Husband is experiencing fatigue, toothache, lightheadedness and appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite).

Concurrent: If your husband has an infected tooth, that can be the cause of all of his symptoms. So have him see your Dentist immediately. If no infection, the next appointment should be with your Physician. May also have concurrent unrelated problems. ...Read more

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1 yr old boy has 38 degree cel. Temp. Sleepy reduced appetite & but still playing. Worry? Wake during night if temp increases?

Fever: I'm not overly worried. The fact that he is playful is a reassuring sign. I certainly wouldn't wake him if he is sleeping comfortably, even if his temp does increase. If the fever persists or worsens over the next 48 hours, or if additional symptoms appear, I recommend consulting your doctor. Otherwise, we can observe. ...Read more

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2 weeks of reduced/very soft and foamy BMs. Farigue low appetite. Doc suspects infection/inflammation. Bloods ok faecal sample neg 4 microbiology. CA?

Not likely: Chance of cancer is low. But you need to see surgeon or GI doc for good work up possibly to include colonoscopy. This could be many things. History and exam from doc, with appropriate work up can give answers and target proper treatment! Live healthy and be well! ...Read more

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I am experiencing obesity, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite), numbness or tingling (time frame: gradual onset) (side: one side only). ...

I am experiencing obesity, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite), numbness or tingling (time frame: gradual onset) (side: one side only). ...

Symptoms: You mention indicate the need for you to visit your doctor. Yo MAY have a combination of things going on, e.g., pinched nerves, hormone imbalance, lifestyle needing adjustment. Your doc will help you. Peace and good health ...Read more