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Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Dangerous: Phentermine is a stimulant like methamphetamine. It is addictive, cause irritability, anxiety, sweating, tremor, insomnia and dry mouth. More importantly it increases blood pressure and heart rate. A similar drug called Meridia was withdrawn by the fda after it was shown to cause heart attack and strokes. Unfortunately, the modest weight loss with Phentermine and tenuate is not worth the risks. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Lose Weight (Definition)

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


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Phentermine diet pills? Is it a fast way to lose weight?

Phentermine diet pills? Is it a fast way to lose weight?

No: I would strongly avoid any and all dietary supplements as they will not provide long term weight loss and could possibly even be harmful. Weight loss requires dietary changes and moderate exercise - with a larger focus on making dietary changes. Those who look to pills even to "help" with weight loss usually are not truly ready for making the changes necessary for long term weight loss success. ...Read more

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I really want to lose my weight fast. Is there any diet pill or any remedy that you use to lose weight fast?

I really want to lose my weight fast. Is there any diet pill or any remedy that you use to lose weight fast?

No: I don't think its wise to take drugs to try to lose weight fast. But just changing your diet drastically can help. I just saw a diet - the "virgin diet" which says if you stop eating 7 foods, for 7 days, you will lose 7 pounds. The foods to stop are - dairy, gluten, eggs, peanuts, sugar, soy, corn. These are common allergens, which contribute to weight gain. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight quick because I gained weight so quick. Is there any specific food to make us lose weight quickly?

How can I lose weight quick because I gained weight so quick. Is there any specific food to make us lose weight quickly?

Rapid weight loss: Rapid changes in weight, either up or down, is not good for your metabolism. The best way to lose weight is to eat smaller portions of healthy foods, drink plenty of water and adopt a sensible exercise plan. A goal of one pound weight loss per month would be a healthy start. ...Read more

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I'm 19. Wanna get on birth control that doesn't make you gain weight but helps lose it. Ideas?

IUD: Hormonal therapies may cause weight gain. A non-hormonal intrauterine device would be less likely to cause weight gain. In any case, you should discuss the options with your OB. ...Read more

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Does diet soda make it difficult to lose weight?

Does diet soda make it difficult to lose weight?

Maybe: Some diabetics have an increase in blood sugar after diet soda.I don't know why-but increase in sugar makes weight loss harder. ...Read more

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Does acne medication make you lose weight?

Does acne medication make you lose weight?

Acne meds: A person might experience decreased appetite, nausea or vomiting on Accutane which could impact weight. But this is not considered a significant side effect of this medication. If you were referring to a different medication then please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more

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Are negative calorie foods a real thing? Does eating them make you lose weight faster?

Are negative calorie foods a real thing?  Does eating them make you lose weight faster?

???: Not real so far. Cucumbers and red beet and a lot of other vegetable are very very low on calories. But never negative. Does not exist so far. I would love to invent them and get a patent on it. Therefore this is all money making stuff so far. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics make you lose weight or gain?

Does antibiotics make you lose weight or gain?

Neither: No antibiotics cause significant weight gain or loss. Occasionally they can suppress appetite due to GI irritation or disruption of gut flora but this is transient and not associated with net weight change. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight without diet pills?

Is it possible to lose weight without diet pills?

Absolutely: Daily exercise, portion control, increasing protein in your diet and limiting fats and sugars are just some of the ways to lose weight. See a nutritionist for great advice for a balanced diet that is right for you. ...Read more

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I bought grapefruit diet pills. I read you can use them to lose weight. How much weight will i lose and how fast?

I bought grapefruit diet pills. I read you can use them to lose weight. How much weight will i lose and how fast?

It is a gimmic: Inmy opinion they are just gimmick and some people have placebo effect and may loose couple of pounds, but long term not effective in my opinion. ...Read more

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Does drinking help you lose weight or can it make you gain weight instead?

That depends: Drinking adequate amounts of water each day can assist with weight loss. Drinking caloric beverages may cause an increase in weight. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight, although i can not work out. What is a natural weight lose pill that works well?

I want to lose weight, although i can not work out. What is a natural weight lose pill that works well?

I wouldn't use the : Words 'natural' & 'weight loss pill' in the same sentence. If your health does not permit you to move then focus on your nutrition. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. ...Read more

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If i want to lose weight can i follow low fat diet 1200 calorie?

If i want to lose weight can i follow low fat diet 1200 calorie?

Calorie restriction: Yes though be careful to take in essential fats,amino acids minerals and vitamins ...Read more

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Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Not necessarily: You need to restrict caloric intake and exercise to burn more calories to lose weight. Low carbohydrate diet is marginally better, but you can gain weight on a low carbohydrate diet if you eat fats and proteins in an amount that more than makes up for the carbohydrate deficit. ...Read more

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I want to gain 10 pounds. But im not able to exercise so what foods make you gain weight quick?

I want to gain 10 pounds. But im not able to exercise so what foods make you gain weight quick?

Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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Can a liquid diet make me lose weight?

Can a liquid diet make me lose weight?

Yes: If you take in less calories than you need, you will lose weight. There are nutritional drinks you can drink to assure that you get all the vitamins and minerals and nutrients you need while taking in less calories. ...Read more

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Does diet pop make you gain weight?

Not directly, but...: Diet pops dont have caloric values in themselves and thus don't directly contribute to weight gain. Neither will they help you lose wt. As a matter of fact, they likely increase wt gain because: your taste buds enjoy the sweet tastes provided by the diet pops and when no diet pops available, u likely snack more on other sweets, hence the weight gain. The preservatives r not so healthy. Good luck. ...Read more

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How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

Weight loss: Exercise in the gym can vary as intensity changes. Good vigorous exercise may burn between 400 and 800 cal/hr but that is very vigorous exercise indeed. 1 pound of fat is equivalent to 3500 cal so you can do the math and see that it will take roughly 7 days of intense exercise to lose 1 pound of fat. Some of your short-term weight loss may be just fluid shifts and not represent true weight loss. ...Read more

Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more