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I take levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pills, can I start taking pure garcinia cambogia extract weight loss pills or will it make levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) stop working properly?

I take levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pills, can I start taking pure garcinia cambogia extract weight loss pills or will it make levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) stop working properly?

Who knows?: Most of these supplements are not well regulated so you never know exactly what you are taking. Most have not been well studied so how they will effect other medications can be uncertain. If you want to lose weight do what we know works : decrease calories and increase exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Will the ACE weight loss pill interfere with my birth control pills?

Will the ACE weight loss pill interfere with my birth control pills?

Pills: Please don't take any weight loss pills in conjunction with birth control pills.
Please go and see a dietitian.
I recommend my patients pay good attention to food intake and to exercise.

Take a Look online at "NuVal" and see how well your diet measures up against the 100 items on the list. ...Read more

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Is it okey to take the birth control pills while taking the pure raspberry ketone s for weight loss?

Is it okey to take the birth control pills while taking the pure raspberry ketone s for weight loss?

Probably: I have never heard of "pure raspberry ketones" but only a few medications interact with birth control pills and those are mostly antibiotics and antiseizure medications.

I just don't know why you are taking the pure raspberry ketones as the only thing that helps with weight loss is taking in less calories than you burn off. ...Read more

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Does injectable hcg, taken for weight loss, negatively affect contraceptive affect of birth control pills?

Does injectable hcg, taken for weight loss, negatively affect contraceptive affect of birth control pills?

No: It will have no effect on oral contraceptives effectiveness. The weight loss however may make her ocp ineffective as the natural hormonal balance will change from the weight loss. ...Read more

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Does weight loss shakes (such as rapid weight loss diet and weight loss shakes) effect my birth control pills?

Does weight loss shakes (such as rapid weight loss diet and weight loss shakes) effect my birth control pills?

Stress: If you try to change metabolism quickly, your body gets stressed out, and your hormones follow. Aim for one or two pounds per week, slow and steady wins the race, you can download a food diary on my webpage www. Familyhealth. Pro. ...Read more

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Are there any birth control pills that help with weight loss? I gained a lot of weight on Depo-Provera and would really like to be back at a healthy weight.

Are there any birth control pills that help with weight loss? I gained a lot of weight on Depo-Provera and would really like to be back at a healthy weight.

The best pill to be: On where you will not gain weight and it will not inhibit you from losing weight is loloestrin - only 10 mcg of estrogen, no bcpill will make u lose weight, if you want wt loss u need caloric restriction, I offer my pts the HCG injections and 500 calorie diet, I did it mtself 14 months ago, I lost 24 lbs in 28 days- it works and it is safe, it is not fda approved though, insurance won't pay. ...Read more

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Garcinia Cambodia pills side effects? Heard they effect women reproductive organs. Results of weight loss lasting? Does it effect birth control pills?

Garcinia Cambodia pills side effects? Heard they effect women reproductive organs. Results of weight loss lasting? Does it effect birth control pills?

Not a medicine: Garcinia "might" prevent fat storage and control appetite; but, this has not been proven in humans. Because GC is an unregulated substance nobody has spent any time studying it scientifically; I am unaware of any consistent proven effects on female reproduction. ...Read more

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Will taking rapid weight loss shakes effect my birth control pills effectiveness? Because I know antibiotics do that to the pill.

Will taking rapid weight loss shakes effect my birth control pills effectiveness? Because I know antibiotics do that to the pill.

They Shouldn't: Weight loss shakes should not affect the efficacy of your birth control pills, unless they contain some form of herbal preparation or medication. However, I advise against rapid weight loss shakes, as rapid weight loss can be dangerous. One should not lose more than 2-3 pounds a week on a weight loss plan. Plus, if you rapidly drop weight, you will rapidly gain it back without lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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Is it common to have hair loss, weight gain, or dark spots on skin while taking estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?

Is it common to have hair loss, weight gain, or dark spots on skin while taking estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?

Can happen: These can happen with all birth control pills, you may switch to a non-hormone method, or at least, a low hormone method (iuds, implants, mini-pills, etc.). ...Read more

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If I'm over weight as in 302 pounds will my birth control pills stop working?

If I'm over weight as in 302 pounds will my birth control pills stop working?

302: No, your weight won't stop your birth control pills.
But you do need to go on a diet starting immediately.
Please have your doctor refer you to a dietitian. Don't try to lose weight in a hurry - 25-40 pounds weight loss a year will keep you on track for a few years. ...Read more

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How long after stopping birth control pills till side affects go?

How long after stopping birth control pills till side affects go?

Fairly soon: Usually, most side effects with birth control pills go away within 48-72 hours when one stops taking them. However the effects on your menstrual cycle being off or irregular may last 1-2 cycles at least. ...Read more

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How long before you can get pregnant after stopping birth control pills?

How long before you can get pregnant after stopping birth control pills?

Depends: Most women will begin cycling and producing/releasing eggs within 2-4 weeks after stopping ocps, so it is possible to conceive the first month after stopping ocps. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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


Dr. Janice Alexander
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Birth Control Pills (Definition)

Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more