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Doctor insights on: Weight Loss Supplements Safe For Diabetics And High Blood Pressure

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Can having high blood pressure be a problem when working on weight loss?

Can having high blood pressure be a problem when working on weight loss?

Yes: Hypertension increases your risk for heart disease. Weight loss decreases this risk. Also losing weight will decrease your blood pressure. Tips: make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. 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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I am taking metoprol for high blood pressure. I am also taking lipodrene, which is a weight loss pill. Are there any interactions for these meds?

I am taking metoprol for high blood pressure. I am also taking lipodrene, which is a weight loss pill. Are there any interactions for these meds?

Who knows?: Since lipodrene is a worthless (and ? Dangerous) internet scam, no one knows what's in it or what it could interact with. Stick with your doctor's recommendations. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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My mom, 57, diabetic, high blood pressure, and lung disorder (histiocytosis) wants to lose weight due to medicine. Is slim quick or Alli okay?

My mom, 57, diabetic, high blood pressure,  and lung disorder (histiocytosis) wants to lose weight due to medicine.  Is slim quick or Alli okay?

No easy fix: A diabetic is unwise to get involved with "pop" / "weird" / "cult" diets without close supervision by a physician. Sensible eating habits and regular exercise would be a much wiser course. ...Read more

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What physical symptoms of high blood pressure and diabetics are there?

What physical symptoms of high blood pressure and diabetics are there?

See below: High BP usually no symptoms. If BP is very high then you may have headaches or blurry vision. High BP can cause strokes and heart attacks. Diabetes can also be asymptomatic. Early symptoms include increased thirst, increased urination, and fatigue. Possibly weight loss. ...Read more

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How bad are can soup for high blood pressure and diabetics?

How bad are can soup for high blood pressure and diabetics?

Please Clarify: I would bet this question has a thousand different answers. There are a thousand different kinds of soups and a million different patients with different issues if they have hypertension and/ or diabetes. It is best to be specific. If your physician advises low sodium then canned soup is probably out of the question. If you have diabetes you very well may be advised to avoid carbohydrates. ...Read more

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Best food and suuplements for high blood pressure patients?

Best food and suuplements for high blood pressure patients?

Diet and Hi BP: The optimal diet for Hi BP is called the DASH diet; it is low salt, low refined carb and low sugar, low bread, low pasta, no fried food, low saturated fats; but fruit and veggies and whole grains dominate; for protein, use egg white, fish, very lean poultry, no skin; modest portions; only supplement I recommend is omega 3; aim for ideal weight; exercise twice daily; don't smoke; ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more