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What Can I Take Over The Counter To Boost Metabolism
OTC Metabolism Slow: There is currently no over the counter medication, or prescription medication, for that matter that will slow down metabolism ...Read more
Is it ok to continue taking metformin even if I don't have polycystic ovaries anymore? Is it true it counters the effect of OTC pills (weight gain)
Low thyroid & taking levothyroxine 50mmg 1 a day. I eat healthy, can't lose any weight. Can I take an over-the-counter thyroid boost pill also?
No not a good idea: No it is not a good idea and can be dangerous. I wiil discuss your weight problem with your doctor or endocrinologist. Your inability to loose weight may or may not be related to your thyroid and you may need to change your eating habits and exercise. ...Read more
Not sure it does...:
Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties.
http://nccam. Nih. Gov/health/greentea? Nav=gsa. ...Read more
I want to boost my body metabolism. Is it okay to take supplement or is there any effective diet to boost body metabolism?
Frequent meals: Eating small frequent meals will boost your metabolism. The effect on digesting you food lasts longer than a big meal all at once. You keep the furnace burning. Also green tea- and caffeinated products also boost your metabolism, however, too much of them can make you jittery and unable to sleep. So use in moderation. ...Read more
I eat 1600 cals per day (male), how long will it take for my resistance training (5 days a week) to show change in my body and boost in metabolism?
Weight training: Sounds like you are on the right track, keep at it and you will see results continually ...Read more
What is the best food to lose weight? Any particular tablets/meds to take to boost my metabolism? I need to lose 5 kgs in less than 2 weeks! Please help!
No: There is very little evidence b vitamins boost metabolism. B12 shouldn't be taken in excess unless your B12 level is low (discovered by blood levels). Best way to boost your metabolism is 30 minutes exercise per day and increasing lean muscle mass. ...Read more
Can u tell me what I can do or take to boost my metabolism I have very low energy I am always tried no matter how much sleep I get?
What are some vitamins that speed up metabolism? I'm looking for vitamins in pill form I can take to boost my metabolism.
Vitamins-metabolism: Good luck! Vitamins do not boost metabolism. Vitamins can only help if you are deficient. ...Read more
What can I take to boost my metabolism although I have hypothyroidism and always tired, cold besides iron?
I hve fibromyalgia & my metabolism has decreased. I'm currently on lyrica (pregabalin). What supplements or vitamins can I take to boost my metabolism I exercise 2?
No: No over the counter drugs available. Your partner needs to be treated too. ...Read more
Anti-anxiety meds: You may meet criteria for generalized anxiety disorder (gad). See your physician to determine the correct diagnosis, because there are some treatable medical conditions that can cause anxiety. If it turns out to be gad, there are many options including different types of psychotherapy, and various anti-anxiety medications. Many patients are treated with both therapy and meds. ...Read more
What can I take over-the-counter that will increase my appetite.? I want to be able to gain weight and then maintain that weight.
You can but I would: You can but I would explain to my probation officer the over the counter drugs you're taking as I think he / she would like to know this information, as to make sure it doesn't cause a dependency or dirty drug test due to certain herbs/ medicatiins mininking illegal drugs/ substances. ...Read more
Potassium: Different labs have different normal values. Certain medications for high blood pressure can cause potassium to be high or low. Foods that are high in potassium include bananas, oranges/ juice, tomatoes, potatoes, canteloupe. Potassium levels that are too high or low can cause abnormal heart rhythms, so follow up with your dr and adjust medications & diet accordingly. ...Read more
OVER THE COUNTER UTI: Urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria and are best treated with prescription antibiotics. But you can use two over the counter products and more fluids and cranberry juice.One product is cytex which contains metamamine a urinary antiseptic and sodium salicylate which helps with the pain, and second is azoor uristat (phenazopyridine) which is phanazopyridine which may colour your urine orange/red, so no alarm. ...Read more
Many antipyretics: Tylenol (acetaminophen), motrin (ibuprofen), aleve (naproxen), and Aspirin are considered antipyretics--fever-reducing medications. In the recommended dosage, Acetaminophen is probably considered safest. Fever is cause by many infections, diseases, and even medications. So, if it is too high or lasting too long, consult your doc. Keep good hydration as fever causes additional fluid loss. Good luck. ...Read more
Nothing: If you need to take warfarin, there is nothing over the counter that you can take that will do the same thing it does. If you are wondering what you can take, over the counter, that is safe to take when you are also taking warfarin, I suggest that you talk to your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Exercise: Camomille tea, kava kava, valerian root, st. John's wort. Camomille tea is the mildest. These are all herbs and herbs may be potent with potent side effects. A better way to calm anxiety is exercise. Go outside and take a long walk. Take deep breathes, breathing out slowly. Practice yoga, meditation, or mindfulness. ...Read more
Yes: Yes for syptoms but will not cure the infection. ...Read more
Yes: Other the counter pain relievers (i.e. Advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleve, aspirin) are different classes of medications to local anesthetics (e.G lidocaine, benzocaine). So there will not be a reaction or overdose. I would however avoid any throat sprays that contain Benzocaine or cetacaine. Although the probability of a local anesthetic overdose is very small, why take the risk. ...Read more
What can I take over the counter with my oxycodone to make it last longer or help more with the pain?
Yes: Over the counter antihistamines can sometimes alleviate the itching associated with various rashes. However, these medicines do not establish a diagnosis--i would recommend having a doctor look at the rash. ...Read more
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