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Doctor insights on: What Can I Take Over The Counter To Boost Metabolism

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What can I take over-the-counter to boost metabolism?

What can I take over-the-counter to boost metabolism?

No otc supplements: A healthful diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein plus regular aerobic exercise boosts metabolism. ...Read more

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What can I buy over-the-counter to slow down my 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

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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)

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)

Yes: If you have Insulin resistance or even diabetes metformin is fine to take. Some people have lost weight on metformin, perhaps due to GI side effects. I haven't heard that it can interfere with diet pills but those can be dangerous on their own. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can you tell me how many bottles of green tea does it take to boost metabolism?

Can you tell me how many bottles of green tea does it take to boost metabolism?

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. More info: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/greentea?Nav=gsa. ...Read more

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I want to boost my body metabolism. Is it okay to take supplement or is there any effective diet to boost body metabolism?

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

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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!

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!

Not a good idea!: Trying to lose 5 kg in less than 2 weeks is not a realistic goal. You should aim for no more than half a kg a week, better yet about one kg a month. There are no foods and no safe pills to lose weight. You need to reduce your intake of food and exercise more. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to boost my metabolism, is it okay for me to take B12 500 mcg vitamins?

What to do if i want to boost my metabolism, is it okay for me to take B12 500 mcg vitamins?

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

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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?

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?

Low energy: You should see a counselor to see if this is a case of depression, it is very possible, and you may want to see a dietician to see if this a nutritional problem. ...Read more