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What can u suggest to suppress the appetite?

What can u suggest to suppress the appetite?

Very little: There is very little that will suppress appetite, particularly if you've already had gastric banding. Appetite is your body telling you that you're losing weight. If you eat whenever you're hungry, you'll never lose weight. Wasn't their a counseling and dietary education program as part of the preparation for your banding? ...Read more

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Appetite Suppressant (Definition)

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What vitamin can I take to suppress my appetite?

What vitamin can I take to suppress my appetite?

Good fat in: your food plan will increase the feeling of satiety, or feeling satisfied. These include coconut oil, olive oil, and good quality marine fish oil. Avoid transfats from packaged foods. See doc for monitoring first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can I take to curb appetite?

Exercise: By far the most effective for most people is to find some form of aerobic exercise that you enjoy. It's not so much that you'll burn extra calories (though you will) as it will bring your brain back in synch with what your body really needs. ...Read more

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Can you take pills to boost your energy? What kind?

Can you take pills to boost your energy? What kind?

Maybe but it depends: 1st things 1st. Find out why you need more energy. Lack of sleep? Depression? Underactive thyroid? Heart failure? Kidney failure? Uncontrolled diabetes? Obesity? There are pills to fix most medical conditions but it's safer if you can keep yourself healthy in the first place. Caffeine is about the only stimulant that you can legally purchase w/o prescription for a boost but it's not w/o side effec. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me about the best appetite suppresant supplement?

Protein rich diet.: Proteins are natural appetite suppresents... Diet rich in protein will curb ones appetite. ...Read more

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Will taking phentermine hinder ovulation or me trying to conceive at all? And to what effect?

Will taking phentermine hinder ovulation or me trying to conceive at all? And to what effect?

Phentermine: If you are using it for weight loss it may affect ovulation or your period, but more importantly it is category X in pregnancy. You should be trying to conceive while on it as it may cause an early embryonic or fetal demise. Doctors prescribing phentermine should be advising you to use birth control. ...Read more

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How can you suppress appetite?

How can you suppress appetite?

Food or Meds: Certain foods are natures appetite suppressant. Lean protein is know to suppress appetite more effectively than refined carbs and sugar. Of course, there are fda approved appetite suppressants that work well when used appropriately. Some over-the -counter herbal combinations are claimed to do this, but be careful if you try any of these, and ask your doctor first! ...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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What are some weight loss supplements i can take to decrease appetite? I want to take it while i diet and exercise but suppress appetite

What are some weight loss supplements i can take to decrease appetite? I want to take it while i diet and exercise but suppress appetite

Don't reach for pill: Appetite suppressants are only temporary crutches--what happens when you stop them? Exercise rather than reach for food, ; keep on-hand only healthy choices if you must snack. Chewing gum, a big glass of water, carrots ; celery sticks may help curb your appetite. Reach your goal safely please. ...Read more

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What will depression medication do to me?

What will depression medication do to me?

Depression: It should lift your mood and lessen your anxiety. You should also schedule weekly psychotherapy sessions with a psychologist to obtain maximum benefit. ...Read more

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What vitamins can you take to prevent sleepiness?

What vitamins can you take to prevent sleepiness?

NOT EFFECTIVE: If you suffer excess sleepiness (hyper somnolence), you possess a sleep disorder. This is not a problem which will respond to vitamins, but caffeine in coffee or Coca Cola might transiently help. Best approach is too uncover why you have a sleep issue, and get it corrected. Your doctor should be able to assist. ...Read more

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What are some good pills to take to boost my metabolsim or to help burn fat?

What are some good pills to take to boost my metabolsim or to help burn fat?

Selling point: There are no short cuts to healthy living and "pills" do not do what the sales pitch says. You get rid of fat by getting rid of sugar and "junk". ...Read more

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Psychologist wants me to take antidepressant. What can i take that wont cause weight gain?

Psychologist wants me to take antidepressant. What can i take that wont cause weight gain?

Meds and weight gain: Hi Shirley, about 25% or so of patients taking an antidepressant will gain weight. Although not always effective, the same things that help control weight under other circumstances are also useful when on antidepressants....healthy diet and exercise. Increasing your daily exercise may not only stave off weight gain, but has also been proven to be of benefit in managing depression. More below.... ...Read more

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How can I explain to my doctor that I want to stop.taking advil (ibuprofen). Pm. And something to help fall asleep and something to decrease appetite.

How can I explain to my doctor that I want to stop.taking advil (ibuprofen). Pm. And something to help fall asleep and something to decrease appetite.

Advice for you:: Insomnia is best treated without medication. Please go to the following sites for help with insomnia:..http://bit.ly/1H64Naf...http://bit.ly/1BBVVRw....http://bit.ly/1xdjIr5....Unfortunately, when it comes to weight loss "diet pills" to suppress appetite are ineffective as almost ALL people regain the lost weight. For help with weight loss:..http://bit.ly/1wfMasG....http://bit.ly/1ybbG2S ...Read more

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How long does it take your immune system to rebuild? What are some good things to take to help it along?

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How long does it take your immune system to rebuild?  What are some good things to take to help it along?

Depends: It all depends on what has caused the immune impairment. Some may be permanent and others may be transient. A healthy lifestyle with adequate sleep is the best way to achieve optimal health. ...Read more

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I want these fibromyalgia symptoms to diminish day by day can someone show me way to do so as to which meds to take best exrcise best diet n vitimans?

I want these fibromyalgia symptoms to diminish day by day can someone show me way to  do so as to which meds to take best exrcise best diet n vitimans?

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia, if indeed confirmed, requires a complex approach. There is not a straightforward piece of advise that can be given. I would say that a standard approach would include psychological evaluation and therapy, medications and personal improvement program. ...Read more

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I'm starting to lose hair. What can I do to suppress this?

I'm starting to lose hair. What can I do to suppress this?

The cause?: You could be losing hair due to many reasons...thyroid problems, stress/anxiety, male-pattern baldness, infection. Does hair loss run in your family? If so you may have male-pattern baldness. You must see a physician to ascertain the reason. Once you find the reason, there are possible treatments. Please see a doc. Good luck!!! ...Read more