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Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes/depends
Depends on the type but if you get the correct one for your need it works.

In brief: Yes/depends
Depends on the type but if you get the correct one for your need it works.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Probably not much
Over-the-counter diet pills decrease one's appetite a bit (they are related to stimulants).
A person's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet pill's power to decrease his appetite, so he will likely continue to eat too many calories. Also, diet pills don't increase one's desire to exercise. If something as simple as a diet pill actually worked, we would not have so much obesity in america.

In brief: Probably not much
Over-the-counter diet pills decrease one's appetite a bit (they are related to stimulants).
A person's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet pill's power to decrease his appetite, so he will likely continue to eat too many calories. Also, diet pills don't increase one's desire to exercise. If something as simple as a diet pill actually worked, we would not have so much obesity in america.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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