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I made sustainable lifestyle changes that I've maintained to lose 70 lbs over 18 months, but recently have been gaining weight (10 lbs) and can't explain & has lately accelerated because of triggered binges. Is there medication to help with cravings?

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Weight control

Congratulations on the dramatic weight loss.
Good work! But as you are finding, it's usually just as big a battle to maintain the lower weight. Unfortunatley, there are no drug treatments without potentially horrible side effects. See the excellent article recently in Time Magazine (http://time.com/4793832/the-weight-loss-trap/). Find a doctor you trust and follow her advice. Good luck!

In brief: Weight control

Congratulations on the dramatic weight loss.
Good work! But as you are finding, it's usually just as big a battle to maintain the lower weight. Unfortunatley, there are no drug treatments without potentially horrible side effects. See the excellent article recently in Time Magazine (http://time.com/4793832/the-weight-loss-trap/). Find a doctor you trust and follow her advice. Good luck!
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Dr. Farheen Parvez
Family Medicine

In brief: Advice

please get bloodwork done first if you have not already.
thyroid problems or other endocrine problems can cause weight changes. also the binge eating is probably what is causing you to gain weight, try to have a balanced diet. diet pills do not really work for long term goals.

In brief: Advice

please get bloodwork done first if you have not already.
thyroid problems or other endocrine problems can cause weight changes. also the binge eating is probably what is causing you to gain weight, try to have a balanced diet. diet pills do not really work for long term goals.
Dr. Farheen Parvez
Dr. Farheen Parvez
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