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What is a recomnended diuretic to lose water weight?

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Dr. Jason Kline
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Nope.

Contrary to what many people believe, diuretics actually remove excess salt (sodium and chloride) from the body via the kidneys into the urine.
They are intended to be used for medical conditions where excess salt builds up in the body and not to "lose water weight". If diuretics are used inappropriately they can actually lead to potentially life threatening electrolyte disorders.

In brief: Nope.

Contrary to what many people believe, diuretics actually remove excess salt (sodium and chloride) from the body via the kidneys into the urine.
They are intended to be used for medical conditions where excess salt builds up in the body and not to "lose water weight". If diuretics are used inappropriately they can actually lead to potentially life threatening electrolyte disorders.
Dr. Jason Kline
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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine

In brief: None

Better to exercise and eat less.
The pounds come off when calories reduced. Really simple.

In brief: None

Better to exercise and eat less.
The pounds come off when calories reduced. Really simple.
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