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Which pill is best for weight loss Diane or Althea?

hi doc.. regarding to that question, which is the best for losing weight, diane or althea? i took althea before and its okay, my weight doesnt changed. I stopped it because my husband is in singapore and im in philippines. But now im spending my holiday here in singapore, i wonder what pill am i going to use. There is no althea that i can buy here in any drugstore. I also want to share doc., im having a depo shot now, and it ends on saturday. I dont want to continue my next shot because i gained so much weight. Thats why i wanted to go back to the pill. pls. doc i need your reply. thank you
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns. There are unfortunately two ways in which you can lose weight. One is to eat right and eat healthy and the other is to exercise regularly. For the above you might need to consult a dietetics specialist and an exercise specialist respectively. There are no medications that are available for weight loss naturally. You might need to consult an endocrinologist if there is a hormonal problem resulting in your weight gain and have your condition treated appropriately. Regarding the usage of the right contraceptive method please consult an OBGYN who can direct you to the right medication.

I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Sun, 30 Jun 2013
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