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Can I take weight loss pills ?

Iam overweight by 10kgs. I tried to reduce my weight by taking heakthy foods. I also used to go to gym. But i feel depreesed none of this is helping me to reduce the weight. I saw in a paper that there is tablets available to reduce the weight. can i take these tablets to reduce my weight?
Wed, 2 Dec 2009
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  User's Response

Dear Rohana,

Losing weight is one of the main problem faced by people in the age group of 27 - 45 yrs. This is the age when our body doesnt listen to us the way it was doing before. I was having a perfect body before I was 25 yrs. Now I have accumulated 13 kilos extra. Well even I tried many ways to lose and as a doctor the best way is Perfectly planned diet + Daily exercise + Patience + Will Power + Persistence. Remember that there is no alternative/shortcut for hardwork.

1. Diet - Normally Sedentary human requires about 2800kcal of energy/day. Reduce it to 1500 kcal/day X 180 days.

2. Exercise - Body reduces its BMR [Basic Metabolic Rate] when its intake reduces. But we should raise the output and thereby increase the fat burning by doing exercise. Let it be just 1/2 an hour/day X 6 months.

3. Will Power & 4. Persitance - This is what we lack. If you have this, following 1 & 2 would not be a difficult task. If you dont believe in me, try out General Motors diet for 1 week and see how much you will reduce. Try it out for another week with exercise and check how much you have reduced.....

  User's Response
please dont take any weight loss pills, they cause sexual problems. so its better to avoid it
  User's Response
even 9i ahd tablets to reduce weight but after stopping the medication....i started eating dubble times and now i have become fat again so dont take tablets
  Anonymous's Response

before taking tablets consult a doctor...

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