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  • TrimSpa
    Although TrimSpa lacks adequate research to prove its effectiveness, the product may help with weight loss. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of TrimSpa, including information on the safety and effectiveness of the weight-loss supplement.
  • TrimSpa and Breastfeeding
    Most women who are breastfeeding should not take TrimSpa. This eMedTV segment explores the reasons why TrimSpa and breastfeeding may not be a safe combination, and explains why women should generally not try to lose weight during this time.
  • TrimSpa and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that there are some situations in which people should avoid taking TrimSpa, and pregnancy is one of them. This page provides further detail on why taking TrimSpa (and dieting in general) may not be safe during pregnancy.
  • TrimSpa Diet Pills
    This eMedTV article gives some basic information on TrimSpa, a line of diet pills available without a prescription. This resource discusses topics such as side effects and expected results. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • TrimSpa Dosage
    This eMedTV article explains that if you are trying to lose weight by taking TrimSpa, dosing guidelines will vary based on the specific TrimSpa product. This resource offers guidelines for TrimSpa dosages based on the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • TrimSpa Drug Interactions
    As this page of the eMedTV Web site explains, if certain medicines are taken with TrimSpa, drug interactions can occur. This page lists the medicines that TrimSpa can interact with, and describes the negative effects that can occur.
  • TrimSpa Overdose
    An overdose on TrimSpa may produce side effects such as hallucinations, seizures, or difficulty breathing. This eMedTV segment also describes the factors that may affect a TrimSpa overdose and discusses how complications may be treated.
  • TrimSpa Side Effects
    Although side effects of TrimSpa are possible, little is known about what can specifically occur. This eMedTV Web page lists some possible side effects that may occur due to certain ingredients in the TrimSpa products.
  • TrimSpa Uses
    Many people buy TrimSpa to help with weight loss. This segment of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at TrimSpa uses, including information on how the weight-loss supplement supposedly works, whether it can be used in children, and more.
  • Understanding Portion Sizes
    Do you know the difference between a serving size and a portion? This eMedTV article explains how these two terms can actually mean very different things. It will also help you understand why knowing the difference is so important.
  • Uses for Hoodia
    Hoodia is an herbal supplement marketed to help people lose weight. This article from the eMedTV library further discusses these hoodia uses, explains how this supplement may work, and explores the effectiveness of the product.
  • Weight Loss and Rest
    Weight Loss and Rest -- Video for Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss and Your Metabolism
    What is metabolism and does it have any bearing on weight loss? In this eMedTV article, we define what this term means and if you can actually boost your calorie burn. Factors that affect metabolism are provided, as well as tips for weight loss.
  • Weight Loss Drugs
    Appetite suppressants and lipase inhibitors are examples of drugs that are approved for weight loss. This eMedTV segment describes these weight loss drugs in more detail and also discusses several off-label medications that can cause weight loss.
  • Weight Loss Drugs: An Easy Way Out?
    Is it cheating to take a prescription weight loss medication? This eMedTV resource discusses why taking these medications doesn't mean you are taking an easy way out. It also examines why these weight loss drugs are a smart choice to stay healthy.
  • Weight Loss Information
    In most cases, sustainable weight loss comes down to making two main changes. This part of the eMedTV site features information on weight loss, exploring the most effective ways to lose weight over the long term and including a link to learn more.
  • Weight Loss Pills
    When considering weight loss pills, you should do your research in order to make an informed decision. This eMedTV resource explains how to choose a good pill for weight loss and lists several possibly safe and unsafe products.
  • Weight Loss Surgery
    Weight loss surgery may be recommended if a person is severely obese or has health-related problems. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at these weight loss procedures, including information on the risks and benefits of each.
  • Weight Watchers and Me
    Is Weight Watchers right for me? As you'll see in this eMedTV article, many people are drawn to this weight loss program. Not only is it effective, but there are no "off-limits" foods! This page will help you decide if Weight Watchers is right for you.
  • What Is Acai?
    What is acai? As this page from the eMedTV site explains, acai berries are high in antioxidants and come from a certain type of tree. Acai has become a popular ingredient in various health drinks and supplements because of its alleged health benefits.
  • What Is CoolSculpting?
    CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical method used to reduce body fat in people. This eMedTV segment explains how the procedure works, the expected results, and the extent to which discomfort is felt afterward.
  • What Is GABA?
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides a brief explanation of what GABA is. It also discusses what the supplements are used for, how they may help treat various conditions, potential side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • What Is In Qsymia?
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Qsymia is a drug prescribed to help people lose weight. This page explains what is in Qsymia, and describes how these ingredients work. It also links to more details.
  • What Is Ma Huang Used For?
    Although ma huang may help with weight loss, it was banned in the United States due to safety concerns. This eMedTV article further discusses ma huang uses, including information on how it works and its continued use in traditional Chinese medicine.
  • What Is Orlistat Used For?
    Orlistat uses are primarily concerned with helping people lose weight and keep the weight off. This eMedTV page explains in detail how the drug works to achieve these effects. The two forms are discussed, as is whether orlistat is used for children.
  • What Is the Mediterranean Diet?
    Are you thinking about trying the Mediterranean diet? As this eMedTV article explains, this plan will likely not help you to lose weight, but it can certainly reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Read on to learn more.
  • What Is the Most Effective Exercise for Losing Weight?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the most effective exercise for weight loss is not just one single kind of exercise. Rather, the key is to combine aerobic and nonaerobic activity and eat fewer calories. This page explores this topic in more detail.
  • What Is the Strongest Strength of Adipex?
    This eMedTV resource addresses the question, "What is the strongest strength of Adipex?" As this article explains, there is only one strength available (37.5 mg tablets and capsules). This article also covers some general dosing guidelines for Adipex.
  • What Is the Strongest Strength of Phentermine?
    What is the strongest strength of phentermine? As this article from the eMedTV site explains, the strongest available strength of is 37.5 mg for both tablets and capsules. The usual recommended dosage is one tablet or capsule daily in the morning.
  • What Prescription Weight Loss Medications Are Available?
    As this eMedTV page explains, prescription weight loss medicines are only appropriate for certain situations. This page lists the drugs available, explains how they performed in clinical trials, and discusses some of the risks associated with their use.
  • What You Need to Know About the Paleo Diet
    Are you considering the Paleo diet but are not sure what it's all about? Check out this segment of the eMedTV site. We explain in detail the theory behind this plan, address the pros and cons, and explore how it compares to other diets for weight loss.
  • Whey Protein
    Whey protein is a protein from cow's milk that may have several beneficial uses, such as controlling weight. This eMedTV article provides an overview of whey protein, including how it is thought to work, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Whey Protein and Breastfeeding
    If you are breastfeeding, a normal consumption of whey protein through food is probably safe. This eMedTV page, however, explains that taking whey protein supplements and breastfeeding at the same time may not be a safe combination in certain situations.
  • Whey Protein and Pregnancy
    A normal intake of whey protein through food is considered safe for pregnant women. This portion of the eMedTV library explores whey protein and pregnancy, and explains why it may not be safe to take whey protein supplements during this time.
  • Whey Protein Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains why there is no established dosage for whey protein that is considered both safe and effective for all uses. This page also provides some dosing guidelines and tips for when and how to use whey protein.
  • Whey Protein Drug Interactions
    Taking whey protein with certain drugs may cause negative interactions. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at the medications that can cause whey protein drug interactions and describes the complications these interactions can cause.
  • Whey Protein Overdose
    This eMedTV segment explains that consuming too much whey protein for a long period of time could lead to kidney damage. This page further discusses the possible effects of a whey protein overdose, as well as treatment options that are available.
  • Whey Protein Powder Information
    This eMedTV article provides some basic information on whey protein powder, listing some of its uses and possible side effects. Also included in this resource is a link to more in-depth information.
  • In-depth Information on Whey Protein Side Effects
    If you are taking whey protein, you may experience things such as fatigue, headaches, and thirst. This eMedTV Web segment takes an in-depth look at other possible whey protein side effects, including those that may require medical attention.
  • Why Are We Obese?
    Why Are We Obese -- Video for Weight Loss
  • Xenacal
    Xenical is a common prescription drug used as both a weight loss and weight maintenance tool. This page of the eMedTV library explains the drug's effects, dosing information, and possible side effects. Xenacal is a common misspelling of Xenical.
  • Xenecal
    Xenecal, as this eMedTV article explains, works as both a weight loss and weight maintenance aid. This article also describes how the drug is typically taken and lists a few of the more common side effects. Xenecal is a common misspelling of Xenical.
  • Xenical
    Xenical can be used as both a weight loss aid and to prevent people from regaining weight they have lost. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at Xenical, discussing how it works, general dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Xenical (Orlistat) Drug Information
    Xenical is a prescription medicine commonly used as a weight loss aid. This eMedTV resource provides more drug information on Xenical (orlistat), including information on how to use this medication and what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Xenical 120 mg Capsules
    Xenical is available by prescription and comes in only one strength -- 120 mg Xenical capsules. As this eMedTV resource explains, the recommended dose of this drug is one 120 mg capsule with each fat-containing meal (up to three times daily).
  • Xenical and Breastfeeding
    This page of the eMedTV library examines the issues pertaining to Xenical and breastfeeding. It provides the manufacturer's recommendations, offers some things to consider, and emphasizes the importance of talking to your doctor about the matter.
  • Xenical and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at Xenical and pregnancy. It describes the results of animal studies, explains how the FDA rates the safety of drugs during pregnancy, and stresses the importance of talking about it with your healthcare provider.
  • Xenical Capsules
    Xenical is a prescription weight loss medication that comes in capsule form. This segment from the eMedTV archives offers more information on these capsules, including Xenical's effectiveness for weight loss.
  • Xenical Dangers
    Xenical may cause bothersome (and sometimes painful) side effects. This eMedTV Web page discusses other potential dangers of Xenical and provides a list of several digestion-related side effects that may occur with the drug.
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