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Avoid Drug Diet Pills In Your Weight Loss Plans

Avoid Drug Diet Pills to Lose Weight Naturally

The ‘perfect body’ is constantly being marketed to us and has convinced many of us to want the same type of body. While some of us lose weight in a more healthy way natural way, most Americans are now depending on prescription drugs and over-the-counter pills, regardless of the risks associated with them.

The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, reports that $23 billion dollars are spent on diet pills each year. These drug diet pills works by either inhibiting certain parts of the body (usually the brain) and hormones related with appetite to think that the body is not hungry, increasing your metabolism, or inhibiting your body to absorb specific nutrients (particularly fat).

These pills are not to be used as an absolute, long-term solution to lose weight. They’re to be combined with other things such as eating healthy foods and regular exercise.

Some examples of drug diet pills on the marketed;

Xenical (Orlistat) – Xenical is marketed over-the-counter as Alli.

It works by blocking 30% of fat from consumed food from being absorbed into our body, a process known as inhibiting pancreatic lipase

Xenical is only the weight loss drug approved for long term use in significantly obese people, where it is necessary to reduce health risks

The product is expected to produce results of weight loss at 12 to 13 pounds over a one-year period, where more is from exercising regularly.

Rimonabant (Acomplia)

Specific blockade of the endocannabinoid system that relates with appetite. However, it facilitates the cannabis’ psychoactive effects

This diet pill have not received approval in the united states due to safety concerns on the drug’s side effects.

Sibutramine (Meridia)

Works by inhibiting the deactivation of the Anavar steroids neurotransmitters, thereby decreasing appetite, adding 5% to 10% of weight loss.

This drug was later withdrawn from the united states because of negative cardiovascular effects, apart from dry mouth, constipation, and insomnia.

Phentermine (Adipex)

In pharmacology terms it is similar to amphetamine.

This diet pill is used for the short-term treatment of significant obesity. It works to decrease appetite and reduce hunger pains.

Side effects from taking this pill may include depression, insomnia, elevated blood pressure, and nervousness.

While the side effects when using the pills can be tolerated, some serious side effects (including fatality) have been reported, particularly when the person is overdosing on the pills. The truth is, although you trick your body into believing that you’re full, your body will keep on sending signals to meet the necessary vitamins and nutrients.

There are also other risks associated apart from the stated side effects when using these drugs, especially without physician’s supervision which include (according to;

Addiction – Except Xenical, all prescription drugs for obesity treatment are “controlled substances.” A prescription from a physician is required because of it’s high risk of addiction.