Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
Does anyone here have any experience with weight loss aids/pills?I have taken diet pills in the past in order to help me with weight loss. A few have been effective but I had a scary experience with zantrex so I stopped them for a while. I take a green tea supplement which may or may not help, but its good for my health anyways. Anyone have any experiences, success?
Fri. May 9, 8:31pm
I pop a vegetable or fruit before every meal.
Friday, May 09, 2008, 8:39 PM
Years ago I took dexatrim and that made me all jittery. I didn't lose any weight on it. Don't know if they even sell that anymore, it was so long ago.
Pills don't work for me and as silly as it may seem, I've started posting notes around my home. Affirmations. The one I added today was "I always persevere."
I hope you choose not to take any pills. None have been proven to help long term weight loss. Good luck.
Friday, May 09, 2008, 8:59 PM
a big salad for lunch or dinner does the trick for me. The idea is that it fills you up and gives your body the nutrients it needs.
Friday, May 09, 2008, 9:39 PM
I think she is talking more about diet pills. Anyone on Alli?
Saturday, May 10, 2008, 12:06 PM
10 years ago I took Phentermine. It worked great for me. I would like to get some and do it again. I have high blood pressure so was monitored, my blood pressure actually went down and stabilized. I am pretty sure it was from working out 1 and a half hours a day for 5 days a week. But it was great!
Saturday, May 10, 2008, 12:44 PM
Is phentermine a prescription? Any side effects?
Saturday, May 10, 2008, 11:08 PM
To PP re: phentermine side effects.
The big one is primary pulmonary hypertension. Google that and see why it's better to change your attitude about food and eating than to pop a pill.
Other side effects are jitters, shakes, rapid and/or irregular heart beat, gastrointestinal disturbances... Need I say more?
Sunday, May 11, 2008, 1:43 PM
I have tried a lot of stuff, including Alli, ephedrine, etc...
I think the best OC stuff out there right now is Hydroxycut Hardcore. Diet pills will only give you like a -10% boost in my opinion, but hey, HH seemed to do a little something. Kinda pricey though. The've got it at GNC I think.
- still though, the best diet pill is just friggin' eating less and gettting your butt on the treadmill, I'm sorry to say.
Sunday, May 11, 2008, 10:17 PM
Very agreed about exercise and diet being the best. I took zantrex and it worked miracle, perhaps too well? I lost my appetite COMPLETELY. I lost 5 pounds in 4 days. It worked so well that I sometimes am tempted to use it again but it made me feel terrible. Not worth it...
Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 6:03 PM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?