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Name all the medications you've stopped taking since losing weight.
I need some motivation and I know I can go off Lasix if I lose some weight. Help!!!!
Tue. Aug 21, 1:25pm
It's not a prescription drug (believe it or not, it works better for me than all the ones I've tried), but my yearly Excedrin bill is half what it used to be. I don't think weight or inactivity causes migraines, but I think exercise has improved my circulation (blood, oxygen, lymph, etc) to the point where I get a lot fewer of them.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 1:31 PM
My headaches have nearly gone away too, since I have begun to eat less and better.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 1:36 PM
Yeah, I use MUCH LESS ibuprophen for body aches...used to take it every day..now it is once in a while...maybe once a month if that.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 1:37 PM
just out of curiosity how much are we talking about for the Excedrin?
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 1:37 PM
Advil.....I'm not taking it any more.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 1:38 PM
Excedrin...used to need 2 doses, 3-5x a week. My migraines aren't hideous - I don't get neurological symptoms. But they do make me want to hide in a dark hole.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 1:51 PM
Never been on any and still aren't. Weight = 198
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 2:40 PM
I've stopped swallowing Ex-Cuses, all forms and all strengths. never did anything but give me side effects, mostly added weight, and a bad attitude. ever since i weaned off of Ex-Cuses, i've felt better and am all-around healthier!!
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 3:19 PM
Since losing 45 pounds I no longer have to have Lasix, ,acid reflux much better so decreased Prilosec, cholestrol much lower and knee pain much better!
Tuesday, August 21, 2007, 7:51 PM
Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 12:02 PM
haha. i used to use ex-cuses, too. no more!!!
Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 12:09 PM
well seeing as my weight loss was partially due to a change in diet,
No more exedrin (No more migrains)
No more Allegra (No more allergies)
No more Ventolin (No more asthma)
No more Protonix (No more stomach problems)
No more neo-medrol (No more bad skin)
No more Naproxin (Cramps aren't that bad)
And, I almost went on anti-depressants, but the diet change happened just before that, and after a month I knew I didn't need anti-depressants either.
All this happened within a 4 month period where I lost 25lbs. (went on to lose another 15, now trying to lose the last 20)
Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 2:35 PM
OMG - that is totally crazy!!!
Thursday, August 23, 2007, 10:12 AM
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