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    Old 11-02-2005, 11:59 AM   #1
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    Diet Pills, ANY Good Thoughts?

    Just wondering if anyone has used any of the diet pills with any sucess?? If so which ones and what else were you doing (ie diet and exercise?).

     
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    Old 11-02-2005, 12:10 PM   #2
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    Re: Diet Pills, ANY Good Thoughts?

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    Just wondering if anyone has used any of the diet pills with any sucess?? If so which ones and what else were you doing (ie diet and exercise?).
    A few years back I tried Meridia and ended up being put on Blood pressure meds because of it...I honeslty do not think diet pills are worth the risks..Lisa

     
    Old 11-02-2005, 01:50 PM   #3
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    ya..most Diet pills are not worth the risk. and really dont help that much.

    If you are gonna take something the only thing I would really recommend is Green Tea. It has been proven to help with weight. as well it has many other Health Benefits.

     
    Old 11-02-2005, 02:33 PM   #4
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    they never work! they backfire. If they worked, the obesity rate wouldnt be soaring! avoid them!

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    Old 11-02-2005, 04:17 PM   #5
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    I took phentermine and had great results w/ them.......Side effect for me was dry mouth and if I didn't stay busy my heart rate would increase.......I took them the beginning of last Feb. for 4 months.....When I started them I weighed almost 170 at 5'1 and dropped to 112........And still at 112....Don't diet or eat healthy but some how the weight stayed off.....May not be for everyone but it did work for me......

     
    Old 11-02-2005, 05:15 PM   #6
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    & btw i don't eat "anything" after 3........from 10 til 3 I eat whatever I want

     
    Old 11-03-2005, 07:17 AM   #7
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    OK, to answer the question I tried the original Xenadrine years ago, took it as directed, had NO adverse side effects and it worked beautifully. Wish I could find some of it still. I'm going to try spirostim, I found a place online that still sells it so I keep ya'll posted. Secondly, A Moore asked for any good thoughts, I don't understand why people who are against any kind of diet pill post a reply in the first place, we know ther are people who are against them, and we respect your opinion. But when I check for replies to a post such as this I hope to find actual answers and not replies that dispute the question. So just a suggestion, if you are completely against diet pills, don't reply. Answer a post that will aid someone with an issue you DO support. No offense intended just a thought.
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    Old 11-03-2005, 07:36 AM   #8
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    Re: Diet Pills, ANY Good Thoughts?

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    & btw i don't eat "anything" after 3........from 10 til 3 I eat whatever I want
    wow.. talk about bad spreading... your not helping your metabolism by doing this

     
    Old 11-03-2005, 07:37 AM   #9
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    I have used tetracal by betastatin in the past coupled with a low carb diet. I used it to get that last 5-10 pounds off and it worked.

    Scooter I have used spirostim, it does work, but the diet/exercise recommended for it is very intense, but if you can stand it for 2 weeks which is what I believe the programs is then it's worth it.

     
    Old 11-03-2005, 08:11 AM   #10
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    & btw i don't eat "anything" after 3........from 10 til 3 I eat whatever I want

    This isnt really a healthy thing to do. When You eat really has little effect.

    IF you eat 1500 calories in a day and you Burn 2500 then the net result is -1000. this isnt gonna change regardless of when you eat those calories.

     
    Old 11-03-2005, 12:25 PM   #11
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    Like I said it's worked for me.....I said not everything is for everyone......I seem to have a healthy check up....

     
    Old 11-07-2005, 06:45 PM   #12
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    Phentermine worked VERY well for me. I took it beginning in May and I lost 52 pounds as of September 1. I was on a very healthy diet and exercised every day so that helped. If all you are looking for is a quick weight loss, diet pills won't help. They work well with diet and exercise, but alone, you're just starving yourself and any weight you lose will be right back on.

     
    Old 11-14-2005, 03:23 AM   #13
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    Chickypoo-

    What type of doctor prescribed your Phen? I'm desperate to try this method...

    Thank you in advance !
    Shannon

     
    Old 11-17-2005, 01:28 PM   #14
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    just got my spirostim in the mail, so i'll keep you guys posted.
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    Old 12-01-2005, 01:09 PM   #15
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    hi scooter,

    just wonder how the spirostim is working out for you? how much weight have you lost?

     
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