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How to use Phentermine Correctly for Weight Loss (A New Approach)

Most people are not using Phentermine, for weight loss, correctly. 

Before you jump to conclusions, let me explain:

There is a "standard" way to use Phentermine (the way that most Doctors use it) and a "better" way to use it (the way that I recommend you use it) and by simply changing how you use it, you can increase weight loss while reducing symptoms. 

If you want to know how to use Phentermine safely and correctly, while avoiding negative side effects and optimizing your weight loss, then this is the article for you.

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Postpartum Weight Loss Case Study Using T3 + Diet + Supplements

Up to 50% of American women who get pregnant gain more weight than is recommended by medical professionals

This wouldn't necessarily be a problem if weight loss after pregnancy was easy, but that isn't the case. 

With this crazy high incidence of weight gain, it's no wonder that women search for weight loss programs to help with postpartum weight loss. 

If you are struggling with weight loss after your baby then this is the guide for you. 

I will walk through a case study of a patient who had difficulty with weight loss after her baby but was able to get back to her normal weight by balancing her hormones

Let's use her an example to talk about how to lose weight in the postpartum period:

(You can see her before/after pictures below)

Post partum weight loss case study before and after pictures
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The Right Way to Use HCG For Weight Loss (Not the HCG Diet)

This guide is part 2 in a series I am writing about how to properly and effectively use weight loss medications (including dosing, duration of therapy and titration). Part 1 contains information and dosing on Victoza which you can read about here

HCG is often misused and misunderstood by patients, especially when it comes to weight loss. 

HCG can be used as part of a weight loss regimen to help you lose weight, but it's almost always coupled with a very low calorie diet which can actually be harmful to your metabolism long term.

Learn how to use HCG in this guide: 

*Note: Information in this article should not be considered medical advice nor can I offer medical advice to you. This information is provided as an educational resource.

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Advanced Victoza Dosing Guide (& More) for Weight Loss & Insulin/Leptin Resistance

This guide is part 1 in a series I am writing about how to properly and effectively use weight loss medications (including dosing, duration of therapy and titration).

This post is primarily designed for those who have an understanding of Victoza (the medication) and understand generally how it is used for weight loss and in this way is different from many of my blog posts. 

In this guide I will discuss some considerations on how to use Victoza, how long therapy is, how to increase dosing and other benefits of using it for Weight loss. 

If you aren't familiar with Victoza then I would recommend reading this article first which goes into details about the basics of GLP-1 agonists and how they work for weight loss

Let's jump in: 

*Note: Information in this article should not be considered medical advice nor can I offer medical advice to you. This information is provided as an educational resource.

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The Best Natural & Prescription Appetite Suppressants for Weight Loss

Suppressing your appetite is actually quite easy, but does that mean you should do it?

Most people want to manage their appetite to help with weight loss, but did you know that too much caloric restriction can actually damage your metabolism?

In this post I discuss how to use the best natural and prescription appetite suppressants, how to use them correctly and how to determine if you should use them... 

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How to Use Wellbutrin For Weight Loss & Who Should Use it

No doubt most of you have at least heard about Wellbutrin. 

Most of you are probably familiar with its use as an anti-depressant, but did you know that it can also help with weight loss?

Or that it is actually compounded with another medication (naltrexone) and is part of one of the most popular weight loss medications currently available? 

The answer to that is probably not, which is why we are going to discuss using wellbutrin for weight loss here. 

Let's dig into how Wellbutrin helps with weight loss and determine if it's right for you (because it certainly doesn't work for everyone)... 

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Does Metformin Help with Weight Loss? (The Answer is Yes & Here’s Why)

Metformin may be one of the cheapest and most underused weight loss medications out there. 

Metformin is traditionally reserved for those with diabetes or insulin resistance, but many studies show that it can be effective in overweight or obese patients without diabetes. 

The only problem?

You wouldn't know about it unless you do the research yourself!

Use this post to learn everything you need to know about using metformin (both if you have diabetes or if you are simply just overweight): 

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7 Symptoms of Not Eating Enough Calories & 4 Step Treatment Guide

Did you know that not eating enough calories may be limiting your ability to lose weight?

Caloric restriction causes a cascade of hormone imbalances that lead to a condition known as weight loss resistance.

Contrary to conventional wisdom you must eat ENOUGH calories if you want to lose weight.

Luckily, there are several signs and symptoms to help you figure out if you are indeed eating enough calories.

Use this symptoms guide to help you determine if you should be eating more calories and what to do if you aren't: ​

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How Contrave Helps with Weight Loss + Who should use it

Is Contrave really a miracle weight loss medication? 

Well, it is a newer weight loss medication but it's far from perfect. 

This particular medication helps people lose weight by influencing certain factors in the body ranging from hormonal control to appetite modulation. 

Because of this certain people stand to benefit more from using this medication than others. 

Learn how Contrave can help with weight loss and determine if it is right for you: 

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