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The Right Way to Use HCG For Weight Loss Not the HCG Diet

The Right Way to Use HCG For Weight Loss (Not the HCG Diet)

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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 …

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advanced victoza dosing guide for weight loss & insulin resistance

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

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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 in this …

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Do Cortisol Blockers Actually Work for Weight Loss

Do Cortisol Blockers Actually Work for Weight Loss?

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You can tell by the title of the article that cortisol blockers may actually not be as effective as you would hope… We all know that excess cortisol can lead to weight gain so the idea of “blocking” cortisol may sound enticing as a potential weight loss treatment.  But does it actually work? Well, not …

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Fat blockers vs carb blockers

Fat Blockers vs Carb Blockers – Do They Actually Work?

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could eat whatever you want and still somehow lose weight? That’s basically the idea behind using something like a fat blocker (or a carb blocker), but the question remains – do they actually work? Unsurprisingly, the answer is no (sorry to burst that bubble!).  If you are serious about …

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The Best Natural & Prescription Appetite Suppressants

The Best Natural & Prescription Appetite Suppressants

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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 …

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How to use wellbutrin for weight loss

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 …

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Does metformin help with weight loss

Does Metformin Help with Weight Loss? (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 …

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symptoms of not eating enough calories

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

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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 …

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how to use contrave for weight loss

How Contrave Helps with Weight Loss + Who should use it

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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 …

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5 ways saxenda help with weight loss

5 Ways Saxenda Helps with Weight Loss & How to use it Safely

Saxenda might be one of the best weight loss medications that exist on the market right now.  But just because it might work doesn’t mean it’s necessarily right for your body. Saxenda works because it alters many hormone systems in your body that tend to interfere with your appetite, metabolism, and even other hormones.  In …

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