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OBESITY: How To Lose Excess Fat In Your Body

Your doctor, medical consultant or even your dietician can give you insights on food choices and help develop a healthy eating plan that would be of benefit to you.

A well structured exercise program and an increase in daily activity of up to three hundred minutes per week can help build up your strength, endurance, and metabolism rate.

Having counseling or support groups may also help in identifying unhealthy triggers which can assist you in dealing with any anxiety, depression, or emotional eating issues.

Behavioural and lifestyle changes are the preferred weight loss options for children, unless they’re very overweight.

What medications are prescribed for weight loss?

Your doctor or medical consultant can also prescribe some prescription weight loss medications in addition to eating healthy and exercising plans.

Medications are normally prescribed only if other methods of weight loss have not worked and if you have a body mass index of 27.0 or more than that in addition to obesity related health conditions.

Prescription weight loss medications can either stop the absorption of fat or reduce appetite. The following medications are approved for long term use, at least for twelve weeks by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

● Phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia)

● Naltrexone/bupropion (Contrave)

● Liraglutide (Saxenda)

● Orlistat (Alli, Xenical), the only medication that’s approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in children who are twelve years old and older.

However, the usage of these drugs can have an unpleasant side effect. For instance, orlistat can result to oily and excessive bowel movements, bowel urgency and gas.

Your doctor or medical consultant will have to monitor you closely while you’re taking these medications in order to maintain these side effects.

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