The Basics about Over The Counter Weight Loss Pills
Lose Weight Now. Rapid Weight Loss. Lose Weight Fast. Go to your local corner store... or your local drug store... or the supermarket... and now even your local health food store and you're bound to be bombarded with the endless options of over the counter weight loss pills. And don't get me started with all of the online ads about them. The problem with that is most of them haven't actually been proven safe or effective. In fact some may be truly dangerous to your health and well-being. The claims, and of course the appeal, of losing all your extra weight quickly is hard to resist. But take my word for it these pills only help shed the pounds from your paycheck not from your body. Typically most of them that are on the market aren't a safe and reliable method for real weight loss. And the catch is they only work when you supplement them with diet and exercise... So in this article we'll take a look together at some of the over the counter weight loss pills and why there's more risk than benefit in using them as a weight loss option.
The Risks and The Dangers of Over The Counter Weight Loss Pills
I know what you're asking yourself. How can someone sell me all this stuff if it isn't safe? Well... you won't like the answer but hopefully it will serve as an eye opener about these pills. In part one of this series I discussed with you the dangers and risk of prescription diet pills. The fact is there are even more risks with the over the counter versions. See... these over the counter diet pills are considered dietary supplements. As such they are not subject to the same rigorous testing and safety standards that the equally dangerous prescription medications are. What that means is that they can be sold to you openly on the market with the bare minimal proof of effectiveness or safety. This means that a company can essentially release a diet pill with little to no proof of its claims. When it comes to that pills safety or side effects, both long and short term, it passes onto the market initially unchecked so it is basically user beware. Now if that doesn't disturb you this might. Only once the product is released then the Food and Drug Administration (The FDA) begins to monitor is safety. So that means that only after people start reporting these severe and sometimes deadly side effects can the FDA step in and take action by either banning or recalling the product. Unfortunately by then it could be a little too late. Now this is just my opinion but... I seem to think that your life is a little bit too important for that to be acceptable. And I would hope that your family and friends would agree. Before you even consider taking any type of these over the counter weight loss "super pills" make sure to read the labels, and then consult your pharmacist, before finally getting a second opinion from your family doctor. Your doctor is there to provide you with advice and support on losing weight, they monitor your progress, and they can monitor you for possible side effects. However even if a doctor gives you the go ahead you should do your own research such as checking the FDA site for their bulletins about safety concerns and product recalls related to the medication you are considering.
So If Both Prescription and Over the Counter Weight Loss Pills Are Too Dangerous How Can I Lose My Weight Fast?
That answer's easy. Both prescription and over the counter weight loss pills require you to supplement the pills with a good diet and exercise routine. The catch is... If you just find a good diet that can fit into your lifestyle you'll be able to shed the pounds without all the risk. I personally lost around sixty pounds in sixty days simply by following The Charleston Diet's methods of eating correctly. I did it without working out and without the worry of health risks that using diet pills comes with. You can do the same. It is easy for you to lose weight fast, as much as a pound per day, by just finding a quality diet that fits into your lifestyle. I'm living proof of that. But I don't want you to take my word for it. I implore you to go out and research the diets on the market. See their claims then see what it takes achieve success using their methods. Find one that seems to fit your lifestyle best then consult your physician and try it. I did and I know you can too.