Are Appetite Suppressants Right for You?

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Are Appetite Suppressants Right for You?

Woman Eating SaladAnyone who is trying to lose weight has already heard that the secret to success is burning more calories than you consume. In other words, you have to eat less calories and burn more through exercise. It sounds simple enough, but if it were so easy we wouldn’t have such a hard time losing weight!

The problem, as you have probably already discovered, usually lies in our appetites. For one thing, when we’re losing weight, our bodies sense the loss of calories and give us hunger pangs in an attempt to recover that energy. Also, in many people hunger is fueled by emotion. Some of us eat when we’re nervous, others eat when depressed, still others eat to celebrate, and then there are people who eat out of habit. In other words, we all have appetites for various reasons, and not all of them have to do with actual hunger.

Then there are cravings. You may or may not really be hungry, but you crave things that will wreck your diet. If only we craved apples, or other healthy foods that our bodies actually need! Clearly, one huge problem with weight loss is appetite for too much food and the wrong types of food.

If all of this sounds familiar, the good news is that you’re probably a great candidate to try a prescription appetite suppressant. This medication will combat those emotional or habit-based hunger pangs, and will curb cravings for pizza and doughnuts. Without having to focus on that constant battle of wills between your stomach and your diet plan, you’ll be much happier and more comfortable as you lose weight. The biggest incentive, of course, is that you will lose weight – more quickly and easily – once you take care of that constant temptation to over-indulge.

Unlike over-the-counter appetite suppressants, prescription medications are FDA-approved to combat hunger. The over-the-counter varieties you’re used to seeing in the drugstore or on television commercials unfortunately are not approved by the FDA, so you can’t be sure of what’s in them or their effectiveness. With prescription appetite suppressants, you can be confident of your medication’s safety and effectiveness.

If you think prescription appetite suppressants could be the key to your weight loss success, please call our office to schedule a consultation. Let us show you how easy weight loss can be!