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Losing weight with Xenical

Woman's feet standing on weight scalesXenical, the brand name for 120mg capsules of the active ingredient Orlistat, is a weight loss medicine that works by reducing the amount of fat absorbed by the body. It is not a stimulant and has no effect on the brain, nor is it addictive. It is the same active ingredient as Ali slimming capsules but double the strength.

A prescription medicine, it should only be taken by people who have been deemed overweight by their doctor, specifically with a BMI of 28 or above (BMI calculator). As all weight loss patients are different, it is important to see a doctor to determine the best course of action, and rule out conditions like hyperthyroidism, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Doctors can also help screen out patients with eating disorders like anorexia, as can pharmacists before supplying the medicine. Read in full

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Is your weight affecting your relationship?

weight viagraA 2010 study by the Department of Health revealed that 62.8% of adults in the UK are overweight or obese and with New Year’s resolutions underway you can guarantee that losing weight will be at the top of many people’s lists.

Piling on the pounds can affect everything from your health to your social life, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it can affect your relationship too. A recent study by Duke University revealed that up to 30% of obese people looking for help to control their weight also mention problems in the bedroom, so if you need a push to get yourself into shape just read about all of these negative effects your weight could be having. Read in full