Pharmaceuticals In, Pounds Off

Some of this talk about weight-loss drugs might not seem relevant to childhood obesity, but the connection is, obese children tend to become obese adults. To learn about the possibilities is to fervently wish that our children will never have to experience them firsthand. Orlistat (generic) comes in two brand names that denote different dosages. It is said to block absorption of 25 percent of the fat in a meal, and is recommended for very obese patients who are coping with the risk factors of hypertension, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia. The daunting list of side effects would seem to preclude any kind of social life. Lorcaserin is an extended-release tablet that helps people feel fuller with smaller meals, by affecting the brain’s appetite-controlling signals. As






Author: Judy Wright

This more traditional concept of natural things which can still be found today implies a distinction between the natural and the artificial, with the artificial being understood as that which has been brought into being by a human consciousness or a human mind.

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