As the symptoms of menopause hit, many women become eager to assuage them. If you’re in the midst of your life change, you may find that some supplements can both ease your symptoms and ensure that you remain healthy as your body adjusts to this hormone modification. However, before taking any supplement, you should always first check with a health care professional to discuss your individual needs and situation.
Oral HCG weigh- loss products have invaded the consumer market as a more convenient alternative to receiving HCG injections. HCG, which stands for human chorionic gonadotrophin, is a hormone derived from the urine of pregnant women. The use of HCG as a weight loss aid — which became the rage in the 1950s — has long since been discredited, says Dietscam.org, a service of the National Council Against Health Fraud.
Stacker 2 diet pills are herbal dietary supplements promoted for weight loss. NVE Pharmaceuticals, which makes Stacker 2 and similar over-the-counter weight loss supplements, uses caffeine as this supplement’s active ingredient. Caffeine probably won’t give you the weight loss results you want, says the Center for Science in the Public Interest, or CSPI. And another ingredient in Stacker 2, bitter orange, may be unsafe to use.
Appuloss diet pills, called Diet and Energy, are an herbal dietary supplement marketed for weight loss. According to marketing claims made by the manufacturer, Appuloss supplements purportedly stimulate thermogenesis — increased metabolism. However, dietary supplements, including herbal weight loss supplements like Appuloss, are not intended to treat, prevent or cure any medical condition, including obesity.