Medications

There are only very few clinically proven weight loss medications, but for weight associated medical problems there are plenty!

Hypertension > 100 pills
Bad Lipids > 20 pills
Diabetes > 30 pills (FDA approved 4 new pills in < 1 year)
Pain … I don’t even know anymore!

Chromium Picolinate

Used to be called “fat burner”
It may decrease your desire for carbs
It may decrease insulin resistance

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)

A water pill. It will keep your blood pressure under control and help you to rid yourself of excess fluids.
If you are not too overweight or have low blood pressure there may not be a need for it.

B12 Shots

Boosts energy and metabolism
Builds red blood cells
Protects against nerve damage

Supplements

They are essential for the body

1 Daily Multi Vitamin
Omega 3 – 1g daily
Vitamin D – 1000IU daily

Although there are other FDA approved medications, they would be reviewed on a case-by-case basis in order to determine the necessity.