Ask A Doctor - do you recommend an 18 year old female weighing 115 lb and being 4"10"to use garcinia Cambodia to loose 10 pounds? I - DesiMD Healthcare Services

   

18 year old female also on accutane medication - Asked by h a on 06-Oct-2014 12:07:42

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Replied by h a on 06-Oct-2014 12:10:36

I meant to say garcinia cambogia, I apologize
  • Answered by Dr. on 06-Oct-2014 12:21:01

    Hi,

    There is no evidence that herbal products induce weight reduction (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23876572). It is probably dangerous to try them (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15836459).


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    Answered by Dr. Srividya Venigalla on 07-Oct-2014 09:39:42

    Your Body Mass Index is within normal range . If you still wish to lose weight , watching diet and exercise is effective. 

    Garcinia Cambodia has yet to be studied in humans for weight loss.


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