What are some risks of using diet pills?

There is a wide variety of diet pills on the market – many of which are available over the counter. Some diet pills suppress appetite by making the brain think the stomach feels full. Others decrease fat absorption.

Side Effects

The side effects of using diet pills can range from bothersome to severe:

  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Oily discharge
  • Hypertension

Before you start any medication to help manage your weight, talk to your physician to find the safest, healthiest option for you.

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