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    The dangers of diet pills is nothing new. Below, are several links that can tell you of the many dangers the might accompany the use of diet pills. Please be informed before using such products. Understand that ADBB is not advocating any diet plan you may see on the provided links. ADBB is merely trying to show the dangers of using diet pills.
    Also, note some of the quotes, placed here, taken from the articles.

    Diet Pills, Laxatives and Dangerous Methods

    Diet pills, both over-the-counter and prescription, (as recommended, continuously, or in excess) can cause the following: nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, high blood pressure, fatigue and hyperactivity, heart arrhythmias and palpitations, congestive heart failure or heart attack, stroke, headaches, dry mouth, vomitting and diarrhea or constipation, intestinal disturbances, tightness in chest, tingling in extremities, excessive persperation, dizziness, disruption in mentrual cycle, change in sex drive, hair loss, blurred vision, fever and urinary tract problems.
    Diet Pills and Weight Loss

    Although many OTC diet pills and weight loss supplements contain ingredients with powerful amphetamine-like properties, and even though some of these diet pills have been associated with serious side effects including death, there is no compulsory reporting procedures for these diet products.
    Teenagers and the Dangers of Diet Pills

    Michael Weintraub, M.D, director of FDA's Office of Drug Evaluation V, says, "PPA diet pills are not recommended for use by teenagers also because they are still growing and if they suppress their appetite, they may not get proper nutrition."


    Diet pills are not part of the Atkins plan. ADBB does not support the use of diet pills.
    Last edited by jimmie 48; April 8th, 2014 at 08:37 PM. Reason: removing broken link

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