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10 Dangerous Things about Diet Pills You Should Know ...

By Melanie

In the world today, we understand that there are many individuals, both young and old, who would like to lose weight. After all, who does not want that perfect body that those diet pills claim to offer us? I decided to use diet pills a couple years ago, when I was 22 (I’m 24 now). The pill we used definitely did not do what it was supposed to do. In fact, it did more harm than it did good. Below, I am going to give you 10 dangerous things about diet pills you should know…


Diet pills are known for increasing one's heart rate, which is not a good thing. When I took the pills, I could feel my heart beating pretty fast. Did any of you out there have this symptom?

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While I never got the chance to check my blood pressure, there have been reports that blood pressure increases when diet pill is in your system.


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Apart from the blood pressure increasing, it has also been stated that the body temperature increases. Did anyone experience this symptom after taking the pills?
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The rate of breathing also has a tendency to increase, which can be a bit scary.


Over the counter diet pills such as CortiSlim, Xenadrine EFX and TrimSpa are not thought of as medications or drugs. For these reasons, diet pills are not being regulated by the FDA like prescription medications are. Manufacturers of such products do not have to prove that the diet pills are effective or safe. Certain products may not be dangerous, they may just be a waste of money. It is wise for you to approach any diet aid that does not require a prescription with a skeptical eye.

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When you take diet pills, over the counter and over the internet supplements and pills, they can interact with your prescription medications. When you combine those pills with your prescriptions, they could be dangerous and maybe even deadly. If you are taking any type of medication, then you should speak with your doctor about the issue.


Diet pills reduce your appetite. They make you think you are not hungry, when your body really is.

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Diet pills can pose a severe threat to your health.


Many diet pills are addictive, especially the stimulant diet pills.

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Dizziness, nervousness, headaches, blurred vision, insomnia, fatigue, heart failure, hair loss, tremors, urinary tract problems, heart attack, dizziness, dry mouth, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, convulsions, stroke, heart palpitations and shortness of breath are some of the side effects.

How many of you have fallen in the trap of diet pills? I tell you, it is very easy to do as it seems so “magical.” Did the diet pills you tried work out? Share your information and experience with diet pills with me.

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