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Just like any interventions in medicine, weight loss has it pros and cons.

 

Number one - before initiating any weight loss interventions please consult with your physician first. This is especially true for anyone with chronicle medical conditions or taking prescription medications.

 

Common side effects of weight loss interventions are:

- low energy and generalized weakness

- headaches

- exacerbation or choledocholithiasis  (bile duct stones) or cholecystitis

- exacerbation of gout

- patients with diabetes might be at risk for unpredictable blood sugars fluctuations

- people with liver, kidney and heart disease need to coordinate any weight loss interventions with their doctor first

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