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How Phentermine Works in the Body
MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS
How Phentermine Works
in the Body
12 min read

Key Takeaways

  • 1. Phentermine aids weight loss by reducing hunger by stimulating the release of certain brain chemicals (like norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin)
  • 2.It acts as a stimulant, increasing energy levels and potentially enhancing physical activity.
  • 3. Phentermine shows to have little or no addictive potential.
  • 4. Common side effects include dry mouth, insomnia, and increased heart rate.
  • 5. Not recommended for individuals with certain health conditions like heart disease or high blood pressure.

Obesity – A Serious Global Endemic

Obesity has become a serious concern in today’s world. In fact, nearly two-thirds of all Americans are considered either obese or overweight. Obesity has been linked to many cardiovascular diseases (CVD) such as diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea and dyslipidemia.

There are many reasons for rising obesity, however, according to the World Health Organization, there is now a huge imbalance between calorie consumption and caloric expenditure. Thanks to a higher intake of energy-dense, high carbohydrate foods and increased levels of physical inactivity, obesi