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I have portal hypertension and my Doctor has me on a beta blocker. Do beta blockers effect weight loss??? I cannot seem to lose

By June 11, 2008 - 3:36pm
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I have been very sucessful the last three years in losing 103 lbs by diet and excerise but since January 08 I was put on beta blockers and have not been able to lose weight. I am eating the same and excerising the same but nothing. Someone told me that beta blockers effect your metobilism. If that is the case is there anything I can do to raise my metoblism to complete the last 30 lbs I want to lose. My weight lose has nothing to do with being skinny. I am 53 years young and I just want to be healthy. I am 5'6 and currently weigh 193 and was wanting to get to 150 lbs. Any advice?

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for advice, but here is something I found on beta blockers:

What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight Loss Plan The measurements that count

What do you do for exercise? A daily walk of just 10-20 minutes can help you burns calories, that gradually translates to weight loss for most folks.

As a runner, I know that a walk or run of at least 60 minutes gets me into the real "fat burning zone." But, at age 50-something, I know that losing weight is harder and slower; so, be patient.

Have you had a nutritionist analyze what you're eating? Perhaps your doctor can recommend one to you.

June 11, 2008 - 4:56pm
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