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13 Drugs That Can Make You Gain Weight

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: Obesity is evident more than ever in the U.S. But could medications be contributing to the problem?
Air Date: 7/8/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: David Foreman, RPh
foremanDavid Foreman RPh, is a retired pharmacist, author and radio host of the syndicated show, The Herbal Pharmacist. He is well versed on the healing powers of herbs, vitamins and other natural supplements. Foreman is a graduate of the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy and is author of 4 Pillars of Health: Heart Disease. He is a frequent speaker at some of America's leading universities, medical groups and hospitals on the subject of natural health and healing.

His shift from traditional pharmacist to herbal pharmacist was based on his belief that education is the key to understanding that natural health plays a vital roll in mainstream medicine, and he has dedicated his entire career to educating consumers about the benefits and power behind natural herbs and supplements.
13 Drugs That Can Make You Gain Weight
Obesity is a problem more than ever in the U.S. But could medications be contributing to the problem?

A whopping 70% of Americans are overweight. This can lead to weight-related conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and even depression. Unfortunately, some of the drugs that are used to treat these conditions can lead to weight gain. So what is a person to do? Which drugs should you try to avoid if you're concerned about your weight?

In this interview, special guest, "The Herbalist," David Foreman, shares some important information regarding this topic.