Even if a diet pill is a natural product, it’s not necessarily safe. It could have a bad interaction with other herbs or medications you take. You should consult with your doctor before trying any type of herbal product or diet pill. In Oklahoma, you might be able to file a personal injury claim if you are suffering from the negative effects of diet pills.
The FDA doesn’t have strict regulations for supplements, which means dangerous products make it to the market. If you purchase a product from outside the country, you’re taking an even bigger risk. Not all claims that a product makes are true, and even if a claim is true, it might not be healthy for your body. Losing 30 pounds in 30 days from a diet pill, for example, is almost certain to come with harmful side effects.
Neglecting the emotional side
Sometimes, there is a psychological side to your weight gain. If you are exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet but you still don’t lose weight, then the psychological side is usually the missing factor. You may need to see a therapist to work through the emotional issues linked to your weight gain. Taking diet pills will not resolve any psychological aspects of your weight gain, and the pills could cause your situation to worsen with harmful side effects.
Harmful side effects
In the worst-case scenario, a dangerous diet pill could kill you. Other harmful side effects that are common among diet pills are suicidal thoughts, dizziness, nausea, lack of energy, headaches, blurred vision, seizures, kidney stones and numbness. Pregnant women have a higher risk of giving their babies birth defects when they take diet pills. Your blood pressure could go to an extreme high or extreme low as well. Because diet pills aren’t regulated, you don’t know the truth about its side effects as manufacturers may either lie or fail to properly test them.
Diet pills aren’t worth risking your health over. If pills that you took had a negative effect on your health, you may be able to hold the manufacturer accountable.