Weight Loss with Hydroxycut
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Hydroxycut is gaining popularity due to its efficiency as a body weight reduction tool. However, it contains a number of substances causing undesirable or even dangerous side effects. Ma Huang herb – one of its basic ingredients – contains ephedrine, a powerful stimulant, which affects blood pressure and increases energy levels. In some cases, it affects the blood system and may cause heart trouble. Therefore, ephedrine-based versions of Hydroxycut are not recommended for people with heart problems.
Caffeine is another energy-boosting component, often contained in Hydroxycut. It is also counter-indicated to people with elevated blood pressure problems and those prone to heart insufficiency. Therefore, Hydroxycut may also pose problems for caffeine-sensitive people. Therefore, pharmacists have developed caffeine-free types of Hydroxycut.
Hydroxycut also contains garcinia cambogia extract, the source of the Hydroxycitric acid, which is responsible for the burning of fats and calories. Other components include willow bark extract and green tea extract.
Although Hydroxycut appears to have helped many people get rid of excessive bulk, many doctors still doubt its efficaciousness. They say that the cons of using it outweigh the pros. Anyway, this is not the kind of product that should be used without a doctor’s consultation.
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