Is your teenager popping pills to lose weight? Beware of the increased risk of harmful hormones.
Weight loss pills are advertised as the quick fix to a perfect figure, but they come with dangerous side effects, including increased heart rate, fainting, unusual bleeding and heart attacks. Diet pills can also cause and, in extreme cases they can rip apart the stomach lining and even lead to death, the study showed.
Instead of turning to diet pills, do exercise, change eating habits and drink more water, and meditate.