Side effects of appetite suppressents: can increase chances for stroke, heart attack, etc, as the initial poster said.
Plus, while they may help you lose weight while you use them, most people seem to regain when they stop shelling out the bucks for them. How helpful is that?
So, you're shelling out hard earned $$ for something that risks your life and health while you take it and most likely will gain the weight back when you stop? That just doesn't make good sense.
My 5 C's of healthy living: Commitment to conscious control, with the understanding that choices have consequences