Lipo 6X is a popular fat burner from Nutrex Research. It is an extended-release version of its previous Lipo 6 product. This potent combination of stimulants may improve energy, increase metabolism and decrease hunger. However, Lipo 6X may also cause side effects, including insomnia, dehydration, increased blood pressure, nausea and/or adrenal stress.
If you are experiencing serious medical symptoms, seek emergency treatment immediately.
Lipo 6X contains a combination of potent stimulants such as caffeine, synephrine and yohimbine 2. Stimulants have a powerful effect on energy levels, which is why they are beneficial for weight loss programs. However, stimulants can also inhibit our natural sleep cycles. Lipo 6X is specifically designed to be time-released over several hours, which could cause a problem if taken too close to bedtime. Inexperienced stimulant users should take a small dosage first to gauge tolerance and increase as needed.
Hydration is very important for those following an exercise and diet program. Our bodies simply cannot function without the right amount of water. Lipo 6X contains 200 mg of caffeine anhydrous, which is a potent diuretic 2. Diuretics cause water loss through increased sweating and urination. Always be sure to take in extra water when using high doses of caffeine, such as that found in Lipo 6X 2.
Increased Blood Pressure
The stimulants in Lipo 6X may increase blood pressure as well as heart rate. Synephrine, an ingredient in this product, has been reported to cause stroke and angina in some individuals. Yohimbine and caffeine can also cause jitters, nervousness and anxiety 2. Those with heart disease or any risk factor for developing it should not use Lipo 6X.
Lipo 6X may also cause nausea, accompanied by dizziness, tremors, headache or skin flushing. These symptoms can be attributed to one or any combination of the stimulant ingredients. Guggelsterones have been associated with stomach discomfort as well 1.
The ingredients in Lipo 6X may cause excessive adrenal stress. Caffeine, as well as other stimulants, acts on the adrenal glands to increase production of epinephrine and norepinephrine 2. This is one way that stimulants increase energy. However, prolonged use of such stimulants can put undue strain on the adrenals, causing withdrawal symptoms. Cycle Lipo 6X usage every 8 weeks to avoid stressing your adrenal glands. Take 1 to 2 weeks off after each 4- or 8-week cycle of Lipo 6X.
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