Frequently Asked QuestionsPosted by admin on January 31st, 2012
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Q: What are the side effects of Ultimate Formula?
A: Some of our customers do notice changes when they start taking this product. The most commonly reported side effects include dry mouth, increased sweating, interrupted sleep and significant decrease in appetite. Most report that these subside after their body adjusts to the ingredients. Adjustment times vary with each individual, which is why we recommend starting with one capsule for the first 5 days then increasing to 2 capsules daily.
Q: Am I going to have constant bowel movements?
A: The first month you begin taking the capsules you will have more frequent bowel movements. Please understand that the reason some people have weight issues are because of the harmful toxins we are exposed to everyday. These toxins slow down the metabolic process. Once the body rids itself of these harmful toxins, your regular schedule should return.
Q: How do I know if these pills are working?
A: Within the first week of taking this product, you should notice that your eating habits change. You start craving less sugar and eating less.
Q: How long can I take the Ultimate Formula and Classic Zi Xiu Tang?
A: We recommend that you take either of these formulas for no more than 4 consecutive months. After 4 months, don’t take any of the supplements for one full month. By giving your system a complete break, our customers report that they achieve better results when returning to Ultimate or Classic.
Q: Can I take three capsules per day?
A: The manufacturer recommends that you take two capsules daily when using the Ultimate or Classic formula. We do not recommend otherwise.
Q: How many capsules are in one bottle?
A: Ultimate Formula- 48 capsules. If you follow our recommendation of taking one capsule for the first week so your body will adjust to the ingredients, the first bottle will last one full month. Subsequent bottles will last 24 days if you take 2 capsules per day.
Classic Zi Xiu Tang- 60 capsules. One full month supply.
Extra Strength Zi Xiu Tang- 60 capsules. One full month supply.
Q: Do I have to exercise?
A: A benefit of this supplement is that you do not have to exercise to see results. Exercise is key however, to improved cardiovascular health and overall wellbeing.
Q: Will I gain the weight back after I stop using these supplements?
A: No. However, there a few things to know so that you avoid weight returning after suspending use. It’s important that you eat three meals or five small meals daily, so that you will regain and maintain your metabolism. Also, you will need to monitor your eating habits and not return to unhealthy eating habits. Many will move on to using the Extra Strength maintenance formula, to assist in maintaining their weight and continue with other benefits from the product such as energy, skin clarity, and lowering cholesterol levels.
Q: It has been a month and I have not lost anything? Am I doing something wrong?
A: It’s unlikely that you are doing something wrong. For some the process is slower than others. Most likely, you have a slow metabolism and need more time to regain control. There have been many reports from our customers, stating it was not until they were in their second bottle that they started to see weight loss.
Q: I have been using this product for a couple weeks and I have not lost anything, but notice my clothes are fitting better. Why is that?
A: Many will see loss in inches, especially in the waistline, before they notice any weight loss. Keep using the supplement regularly and you will eventually starting see weight loss. Toning factors are involved with using these supplements. Regular exercise will enhance the toning benefit.
Q: I think I have reached a plateau. I have been using the product for two months and now I’m in my third month and not losing much anymore. Is there anything I can do?
A: Yes, it may help to take your preferred supplement by using it for four days and then taking three days off. This seems to give many a consistent reboot. Upon completion of this third bottle, it may benefit you to take your one month off at this point.
Q: Do I need to eat certain foods to help with weight loss?
A: You do not. You should continue your regular eating habits. This product helps to reduce your appetite. It is advised that you include some protein in your daily diet. Protein allows the metabolism to speed up, thereby increasing weight loss.
Q: Do you suggest any foods to decrease or increase, while cleansing to achieve maximum results?
A: Yes. Under the description for the Ultimate Formula, you will find a link called Benefits of Cleansing. This will assist you in making smart choices to help you maximize your cleansing process.
Q: Can I drink alcohol?
A: Yes, but you will severely inhibit your results if you consume alcohol regularly while taking any of these supplements.
Q: How does this product benefit my skin? Will it clear my acne?
A: The benefits of this product are incredible! Not only will you lose weight, you will also have smooth and clear skin. One of the ingredients in this product is Lotus Seed, which has long been revered in Asia for its “age-defying” qualities.
Q: Will my medications interfere with using any of these supplements?
A: Please contact your Physician prior to using any of our supplements, to ensure there are no interferences with any medications you may be taking. We do recommend that you take you’re prescribed medications first and then wait 2 hours before taking your preferred supplement.
Q: I am on a medication to treat anti-depression and anxiety. Will I lose weight?
A: Weight gain is a possible side effect of nearly all antidepressants. However, each person responds to an antidepressant differently. Some people gain weight when taking a certain antidepressant while others don’t. Results have varied with regards to loss when using both. Exercise must play a key role in your weight loss planning, otherwise you will simply be maintaining.
- Tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline, imipramine (Tofranil), and doxepin (Sinequan)
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as tranylcypromine (Parnate), isocarboxazid
- (Marplan) and phenelzine (Nardil)
- Paroxetine (Paxil)
- Mirtazapine (Remeron)
- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)Trazodone paroxetine (Paxil) — fluoxetine
- (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), citalopram (Celexa) and escitalopram (Lexapro)
Q: What if I have Hypothyroidism?
A: The Ultimate and Classic formulas have shown great success for many suffering from Hypothyroidism. The best practice when using one of those formulas in conjunction with your Synthroid, is to take them separately. Synthroid should not be taken with other medications, so best practice is to take your Synthroid first and wait two hours before taking your preferred supplement.
Q: Will any of the ingredients in these supplements reduce the effectiveness of my oral contraceptive?
A: None of the ingredients listed in our products show any interaction on the effectiveness of birth control. However, while researching this topic, literature identifies a few herbs that could alter the effectiveness of oral contraceptives. Here is a list to keep as a reference.
- St. John’s Wort or it’s scientific name Hypericum Perforatum
- Dong Quai or also called Angelica
- Chasteberry, or also called Vitex Agnus Castus
- Black Cohosh, also known as Rattleweed, Bugbane, Bugwort and Black Snakeroot
- Red Clover, also known as Cow Clover and Wild Clover
- Saw Palmetto
- Wild Yam
Q: Why does my Ultimate Formula not have red Chinese writing or authentication verification by coding?
A: This product is NOT manufactured or does NOT have any association with Guangzhou Zi Xiu Tang Bio-Technology Company. The Ultimate Formula does not follow the same guidelines for counterfeit. The Ultimate Formula does not have an authentication verification system and you will not find any Chinese writing in red. Please refer to our Counterfeit Education page for more information.
Q: Where are these products manufactured?
A: All of our supplements are manufactured in China. A certificate of analysis is provided with every shipment entering the United States. Once the product reaches the United States, an extra step is taken to ensure our product is safe and true to formula. This is achieved by having supplements tested in a United States lab and given additional certificate of analysis.
Q: What does the GMP stamp on the front of the box mean?
A: All three of the supplements we distribute, comply with the GMP. GMP stands for current Good Manufacturing Practices, and is a set of regulations set forth by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help ensure that various products intended for human consumption and use are safe and effective. With regards to the dietary supplement industry, it deals with the manufacturing, processing and holding of these substances.
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