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Michelle thought diet pills were safe but now she's got just 10 years to live

Like most women, Michelle Rumsey thought that dropping a dress size would give her confidence a much needed boost. At 5ft 5in tall and weighing 9st 6lb, she was hardly overweight, but hated the extra fat she had fake bulgari diamond necklace put on around her middle.

In search of a quick fix one evening, she came across an internet forum on slimming pills where dieters talked about using a drug called Ephedrine to speed up their metabolism and help them lose weight.

Michelle, now 46, placed an order for the drug online a decision that was to have tragic consequences. She developed a four year dependence on the pills, causing a heart condition that has left her with a life expectancy of just ten years.

Devastated: Michelle Rumsay is only expected to live for another bvlgari men necklace imitation 10 years after she took an over the counter cold and flu remedy consistently to help her control her weight

'I'm angry and depressed that I have effectively been handed bvlgari men necklace knock off a death sentence,' she says. 'It never occurred to me that these pills could be so dangerous.'

Shockingly, Ephedrine is legal in the UK and available without prescription. Marketed as a cold and flu remedy, internet chatrooms are imitation bvlgari b zero1 necklace white gold awash with women waxing lyrical about its weight loss properties.

It is one of several 'diet' drugs being used by increasing numbers of women desperate for a short cut to weight loss.

Most are deemed too unsafe for doctors to prescribe in Britain, but are available online from overseas pharmacies.

Dr Ian Campbell, former chair of the

National Obesity Forum and honorary clinical director of the charity

Weight Concern, warns: 'The great hopes we had for medication in the

past decade have been dashed. My advice is not to use these slimming

aids. I wish we had an effective and safe weight loss medication, but at

the moment there is only one Orlistat.

'The alternatives are of little use or high risk.'

So what is driving otherwise sensible women to take such desperate measures to control their weight?

'The pills

made me feel sick and I could feel my heart beating erratically. It was

frightening, but my appetite disappeared'she reached her late 30s, Michelle, from Saxmundham, Suffolk, was the

epitome of good health.

Michelle relaxed into her new romance, letting her healthy eating

habits slip and swapping salads for Michael's favourite fast foods. By

the following May, she'd put on 13lb.

Michelle says: said I looked beautiful but I was 39 and 11 years his senior. I wanted to look like his girlfriend, not his mother.'

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