GLP-1 Injections?

GLP-1’s are medications that has been shown to be effective for weight loss in clinical trials. It works by mimicking the effects of a hormone called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) in the body, which can reduce appetite and increase feelings of fullness.  Studies have shown up to 20% reduction in body fat percentages.

There are several reasons why GLP-1’s may be a good choice for weight loss:

High effectiveness

In clinical trials, semaglutide has been shown to result in significant weight loss, with some patients losing up to 20% of their body weight. This is a higher level of weight loss compared to other weight loss medications currently available.

Safety

Semaglutide is an FDA-approved medication and has been shown to be generally safe for most people. The most common side effects are gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting, but these tend to be mild and temporary.

Convenience

Semaglutide is taken as a once-weekly injection, which may be more convenient than taking multiple pills or medications multiple times per day.

Additional health benefits

Semaglutide has been shown to have additional health benefits beyond weight loss, such as improved blood sugar control and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.

However, it’s important to note that semaglutide is not a magic pill for weight loss and should be used in combination with a healthy diet and exercise. Additionally, it is not suitable for everyone, so it’s important to talk to your doctor to determine if it’s the right choice for you.