If you’re looking for a weight loss drug that really works, semaglutide may be the answer. This drug has been shown to help people lose weight quickly and easily. If you’re struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone. In the United States, nearly one-third of adults are considered overweight. Obesity is a serious disease and there are lots of myths around it. It's not all about lack of will power, or inability to count calories, not all about counting macros... it involves a lot more, our friend the BRAIN. When we learn to recognize the role our brain plays in our diet, and educate ourselves more on our bodies, we can achieve true weight loss. When used with other weight loss efforts, such as a low-calorie diet and exercise, semaglutide can produce dramatic results weight loss results. There are many weight loss drugs on the market, but most of them don’t work very well. In fact, many of them can actually cause weight gain.
Semaglutide is different. This drug has been shown to help people lose weight quickly and easily. Here at Akin Aesthetics & Wellness in Riverton, UT we are excited to offer Semaglutide injections for our guests on their weight loss journey!
What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is a weight loss medication received by weekly injection
Semaglutide is FDA approved for weight loss
Semaglutide is more effective than all prior weight loss medications!
How does Semaglutide work?
Semaglutide has a couple different effects on the body that are responsible for its weight loss results.
Semaglutide acts on the hypothalamus, a part of the brain that you could think of similar to a thermostat that controls more than just the body temperature. The hypothalamus also regulates our mood, blood pressure, sleep, and sex drive. But an essential function related to weight loss is the sensation of hunger and fullness controlled by the hypothalamus.Semaglutide makes you feel fuller for a longer amount of time and reduces cravings. This allows you to have an easier time opting for lower fat and healthier options.
Semaglutide also slows down the speed of digestion. Put more simply, semaglutide keeps the food in your stomach for longer than usual, keeping you full longer.
Who is a Candidate?
Not everyone is eligible for treatment with Semaglutide. Those with a BMI greater than or equal to 30 without diabetes, or those with a BMI greater than or equal to 27 with comorbidity (type 1 Diabetes, Thyroid cancer). At your consultation, your medical provider will ask for an extensive health history and take labs and to ensure taking Semaglutide is safe for you.
You are NOT a good candidate for Semaglutide if you have any of the following: diabetic retinopathy, low blood sugar, decreased kidney function, pancreatitis, medullary thyroid cancer (or a family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma), or multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2.
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