Weight Loss Services
Consult consist of medical exam, weight loss counseling, and initial injection
Follow Up Consult…$25
Monthly weight check and injection
Medication…Starting at $325 monthly
Cost of medication subject to increase with increased dosage
B12 w/ Lipo Injection…$15
10% off skin care retail
What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is an FDA-approved weight loss medication sold under the brand names Ozempic, Rybelsus, and Wegovy. It belongs to a class of medications called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists.
Semaglutide is also an antidiabetic medication used for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
It is a once-weekly injectable medication, starting at a low dose and is gradually increased until a therapeutic effect is desired.
Semaglutide (GLP-1) receptor agonist has a broad spectrum of action.
It improves insulin secretion.
Decreases gastric emptying making you feel full.
It can help reduce food intake because you don't feel hungry.
How does Semaglutide work?
Semaglutide weight loss works by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas and decreasing the amount of glucagon made by the liver. This combination results in reduced hunger and increased energy levels. Semaglutide should be used as an adjunct to a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management. It is used in adults with an initial body mass index (BMI) that is considered outside the healthy range (>27 BMI). In studies it has shown that people taking this medication routinely don’t feel hungry or crave their favorite unhealthy foods which makes it easier to choose healthier foods.
What are the side effects of Semaglutide?
While no medication is without risks or side effects, Semaglutide is a safe FDA approved weight loss medication. The most common side effects of Semaglutide include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, headache, fatigue, indigestion, dizziness, abdominal distension, and low blood sugar. Our Medical staff will closely monitor you during treatment to try and reduce side effects by individualizing your medication regimen.
It can cause rapid weight loss & after time it helps you keep the weight off.
Reduces belly fat
Reduces appetite and food cravings
Increases feeling of fullness
Reduces insulin resistance
Increases lean body mass
In studies it has shown decreased inflammation
Studies have also shown that patients can have at least 5%- 20% total body weight loss. (Individual results vary)
Who should NOT take Semaglutide?
You have a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma (thyroid cancer)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2
You are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant while taking Semaglutide
You are diabetic and/or taking any medications related to lowering your blood sugar levels
If you are prescribed insulin because this can cause you to become hypoglycemic (low blood sugar)
You have a history of Pancreatitis.
You are allergic to Semaglutide or any other GLP-1 agonists.
Does Semaglutide get rid of belly fat?
Yes! Studies have shown that semaglutide improves your body composition by reducing excess body fat this includes your belly fat. It increases your LEAN body mass, so the more weight you lose with semaglutide the leaner you get.
How fast is weight loss on Semaglutide?
There are many factors that play a role in why weight loss occurs faster in some individuals versus others. Weight loss in general will occur at different rates for different patients. Some patients show weight loss in the first week.
How much can you lose on Semaglutide?
Studies have shown an average weight loss of 5%-20% of your total body weight. The longer you stay on Semaglutide the more potential weight loss and the leaner your body becomes.
Do I need an appetite suppressant when using Semaglutide?
No, Semaglutide will naturally suppress your appetite.
What can you not do on Semaglutide?
Please follow all instructions given to you by your health care team.