top of page

How Ozempic Settles The Obesity Debate

You can read the latest news here

Ozempic (semaglutide) is a once-weekly injectable medication that is FDA-approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is also sometimes prescribed off-label for weight loss. Ozempic works by mimicking the effects of the hormone GLP-1, which helps to control appetite and promote feelings of fullness.

In clinical trials, people who took Ozempic lost an average of 5-10% of their body weight over a period of 6 months. This is a significant amount of weight loss, and it can lead to improvements in a number of health conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes.

It is important to note that Ozempic is not a magic bullet for weight loss. It is most effective when combined with lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise. In fact, exercise is essential for maintaining long-term weight loss.

When you exercise, you burn calories and build muscle. Muscle tissue is metabolically active, which means that it burns calories even when you are at rest. This can help to create a calorie deficit, which is necessary for weight loss.

Exercise also has a number of other benefits for weight loss, such as:

  • Reducing appetite

  • Increasing feelings of fullness

  • Improving insulin sensitivity

  • Reducing inflammation

  • Boosting mood

So, while Ozempic can be a helpful tool for weight loss, it is important to remember that it is not a substitute for exercise. If you are serious about losing weight and keeping it off, you need to make lifestyle changes that include diet, exercise, and medication (if necessary).

Here are some additional tips for using Ozempic for weight loss:

  • Start slowly and gradually increase your dose as tolerated.

  • Be aware of the potential side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation.

  • Talk to your doctor about any other medications you are taking, as Ozempic may interact with them.

  • Keep track of your weight and progress so that you can adjust your treatment plan as needed.

  • Make lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, to support your weight loss goals.

With careful planning and commitment, Ozempic can be a safe and effective way to lose weight and improve your health. We can get you started on a proper path to a long and healthy life. Set up your evaluation today.

14 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The Transformative Power of a Daily Walk

In our fast-paced world, prioritizing physical activity can feel like a luxury. But what if there was a simple, accessible exercise with the power to transform your health? Enter the unassuming walk.

A Workout Plan for A Man or Woman in their 40s

Creating a weight lifting program for someone who is deconditioned and wants to lose weight is a great way to start a fitness journey. Here's a beginner-friendly program that focuses on full-body stre



bottom of page