At Northshore Skin Care & Med Spa, we proudly offer the latest and greatest effective weight loss programs to our clients in the greater Covington, LA, area. Our Semaglutide weight loss treatment can help you enjoy safe and powerful weight loss results, plus improved sleep, balanced blood sugar levels, boosted metabolism, improved fertility, reduced PCOS symptoms, and more.
Transform Your Health Today with Semaglutide: Experience the Revolutionary Benefits!
Semaglutide is a weekly injection that helps you lose weight by suppressing your appetite. In drug trials, participants lost an average of 16.7% of their total body weight and 5.7 inches from their waist, with most of the weight loss occurring in the first six months. For example, if you weigh 200 pounds, you could possibly lose about 34 pounds. Some people lose more.
Semaglutide also contains a few necessary nutrients, such as methionine, choline, B vitamins, and inositol, speeding up your metabolism and allowing you to enjoy comprehensive benefits beyond the rapid fat melting. Some of the additional benefits may include the following:
- Reduced hunger cravings
- Increased metabolism
- Balanced sleep
- Improved fertility
- Reduced polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) symptoms
What Is the Semaglutide Weight Loss Treatment?
The Semaglutide weight loss treatment falls under the GLP-1 class of drugs, meaning it triggers the hormones in your brain to speed up your body’s metabolism and make you feel full for longer periods. Semaglutide works similarly to naturally occurring GLP-1 hormones in your body. The FDA-approved treatment triggers your hypothalamus to regulate food intake so you require less food.
Semaglutide also slows the rate at which you digest food, ultimately leaving more fluids in your stomach and increasing your feeling of fullness. With increased fullness, you can stick to your diet easier without constant cravings. The injections alter numerous mechanisms to change how your brain communicates and how you digest food, so you can enjoy losing weight faster.
A few other major mechanisms that Semaglutide influences for optimal weight loss results include the following:
- Pancreas: Controls blood sugar levels and increases insulin production
- Liver: Reduces how much sugar the liver produces
- Metabolism: Enhances how your body breaks down stored fat
Semaglutide comes in pre-filled injectables that we typically administer in the abdomen, upper arm, or thigh. We can continue administering it weekly, increasing the dose after four weeks if we see fit.
Am I A Good Candidate For Semaglutide Weight Loss Treatment?
You may be a good candidate for Semaglutide if your BMI is at or above 27 and you’ve struggled with weight loss, despite your diet and exercise. Most people who fall within this category can safely take Semaglutide without issues.
If you have any of the following conditions, you will need to consult your primary doctor before beginning Semaglutide:
- Thyroid tumors or cancer
- Any history of pancreatitis
- Cardiovascular conditions
During our initial consultation, we determine whether or not you’re a good fit for Semaglutide. The FDA-approved treatment has minimal side effects, so many people with BMIs over 27 can enjoy its benefits.
What Are the Side Effects of Semaglutide?
Semaglutide may have a few minimal side effects that typically wear away after the first couple of weeks as your body adjusts to the treatment. Most of the common reactions affect the gastrointestinal tract. You may experience the following reactions when you first begin the treatment or at any dosage increase:
- Nausea or vomiting
We will keep in touch with you throughout the process to ensure that you feel good after each injection. Depending on your weight loss results and side effects, we’ll create a tailored plan to maintain, reduce, or increase dosages as we go.
Our top priority is to help you achieve maximum results in a safe way.
Are you ready to kickstart your weight loss journey with a safe and effective treatment program? Schedule a consultation with Northshore Skin Care & Med Spa in Covington, LA, by calling (985)-893-7700 to learn how our Semaglutide weight loss treatment can help you.