Semaglutide for Weight Loss
Nearly 70 percent of American men and women are overweight or obese. However, you don’t have to be one of them. If you’re struggling to lose weight with natural methods like a healthy diet and regular exercise, you’re not alone. Semaglutide facilitated medicated weight loss is on the cutting edge of medicine, allowing men and women to lose their excess weight safely and effectively.
Texas Medical Institute is proud to offer semaglutide facilitated weight loss services to men and women in the greater areas of Fort Worth, TX. Let us help you achieve your ultimate weight loss goals.
What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is a synthetic medication that has traditionally been used to treat patients with type II diabetes, but in recent years has also been used to facilitate medicated weight loss. Semaglutide most closely mimics the glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor (GLP-1) hormone, which naturally occurs within the body. GLP-1 is released within the gut as a response to eating and is responsible for reducing blood sugar levels.
However, in higher doses, GLP-1 and semaglutide work as a natural appetite suppressant and signal the body to feel full after eating a certain portion of food. When used in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise, semaglutide has been found to be both a safe and effective facilitator for weight loss in patients who are overweight or obese.
What Can I Expect During Semaglutide Treatment?
Your semaglutide treatment sessions will be ongoing throughout the entirety of your weight loss journey. Semaglutide should be administered just once each week via injection in the stomach, thigh, or upper arm. We often encourage our patients to choose where they would like to administer their semaglutide but rotate between locations often to avoid complications.
If you happen to miss a dose of your semaglutide medication, we encourage you to take it as soon as you remember. However, if you’re close to your next dosage, please skip your missed dosage altogether and proceed with your next injection as normal.
What Results Can I Expect from Semaglutide?
Most patients are able to feel the effects of their semaglutide treatments immediately following their first dose, as their appetite is suppressed and they feel fuller from smaller portions of food for longer periods of time than typical. However, the efficacy of your semaglutide will depend on which dosage is right for you. If you find you are not feeling the effects of semaglutide within a few weeks of starting your medication, we encourage you to talk to your provider about adjusting your medication.
For ultimate results, we encourage you to follow a healthy diet and lifestyle with regular exercise to help facilitate your medicated weight loss. If you need assistance creating a healthy lifestyle plan for yourself, talk to one of the expert providers at Texas Medical Institute. We’ll be happy to provide you with the tools, resources, and guidance you need to carry out healthy habits that suit your individual needs and lifestyle.
Am I a Good Candidate for Semaglutide?
If you are overweight and struggling with weight loss with traditional dietary and lifestyle modifications, semaglutide facilitated weight loss may be right for you. Ideal candidates for semaglutide facilitated weight loss are in good general health and have realistic expectations of their desired results. The best way to find out if you are a good candidate for semaglutide injections is to come in and speak with one of the expert providers at Texas Medical Institute. We’ll be happy to evaluate your situation and provide you with a detailed, personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your ultimate health and wellness goals.
Semaglutide in Fort Worth, TX
Take control of your weight and lifestyle today with the help of our expert providers. To schedule an appointment with one of our weight loss specialists in Fort Worth, Texas, call Texas Medical Institute, at (817) 615-8633 or use our convenient request an appointment form.