INTRODUCTION TO SEMAGLUTIDE
Semaglutide has been one of our most frequently asked-about treatments. The revolutionary injections are perfect for patients wanting to lose weight. Below, we’ve included our guide to Semaglutide, explaining its benefits and who the best candidates are. If you have any questions or would like to book a consultation, please contact us today.
WHAT IS SEMAGLUTIDE?
Semaglutide is a Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) that is found in your digestive system (the gut) and plays a huge role in controlling your appetite and assisting in digestion. This medication is FDA approved for weight loss. It increases insulin production, a hormone that lowers the blood sugar level while inhibiting glucagon secretion, which is a hormone that raises blood sugar, and reduces appetite and energy intake while delaying gastric emptying.Reduces food intake by lowering appetite.It slows food digestion in the stomachDecreases your body fat percentageWeight lossDecreased cardiovascular outcomes in subjects with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.Lower HbA1c levelsEnhance the growth of β cells in the pancreas.Clinical study trials have shown this treatment can help adult patients lose almost 15% of their body weight when combined with routine exercise and a healthy diet.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SEMAGLUTIDE?
Our Semaglutide patients have been able to appreciate the following benefits from their treatment:Better sleepDecreases blood pressureProvides better mobility and pain reductionImproves your overall moodIncreases self-esteemLowers the risk for certain cancersReduces risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stoke
WHO ARE THE BEST CANDIDATES FOR SEMAGLUTIDE?
At Bay Area Aesthetics & Wellness, we feel the best candidates for Semaglutide are those with the following characteristics:Are committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle through exercise and a proper dietHave a strong desire to lose weight and feel their bestKeeps a positive attitude throughout their treatmentMaintains realistic expectations regarding the results of the treatment
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