Trying to lose weight can be hard. It’s hard to get motivated to start, it’s hard to stick to a diet and it’s hard to do an exercise program. Even doing all of that can sometimes make you feel like you get nowhere. Wegovy is a way to help give you that extra boost you need to help shed those pounds. Skin And Body Refinery wants to talk to you about what Wegovy is and why it can help.

What is Wegovy (Semaglutide)?

Wegovy is given by injection with a tiny shot into your stomach or leg. In the injection is what mimics a hormone called glucagon-like peptide-1. This hormone can help regulate your eating. It helps your body produce more insulin and will send a signal to your brain telling it that you are full. With this, it helps reset you so you ultimately eat less and don’t feel hungry, and lose weight. Glucagon-like peptide-1 is not new it is used in types of medicine to help with type 2 diabetes.

How Does Wegovy Help You Lose Weight?

There has been a study with about 2,000 people for about 68 weeks. All the people chosen were obese or had weight to lose. The study showed that on Wegovy they experienced an average weight loss of 15% of body weight or 35 pounds. Which was greater than those that took a placebo, they only lost about 2.5% of their body weight. Weight loss may begin within the first 4 weeks of treatment with Wegovy, but the full effects of treatment may not be seen for several months or longer.

Can You Diet & Exercise on Wegovy

When you are on Wegovy you should exercise and be on a healthy diet. With many people, just diet and exercise can be hard and just not enough to make much of a change on the scale. With Wegovy it can give them that extra boost they need to eat less and help their metabolism to effectively lose weight.

Wegovy Side Effects

Even though Wegovy is not approved to treat certain health conditions, people have noticed an improvement in their high blood pressure, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol. But some common side effects people have noticed are headaches, tiredness, stomach pain, heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and constipation. Some more serious side effects could be kidney or gallbladder problems, increased heart rate, allergic reaction, depression, thyroid tumors, etc.

Cost of Wegovy

While Wegovy can be covered by some insurance plans, most do not cover it. You will have to pay out-of-pocket which is usually about $1400 a month. You may be able to find some coupons to help lower this cost or an assistance program that is available on different websites.

Wegovy Weight Loss & More in Waco, TX (Just Minutes Away from Axtell, West, Lorena, Bellmead, Woodway, Hewitt, Robinson & Crawford, Texas)

Wegovy is great for an adult who has a BMI that is 30 or greater and for adults whose BMI is 27 and who have related health conditions such as high cholesterol, type two diabetes, or High blood sugar. Being overweight and unhealthy is not good but sometimes it is hard to get out of the rut of being unhealthy. Wegovy is a great way to start a better you. Give Skin And Body Refinery a call so you can discuss if this is the right plan for you.

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