If you’re tired of fighting the battle of the bulge, you are not alone. The CDC reports that over 41% of adults ages 20 and older are obese. This condition can lead to health complications like cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, joint pain and certain cancers. As the obesity rate climbs, more people are turning to unhealthy diets to lose weight and feel better.

Fad diets and unhealthy restrictions may lead to short-term success, but these restrictive diets are difficult to maintain. You don’t have to eliminate your favorite foods or exercise for hours a day to see success on the scale. Modern medicine has a new solution to help men and women lose weight safely. The weight loss shot containing Semaglutide and L-Carnitine combines a synthetic hormone and amino acid to improve weight loss success. Inject this shot once a week, and you can experience healthy weight loss without depriving yourself of the foods you love.

What is Semaglutide and L-Carnitine?

Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) agonist. GLP-1 is a hormone that is lower in people with Type 2 diabetes. Semaglutide mimics this hormone, which controls appetite, lowers A1C levels, and improves insulin levels.

Marketed under the brand names Ozempic and Rybelsus, Semaglutide started as a treatment for Type 2 Diabetes. When combined with a healthy diet and exercise, patients experienced lower blood sugar and significant weight loss.

In June 2021, the FDA approved Semaglutide as an a treatment for obesity.

L-Carnitine, or levocarnitine, is an important amino acid that improves the functioning of the heart, brain, muscles and kidneys. This amino acid plays a role in weight loss. L-Carnitine transports fatty acids to cells to create more energy. The amino acid also reduces triglyceride levels and improves cholesterol.

Other benefits of L-Carnitine include:

  • Improving exercise tolerance in people with chest pain
  • Improve exercise tolerance in people with heart failure
  • Improve kidney function in patients with kidney failure
  • Reduce the risk of heart inflammation
  • Reduce blood sugar levels
  • Reduce systems of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)

Conditions like PCOS can make it more difficult to lose weight. L-Carnitine is a popular dietary supplement to help people lose weight and improve their energy levels. Studies show that older or obese patients may experience a slight increase in weight loss if they take L-Carnitine.

Semaglutide with L-Carnitine harnesses the power of each drug to improve appetite suppression, fat-burning, and weight loss. Patients with diabetes lost between The clinical trials of Semaglutide showed an average weight loss of 12.4% among patients without diabetes. Studies indicate that Semaglutide has the potential to be a game-changer for women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

The Semaglutide in the weight loss shot helps you lose those extra pounds by slowing gastric emptying. This artificial hormone also works on the brain to increase feelings of satiety. These two mechanisms of actions lead to patients feeling full for a longer period of time. By eating less, you’ll reduce the number of calories you consume in a day.

Used in combination with a healthy diet and exercise, this weight loss shot has the potential to change your life. You can lose weight, including that stubborn belly fat. With Semaglutide, you may see an improve in your heart’s overall health. Patients report lower blood pressure and lower cholesterol. If you’re concerned about your blood sugar, Semaglutide can help lower your A1C.

How does this weight loss shot work?

This weight loss injection is meant for adults with a BMI of 30 or greater. Adults with a BMI of 27 and one comorbid condition also may benefit from this shot. If you are overweight and have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes, you may be a candidate for this weight loss shot. Our Medical Assistant or Nurse Practitioner will administer the shot weekly.

You may start to experience the benefits of the shot within 24 hours after injection. We start with the lowest dose and then increase every four weeks until you reach the best dose for you. If your weight loss plateaus, we can increase your dosage. As the dose increases, you may experience side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and constipation. Contact our office with any questions or concerns about side effects. We can offer tips to minimize the side effects.

Your chances of success increase when you combine this shot with healthy habits like a low-calorie, low-fat diet and exercise. You can lose an average of 12% of your body weight with this weight loss injection, but many patients report losing much more.

Contact our MedSpa at (720) 766-1612 or book now to learn more about the Semaglutide and L-Carnitine weight loss shot.