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GLP-1 and Weight Loss: How Do GLP-1 Medications Work?

WEIGHT LOSS WITH GLP-1 MEDICATION

The most efficient long-term, continual weight reduction therapy is the use of GLP-1 drugs (glucagon-like peptide 1. Saxenda and Wegovy® are -approved for weight reduction and are available in the EU. GLP-1s work by stimulating insulin production and slowing the release of glucagon in your body, which helps to regulate blood sugar levels. GLP-1s also help people lose weight by altering the "set point" in the body, decreasing hunger, and increasing satiety. The effectiveness of GLP-1 treatment is most remarkable when it is used along with an intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) for behaviour change across food, exercise, sleep, and emotional health.
 
This blog post aims to discuss GLP-1s' effects on weight, the effects of GLP-1s in the body, and the different types of GLP-1 medications available. The time has come to regain control over your weight,
Check out the full post to learn about GLP-1 weight loss medications.
 

Effectiveness of GLP-1 Medications on Weight Loss

 
GLP-1s contributed to 10-15% weight loss in clinical trials. A powerful combination of GLP-1 medication with a holistic curriculum and accountability coaching enables you to achieve 2-3X more sustained weight loss than GLP-1s alone. 
 
A typical Weight Loss Coach member loses 20% of his or her body weight in year one versus 10% with GLP-1s and lifestyle modification in clinical trials.
 
It has been shown that GLP-1s directly relate to weight loss in studies. By regulating digestion and appetite, GLP-1s improve metabolic function and improve metabolic function in the body. They also help you feel fuller for longer periods. To adjust your body's set point—the weight it fights to maintain—blood sugar response and insulin, our doctors often use a combination of approved GLP-1 medicines that target the same receptors as your natural GLP-1 hormones.
 
 
You can improve your metabolic health and control your blood sugar levels by taking GLP-1 medications. Healthy lifestyle habits are also essential while taking GLP-1 medication to alleviate the biological factors holding you back from losing weight. The best way to lose weight with GLP-1s is to combine them with lifestyle changes around nutrition, sleep, exercise, and emotional health. You must develop healthier habits to achieve long-term weight loss and healthier life.
 
As part of the Weigh Loss Coach program, you will receive 1:1 weight management coaching with a doctor who will help you stay focused on your goals and hold you accountable. A coach can provide you with resources and motivation to ensure that you achieve your goals, whether you are trying to drink more water or manage to eat during the holidays. 
 
It is estimated that 95% of diets fail due to not addressing the root cause of weight gain: your biology. As a result of our approach at Weight Loss Coach, you will experience improved metabolic health for a long time to come. You can develop healthier lifestyle habits and sustain weight loss by knowing how to reset your metabolism.
 

What's the expected time frame for weight loss with GLP-1s?

 
When combined with lifestyle changes proven to support weight loss, GLP-1s can be most effective at promoting weight loss. Within 3 months, members who join Weight Loss Coach can lose at least 10% of their weight. During the first three months, members should also be able to sleep better, feel more energetic, and exercise longer. The waist circumference should decrease by at least 10% after six months on GLP-1. 
 

What is the expected timeframe for taking GLP-1?

 
The purpose of GLP-1 medication is not to shed weight quickly but improve metabolic health over the long run. We strive to achieve sustained success for members, with many being able to wean off medication and maintain healthy eating, exercise, sleep, and emotional habits over time.  
 

Benefits of Using GLP-1 for Weight Loss

 
GLP-1 are beneficial for weight loss in many ways. In addition to improving metabolic function and regulating appetite and digestion, GLP-1 also help to boost your metabolic rate. They regulate blood sugar levels and your "set point," the weight your body tries to maintain. Losing weight this way will lead to long-term weight loss and help you maintain it.
 

Effects of GLP-1 Agonists on the Body

 
Side effects should always be considered when starting any new medication. While nausea, diarrhoea, and vomiting are rare side effects of GLP-1 medications. You will be advised of any side effects, and Weigh Loss Coach doctors will ensure that your medicine is titrated at the right time and safely.
 

What GLP-1 Medications are There?

 
Here are some GLP-1s that Weigt Loss Coach doctors prescribe: 
 
● Dulaglutide (Trulicity®)
● Semaglutide (Wegovy®, Ozempic®, and Rybelsus®)
● Liraglutide (Saxenda®, Victoza®)
 
 

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