Comfy Family Practice

Weight Loss

 What is medical weight loss?

edical weight loss refers to a specialized approach to managing weight loss under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional, using the latest evidence to assess, diagnose, and treat the underlying causes of weight gain or obesity. Medical weight loss is a comprehensive approach which include lifestyle choices, stress management, sleep hygiene, portion control and medications.

Popular weight loss medications include Peptides and other medications which are approved by the FDA. Mounjaro and Wegovy are once-weekly injectable which has exceled in its ability to combat obesity. Wegovy’s is FDA approved for weight loss and its active component medications. Both Mounjaro and Wegovy can be expensive, even with GoodRX coupon. And you might have trouble getting your insurance carrier to pay for it. so getting it can be challenging. However, compounded can be  shipped to your door.

How do the medications work?

Both GLP-1 belongs to the same class of drugs, they increase leptin, a hormone that makes us feel full and keeps us feeling full for longer. By imitating the effects of the hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), which affects the part of the brain that control hunger and food intake. Weight loss medications aids in calorie restriction without making you feel hungry or deprived. Additionally, it controls insulin and blood sugar imbalances, which are frequently the root of weight loss challenges.

Our weight loss program

Our weight loss program includes comprehensive evaluation of a person’s medical history, physical examination, and laboratory tests to identify any underlying medical conditions that may contribute to weight gain or hinder weight loss, such as hormonal imbalances, metabolic disorders, or other health issues. We develop a personalized and realistic weight loss plans tailored to an individual’s specific needs. Based on the evaluation, the medical team develops a customized weight loss plan that may include dietary modifications, physical activity recommendations, behavior modification strategies, medication management, and/or other medical interventions. Sustainable weight loss is a lifelong decision.