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How Does Wegovy(TM) Work for Weight Loss in Austin?

April 14, 2022

Are you someone who’s struggled with weight loss in the past, either through diet or exercise? Are you comfortable with taking a medication for weight loss on a weekly basis? Wegovy™ is a new prescription medication that can be used to help you lose weight and keep it off for good. Recently approved for chronic weight management, Wegovy™ is a hot-topic among weight-loss experts and dietitians alike. 

In this informative post, discover what’s with all the talk about Wegovy™, and learn how this exciting new weight loss program can be used for safe and effective weight loss in Austin.

What Is Wegovy?

Wegovy™ is an injection medication that’s been proven to help adults lose weight and keep it off. By mimicking Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) in the body, Semaglutide can increase insulin secretion and slow down gastric emptying—the rate at which your stomach empties food. This can reduce cravings and suppress your appetite—so you eat less—helping you lose weight in the process. 

How Does Wegovy Cause Weight Loss?

Wegovy™ works by boosting levels of a hormone called Glucagon-like Peptide-1 (or GLP-1). GLP-1 is an important hormone that’s responsible for controlling appetite and slowing down stomach emptying. By taking Wegovy™ once per week, you can increase your levels of GLP-1, which can significantly suppress your appetite, decrease your cravings, and make you feel full longer. This can help you eat less and lose weight naturally, without following a strict diet or exercise regimen, or, without taking potentially harmful pills or other hazardous weight loss products. 

How Effective is Wegovy for Weight Loss in Austin?

Based on the clinical trial that led to the approval of Wegovy™, the average patient who took Wegovy™ lost 15% of their body weight (about 35 pounds) over the course of a year, compared to a placebo group who lost only 2%.* With results like this, Wegovy™ is easily the newest and the most effective medication that can used for weight loss to date, which explains all the buzz about it. 

Is Wegovy Safe For Weight Loss?

Yes. In fact, Wegovy™ is the first weight-loss medication that’s been 100% approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since 2014. It’s been proven to be both effective for chronic weight management and safe to consume long-term. Moreover, the most common side effects are mild, with the majority of them being digestion-related, such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea. 

Our licensed medical professionals at Blue Tree Health can determine if Wegovy™ for weight loss in Austin is right for you. 

Where Can I Get Wegovy in Austin?

While Wegovy™ is relatively easy to get in Austin, it has historically been very expensive, even with insurance coverage. Fortunately, there’s a better way to get Wegovy™. 

Wegovy™ is actually the branded version of Semaglutide, whereas Semaglutide is the generic version of the same drug. Because Wegovy™ funded the initial research, it’s considered the ‘pioneer’ of the original drug, having received exclusive rights so that generic Semaglutide-labeled products couldn’t initially compete. Now that Semaglutide (the generic version) has been made widely available, you can get Wegovy™ in Austin (sold as generic “Semaglutide”) for much less through Blue Tree Health. 

Is Semaglutide Really the Same As Wegovy?

Yes. Semaglutide is the same drug as Wegovy™. It meets the same quality, strength, and purity standards, is administered the same way (via shot), and produces the same effects. It’s also gone through the same FDA approval and is just as safe and effective as the branded-version of the drug.

How Can I Get Semaglutide in Austin?

Semaglutide is relatively easy to get from Blue Tree Health. Pending an initial evaluation to determine if Semaglutide is right for you, you can get a prescription from one of our licensed doctors and begin taking it immediately. An added benefit is that Blue Tree Health offers Semaglutide at a competitive price compared to pharmacies. 

Are There Wegovy™ Weight Loss Programs Available in Austin?

For those who want to lose weight, without sticking to a strict diet or exercise routine, Blue Tree Health offers our very own Semaglutide for Weight Loss Program. Featuring a 4-week prescription supply of Semaglutide, combined with a non-strict, low-calorie dietary protocol (for enhanced results), 3 vitamin B12 shots (for a faster metabolism), and expert guidance (to help you stick to it), it’s one of our most popular programs for weight loss in Austin. 

By following our program, you can expect to lose up to one pound per week without drastically changing your diet. Combined with exercise, you may see even more significant results. This makes it perfect for those who have struggled with dieting in the past, or who want to lose weight without following a restrictive diet regimen.

Ready to lose weight safely and effectively with Semaglutide and Blue Tree Health? 

Check out our program page to learn more about our Semaglutide program or schedule an appointment to get started!

*Both groups took the drug or placebo in conjunction with a restricted calorie diet and regular exercise. 

Begin Your Weight Loss Journey!

If you’re ready to feel like yourself again, Blue Tree Health can help! We offer comprehensive weight loss programs that are custom-made for you and your goals. On top of that, we also offer body contouring treatments, vitamin shots, and food sensitivity tests. So whether it’s 10 pounds or up to 100 pounds, Blue Tree Health is here to help you lose the weight!