Today we’re going to talk about a question I get often. How do I know if I need weight-loss medication? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t simple, and many factors must be considered. The first step is to talk with your primary care physician to rule out certain health conditions (e.g., hypothyroidism, Cushing’s disease, and PCOS) or […]
HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT! Clinic Opening!
Today I have some exciting news to share. I’ve recently opened a peptide and wellness clinic, Bay Islands Fitness And Transformation Clinic (BIFAT Clinic), on the beautiful island of Roatán, Honduras, with my husband. Our goal is to offer a personalized approach to weight loss and wellness using peptide therapies. As many of you may […]
What’s the difference between Wegovy and Ozempic?
What’s the difference between Wegovy and Ozempic? Both Wegovy and Ozempic have the same active ingredient: semaglutide. Wegovy is an FDA-approved, once-weekly injectable weight management medication that’s been studied in people who do and do not have type 2 diabetes. One reason there’s a lot of buzz around semaglutide for weight management is the amount […]
Tips for Managing Semaglutide Side Effects for Weight Loss
Today we’re going to talk about how to manage the most common semaglutide side effects. When you’re taking semaglutide, you may experience side effects. Some side effects can be bothersome and make the peptide difficult to take. Remember, side effects can happen to anyone using semaglutide, but not everyone experiences them the same way. But […]
7 Common Questions About Semaglutide for Weight Loss
We discussed semaglutide a while back, and a lot of you had some good questions. Today we’re here to answer those questions. How fast does semaglutide work? The short answer is that many people will lose weight in the first week of taking semaglutide if they make lifestyle changes (e.g., increased physical activity and reduced-calorie […]
How does Semaglutide compare to other weight-loss peptides?
This week we are continuing our mini-series on semaglutide. Today we’ll cover how semaglutide compares to other weight-loss peptides that are on the market and promising weight-loss peptides in the pipeline. What weight loss peptides are available? Besides semaglutide (Wegovy), another injectable glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist available is liraglutide (Saxenda). Saxenda was the first medication […]