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Ozempic: How does it work? Is it safe? And where can you buy it?
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Ozempic: How does it work? Is it safe? And where can you buy it?

Ozempic Weight Loss Injections, West Malling, Kent

Ozempic is the medication currently taking the internet by storm. Promising to manage blood sugar levels and suppress appetite, many claim that Ozempic has helped them lose weight after diet and exercise alone hadn’t worked. So, how exactly does Ozempic work? Is it safe? Are you a suitable candidate? And, if so, where can you buy it? Read on for everything you need to know.

What exactly is Ozempic?

Ozempic is an FDA-approved prescription medication for treating type 2 diabetes in adults, but more recently, it has been used to aid weight loss. In addition to lowering blood sugar levels and regulating insulin, Ozempic imitates a naturally produced hormone that limits appetite by signalling to our bodies that we feel full and prompting our stomachs to empty more slowly. Food that was once exciting becomes boring and may not taste as nice as it once did. As a result, it becomes much easier to control cravings and adjust portion sizes.

Is it safe?

Overall, Ozempic is a very safe medication. But it’s not suitable for everyone, and it should only be given under the guidance of a medical professional and after a thorough consultation. The most common side effects are gastrointestinal in nature: vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea and constipation which should subside over time as your body adjusts to the medication. Just like any medication, Ozempic may cause other less common but more serious side effects, such as vision changes, kidney problems, pancreatitis, and gallbladder problems. This is why it’s crucial that you see a medical professional for a consultation and professional, rather than purchasing it online and administrating it without guidance.

What is Ozempic face?

Ozempic face is another concern related to the medication, but it isn’t actually the drug itself that is responsible for changes to the skin, but speedy weight loss. Rapid weight loss leads to volume loss in the face but can also affect the collagen and elastin in the skin, causing it to look gaunt, deflated and saggy. With rapid weight loss, the skin struggles to ‘shrink’ around your new shape, which means there can be excess facial skin that feels lax and saggy.

For those that are suffering from Ozempic face, there are in-clinic treatments that can help, including skin tightening treatments, such as Sofwave or Profound RF, which can help boost collagen and elastin levels to help the skin contract around the new facial form, with facial fillers, which strategically restore volume and make the skin look healthy and youthful.

Where can you buy Ozempic?

A prescription for Ozempic should only be provided following an assessment by a doctor or another healthcare professional to make sure that you are suitable for the treatment and will benefit from its use. This will depend on your personal circumstances, and several important factors need consideration. Weight loss medicines, when used in conjunction with a healthy balanced diet and regular exercise, can be a very effective way to lose weight. But it’s crucial that you seek medical advice and guidance with this to ensure safety and support along the way, all of which you will receive when you book your consultation to start your journey towards controlling your weight with our private GP service (LINK).

If you’d like to learn more about Ozempic, and whether it’s right for you, click here to enquire or book a consultation.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.

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