At Nu Image we offer pharmaceutical options for weight loss. Appetite suppressants are a popular option and when combined with exercise and nutritious foods, it can lead to improved overall health and significant weight-loss. Some benefits associated with appetite suppressants include faster weight-loss results, reduced hunger pangs and cravings, greater feelings of control over food, greater feelings of satisfaction from smaller portions, increased motivation to exercise and increased motivation to stick to a meal plan. The initial consultation is $85 and all follow ups are just $60!
is a stimulant that suppresses appetite. It provides a feeling of fullness and gives a boost in energy. It acts to reduce the appetite by stimulating the hypothalamus gland and signaling specific neurotransmitters in the brain that send messages of "satisfaction" that might normally be generated by snacking or consuming large portions of food. Phentermine can increase your heart rate and blood pressure, therefore, blood pressure will be monitored closely while on this medication. Common side effects of phentermine may include:
- Increased heart rate
- Tingling or prickling feeling in hands or feet
- Dry mouth
(phentermine and topiramate extended-release) is another option that can help you take control of the hunger and cravings you struggle with. The quick-release phentermine in Qsymia starts working immediately and is thought to reduce your appetite and help you resist cravings whenever they occur.nThe extended-release topiramate in Qsymia works throughout the day to help you feel full. It may also alter the taste of certain foods, helping to reduce the pleasure of eating.
is another option and is FDA-approved to reduce hunger and help control cravings. It is believed to work on two areas of the brain- the hunger center and the reward system. Contrave contains two medications, bupropion and naltrexone. These two drugs have been prescribed separately for years—bupropion for depression and smoking cessation, and naltrexone for alcohol and opioid dependence.
Another medication that increases fullness and decreases hunger is Saxenda. It is not an appetite suppressant, but it does address one of your body's natural responses to weight loss. Your body naturally produces an appetite hormone known as glucagon-like-peptide (GLP-1) that helps to regulate your hunger. Saxenda works like GLP-1 by regulating your appetite, which can lead to eating fewer calories and losing weight.
Appetite Suppressant Weight Loss in Elgin - Nu Image Institute
There are a variety of appetite suppressants that can help you take control of your cravings, while still giving you the energy you need to get through the day. See how an appetite suppressant weight loss program from Nu Image Institute can support your goals, and make an appointment today!