Medical Weight Loss

When diet and exercise
aren’t cutting it…We can help!

 
GENERAL MEDICINE
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WEIGHT LOSS CLINIC

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Appetite Suppressants:

 

Adipex-P is a prescription medication used to suppress appetite and aid in losing weight quickly. When combined with diet and exercise it accelerates weight loss by decreasing your hunger and making you feel full longer.  Adipex (Phentermine) is one of the most commonly prescribed weight-loss medications and is FDA approved for weight loss.  Several medical studies have found that short-term Adipex-P administration induced significant weight reduction and reduction of waist circumference without clinically problematic adverse effects on relatively healthy obese people.  Adipex is not the only appetite suppressant on the market, however, it is the one that is most commonly prescribed.

Weight Loss Injections:

 

In addition to appetite suppressant medications and nutritional counseling, weight loss injections can help to maximize weight loss efforts.

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LIPOTROPIC INJECTIONS

These injections are a combination of fat burning amino acids +/- B and other vitamins. They stimulate the liver to metabolize fats more rapidly. They are recommended in addition to the prescribed appetite suppressants.

GMI will carry the following formulations but others can be ordered if you have a specific formulation you prefer!

 

MIC

(METHIONINE, INOSITOL & CHOLINE – FAT BURNING AMINO ACIDS)

TYPICALLY ADMINISTERED WEEKLY BUT CAN BE ADMINISTERED TWICE A WEEK, IF DESIRED

 

MIC + B12

(METHIONINE, INOSITOL & CHOLINE – FAT BURNING AMINO ACIDS + VITAMIN B12)

WEEKLY INJECTIONS

 

SUPER MIC

(MIC + Thiamine + Riboflavin + Niacinamide + B6 + B5 + Lidocaine)

WEEKLY INJECTIONS

The Lipotropic injections have the following benefits:

  • Help the body convert carbs to energy

  • Boost immune function

  • Increase energy levels

  • Maintain healthy hair, skin, and nails

  • Slow aging
  • Boost athletic performance
  • Help to control blood sugar levels
  • Maintain proper functioning of the nervous and digestive systems
  • Reduces blood levels of homocysteine; a chemical that might be linked to heart disease
  • Converts fats into other useful products
  • Increases rate of lipolysis (you will burn more fat). Will help to prevent future weight gain
  • Promotes brain health and focus
  • Boosts endurance

HCG INJECTIONS

(DAILY INJECTIONS SELF-ADMINISTERED AT HOME)

HCG is a diluted hormone injected in small, daily doses (at home) with a small insulin syringe or tuberculin-type needle. It works by helping the body release fat reserves and excretes them. When used in combination with a specific reduced caloric diet, it may help patients lose up to a pound a day. This program can be used in conjunction with appetite suppressants and lipotropic injections to maximize weight loss.

Reminders:

  • The key to these shots being successful is consistency.  It may take a few weeks for the shots to "kick in", but you will see the results if you stay consistent with the injections. When it is time to break from the appetite suppressant medications, it is best to continue with the injections in order to maintain weight loss.

Methionine is an essential amino acid that helps the body process and eliminates fat.  It contains sulfur, a substance that is required for the production of the body’s most abundant natural antioxidant, glutathione. 

Methionine is a lipotropic, or a chemical substance that helps the liver process fats (lipids). 

Methionine also supports liver function by regulating glutathione supplies; glutathione is needed to help neutralize toxins in the liver.

 

Methionine is needed to make creatine, a nutrient naturally found primarily in muscle tissue that provides the energy our muscles need to move, and has been found to boost athletic performance during short, intense workouts.

 

Methionine is essential for the formation of healthy collagen used to form skin, nails, and connective tissue, and helps reduce the level of inflammatory histamines in the body. People with conditions linked to excessive histamine production, such as arthritis and chronic allergies, may benefit from methionine supplementation.

Methionine

One major health benefit of inositol is that when combined with choline, they produce lecithin in your body.  Lecithin is fundamental in breaking down fats in your body and this means that it can prevent fat build-ups in the cell walls of your heart, arteries, and brain by breaking down fatty deposits. Less fat in your arteries means lower cholesterol.

Inositol is directly involved in the metabolic process of breaking down fats. Its lipotropic qualities make for an unavoidable confrontation for fat stores. It makes sure that adipose tissue is removed and transported effectively and immediately to the fat-furnace. Its vitamin-like effects ensure that during this metabolic process, the body is still receiving its nutritional needs and so it allows for fat stores to be released and used up.

 

Those with low levels of inositol are more likely to suffer from symptoms of anxiety, depression, panic attacks, mood swings, and other mental disorders. It also has shown effective for the treatment of nerve pain, cancer, and high cholesterol.

Hair loss is directly affected by abnormal levels of androgens, and inositol can be a welcoming player in helping to disrupt and reduce symptoms of hyperandrogenism.

Inositol

Choline is vital to controlling fat and cholesterol buildup in the body—regulating the kidneys, liver and gallbladder, and banishing fatigue. Studies have concluded that choline helps the body burn fat, resulting in easier weight loss while simultaneously lowering cholesterol.

As an added bonus, choline helps form phosphatidylcholine, which is needed for proper mental functioning. Providing your body with adequate choline while you are young can help diminish memory deficits as you age. Choline can nourish your brain and your liver while it helps you lose weight.

Choline