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Semaglutide: A New Approach to Weight Loss

Understanding the Problem of Weight Gain

Weight gain is a prevalent issue affecting millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1.9 billion adults are overweight, with more than 650 million classified as obese in the United States alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly 42.4% of adults are obese. This rising trend poses significant health risks, including diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers.

The Benefits of Medically Supervised Weight Loss

Losing weight can be a challenging journey, but a medically supervised weight loss program offers numerous advantages:

Introducing Semaglutide

Semaglutide, originally developed for diabetes management, has emerged as a powerful tool for weight loss. It mimics a hormone called GLP-1, which helps regulate appetite and food intake. Clinical trials have shown significant weight loss results, making it a promising option for those struggling with obesity.

Mechanism of Action

  1. GLP-1 Receptor Agonist:
    • Semaglutide acts as a GLP-1 receptor agonist. This means it binds to and activates the GLP-1 receptors in your body, which play a key role in regulating appetite and food intake.
  2. Appetite Suppression:
    • By activating GLP-1 receptors, Semaglutide influences areas of the brain that control appetite. It helps reduce feelings of hunger, leading to a decreased desire to eat and helping you feel full sooner.
  3. Slows Gastric Emptying:
    • Semaglutide slows down the emptying of the stomach, which helps you feel full for a longer period after eating. This reduces the frequency and amount of food intake.
  4. Regulates Blood Sugar:
    • Originally developed for diabetes management, Semaglutide also helps regulate blood sugar levels by enhancing insulin secretion in response to meals and reducing glucagon release. This dual action helps in managing weight and blood glucose levels effectively.

Administration and Dosage

Injection: Semaglutide is administered via a subcutaneous injection, typically once a week. It’s important to follow your healthcare provider’s instructions regarding dosage and administration.

Benefits and Effectiveness

  1. Significant Weight Loss: Clinical trials have shown that Semaglutide can lead to substantial weight loss. Participants in studies often experience significant reductions in body weight compared to those on placebo or other treatments.
  2. Improvement in Health Markers: Beyond weight loss, Semaglutide has been shown to improve various health markers, including blood sugar control, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure.

Side Effects

  1. Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. These side effects are usually mild to moderate and tend to decrease over time as your body adjusts to the medication.
  2. It’s essential to be monitored by a healthcare professional to manage any potential side effects and ensure the treatment is effective.

Who Can Use Semaglutide?

Semaglutide is generally prescribed to individuals after a consultation. Not everyone is a candidate. Reserve a consultation and let the medical team at Zare help you determine if semaglutide is for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Semaglutide work?
Semaglutide helps control appetite by mimicking the GLP-1 hormone, leading to reduced food intake and, consequently, weight loss.
Yes, when used under medical supervision. It’s essential to have regular check-ups to monitor any potential side effects.
Typically, individuals with a BMI of 30 or higher, or those with a BMI of 27 and above with weight-related health issues.
Patients usually start with a low dose, gradually increasing to minimize side effects. Regular consultations help tailor the treatment to individual needs.
Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. These often subside as the body adjusts to the medication.

Success Stories

John’s Journey
John struggled with weight for years, trying various diets without success. After starting Semaglutide under medical supervision, he lost 45 pounds in six months. “I feel healthier and more energetic than ever,” John says.

Maria’s Transformation
Maria, a mother of two, found it challenging to lose weight post-pregnancy. With Semaglutide, she shed 50 pounds in eight months. “It’s been life-changing,” she shares. “I have my confidence back.”


Semaglutide represents a promising option for individuals struggling with obesity and weight-related health issues. By effectively reducing appetite and supporting better metabolic health, it can play a significant role in achieving and maintaining weight loss under medical supervision.

For personalized advice and to determine if Semaglutide is right for you, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Zare Medical Spa. Let experts guide you on your weight loss journey with professional care and support.

Reserve Your Consultation Today

Are you ready to take the first step towards a healthier you? The team at Zare Medical Spa is here to help. Schedule a consultation to learn more about Semaglutide and see how medically supervised weight loss program can support your journey to better health.

Weight Loss IV

Weight Loss IV in Baltimore

While weight loss medications are trending, many people have forgotten how important nutrition is when losing weight. A lack of vitamins and minerals can really hold you back, which is why weight loss intravenous (IV) therapy is a great way to combat this.

A weight loss IV with vitamin B complex including B1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 12 plus taurine helps to improve blood flow and circulation, assists your body in turning fat into energy, and helps boost your metabolism and energy levels. iT can even help to improve your sleep and combat fatigue.

Weight Loss IV Baltimore MD

Why Choose a Weight Loss IV to Help Shed Pounds?

Many of the alternatives are limiting in who they’re for and how much they can actually aid in weight loss. But, the benefit of weight loss IV therapy is that it’s appropriate for many more people! It targets the core reasons why you struggle to lose weight and offers many health benefits, plus it’s more affordable than many other options.

Does a B12 Weight Loss IV Hurt?

No, you should not experience any significant discomfort. As the IV is placed, you may temporarily feel a pinching or burning / stinging sensation.

When Will I See Results Weight Loss IV Shots?

How quickly you see results depends on if you are taking other weight management medications and / or have made positive lifestyle changes, such as incorporating a low-calorie diet and exercise. You should feel better and more energetic almost right away.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Weight Loss IV?

Vitamins and minerals are essential for a healthy body and mind, however you should consult with a reputable provider first before pursuing this particular treatment to ensure that it’s right for you.

Where Is the Best Place to Get a Weight Loss IV in Baltimore?

Zare P. Carcellar is a registered nurse and board-certified nurse practitioner, as well as the CEO / founder of Zare Medspa, who specializes in proven solutions to help you feel and look your best. Contact us at 443-355-4977 to book a consultation and learn more about IV therapy!

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