Excess weight and weight gain is often seen by our society as a failure and lack of willpower, but in reality it’s really a very complex disease. Excess weight is a combination of genetic, social, behavioral, physiological, lifestyle and metabolic factors. And while it is complex, science and medicine have new tools to help patients lose weight, reverse and prevent future disease, and gain metabolic health. One of those very effective tools is the development of FDA-approved medications for weight loss.
While a holistic approach to weight loss is recommended, one that incorporates nutrition, lifestyle and fitness, medications can often be a very effective part of the weight loss and maintenance puzzle. Check out the video below for more information about of FDA-approved weight loss medications and to access whether or not they might be a good fit for you.
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