Yet again, there is a claim that a ‘revolutionary’ new drug is available to help fight obesity. This one is an injection (that you self-administer) called Saxenda. The big questions are: ‘does Saxenda really work?’ and ‘can it be harmful?’ This week we will investigate the new wonder drug and reveal some of its’ not-so-pleasant side-effects.
Saxenda has been available in the USA since 2014 but only been available in Australia in the past few weeks. The drug works by mimicking a naturally-occurring hormone that your gut secretes when you eat a meal. This hormone regulates the levels of sugar in your blood, and slows down the emptying of your stomach, which results in feelings of being full much quicker. You can read more about it here: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/lifestyle/health/newly-approved-saxenda-drug-injection-that-helps-you-lose-weight/news-story/368d7cc12f922efb152ec3ed918b5226#load-story-comments
So ‘tricking’ your brain into thinking it is full is a good thing – right? Well, it may be but the drug company that have developed the drug don’t exactly promote amazing results with its use. Studies have shown that when combined with the right diet and exercise, using Saxenda can help people lose up to 8% of their body weight. I’m pretty sure just the right diet and exercise alone (forget the drug!) you could lose 8% of your body weight…or more!
It is not just its mediocre results that are a negative: the side-effects aren’t great either. These include nausea, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), headache, dizziness, fatigue, stomach pain, indigestion, bloating, gas, urinary tract infection, dry mouth, and / or insomnia. Besides all of that, it comes with a hefty price tag, costing patients $387 a month.
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If you are sick of ‘dieting and failing’ then you need to see The Natural Way so you can lose your weight once and for all. Call your nearest clinic on 1300 SLIMMER (1300 754663) and book your FREE appointment to find out more about how we can help you to achieve your weight loss dream.
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