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AYA Medical Spa is excited to now offer Semaglutide injections for weight loss and weight management. 

 

At AYA, our medical weight loss program is designed and supervised by medical professionals who have sourced the purest form of Semaglutide approved by the FDA, ensuring safe and effective outcomes. Achieve your weight loss goals with weekly Semaglutide injections for fast and lasting results.

What Is Semaglutide?

Semaglutide, also known under the brand names Ozempic and Wegovy, is a medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) or GLP-1 agonists. It is primarily used for treating Type 2 diabetics, although it has also been shown to be highly effective in promoting weight loss. Semaglutide was FDA-approved in 2021 for those seeking to shed excess pounds and achieve a healthier weight. 

Benefits of Semaglutide

 

Potential benefits of Semaglutide for weight loss include: 

  • Significant Weight Reduction: Studies have demonstrated that Semaglutide can lead to a substantial weight loss of up to 20% of total body weight compared to the 2.4% lost by those adopting lifestyle changes alone. 
  • Improved Metabolic Health: Semaglutide has been associated with improvements in various metabolic parameters, including reduced waist circumference, lower blood pressure, and improved cholesterol levels.
  • Appetite Suppression: Semaglutide acts on the brain’s appetite control centers, helping to reduce hunger and promote feeling full faster. This can assist in controlling calorie intake and making healthier food choices. 
  • Sustained Weight Loss: Semaglutide has shown the potential to help individuals maintain their weight loss over an extended period. This is essential for long-term success in managing weight.

How Does Semaglutide Work For Weight Loss?

Semaglutide works by mimicking the naturally occurring peptide GLP-1 which is produced by our bodies in response to a meal. Semaglutide regulates blood sugar levels and promotes feeling fuller faster, leading to reduced food intake and significant weight loss results. Clinical trials have demonstrated that Semaglutide, administered through a convenient once-weekly injection, can help individuals achieve a substantial and meaningful weight reduction. Embrace the potential of Semaglutide as a valuable tool in your weight loss journey.

Semaglutide Treatment at AYA

Every person is unique. That’s why our medical team at AYA takes the time to learn your medical history and run comprehensive labs to ensure you are a good candidate for our medical weight loss program. It is important to note that semaglutide for weight loss should be used under medical supervision as part of a comprehensive weight management program. Your treatment will be managed by one of our skilled NP and PA injectors to ensure optimal outcomes for YOU. A consultation with one of our AYA physicians is also an option.

 

Semaglutide is used in combination with lifestyle changes including diet and exercise for weight management in adults with an elevated body mass index (BMI). One of AYA’s medical professionals will offer guidance on nutrition and resistance training sInce muscle mass is also lost along with fat while receiving semaglutide. Healthy weight loss includes a focus on the preservation of lean body mass since this is associated with longevity.  

 

A consultation is required to determine your eligibility for treatment and explore how to incorporate Semaglutide into your weight management plan. You will meet with a member of our team at a cadence established at your consultation to assess any side effects and adjust the dosing of Semaglutide. The transformative power of Semaglutide for weight loss success awaits!

Schedule A Consultation

If you’re ready to explore the potential benefits of Semaglutide for medical weight loss, please contact us to schedule a consultation at Aya Medical Spa and take the next step toward achieving your weight loss goals. Consultation appointments take 30 minutes.
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FAQs about Semaglutide

How is Semaglutide administered?

Semaglutide is available as an injectable medication. Patients will have the option to self-administer their once-weekly injection using a prefilled syringe or to attend a 15-minute appointment at their AYA location for one of our providers to administer their injection.

Who is a candidate for Semaglutide therapy?

Semaglutide is indicated for medical weight loss in individuals ranging from normal BMI wishing to lose up to 5% of their body weight to those with higher BMI seeking more significant weight reduction.

Who is not a candidate for Semaglutide therapy?

Semaglutide is not indicated for individuals with below normal BMI, eating disorders, a personal or family history of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2, allergy to semaglutide or its components, and those unwilling or unable to commit to a healthy lifestyle. Semaglutide can not be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

What are the most common Semaglutide side effects?

Semaglutide for weight loss is generally well-tolerated, although some individuals may experience mild gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, and injection site reactions. These side effects are usually mild, dose-dependent, and tend to lessen over time.

Is Semaglutide safe to use if you don’t have diabetes?

Yes. Semaglutide Is approved for chronic weight management in individuals without diabetes.

How long does it take for Semaglutide to start working?

Semaglutide starts working quickly often in as little as 4 weeks. Its maximum effect is usually reached within a few months after beginning treatment however, individual responses may vary.

How much does Semaglutide cost?

The cost of Semaglutide can vary depending on various factors, such as the dosage and duration of the treatment. The best way to determine the exact cost of the Semaglutide treatment that will achieve your weight loss goals is to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced providers.

Discover the revolutionary power of Semaglutide — a cutting-edge prescription injection available at AYA from our medical professionals that accelerates the weight loss possible through diet and exercise alone. Achieve your ideal goal weight while enjoying the added benefits of improved metabolic health and enhanced well-being. Act now.

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