What Happens When You Stop Taking Weight Loss Drugs?

πŸ—žοΈ In the News – FEB 20: What Happens When You Stop Taking Weight Loss Drugs?
When discontinuing weight loss medications like Ozempic or Mounjaro, individuals may face rebound weight gain and other effects. These drugs, including Wegovy and Zepbound, target obesity by affecting metabolism and appetite. When stopped, potential side effects include increased appetite, changes in blood sugar, and metabolic alterations. Studies show significant weight regain after ceasing these medications, emphasizing the importance of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle for sustained results. Long-term use may be necessary for some, but close monitoring and guidance from healthcare providers are essential. Ultimately, maintaining healthy habits is crucial for preventing weight regain post-medication.

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To lose weight, I have to give up all my favorite foods.

While it’s important to eat healthily, cutting out everything you enjoy isn’t necessary. Sustainable weight loss means finding a balance. It’s about eating smaller portions, making healthier choices most of the time, and still allowing yourself treats in moderation. Extreme diets often lead to frustration and giving up. By focusing on overall health and making small, lasting changes, you can achieve your goals without feeling deprived. Remember, it’s okay to enjoy your favorite foods sometimes as long as you do so sensibly.

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Q: What is the best diet to lose weight?

A: PYT is β€œdiet agnostic.” Finding what works for you is more important than fads you can’t stick with. As long as you are on a caloric deficit and most of your food sources are coming from whole foods, you will lose weight.

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