Weight Loss Management

Losing weight is often a difficult challenge for many people. Failed attempts and consistent disappointment often leads us to believe we cannot successfully change our weight and our lifestyles.

Small positive changes to your diet and lifestyle, coupled with appropriate weight loss treatments, can support your weight loss and help control your appetite for successful, lasting results.
Obesity is the second most preventable cause of cancer, has a detrimental effect on physical health, often leading to high blood pressure and heart disease, is thought to contribute to type 2 diabetes and many other health disorders, and it can have a devastating affect mentally and emotionally.

The standard measurement of determining if someone is within a healthy weight range is the Body Mass Index (BMI).
Adults with a BMI of over 30 are considered obese, and although there are other factors to be considered when using BMI, it is an effective means of gaining a general insight into your health regarding your weight.
Generally, obesity or being overweight is caused by consuming too many calories and burning too few, but there are numerous contributing factors.

Binge-eating, the frequency of eating and portion size can all lead to weight gain, and when coupled with an inert limited physical activity, most certainly will affect how our body stores excess calories.

Although eating too much and not exercising enough primarily leads to weight gain, the reason behind why can be more complicated, including deep emotional issues and affected by our mental health. Obesity can also be caused by certain medications and hormones, including some antidepressants and the contraceptive pill, as well as physical conditions such as an underactive thyroid.
It is widely agreed that controlling your diet is the most effective means to losing weight. If we can limit our calorie intake and increase our energy output, we can lose and maintain our weight in a consistent and stable way. For further advice regarding diet plans and healthy lifestyle support, we recommend using the NHS guidelines and support https://www.nhs.uk/better-health/

Losing weight and maintaining a healthy BMI can ease your breathing, improve your confidence and reduce your risk of diabetes, cancer and heart problems.
Orlistat / Xenical / Alli

Orlistat and its brand name Xenical are prescription-only whereas Alli is a lower dose of Orlistat (60mg) and can be purchased without need for a prescription.

Orlistat/ Xenical (120mg Capsules) and Alli (60mg capsules) can help people lose more weight than dieting alone. It is intended for overweight adults aged 18 and  above, and when following a reduced calorie and low fat diet.
Saxenda is an injectable medicine. It suppresses your appetite and aids in reducing cravings.
 
orlistat

Orlistat (generic) 120mg Capsules

Reduces the amount of fat your body absorbs
Lowers overall body fat

From £27.99
 
xenical

Xenical 120mg Capsules

Reduces the amount of fat your body absorbs
Lowers overall body fat

From £49.99
Saxenda

Saxenda

Suppresses appetite
Reduces cravings

From £46.50
alli

Alli

More effective than dieting alone
Stops the absorption of fat

From £39.99

 
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