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Experts Warn Against Slimming Jabs for Holiday Indulgence: No Quick Fix for Christmas ‘Gluttony’

Don't use miracle slimming jabs like Ozempic and Wegovy to counter any Christmas 'gluttony' because they are not a 'quick fix', warn experts (Photo: Google)

Weight loss jabs are not a “quick fix” for people who want to lose weight in the New Year.

Don’t use miracle slimming jabs like Ozempic and Wegovy to counter any Christmas ‘gluttony’ because they are not a ‘quick fix’, warn experts (Photo: Google)

Long-Term Considerations and Trial Outcomes

Ozempic and Wegovy’s’miracle’ slimming shots may help people lose 2st. The semaglutide-containing medicines have been lauded for curbing hunger and showing results in weeks.

Not a Quick Fix These jabs are thin, but doctors advise against using them as a ‘quick cure’ for Christmas gluttony. While these medicines may prevent Christmas weight gain, Anglia Ruskin University’s Dr. Simon Cork warns that they need proper diet and exercise.

Trials show that weight gain may occur after stopping the medicines, despite resistance to preferred meals and considerable weight reduction. Obesity specialists recommend lifelong therapy with these medications.

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Supply Challenges and Illicit Use Concerns

Celebrity endorsements have increased demand for slimming jabs, causing worldwide shortages. Semaglutide, liraglutide, and tirzepatide are obesity treatments considered breakthroughs. However, shortages may persist until mid-2024.

Health specialists advise against buying slimming injections without a full review. The medications work but cause nausea, constipation, and diarrhea. Authorities seizing potentially fake versions highlight the risks of using unreliable sources.

This cautionary story highlights the complications and risks of slimming jabs, underscoring the necessity for a balanced and medically supervised weight control program.

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