Embracing A Weight Loss Journey In the quest to lead healthier lives, we often come across a myriad of advice, diets, and trends that promise quick, miraculous results. But what if we told you that the path to weight loss doesn't have to be a solitary one marked by quick fixes? At Rivas Medical Weight Loss, we believe that each person's journey to a healthier body is unique. That's why we've built a weight loss program centered around you! Our weight loss program is not just about the destination but the [...]
Why doesn’t Ozempic work for me? The recent approval of semaglutide for weight loss has influenced many people to search for ways to be prescribed this wonderful weight loss drug. Many people can get Ozempic approved by their insurance but once they start taking it may not see the weight loss they were expecting. If you’ve been taking Ozempic and haven’t lost weight you’re probably wondering “Why doesn’t Ozempic work for me?” What is Ozempic? Ozempic is the branded version of semaglutide that has been used to treat type II diabetes for [...]
Semaglutide vs. Liraglutide There are multiple weight loss drugs available, now more than ever before. It can be overwhelming to research every option and compare them to determine what is the best fit for you. If you are comparison shopping for a medication to help you with your weight loss goals, you are probably wondering – in a battle of semaglutide vs. liraglutide – which comes out on top? What is a GLP-1? Liraglutide (brand name Saxenda) and semaglutide (brand name Wegovy) are members of the GLP-1 class of medications. These two [...]
Why doesn’t semaglutide work for me? Since the 2021 FDA approval of semaglutide for weight loss through the branded medication Wegovy, many people have been able to utilize this powerful medication to aid in their weight loss goals. If you are on your weight loss journey with the help of semaglutide but not losing the amount of weight you desire you’re probably wondering “why doesn’t semaglutide work for me?”. What is semaglutide? Semaglutide is a medication that has been used to treat type II diabetes for many years under the brand name Ozempic. Wegovy [...]
Semaglutide vs Phentermine Many people are familiar with the weight loss medication phentermine. Phentermine has been used in weight loss therapy since the mid-1900s and was approved for long-term use in 2012. Semaglutide is new to the neighborhood as a weight loss drug, receiving its FDA approval in 2021. When choosing which medication is right for you, the tried and true or the new kid on the block, you may wonder – semaglutide vs. phentermine – which is the better medication? What kind of medication is phentermine? Phentermine is a central [...]
Rivas Medical Weight Loss breaks down the trend surrounding Vitamin B12, it's critical role in our health and who can benefit from it the most.